Category: GOURMET ADVENTURE

Pistachio-Cardamom Pound Cake with Lemon Glaze and Indian Railway Chai Tea

The spicy-sweet aroma of Chai tea is irresistible - hot or cold (makes 1 quart).

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By Jackie DeKnock

Chickpea, Cucumber, Baby Spinach Salad

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Lemon Pulao/Rice

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Mulligatawny Soup

The name Mulligatawny comes from 2 oriental Indian words meaning 'pepper water' and yes it does have a delicious zing to it! It is so, so good for you, ‘the’ perfect fell-good food.

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By Jackie DeKnock

Extra Garlic Caesar Salad

This is a unique ‘take’ on Caesar salad, enjoy!

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Roasted Chicken, Monterrey Jack Cheese, Jalapeno Pepper Tortilla Spirals

A Taste of Mexico.Bite-sized baked tortilla pinwheel-style appetizers with roast chicken that are quick and oh so flavourful. These zesty appetizers are delicious and fairly simple to make with few ingredients.

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By Jackie DeKnock

Pistachio Crusted Chicken Tenders with Chipotle Dipping Sauce

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

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Basil and Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Use fresh basil in your world tonight to liven up your meal and your sex life! A little goes a long way; it not only adds fresh flavour, but it could also enhance sexual desire by increasing heart rate and improving blood flow! Who knew? And the added benefit of honey in this dish is that it’s rich in B vitamins, supporting testosterone production, which can increase male desire. And for the female, it contains the boron used in estrogen production! A win-win with your honey!

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Dried Cranberry, Nut & Bulgur Wheat-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Savoury Pan Gravy

This dish does take time, you’ll be glad though that you took the time to create it for your future husband! It’s really a unique blend of different flavours, the flavour profile is complex and decadent. Your taste buds and fiancé will both thank you.

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Chocolate-Amaretto Heart Cake

This cake is sheer decadence, it is probably one of ‘the’ most impressive chocolate cakes that I have ever bitten into!

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Farmers’ Market Salad & Spicy Goat Cheese Medallions

This salad is so deliciously interesting with a unique co-mingling of flavours. Everything is so fresh, it’s a winner!! He’ll love you for it!

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Heart-shaped Pasta with Shrimp and Scallops in a Champagne Rose Sauce

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Stuffed Chicken Valentino in Champagne Mushroom Sauce

Now that you’ve opened that bottle of champagne, you’ll just have to drink the rest of it, won’t you? C’est tres romantique.

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Mediterranean Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Chutney

This zesty chutney does double duty as both a marinade and a garnish for the pork tenderloin! Smart work in the kitchen!

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By Jackie DeKnock

Mixed Greens with Walnut Vinaigrette in Crisp Parmesan Baskets

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Carrots with Chilli Pepper & Cumin

Ahhhh carrots! It may be the shape that does it for some people, but carrots also contain vitamins that are important in hormone production.

Chili peppers do double-duty - they heat up the body, increase blood flow and cause the brain to release endorphins - the feel-good chemical. Many cultures throughout history have used peppers as an aphrodisiac. Garlic is just used for slight flavouring in this dish, another bonus is that it contains allicin, which increases blood flow. The result may be improved stamina and sexual energy. Why not love your garlic!

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By Jackie DeKnock

Chocolate Pâté

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Chicken Breasts in a White Wine Sherry Cream Sauce

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Herb Roasted Chateau Potatoes

Crispy around the edges and buttery rich, this chateau potatoes recipe is fantastic with any roasted Beef Tenderloin.

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By Jackie DeKnock

Chicken Cordon Bleu

This entree is easy and delicious! It’s one of my favourites! Try to use the largest chicken breasts you can find so you’ll be able to roll them easier. Great recipe to make ahead and freeze too!

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By Jackie DeKnock

Warm French Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Shallots

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Roasted Rosemary & Garlic Fingerling Potatoes

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Warm Deep Dish Apple Crumble Pie

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Julia Child’s Cheese Tartlets

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Salade Niçoise

Of all salads, the Niçoise is my all-time favorite, with its fresh butter-lettuce; its carefully cooked, beautiful green beans; its colorful contrast of halved hard-boiled eggs, ripe red tomatoes, and black olives; all fortified by chunks of tuna and freshly opened anchovies.

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Herbes de Provence Supremes De Volaille Aux Champignons (Creamy Mushroom Chicken)

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By Jackie DeKnock