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Friday, October 27, 2006

Holiday Gift Ideas

Extra Virgin Olive Oil is available at DeLuca's Specialty Foods - Cooking School & Restaurant at 950 Portage Ave. in Winnipeg (204)774-7617.

Olive Oil has so many wonderful qualities. This Extra Virgin Olive Oil is stored in an empty Single Malt Scotch bottle filled with dried red chilies, rosemary, peppercorns and bay leaves. Put a dispensing spout on the bottle and use the oil for topping salads and other foods or sautéeing.


Sunday, October 08, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving! Today's Feast

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Today's menu is:

Roasted Chilies Appetizer stuffed with Chevré
Acorn Squash puréed Soup with lemon grass
Bridge Rolls
5 Cheese Scalloped Potatoes
Cranberry Relish
Mustard -Rubbed Roast Turkey
Wild Rice Chestnut Stuffing
Creamy Shitake Mushroom Sauce
Mild Thai Coconut Curried green beans
Provencal Apple Filo Pastries


(Image Shown Clockwise from top: Mild Thai Coconut Curried Green Beans, 5 Cheese Scalloped Potatoes, Cranberry Relish, Wild Rice Chestnut Stuffing, Mustard-Rubbed Roast Turkey, Bridge Rolls and Creamy Shitake Mushroom Sauce)

As a post dinner note, the Mustard-Rubbed Roast Turkey was exceptionally moist and flavourful.