Canadian Cheddar and Chive Farfalle

Begin as usual with your finely diced onion softening in butter on medium high heat. Add your smashed garlic and heat through. Add your flour and heat without browning. Add milk and stirring to blend until it comes to a gentle simmer and thickens. Add your Canadian sharp cheddar and stir to melt. Remove from…

Creamy Basil & Goats Cheese Pasta

Basil and goats cheese are a match made in heaven, simply put. This is a scrumptious dish with just the right amount of freshness and brightness that fresh basil and goats cheese gives a creamy sauce.  It will wow your friends and family. Start with your base of butter and finely diced onion softening on…

Homemade Dilly Dill Dip

Homemade is better, unless it’s Pho which I have been trying to perfect for over two years now. I won’t give up. But this Dip is fantastic, crunchy, cool, tangy and fresh. Sour cream, finely diced baby dill pickles, pickle juice from the jar (yes and this is the secret), fresh dill finely chopped, dry…

Creamy Baked Seafood Cicatelli Molisani

Put a pot of water on to boil to cook your pasta – don’t forget to salt your water. Cicatelli Molisani is a boat shaped pasta and holds this rich sauce perfectly. Start by adding butter to your skillet and melt. Add your shrimp and scallops and season with salt and pepper. Brown them a…

Crispy Roti Mushroom Pizza

Born out of a love for Sautéed mushrooms, this pizza flatbread makes a great appetizer. Please see recipe for Roti bread for the crust. Set oven to 500 degrees Mushroom topping is prepared by slicing a variety of mushrooms-oyster, button, shiitake-any your grocer carries.  Sometimes I can find packages of premixed “exotic” mushrooms and that…

Keto Raspberry Trifle

I used whipped cream on the top and almond extract in the raspberry cream because, yum. Ingredients 2 cups fresh washed raspberries 2 cups cooked and cooled raspberries 16 oz room temperature cream cheese 2 cups ricotta Your favorite plain keto cookie, or 1 minute mug cake, enough for 3 layers in your dish. Non-…