January 2021

CHEF BLOG: Chef Richard's Chili-Coriander-Garlic Shrimp

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Introduction

This is one of the First Thai recipes I ever made back in the 80’s. It started me on my journey into Asian cuisine. A friend went to Thailand in the eighties brought me back an original Thai cookbook. At that time certain Asian ingredients were hard to find in Canada, but with the help of an Asian grocer who I befriended I was well on my way to exploring new tastes and textures and unique ingredients.

CHEF BLOG: Chef Roland's Tomato and Egg Stir Fry

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Introduction

This is a tried and true recipe that uses a few, simple ingredients and is a staple for a quick, flavourful and easy recipe.  Most ingredient are items that we have. Do not be worried if you add in a few other specialty items, it will only make it better. You are only limited to your imagination.

CHEF BLOG: Chef Djura's New York Steak with Sauteed Vegetables

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Introduction

This is the way that I prepare steak for myself and my wife at home. It is not the traditional way of cooking a steak, but the results are great. Any kind of steak can be cooked this way. If you decide to use a larger cut of meat (10 oz or more, or Tomahawk steak) you should consider using an oven in combination with a stove for cooking.

CHEF BLOG: Chef Denise's Haystacks 2.0

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Introduction

Growing up one of my favorite cookies was called a haystack, the recipe had lots of butter and sugar.  This new version of an old classic replaces the butter with coconut oil and the sugar with honey. It is a super easy recipe and can be stored in the freezer so when you get that sweet craving you can just grab one to satisfy. 

CHEF BLOG: Dietitian Nicole's Easy Sheet Pan Tofu & Vegetables

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Introduction

While I love to try new things in the kitchen, I have minimal equipment and like to keep things quick. That’s why I love sheet pan meals: they are simple, require minimal effort, and have very little cleanup.

CHEF BLOG: Chef Sean's Spaghetti & Meatballs

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Introduction

This month's chef blog showcases Sean Locke's famous spaghetti and meatballs recipe!

CHEF BLOG: Chef Mike's Tortilla Soup

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Introduction

This is an easy one pot recipe that is sure to warm you up and make you feel cozy on a cold winter's night.  It's one of my favourite dishes when visiting family in the Southwest and I've tried to recreate my aunts "secret recipe".