Filling: Beat the 1/2 c. peanut butter and 1/4 c. butter until smooth. Blend in icing sugar and cornstarch until well combined. Spoon onto a sheet of plastic wrap, use the wrap to shape the filling into a 3/4" thick log. Freeze for 10 minutes. Cookie Dough: Beat the butter, peanut butter, and sugars on medium speed until fluffy. Add egg, milk, and vanilla and beat thouroughly. Sift dry ingredients; stir into butter mixture using a wooden spoon. Refrigerate until firm. Assembly: Slice peanut butter log into 32 equal pieces. To make cookies, flatten tablespoons of chocolate dough into thin disks and place a piece of the peanut butter filling in the center. Shape chocolate dough around peanut butter filling to form a ball. Smooth the edges to seal. Roll balls in sugar. Baking: Arrange cookies 1" apart on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake in 350 oven for 10 minutes. When cookies come out of the oven, press three choclate chips on top of each warm cookie. Let cool for 1 minute then transfer to cooling rack to cool compleletly.
In bowl, mix oatmeal with 1/4 cup water; microwave on high for 2 minutes. Stir in half of the Cheddar. Top with sausages, tomato, green onion and remaining Cheddar.
Overnight Steel-Cut Oatmeal
In saucepan, melt 1 tsp butter over medium heat; cook 1 cup steel-cut oats, stirring, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add 3 1/2 cups water and 1/4 tsp salt; bring to boil. Turn off heat; cover and let stand until cooled to room temperature, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Refrigerate in airtight container for 8 hours. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.) Microwave on high for 2 minutes before serving. Makes about 4 cups.
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.
When you layer silky chocolate mousse with crunchy meringue, the meringue becomes soft and chewy, making this cake easy to slice with a hot, sharp knife.
Portion size12 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: February 2016
(about 1 oz), melted
chocolate-covered malted milk balls (such as Maltesers)
cream of tartar
1 1/4 cup
Malt Chocolate Mousse:
milk powder (such as Ovaltine)
(about 2 oz), chopped
(about 2 oz), chopped
1 1/2 cup
whipping cream (35%)
per serving: about
Total fat17 g
Saturated fat10 g
Total carbohydrate35 g
Chocolate Meringue: Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Using 8-inch (3 L) springform pan as guide, trace 2 circles, about 1 inch (2.5 cm) apart, onto parchment paper. Turn parchment paper over. Set aside.
In bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until soft peaks form. In separate bowl, whisk sugar with cocoa powder; beat into egg white mixture in 2 additions until stiff glossy peaks form. Fold in vanilla. Spoon into outlines on parchment paper, smoothing tops and leaving 1/2-inch (1 cm) border around inside edge.
Bake on bottom rack in 225°F (110°C) oven until dry and crisp, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Turn off oven; let cool in oven for 2 hours. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container in cool dry place for up to 5 days.)
Malt Chocolate Mousse: While meringues are cooling, line bottom and side of 8-inch (3 L) springform pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
In small saucepan, add 3 tbsp water; sprinkle gelatin over top. Let stand until absorbed, about 5 minutes. Cook over low heat until melted. (Do not boil.)
Meanwhile, in heatproof bowl set over saucepan of hot (not boiling) water, whisk malt powder with boiling water until dissolved. Add unsweetened chocolate and dark chocolate; melt, stirring, until smooth. Stir in vanilla and salt. Stir in gelatin mixture. Let cool, stirring occasionally, until lukewarm, about 10 minutes.
Beat cream until stiff peaks form; whisk one-third into chocolate mixture. Fold in remaining cream.
Assembly: Place 1 of the meringues in bottom of prepared pan, trimming to fit if necessary; pour half of the mousse over top. Repeat with remaining meringue and mousse; cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate until set, about 6 hours. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.) Remove cake from pan; peel off parchment paper.
Garnish: Drizzle cake with chocolate; top with malted milk balls.
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.