Scallops au Gratin with Jarlsberg Cheese, an indulgently delicious appetizer course or served with a side salad and crusty bread for a special lunchtime meal. When I was first asked to develop a recipe using Jarlsberg cheese, my mind went in several directions; from a cheese and potato soup to a spring vegetable and Jarlsberg quiche. I’ve always  enjoyed...

The Ultimate Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger on Wonder™ Ballpark Classics Hamburger Buns. Up your burger game to championship level with these amazing, smokey bacon wrapped, juicy beef burgers. So what makes a bacon wrapped cheeseburger ultimate? The answer is simply the best ingredients that come together to make something spectacular. If you can, have your butcher...

Chocolate Pecan Bars – a variation on our very popular pecan pie bars, with a little less filling but even more nuts, all topped off with a decadent chocolate top layer. Sometime recipe inspiration can come right to your front door. Literally. Jennifer has been our mail carrier for quite some time and although we had spoken briefly before when she was delivering...

Maple Pecan Carrot Cake with Maple Buttercream Frosting – a delicious new twist on a traditional carrot cake with maple syrup and plenty of crunchy toasted pecans in the cake, topped off  by a creamy maple frosting. This Maple Pecan Carrot Cake came about as a dessert for Easter Sunday. I had first planned to make a Pineapple Pecan Carrot Cake which me...

Lime Chicken Chimichangas with Lime Guacamole – lime flavoured chicken with peppers onions and cheese, all wrapped in a crispy fried tortilla shell and served with homemade guacamole and salsa.   These Lime Chicken Chimichangas have been a family favorite at our house for years. Spouse started making them years ago and now the kids want them all...

Grilled Cranberry Panini with Leftover Easter Turkey – Got Easter turkey dinner leftovers? Use your pantry stand-by Wonder White Hamburger Buns to turn them into a delicious meal in minutes. Try these crispy, delicious panini sandwiches that the whole family will love. Every holiday occasion invariably  offers up the same problem. What to  do...

Grilled Cod Sandwich. D’Italiano Brizzolio Extra Soft Rolls make the perfect healthy eating flakey cod sandwich from the summer grill; topped off with delicious lime caper tartar sauce. It’s often said that cod is king here in Newfoundland because it really is. With an abundance of fish and seafood available, there is no more popular choice than fresh,...

Creamy Seafood Chowder. A feast of delicious fish and seafood in a beautifully seasoned creamy broth. Makes for an elegant lunch served with fresh baguette or as in small portions as an outstanding starter course at a dinner party. Many regular readers may find it a bit surprising that a  Creamy Seafood Chowder recipe has not appeared previously on Rock Recipes....

Vanilla Mango Jam, a very simple but elegant little jam that’s perfect with scones and cream for teatime or as the filling for a special cake. I first came up with this idea for Vanilla Mango Jam a few years back when I was planning a birthday cake for Spouse. She absolutely loves gingerbread cake but isn’t a big fan of fully frosted cakes. What I came...

Homemade Italian Seasoning – a delicious multipurpose blend for salad dressing, roast chicken, veggie dips and so much more. This Homemade Italian Seasoning is a good example of why I rarely, if ever buy blended herbs and spices. I prefer to put my own stamp on what I like in them to customize my own flavour profile. Besides, I have a couple of very well stocked...