In bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, vinegar, ginger, garlic and pepper. Remove skin from salmon; slice lengthwise into long strips. Thread each strip onto short wooden skewer. Place in shallow dish. Pour soy sauce mixture over skewers, turning to coat well. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Thread 1 lemon wedge (if using) onto end of each skewer. Grill on greased grill over medium-high heat, brushing often with marinade, for 4 minutes on 1 side; turn and grill for 3 to 4 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
Cake: In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in orange zest and almond extract. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, almonds, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into butter mixture, alternating with sour cream, making 2 additions of flour mixture and 1 of sour cream. Fold in chocolate.
Scrape into greased 10-cup Bundt pan, smoothing top. Bake in 325°F oven until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Invert onto rack; let cool completely.
Milk Chocolate Glaze: While cake is cooling, in heatproof bowl set over saucepan of gently simmering (not boiling) water, heat chocolate and cream, stirring, until melted and smooth, about 5 minutes. Let cool until lukewarm and sauce slowly runs off back of spoon, about 15 minutes. Spoon over top of cake.
Garnish: Sprinkle with almonds. Let stand until glaze is set, about 15 minutes.
Crispy herb-flecked skin? Check. Tender juicy meat? Check. Rich full-bodied gravy? It's got that, too. Our foolproof take on the classic Sunday supper is so good — and so easy — you might be tempted to make it on weeknights.
Portion size4 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: March 2015
pressed or finely grated
salt and pepper
dry white wine
sodium-reduced chicken broth
Roast Chicken :
salt and pepper
per serving: about
Total fat29 g
Saturated fat11 g
Total carbohydrate4 g
Garlic Butter: In small bowl, stir together butter, garlic, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper.
Roast Chicken: Sprinkle cavity of chicken with salt and pepper; fill with onion, thyme and rosemary. Rub chicken all over with Garlic Butter. Place, breast side up, on greased rack in roasting pan.
Roast in 375°F (190°C) oven for 45 minutes; baste and continue to roast, basting occasionally, until instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reads 185°F (85°C), about 30 more minutes. Discard contents of cavity. Using tongs, tip chicken to pour juices into pan. Remove chicken to platter; cover loosely with foil. Let rest for 20 minutes before carving.
Gravy: Meanwhile, tilt pan so juices collect at 1 end. Skim fat from surface, reserving 1 tbsp. In small bowl, stir together butter, flour and reserved fat; set aside. Place pan over medium heat; whisk in wine. Cook, whisking and scraping up browned bits, until reduced by half, about 1 minute.
Whisk in broth; bring to boil. Gradually whisk in butter mixture, 2 tsp at a time, until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, until thickened, about 2 minutes. Strain through fine-mesh sieve; stir in pepper. If necessary, stir in enough boiling water to loosen and yield 1 cup gravy. Serve with chicken.
Make your own delectable custardy tarts instead of buying them. We've subbed in the very Canadian ingredient maple syrup for the more common corn syrup. Plus, we've included variations on the classic, with chocolate and pecans instead of raisins.
Portion size12 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: July 2013
(No. 1 medium grade)
Sour Cream Pastry:
1 1/4 cup
Per serving: about
Total fat15 g
Saturated fat7 g
Total carbohydrate35 g
Sour Cream Pastry: In bowl, whisk flour with salt. Using pastry blender, cut in butter and lard until in fine crumbs with a few larger pieces. Whisk water with sour cream; drizzle over flour mixture, tossing briskly with fork and adding more water if necessary to form ragged dough. Press into disc; wrap and refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.)
On lightly floured surface, roll out pastry to generous 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness. Using 4-inch (10 cm) round cutter, cut out 12 circles, rerolling and cutting scraps. Fit into 12 muffin cups; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, whisk together brown sugar, maple syrup, butter, eggs, vinegar and salt. Divide walnuts, currants and raisins among pastry shells. Spoon scant 1/4 cup filling into each shell.
Bake in 350?F (180?C) oven until filling is set and pastry is golden, 20 to 25 minutes. Run thin knife around edges to release tarts. Let cool in pan on rack for 20 minutes. Transfer to rack; let cool completely. (Make-ahead: Store in single layer in airtight container at room temperature for up to 24 hours.)