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...

Garlic Butter Biscuits – perfect with everything from hearty chili or fried chicken to indulgent steak dinners. They make the base of excellent breakfast sandwiches too! Garlic Butter Biscuits are just the thing your garlic loving soul has been waiting for. I am a completely unrepentant fan of garlic and have been for many, many years. I’d be surprised...

Who doesn’t love great fried chicken? I make a few different recipes for fried chicken myself, and I love to try different versions when travelling down south. One of the things I’m always happy to see on the table with fried chicken is a bottle of sweet, fragrant natural honey. If you’ve never had a thin drizzle of good quality honey on fried chicken...

Bumbleberry Crumble Pie is a mix of leftover frozen fruits and berries leftover from other baking projects and smoothie making turned into a scrumptious pie. This Bumbleberry Crumble Pie is an appropriate dessert for this time of year when Spring has finally sprung and thoughts turn to Spring cleaning, including your freezer. If you’re like me, I’m sure...

Apple Cobbler, the new fashioned way! Preparing and partially cooking the delicious apple filling really speeds up the cooking time. I often think of apple cobbler as a “winter dessert”, the kind of comforting end to a meal that’s like a warm hug that will get you through the day. Like a Sticky Toffee Pudding or a warm Rum & Raisin Bread...

Garlic Butter Steak, Family Style. Learn the pan-rushing method of cooking a large steak that can be sliced and shared with the whole family, complete with melting garlic butter as a tasty finishing touch. This idea for a recipe post for Garlic Butter Steak came about last week when Prime Rib steak was on sale at one of our local supermarkets. I love a great steak...

Pina Colada Pineapple Pound Cake. A buttery pound cake peppered with toasted coconut & fresh pineapple, soaked with rum and covered in a rum and butter glaze. Spouse’s birthday was this past week and this Pina Colada Pineapple Pound Cake was actually her birthday cake for the celebration. She had requested something simple and this was an idea I’d...