Canada Day Cake 150 Birthday Celebration

Canada Day Cake 150 Birthday Celebration

Canada Day Cake 150 Birthday Celebration. The Provincial Parks are allowing free access and camping to celebrate. thekitchenman likes this retro recipe my aunt would make for the weekend to celebrate Canada Day at the cottage near Algonquin Park. The ingredients were simple and quick to assemble. 2 packages strawberry jello. 2 packages vanilla pudding, cool whip or  dream whip 2 lbs. strawberries.... Slice the nice berries and use for the top layer. Chop the bruised ones and the trim. Follow directions on the jello package combining the two adding the chopped...
Mac and Cheese Please!

Mac and Cheese Please!

Mac and Cheese Please. The urge comes over thekitchenman to have a family favourite. Mom would go to the market and get fresh brick and aged cheddar cheeses. A portion would be used for a mac and cheese casserole. Simple when you take a sauce pan on medium heat and add 2 tbs of butter and 2 tbs of flour to make a roux. About 5/6 minutes to cook the flour and get a nice brown colour. Now add a cup of cold whole milk stiring in to the roux till well blended. I greated about 250… grams of white cheddar cheese and about 50 grams of imperial cheddar to get the deep colour...
Ambrosia Fruit Spread Sundae Topping.

Ambrosia Fruit Spread Sundae Topping.

Ambrosia Fruit Spread Sundae Topping.             I like to make smoothies and milk shakes getting as much of the fresh fruit when is cheap and tasty. I also freeze them in small batches and vacuum seal to use later. I still make this simple dessert topping my aunt Marie taught me. When the first rhubarb along with the first berries appear and I find it is hands on friendly to make. This fruit cobbler topping and filling recipe is particularly good with raspberries, blackberries,  wild Saskatoon berries, strawberries, blueberries and...
Welcome To Mary’s Garden

Welcome To Mary’s Garden

For over 20 years thekitchenman gets most all his seasonal fruit and vegetables from Mary’s Garden. No spray produce and fruit fresh from the farm field and orchards. Just picked produce arrives hourly from the pickers. The berries are in full swing and had this seasons first nugget peas, lettuce, potatoes, cukes, carrots and cherry tomatoes. One very well run garden market store. Happy 50th...
Waterloo County Mennonite Summer Sausage

Waterloo County Mennonite Summer Sausage

Kitchen Kuttings Inc. homemade summer sausage that would sell not only homemade summer sausage, but other Mennonite specialty comfort foods as well. Created from an old-fashioned, family recipe, our summer sausage is made using 100% Grade A Ontario Beef and quality Canadian Pork and is then smoked with maple and hickory wood. After being smoked and cured, it has an extremely long shelf life, making it easy to ship, store and travel with. It can be vacuum-sealed and then left unrefrigerated for months and still remain fresh. thekitchenman is happy to say that my summer...