A simple, old-fashioned orange bundt cake recipe with plenty of citrus flavour. The Cointreau marinated strawberries are the perfect accompaniment to this delicious cake. This was Spouse’s dessert that she made to go with our “casual turkey” dinner. We make several desserts that combine orange and strawberry flavours and the orange flavoured...

Lemon Mousse Trifle – a lemon lovers dream! It’s a simple but delicious combination of sponge cake, lemon mousse, limoncello liqueur and whipped cream. This gorgeous Lemon Mousse Trifle came about as a result of having 18 egg yolks on hand to use. What do you do with 18 egg yolks? You make lemon curd of course! All the egg whites had gone into making...

Garlic Thyme Fondant Potatoes – a homey yet elegant side dish that proves delicious taste never goes out of fashion. Perfect for dinner parties or Sunday dinner. Fondant potatoes may seem to some like a very dated recipe and indeed it was at a”fancy” restaurant back in the Eighties where I first tasted them, but I believe that delicious never really...

Easy Deep Dish Graham Cracker Apple Crisp – This is one of the best apple crisp recipes I have ever tried and it’s because of a unique ingredient in the crumb topping.   My daughter Olivia and I have a great love for graham crackers and love anything with a graham cracker crumb crust. I’d tried the idea of using graham cracker crumbs before in...

Chocolate Chip Coconut Pecan Cookies – chewy chocolate chip cookies with crispy edges and packed with coconut and crunchy pecans. Make them even more eye catching with easy additional garnishes. For over 150 more tried and tested cookie recipes be sure to browse our  Pinterest Cookie Board  As often happens around here, I find myself buying in bulk and then...

Honey Dijon Garlic Chicken Breasts – boneless skinless chicken breasts quickly baked in an intensely flavoured honey, garlic and Dijon mustard glaze.   This recipe came about when I was thinking about the popularity of our Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken, which has seen about 3 MILLION hits on Rock Recipes over the past couple of years. People really like...

Italian Sausage Hash Eggs Benedict with Parmesan Hollandaise Sauce – garlic, onions and crispy fried potatoes together with Italian sausage, poached eggs and topped with a cheesy Hollandaise sauce. This incredible sausage hash was inspired simply by a the contents of the fridge one evening when just Spouse and I were home for dinner. I know from many readers...

A terrific leftover baked ham recipe that turns it into this crispy, chewy thin crust pizza with garlic and 3 cheeses. Simple but very delicious. So when Easter Sunday has past, a delicious recipe for those baked ham leftovers is what you need. We have done a number of these recipes over the years from Newfoundland Pea Soup with Doughboys to Toutons Benedict. A recent...

The Best Yellow Cake Recipe, Homemade from Scratch – a moist, delicious, beautifully textured cake, paired in a classic combination with chocolate frosting. A great yellow cake recipe is one of the most searched for among dedicated baking enthusiasts. I’m no different and have been experimenting with different recipes that I’ve found online for...

These beautiful garlic potatoes dauphinoise get additional flavour boosts from French’s Dijon Mustard and Gouda cheese! A perfect side dish with Easter ham or lamb. With Easter fast approaching my thoughts always turn to the annual celebration meal. In our family, a glazed baked ham is traditional but a roast turkey dinner is also a second favourite. No matter...