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Lots of families love to BBQ in the summer months. Here are some tips, recipes and ideas to help your BBQ'ing days run more smoothly. I usually pre-cook my chicken and pork chops in the morning in a pot of water, just long enough to have...

GRILLED SALMON WITH CARAMELIZED LEEKS AND BRIE SAUCE- Csilla 2 tbsp unsalted butter 3 leeks ¼ cup dry white wine 1/3 chicken stock 1/3 35% cream 4 (3oz) pieces of brie cheese chopped 3 Peppers (yellow, red, green) Red onion Salmon Melt butter in a skillet, add leeks and sauté for 5 minutes. Add white...

SLOW COOKER EASY TURKEY AND DRESSING - A.M. (yummy for a Sunday) 7.8 oz. pkg stuffing mix ½ cup hot water 2 T. butter softened 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, chopped into about ½ “ thickness 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 turkey breast (usually about 3 pounds) with skin, bone-in Dried basil Poultry seasoning Salt...

STOVE TOP SAUCY CHICKEN Whisk together: 1 cup water 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup soy sauce (all purpose or light, not dark) 3 tbsp brown sugar 3 garlic cloves minced or  1 tsp garlic powder Pour into a frying pan and add 8 chicken drumsticks or other pieces of chicken. Cover with a...

CHIPPED BEEF POPOVERS- Mary, Kingston (Great recipe for leftovers from beef roasts) l tbsp butter ¼ lb leftover beef roast, shredded 1 can cream of mushroom soup ¼ cup white wine ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 tbsp snipped parsley Popovers (below) Melt butter in a saucepan. Cook and stir in meat for three...

ROUND STEAK IN SAUCE- Ursula, Toronto round roast thickly chopped onion, carrots, and celery Make small slits along fatty edges. Salt and pepper the steak. In a pan, melt some butter. Brown steak on both sides. Pour over ½ cup water mixed with 1/3 cup of ketchup. Add...

BEEF BOURGUIGNON- Helen, Charlo l pkg onion soup mix l can cream of mushroom soup l cup red wine l tsp minced garlic or garlic powder l cup water 6-8 mushrooms, sliced (I omit this) 1 – 1 ½ lb of stewing beef cut in bite size pieces Brown meat in a pot....

CHILI WITH CORNBREAD TOPPING - Sandra CHILI: 1½ pounds ground beef or any other ground meat, or no meat and instead other cans of kidney beans, chick peas etc. 1 medium onion, chopped 2½ teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin salt and pepper to taste 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 (28 oz ) can crushed tomatoes 1½ cups frozen corn (optional, but this adds great color to...