- Portion size 1 serving
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2007
- 1 cup strong coffee
- 1/2 cup ice cubes
- 1/4 cup chocolate ice cream
- 1/4 cup chocolate milk
- 1 pinch cinnamon
Asian-Style Chicken Meatballs in Ginger Soy Broth Image by: Jodi Pudge
We've added fresh ginger and soy sauce to these lean meatballs and simmered them in a spicy aromatic broth for a meal you'll definitely want to make again.
Meatballs: In bowl, combine chicken, bread crumbs, green onions, garlic, ginger and soy sauce. Firmly roll by 2 tbsp into balls; arrange on rimmed baking sheet. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook meatballs, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes.
Broth: Meanwhile, in saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; sauté bok choy, carrots and half of the green onions until slightly softened, about 3 minutes. Add ginger, garlic and half of the chili pepper; sauté for 1 minute.
Stir in meatballs, broth and 1 cup water; bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook until instant-read thermometer inserted in several meatballs reads 165°F, about 5 minutes. Discard ginger. Stir in lime juice, soy sauce and salt.
Divide meatballs among serving bowls; top with broth mixture. Sprinkle with remaining chili pepper and green onions.
The Ultimate Beef Stew image Image by: The Ultimate Beef Stew image
This classic warm-you-up stew becomes even more comforting when made with well-marbled pot roast rather than the usual stewing beef. The fat melts slowly as it cooks, tenderizing the beef into juicy melt-in-your-mouth morsels. A slow finish in the oven gives the stew its rich, hearty texture.
The Ultimate Banana Bread Image by: Jeff Coulson
The aroma of baking banana bread is enough to drive just about anyone wild with anticipation. Our best version— made using the surprising (and mysteriously effective) technique of "marinating" the bananas in a buttermilk and baking soda blend—delivers on all counts. It's moist, buttery, sweet and chockfull of banana flavour.
Steak and Broccoli Stir-Fry Image by: Stacey Brandford
The secret to a perfectly cooked beef stir-fry is placing the steak in the freezer before slicing it. That way, the meat will become nice and firm, allowing you to cut the meat into thin, even slices with ease.
Place beef in freezer until firm, about 20 minutes. Thinly slice across the grain.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together oyster sauce, chili garlic sauce, half each of the salt and pepper and 1/3 cup water. Set aside.
In bowl, toss together beef, garlic, egg yolk, cornstarch and remaining salt and pepper.
In large nonstick skillet or wok, heat 1 tsp of the oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry half of the beef mixture until browned, about 3 minutes. Transfer to plate. Repeat with 1 tsp of the remaining oil and the remaining beef mixture.
In same pan, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; stir-fry onion and mushrooms until onion is golden and mushrooms are softened, about 5 minutes. Add broccoli, red pepper and 2 tbsp water; stir-fry until broccoli is tender-crisp, about 8 minutes. Return beef and any accumulated juices to pan. Stir in oyster-sauce mixture; cook, stirring, until slightly thickened, about 1 minute.