Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tomato Soup . . . with love

1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, chopped 2 Tbsp. flour 2 Tbsp. tomato paste 2 1/2 cups organic vegetable or chicken broth 10 medium tomatoes, diced pinch of white sugar 10 fresh basil leaves freshly ground … Continue reading

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Easy Cut-Out Cookies

Lexi and I had fun making these a couple of weeks before Christmas. This rolled cookie dough is easy to work with and she did a great job using the cookie cutters. I think her favourite part was decorating the … Continue reading

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Warm Spinach Salad

We often have this when we can’t think of anything to make for dinner, because we usually have all these ingredients on hand. It doesn’t sound particularly tasty, but the flavours blend magnificently. One of the things I like the … Continue reading

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Almond-Crusted Chicken Kabobs

Tried this tonight, even though it was a nippy February night to be barbecueing! A nice glass of J. Lohr warmed our spirits while we prepped our meal. We’re dreaming of summer BBQ’s and will definitely make this recipe again. … Continue reading

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Almond Coffee Cake with Raspberries

Still warm! Good cold, fabulous warm, particularly if you love that almond flavour as much as I do. 2 cups fresh (or frozen, thawed and drained) raspberries 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup … Continue reading

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