Flo’s Homemade Salsa

My mother-in-law, Florence, has made jars of salsa for me each year for closer to twenty years, until last year. Last year I decided it was time for me to start making my own, using her recipe. The main difference between Mom's recipe and mine is that I don't peel the...

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Azaleas & Rhododendrons As Cut Flowers

[envira-gallery id="2252"] Do you have Azaleas and Rhododendrons in your garden? Do you ever think of cutting them for displaying inside of your home? My husband and I have both Azaleas and Rhododendrons on our property - at least nine of them. A few Azaleas and the...

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Garlic Artichoke Dip

Fast to prepare Garlic Artichoke Dip. Super easy appetizer recipe!  Serve while still quite warm - it thickens fast as it cools. Double for large groups. Ingredients - 6 cloves of garlic, crushed 6 oz (185 ml) jar of artichoke hearts, drained and diced 1 cup (250 ml)...

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Guacamole

Simple to make. Good as a dip with tortilla chips or nachos. Ingredients - 2 avocados, peeled and mashed 1 tomato, diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp (10 ml) lemon juice 1/4 cup (60 ml) cilantro, chopped (optional) sea salt, to taste black pepper, to taste...

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Asian Style Meat Wontons

A tasty appetizer, dim sum dish or as part of a meal of Asian dishes. Like the Veggie Wontons, except with meat. The Sweet Chili Sauce dip adds a contrast to these and enhances the overall flavour. Ingredients - package of wonton wraps 2 tbsp (30 ml) cornstarch 1/4...

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Asian Style Veggie Wontons

A tasty appetizer or served as part of a meal of Asian dishes. The Sweet Chili Sauce dip adds a contrast to the wonton and enhances the overall flavour of these little guys. Ingredients - package of wonton wrappers 2 tbsp (30 ml) cornstarch 1/4 cup (60 ml) water 2...

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