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Meat

Grilled chicken salad with beets

3/16/2006 meps 0

For the dressing, whisk together: 3/4 C mango nectar (you can substitute orange juice) 2 T wine vinegar 1 T honey 1 T olive oil 1/4 t salt Set aside. For the chicken, you need: […]

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Meps original

Easy polenta with oysters and capers

3/16/2006 meps 0

1 t salt 1-1/2 C water 1/2 C dry polenta (corn grits) 1 small can oysters in spring water 1 T capers, divided Bring water and salt to a boil. Slowly stir in the polenta, […]

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Cookies & Candies

Apricot ginger cookies

3/15/2006 meps 0

This is a great cookie recipe with no eggs — good for vegans, folks with allergies, and people who have run out of eggs! 1/4 C butter 1/2 C sugar 2 T light corn syrup […]

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Articles

Tales of the drive-thru

3/11/2006 meps 0

Our local paper just published an interesting piece from the Associated Press about fast-food drive-through service, and how they are using technology to increase speed and improve service. It made me smile, since I am […]

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Quick Breads

Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread

3/7/2006 meps 0

A piece of this cornbread is a meal in itself! Judyrae Kruse published this recipe in honor of the Seattle Seahawks going to the Superbowl in 2006 — she called it “Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl […]

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Salads

Roasted Beet Salad

3/7/2006 meps 0

You could also try this with canned beets for a quick and easy salad. 2 lbs beets, rinsed and trimmed 1/3 C red wine vinegar 1 C sliced red onion 2 t cumin 2 T […]

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Articles

When in Nanaimo, eat a Nanaimo bar

3/6/2006 meps 0

“Wow!” I said, “I should have ordered the French toast!” My gaze followed the waitress, who was walking by with three plates, each one loaded with thick pieces of French toast and garnished with nuts, […]

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Breakfast

Gourmet French Toast

3/5/2006 meps 0

This was inspired by our visit to the Blue Fox cafe, in Victoria, British Columbia. Read about the Blue Fox and other Vancouver Island dining experiences in the March 5th edition of the Foodie Gazette. […]

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Cakes

Beatnik Cake

3/5/2006 meps 1

This makes an excellent, long-lasting, moist cake. The texture is similar to carrot cake, but you cannot actually see the beets, so they are just a mystery ingredient. If you don’t garnish the cake with […]