Loaded Butter Tarts – traditional, easy-to-make butter tarts with the addition of toasted pecans, chocolate chips, raisins and dried coconut; ultimately decadent. These Loaded Butter tarts came about partly as the result of a very lively vote and discussion on the Rock Recipes Facebook Page about whether the filling for a proper butter tart should be completely...

Steamed Molasses Raisin Pudding – a long time Newfoundland favourite that’s easy to make and is delicious served with our recipe for simple butterscotch sauce. This molasses raisin pudding recipe came about because someone asked me for a simple butterscotch sauce recipe. I set out to post the butterscotch sauce recipe and realized that I needed something...

The Best Butterscotch Sauce Recipe is one that keeps it simple; both in the ingredients and in the instructions. The best butterscotch sauce need not be complicated at all. With just a few ingredients and only a few minutes preparation time, you may be serving this sweet, flavourful sauce more often than you think. It’s incredible on ice cream, on old fashioned...

Chicken Braised in Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce – tender boneless chicken thighs braised in a simple, smoky spiced, fire roasted tomato sauce. Nutritious, economical, and delicious served over rice or pasta. Fire roasted tomato sauce sounds like a little bit of heaven to me. Regular followers know that I absolutely love any smoky flavour whether it comes from...

Lemon Drizzle Cake with Blueberries and Raspberries – a quick to make, simple recipe that harmoniously blends the complimentary flavours of lemon, blueberry and raspberry. As often happens at our house, something delicious happens when I try to make good use of things leftover from other recipes and this lemon drizzle cake is a perfect example. A couple of...

Juicy Lucy Burger – our version is stuffed with cheddar cheese, seasoned with a BBQ dry rub and topped with homemade uncured Maple pork belly bacon. This is one incredible burger! It’s National Burger Month in May so what better time to share my version of the famous Juicy Lucy Burger. The Juicy Lucy Burger has its origins in Minneapolis, where there...

Homemade Bacon Recipe with low sodium and no preservatives. A nitrate free, salt reduced way to enjoy bacon; plus you can add flavours like maple, pepper, brown sugar, honey and spices to make your own individual version. I’ve been making this Homemade bacon recipe using fresh, uncured pork belly for quite some time now and have several different versions of...

Beef Tacos from the Slow Cooker – Chunks of beef, slow cooked with black beans and spices to tender perfection then served with grilled corn salsa on soft shell tacos. Great for family dinners, pot lucks, game nights or any time you want to easily serve a crowd. These slow cooked beef tacos are a great meal or party food idea for so many reasons. First of...

Apricot Coconut Scones – tender little scones with great coconut flavour and sweet chunks of dried apricot baked right in. A dainty and delicious addition to afternoon tea. With Mother’s Dat right around the corner, I wanted to try out this idea for Apricot Coconut scones that I’ve had for a while. I love changing out the raisins for other dried...

Chickpea Salad with Quinoa Lemon and Ginger – a super healthy salad with bright fresh flavours that can be served warm as a side dish or cold as a vegetarian lunch. Chickpea Salad with Quinoa Lemon and Ginger Spouse has been playing around with using quinoa in a hot or cold salad again and this one turned out very bright and flavourful with the added bonus...