Chicken Liver Paté with Apples and Brandy

January 13, 2012 Chicken Liver Paté with pples and Brandy is a luxurious spread for fresh bread or crackers to serve as a snack or starter.  You can replace the brandy with apple juice for a non-alcoholic option. Ingredients 8 Tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Smoked Salmon Spread

Paté and Spreads
Smoked Salmon Spread is easy to make and very good spread on crackers or even in sandwiches for a picnic.  For a healthier spread use a low-fat cream cheese. Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 12 ounces smoked salmon, chopped 3 drops hot pepper sauce (optional) 2 tablespoons chopped chives Dash of Lemon {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Stir Fried Thai Minced Beef

January 6, 2012 Stir Fried Thai Minced Beef a different way to cook minced beef to make it more interesting.  You can used minced pork or poultry for this dish too.  A great one pot meal. Ingredients 1 lb lean minced beef 4 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced 3 red chilis, seeded and sliced finely lengthwise 2 tbsp {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Soloman Grundy

Soloman Grundy minced beef simmered with condensed vegetable soup.  Almost no preparation time and you can serve it with rice, mashed potatoes or Potato Dumplings (try the Potato Dumplings with Instant Mash) for a hearty meal. Ingredients 1 pound lean minced beef 2 (10.5 ounce) cans condensed vegetable soup 1 (10.75 ounce) can water salt {Tags: , , } {More...}

Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash a cheap and easy meal that you can prepare in 10 minutes and cook in just 20 minutes.  A very filling meal and great for kids. Ingredients 1 tin of corned beef, cut into cubes 3 large potatoes, diced 4 carrots, diced 1 large onion, diced salt and pepper 2 oxo cubes {Tags: , , } {More...}

Potato Dumpling using Instant Mash

Potato Dumpling using Instant Mash for a quick and easy filling accompaniment to a casserole or soup.  Using instant mashed potato cuts down on the cooking  and preparation time too. Ingredients 3 eggs 2 cups instant mashed potatoes 1.5 cups water or milk 2+/- cups of flour salt, pepper, parsley, cooked bacon, sauteed onions to {Tags: , , , } {More...}