This is a wonderful late summer or early fall recipe using fresh vegetables and berries, with the added touch of our local dark rum and truly Canadian maple syrup. You can vary the vegetables depending on what is available at the time, just use about a half pound of vegetables per person. Also, we like the tarragon, but a combination of fresh herbs could be used with the vegetables. This recipe will serve 6 ? 8 people. Easy to prepare,it is fancy enough for company but simple enough and quick enough for a family supper. Because the vegetables and roast cook together and the sauce it quick, it can be cooking while you enjoy your company. Begin by preparing the pork and vegetables and then while they are cooking, prepare the barbeque sauce.
Portion size8 servings
Credits :Cathy Best
Prep for Roast and Vegetables Rub the salt, pepper and granulated garlic into the roast. Place it in the centre of a shallow roasting pan (10x13) that has been sprayed lightly with vegetable oil. Combine the olive oil, tomato paste and tarragon in a large mixing boil. Add the vegetables, shallots and garlic and toss thoroughly. Spread the mixture around the roast. Place in the oven and reduce the heat to 375 degrees. Cook until a meat thermometer inserted in the centre of the roast registers 160 degrees (about 1 ½ - 2 hours depending on the size of the roast). While the roast and vegetables are cooking prepare the barbeque sauce. Prep for Barbeque Sauce Heat the oil in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook until softened and tender (about 3 or 4 minutes). Add the garlic and peppers and cook briefly to soften (about 2 more minutes). Then add the rum, increase the heat and bring the mixture to a boil. Cook for about 5 more minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated. Add the rest of the ingredients, bring to a boil and reduce the heat. Simmer the mixture for about another 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it is thickened and reduced to about half. Place the roast on a platter,serve the vegetables and the sauce on the side. Sauce will keep in the refrigerator for a couple of weeks.
This thick, rich thirst quencher is full of dark leafy greens and antioxidant-rich berries. Yogurt that contains live bacterial cultures (or probiotics), helps your digestive system fight toxins that can make you sick.
Portion size1 serving
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: June 2014
frozen mixed berries
probiotic vanilla flavoured
frozen peach slices
per serving: about
Total fat7 g
Saturated fat3 g
Total carbohydrate37 g
In blender, purée together milk, berries, yogurt, spinach, peaches, cashew butter and honey until smooth.
Our best-in-class take on this classic treat has a buttery flavour, a chewy centre and a subtly crisp exterior. Oh, and you can tweak the recipe to make them crisp or soft, too.
Portion size60 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: September 2015
1 1/4 cup
chocolate chips or chunks
per cookie: about
Total fat6 g
Saturated fat4 g
Total carbohydrate17 g
In large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time; beat in vanilla. In separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda; stir into butter mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. (Make-ahead: Shape into disc, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze in freezer bag for up to 1 month. Bring to room temperature before continuing with recipe.)
Roll by 2 tbsp into balls. Arrange, 3 inches (8 cm) apart, on parchment paper–lined rimless baking sheets; flatten slightly.
Bake, 1 sheet at a time, in 350?F (180?C) oven until tops are no longer shiny, 13 to 15 minutes. Let cool on pans for 2 minutes; transfer directly to racks to cool completely. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 3 days.)
Change it up: The Ultimate Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Omit 1/2 cup of the flour. Arrange dough on baking sheets as directed; flatten to 1/2-inch (1 cm) thickness. Bake as directed.
Change it up: The Ultimate Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies
Prepare dough and arrange on baking sheets as directed (do not flatten). Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. Transfer directly to 350?F (180?C) oven and bake until tops are no longer shiny, about 12 minutes.
Tip from The Test Kitchen: Baking sheets vary in thickness and finish, which affect the doneness of cookies. A heavy, shiny uncoated baking sheet will allow the cookies to bake most evenly.
The secret to achieving a fluffy texture: Add a splash of milk to the dense batter. Serve the finished cake with jam, berries, chocolate sauce or lemon curd, or have it all by itself.
Portion size16 servings
Credits :Canadian Living Magazine: February 2016
1 1/4 cup
1 3/4 cup
per serving: about
Total fat13 g
Saturated fat8 g
Total carbohydrate26 g
In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until light, fluffy and pale yellow, about 5 minutes. Add 1 egg; beat for 2 minutes, scraping down side. Repeat with remaining eggs, adding 1 at a time. Beat in milk, vanilla and salt until combined (mixture may appear curdled).
Add half of the flour; stir gently just until combined. Repeat with remaining flour. Scrape into parchment paper–line 8- x 4-inch (1.5 L) loaf pan, smoothing top.
Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven until top is golden and cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, about 1 1/4 hours. Let cool in pan for 20 minutes. Turn out onto rack; let cool completely. Peel off parchment paper. (Make-ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap; store for up to 2 days.)
Change it up: Blueberry Lemon Buttery Pound Cake Set aside 1 tbsp of the flour before beginning. Add 2 tbsp finely grated lemon zest when beating in milk, vanilla and salt. Toss 1 1/2 cups fresh wild blueberries with reserved flour; fold into batter. Bake as directed.
Tip from The Test Kitchen: To keep crust from overbrowning, use a light-coloured loaf pan. Darker pans tend to impart a deeper colouring to buttery baked goods.