Midnight Blue Cocktail
May28

Midnight Blue Cocktail

INGREDIENTS: 3 oz lemonade 1 oz blue curacao 1 oz vodka Splash of grenadine DIRECTIONS: In a small glass, combine all ingredients over...

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Tropical Sunrise Cocktail
May28

Tropical Sunrise Cocktail

INGREDIENTS: 2 oz rum 1 oz coconut rum 2 oz each pineapple and orange juice ½ oz blue curacao 1 oz cream of coconut DIRECTIONS: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine rums, pineapple orange juice, and cream of coconut. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Slowly drizzle the blue curacao down the side of the glass. It will settle at the bottom causing a beautiful layered...

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Twilight Tequila Cocktail
May28

Twilight Tequila Cocktail

INGREDIENTS: Course salt for rimming glass Ice 2 cups pink lemonade ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ¼ cup triple sec 1 cup tequila Lemon for rimming glasses and garnish DIRECTIONS: Rub lemon around the rim of four glasses and then dip rims into salt. Divide ice between the four glasses. In a pitcher, combine lemon juice, pink lemonade, triple sec and tequila and divide between the four glasses. Garnish each glass with lemon wedges and serve...

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Frozen Sunset Cocktail
May28

Frozen Sunset Cocktail

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups frozen mango 2 cups frozen strawberries 3 cups ice, divided 3 cups lemonade, divided 6 oz vodka, divided Lemon slices & strawberries for garnish DIRECTIONS: Fill blender with mango, 1 cup ice, 1 cup lemonade and 2 oz of vodka. Blend until smooth then transfer to a separate container and freeze for 30 minutes. Clean blender. Fill blender with strawberries, 1 cup ice, 1 cup lemonade & 2 oz of vodka. Blend...

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Red Cabbage Slaw
May28

Red Cabbage Slaw

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup golden raisins 2 small carrots grated 1 small red onion 1 head red cabbage ½ cup apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp sugar ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp celery seed Salt and freshly ground pepper DIRECTIONS: In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar and sugar until dissolved. Slowly whisk in celery seed, oil, salt and pepper to taste. Toss in cabbage, red onion, raisins and carrots to coat well. Cover and let sit at least...

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Veggie Burger
May28

Veggie Burger

INGREDIENTS: 2 large eggs 19oz can lentils, rinsed ¼ cup couscous ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1 medium carrot, coarsely grated ½ medium red onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice salt and pepper DIRECTIONS: In a small bowl, combine couscous with ¼ cup hot tap water. Let sit for 5 minutes then fluff with a fork. In a food processor, puree the eggs, sunflower seeds and 1 cup of the lentils until they form a paste. Transfer to a bowl...

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Better Butter Burger
May28

Better Butter Burger

Makes 12 patties | Time: 50 Min. INGREDIENTS: 3 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 4 tbsp softened butter 1 shot Jack Daniels (optional) 1 onion, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp dijon mustard pinch each of salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley DIRECTIONS: Step 1 In a large bowl, use your hands to mix together your meat, onion, garlic, Jack, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, butter...

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Blueberry Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
May28

Blueberry Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Prep: 20 mins  |  Cook: 1 hour  |  Serves: 12 INGREDIENTS: zest of 2 lemons ¾ cup butter , softened 1 ¾ cups self raising flour 1 cup caster sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup sour cream 300 g fresh blueberries DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 320 degrees F. Line the base and sides of a 20cm (8”) round cake tin with parchment paper and set aside. Mix together all the cake ingredients (except for the sour cream and...

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Ultimate French Toast
May28

Ultimate French Toast

INGREDIENTS: 5 large eggs 2 tbsp cream (10%) ¼ tsp vanilla extract 1 loaf thick cut cinnamon raisin bread DIRECTIONS: In a large bowl whisk eggs, cream and vanilla Dip bread into egg wash until both sides are nicely coated Place in pre-heated frying pan and fry until each side is golden brown Serve with apple slices and warm maple syrup. Courtesy of Harry Stone’s Social...

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Maple Glazed, Bacon Wrapped Dates
May28

Maple Glazed, Bacon Wrapped Dates

3 pcs      Medjool Dates, pitted 1 cup     Watermelon (diced) 3 slices  Bacon ¼ cup    Feta Cheese, crumbled 2 fl ozs  Maple Syrup 1 cup     Balsamic Vinegar 2 tbsp    Brown Sugar ½ cup    Sugar DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Cook bacon on a tray with parchment paper until 3/4 of the way done, remove and set aside. Mix together the Maple Syrup and Brown Sugar, brush onto the bacon. Mix the Balsamic and Sugar in a...

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Vegetarian Borscht-Authentic Russian Beet Soup
Feb07

Vegetarian Borscht-Authentic Russian Beet Soup

Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 45 mins | Serves: 12-14 INGREDIENTS: 2 med   beets, peeled & grated 1 large   carrot, peeled & grated 1 tbsp    olive oil 1              tomato, diced 2 tbsp    water juice      of ½ lemon 2 L         water/vegetable broth 1 tbsp    salt 5 med    potatoes, diced ½           cabbage 1             small onion, diced 1 tsp      olive oil 5-7        whole black peppers 3-4        bay leaves 1 tbsp   dried...

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Bacon Mushroom Spaghettini
Feb07

Bacon Mushroom Spaghettini

YOU WILL NEED – PER PORTION: 6oz wt. Spaghettini Noodles (cooked) 2oz wt. Mushrooms 1 tbsp    Butter 1 tbsp    Shallots (fine dice) 4-6         cloves Roasted Garlic 2oz wt. Back Bacon (med dice) 150ml    35% cream 1 tbsp    Grated Parmesan Salt & Pepper – to taste garnish Brassica Microgreens and Salt Cured Egg Yolk (optional) DIRECTIONS: Sauté shallots, roasted garlic, mushrooms and bacon in Butter for 1 minute Add...

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Cheesy Bacon Asparagus Dip
Feb07

Cheesy Bacon Asparagus Dip

INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch asparagus chopped 1 tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper 4 slices cooked bacon (chopped) ¼ block cream cheese (2 oz) 1 cup sharp white cheddar shredded ½ cup shredded gruyere ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup freshly chopped chives DIRECTIONS: Heat broiler. On a baking sheet, toss olive oil with asparagus and season with salt & pepper. Broil for approximately 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven and reduce heat...

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White Wine & Garlic Mussels
Feb07

White Wine & Garlic Mussels

INGREDIENTS: 16-20     fresh mussels 1 oz        Canola Oil (warm) 1 oz        julienned onion ½ oz      julienned carrot 1 oz         sliced celery ½ oz      chopped garlic 5 oz        white wine 1 tbsp     butter DIRECTIONS: Lightly sauté the onions & garlic in canola oil for caramelization. Toss in the carrots and celery. Add 16 to 20 fresh mussels. Salt and pepper to taste. Add the wine and butter. Cover to steam the mussels...

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Refreshing Summer Drinks
Feb07

Refreshing Summer Drinks

WHITE FREEZIE INGREDIENTS: .5 oz       Banana Liquor .5 oz       Raspberry Sour Puss 7Up Rim a Highball Glass with sugar Fill half way with ice Add Banana Liquor & Raspberry Sour Puss Top with 7UP Stir drink Garnish with maraschino cherries BLUE FREEZIE INGREDIENTS: .5 oz       Melon Liquor .5 oz       Blue Curacao 1 oz        Lime juice 7 Up Rim a Highball Glass with sugar Fill half way with ice Add Melon Liquor, Blue...

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