Category: Food

Black Bean Chicken Chili Recipe

This is a simple – quick to make – chili recipe using chicken and black beans (adapted from the original “Chicken and Black Bean Chili” recipe from Save On Foods). The original recipe serves six, my adaptation serves 10 or more.  Also in my version, I add fresh mushrooms, kidney beans and a lot more tomato. …

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Moroccan Red Lentil Soup

Here’s the recipe for a Moroccan Red Lentil Soup I found online at CanadianLiving.com with my notes in red (link). Moroccan Red Lentil Soup Brilliant red and filled with the spices of the country it represents, this soup is a definite crowd-pleaser – perfect for this big-batch recipe. Of course, you can always just halve …

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Princess Mary Clam Chowder

Here’s our version of “Victoria’s Official Clam Chowder”. Our recipe is based on the original recipe from The Princess Mary Restaurant in Esquimalt, which closed it’s doors February 27, 2014. (Here’s the ‘Times Colonist’ article). Our version has a few modifications (mushrooms and Clamato) and is delicious!! 3 slices of bacon 1 tsp thyme 1 …

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Hot and Sour Soup with Noodles

My simplified version of Michael Smith’s “Hot-and-Sour Broth 
with Asian Noodles” (Michael Smith) comes from his “Back To Basics” cook book, but you can also find it on-line here. This recipe makes 4 servings and can be successfully doubled for 8 servings. The original recipe calls for shiitake mushrooms, but I’m not crazy about mushrooms …

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