Special Occasions

Apple, Orange and Pecan Stuffing

Over medium-high heat, sauté onions and celery in 1 Tbsp/15 mL butter for 5 minutes, or until celery has softened. Add apples; continue cooking for 2 minutes. Transfer to large mixing bowl. Add bread, pecans, parsley, sage, and orange zest.

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Apricot Almond Stuffing

In a small saucepan, simmer apricots and juice for 5 minutes until fruit is soft. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Cook onion and celery until limp. Place in a large bowl. Toss with apricots and remaining ingredients.

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Apricot Pine Nut Stuffing

Simmer apricots with orange juice in a small saucepan over low heat for 5 minutes. Melt butter in a nonstick skillet. Add onion and celery and cook until soft. Place in a large bowl and toss with bread cubes, apples,

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Apricot Stuffed Pork Roast with Warm Maple Sauce

Slice pork roast lengthwise, about 3/4 of the way through so that it opens like a book. Drain apricots, reserving juice. Arrange apricot halves in centre of roast. Bring sides of roast together and secure with kitchen twine. Combine 2

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Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallions with Pears

Cut pork tenderloin into 8 equal slices. Place 2 slices together. Wrap a bacon slice around each 2 slices and secure with a wooden toothpick. In an oven-proof skillet, over medium-high heat, sauté pears in 1 Tbsp/15 mL butter until

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Cajun Pork Roast

Place pork roast in a shallow pan. Combine all seasonings and rub well over all surfaces of roast. Roast pork at 325°F (160°C) for about 1 3/4 hours or until meat thermometer registers 155-160°F (68-71°C). Remove from oven; cover with

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Cinnamon Pork Roast

Trim any visible fat from pork roast. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon, pepper, sugar, onion, and garlic; add soy sauce to make a paste. Rub mixture into pork loin. Put in sealable plastic bag and refrigerate 3 hours to

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Crab Stuffed Roast of Pork

Untie pork roast and, if necessary, slice horizontally, about 3/4 of the way through so that it opens like a book. In butter or margarine, sauté onion, celery and garlic until softened. Stir in crab, bread crumbs, dill and cayenne

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Cranberry Citrus Stuffing

Melt butter in skillet over medium heat; sauté celery, onion and apple until soft. Add bread cubes, sage and marjoram. In a small saucepan, combine cranberry sauce, brown sugar, orange juice and rind. Stir over low heat until sugar is

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Cranberry Spiced Pork Roast

Place roast in plastic bag or non-metal sealable container. Combine ingredients, except cornstarch and water, in a food processor and blend. Pour over roast. Seal container and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Drain marinade into a small saucepan and boil

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