Grated apple lends these easy-to-make retro biscuits their tender texture. Choose a baking apple commonly used in pie for the fluffiest, moistest biscuits. Serve them warm alongside soup, stew, chili or a roast dinner.
Portion size12 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: October 2015
1 3/4 cup
shredded extra-old Cheddar
grated cored peeled Cortland or Spartan
per biscuit: about
Total fat8 g
Saturated fat5 g
Total carbohydrate17 g
In large bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs with a few larger pieces. Stir in Cheddar, apple and green onions. Using fork, stir in milk to form ragged dough.
Drop by 1/4 cup, 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) apart, onto parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheet. Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven until lightly browned, 13 to 15 minutes.
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.
Prep time50 minutes
Total time2 hours & 30 minutes
Portion size8 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: February 2015
boneless beef blade roast
cut in 1-inch (2.5 cm cubes)
dry red wine
mini white potatoes
scrubbed and quartered
cut in 1 1/2-inch thick (4 cm) chunks (halve bigger pieces)
sodium-reduced beef broth
drained and rinsed
per each of 8 servings: about
Total fat27 g
Saturated fat11 g
Total carbohydrate21 g
In large bowl, whisk together flour, salt and pepper; toss with beef to coat.
In large Dutch oven, heat 2 tbsp of the butter and the oil over medium heat; working in small batches, cook beef, stirring, until browned, about 20 minutes total. Using slotted spoon, remove to bowl; set aside.
Add remaining butter to Dutch oven; cook celery and onion over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add tomato paste; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add wine; cook, stirring and scraping up browned bits, for 2 minutes.
Return beef and any juices to Dutch oven. Add potatoes, carrots, thyme, parsley and bay leaves. Stir in broth and Worcestershire sauce; bring to boil, stirring occasionally to loosen any remaining browned bits from bottom.
Cover and braise in 350 F (180 C) oven for 45 minutes. Stir in cocktail onions; cover and braise for 15 minutes. Uncover and cook until vegetables are tender and beef offers no resistance when pierced with tip of knife, 30 to 40 minutes. Stir in peas; cook for 5 minutes.
Skim any fat from surface of stew; remove thyme, parsley and bay leaves. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Change it up - The Ultimate Beef and Mushroom Stew: In large Dutch oven, melt 1 tbsp butter over medium heat; cook 1 pkg (227 g) button or cremini mushrooms, trimmed, stirring occasionally, until tender, golden and no liquid remains, about 7 minutes. Using slotted spoon, remove to bowl; set aside. Continue with recipe as directed, returning mushrooms to Dutch oven along with beef.
Everyone has a favourite go-to macaroni casserole, but this Salmon Cheddaroni from our archives might just become your new weeknight comfort meal. An easy bread-crumb topping creates a crispy crust, making every bite as tasty as the last. Serve with steamed vegetables. Cost: $2.30/serving
Portion size6 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: March 2015
1 1/4 cup
1 3/4 cup
1 1/2 cup
(each 213 g)
red sockeye salmon
drained and flaked
1 1/2 cup
fresh bread crumbs
PER SERVING: about
Total fat33 g
Saturated fat18 g
Total carbohydrate32 g
In large saucepan of boiling lightly salted water, cook pasta according to package
Meanwhile, in separate large saucepan, melt half of the butter over medium heat; cook onion and garlic, stirring, until onion is tender, about 4 minutes.
Sprinkle in flour; cook, stirring, until light golden, about 3 minutes.
Gradually whisk in milk until smooth. Add Worcestershire sauce and cook, whisking constantly, until thick enough to coat back of spoon, about 4 minutes.
Stir in Cheddar until melted. Stir in sour cream, salmon and pasta. Scrape into lightly greased 8-cup (2 L) casserole dish or baking dish.
Melt remaining butter; mix with bread crumbs and sprinkle over top of casserole. Bake in 350 F (180 C) oven until topping is golden and casserole is bubbly, 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
Golden, curry-scented kedgeree is a British dish traditionally made with smoked fish and basmati rice. We've borrowed a lot of the same flavours, added some healthful ingredients like kale, and taken a few shortcuts so you can create this dish in only 30 minutes, with minimal effort.
Portion size4 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: March 2014
skinless salmon fillets
salt and pepper
sodium-reduced chicken broth
whole grain 20-minute
(such as Uncle Ben
per serving: about
Total fat15 g
Saturated fat3 g
Total carbohydrate52 g
Sprinkle both sides of salmon with a pinch each of the curry powder, salt and pepper. Set aside.
In small saucepan, heat 1-1/2 tsp of the oil over medium-high heat; cook onion, garlic, and remaining curry powder, salt and pepper, stirring, until onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in broth and rice; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until almost no liquid remains, about 15 minutes.
Stir in kale and peas; cover and cook until no liquid remains and rice is tender, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
Meanwhile, in small nonstick skillet, heat remaining oil over medium heat; cook eggs, stirring, just until set, about 2 minutes. Transfer to plate; set aside.
Wipe out skillet; cook salmon over medium heat, turning once, until golden on both sides and fish flakes easily when tested, about 7 minutes. Let cool slightly; using fork, break into chunks.
Gently stir tomatoes, salmon, eggs and lemon juice into rice mixture.