Nick’s Romaian Bread

Nick’s Romaian Bread

Perfect bread requires a passionate baker. The more time we spend at home the more we need to eat well and stay healthy. A good loaf of bread is the best thing to have in your pantry. No matter where you are in this country finding a good loaf like this one and you’ll have to make your way to Steveston BC. Come and say hi to Nickolas and treat yourself to one of the best loafs made with a century old starter and a wood fired oven that is so seasoned from the thousands of loafs he has produced over the years.
Bread and Butter Pickles.

Bread and Butter Pickles.

Bread and Butter Pickles;I was looking for some canning recipes to get ready for the coming season. This year I will be doing extra canning duties because of the current situation. Time to make as many condiments and side entrées ease the cost having to buy and because you can prepare using good ingredients. This Rockton’s Fair Cook Book is just chock full of Blue Ribbon winning recipes. I will be posting the ones I have tried and found to be rewarding for the effort like this Bread and Butter Pickles recipe. I learned to love a good vegetable garden from my mom and...
Tasty Pickled Asparagus

Tasty Pickled Asparagus

Pickled Asparagus; Ingredients needed. 30 asparagus spears trimmed 1/3 cup coarse salt 2 quarts cold water 2 cups distilled white vinegar 2/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 teaspoon mustard seed 2 teaspoons dill weed and grated ginger 1 white spring onions sliced into rings 2 heads garlic separated into whole cloves and peeled (divided) 1/2 teaspoon chili pepper flakes 2 sprigs fresh dill Instructions Trim the cut end of the asparagus spears. Place asparagus in a large bowl with 1/3 cup salt, and cover with water. Let stand in salt water while preparing the brine. In...
Still at Home Hungarian Goulash.

Still at Home Hungarian Goulash.

Still at Home Hungarian Goulash. Getting tired of ones own cooking means that while the family is at home each one should take a turn. Best time to teach the young ones survival in the kitchen and here is one of the first meals I was taught how to serve. It’s simple inexpensive and can take a beating while being assembled and still come out tasty good. Ingredients needed; 4 tbsp olive oil 2 1/2 lbs stewing beef lean, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 tsp salt or to taste 1 tsp pepper or to taste 2 large onions roughly chopped 1 red and green pepper chopped 5 cloves garlic...
Granny Smith Apple Fritter Loaf

Granny Smith Apple Fritter Loaf

Granny Smith Apple Fritter Loaf. When the only good crisp apples at this time of the year I find that using the Granny Smith variety tends to have the right sweet and tart flavour. I use Wellesley Apple Butter because of it’s perfect balance of apple and sweetness. It kicks in so much flavour and adds a nice moisture texture also. This recipe is simple to prepare and the rewards are a mouthwatering treat that you’ll be making again soon.     Here is the recipe. 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter,...