Category Archives: Meats

Sauerbraten

Want a special dish for your next Sunday dinner? How about a tangy German Sauerbraten – a wonderfully flavoured, simmered pot roast with a fantastic gravy? Oom-pa-pah! Bring on the Lederhosen! (Skip to recipe) Being German, I should have a … Continue reading

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How to Make Authentic Pad Thai (Phat Thai Sai Khai)

Authentic Pad Thai is a flavour-packed fried noodle dish. Once you’ve collected the ingredients and mastered the simple technique for making this popular street food from Thailand, you’ll be whipping it up for a quick meal or for delighting your … Continue reading

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Sweet & Sour Ham Balls – a Great Make-Ahead Appetizer

Make a batch of these irresistible ham balls ahead of time for your next party or gathering. Perfect little mouthfuls of tangy-sweetness that will be gobbled up with gusto. The sun is turning the snow into a field of sparkling … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids – ‘Pigs in Pillows’

A spoof on ‘Pigs in Blankets’, this variation uses slices of sausages wrapped in little pillows of corn dough and fried – a favourite with kids and easy for them to help make. Cooking with Meredith Kids love eating ‘Pigs … Continue reading

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Big Batch Meat Sauce – Serve Some Tonight and Freeze the Rest

Make up a big pot of bold, hearty meat sauce to satisfy the hungriest appetites – a wonderful recipe to have in your cooking repertoire. This recipe makes enough to serve a crowd or to freeze ahead in batches for … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Sausage Rolls with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce

Gluten free sausage rolls that are crispy, crunchy outside and savoury, meaty inside?     You bet! (And the best part is they’re baked, not fried, plus they’re a cinch to roll up.) Serve them with cooling tzatziki dip for … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Number One Chili (Super Easy Chili Recipe)

This delicious, super easy chili recipe is a cinch to remember – it’s just ONE of everything! (Skip straight to recipe.) Cooking with Meredith Do you wanna know a secret? It’s the secret recipe for this chili!  (Shhhhh . . . … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Porcupine Meatballs

Kids can help make these tasty Porcupine Meatballs. It’s fun to see how the rice pokes up into little ‘quills’ after they’re baked. Sometimes life presents us with the best stories and most unexpected coincidences. This morning when I took … Continue reading

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Green Eggs and Ham Lasagne

Sam-I-am likes this gooey, cheesy Green Eggs and Ham Lasagne. Try it, try it, and you will see! ‘I do not like them Sam-I-am, I do not like green eggs and ham.’ Dr. Seuss’s poor, beleaguered creature cannot rid himself of … Continue reading

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Juniper Berry and Raisin Stuffed Pork Chops over the Campfire

Juniper berries add a woodsy note to sweet raisins in these stuffed pork chops. They can be grilled, pan-fried, or cooked over a campfire for smoky flavor. For me it’s not really summer until I get to spend a few … Continue reading

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