SUBLIME STRAWBERRY MARGARITAS

Tongue-tingling tangy, taste-bud-dancing strawberriness and that familiar Tequila whoopaaah, over oodles of ice. Oh, sí, sí, por favor! It was the twelfth of June, another sunny, cloudy, valley day I was in choppin' berries, to make Margaritas my way..... And chop, chop, I did. There's something so ambrosial about local... Read more →



SPICY NUTS 'N BOLTS

A gloriously buttery, crunchy, rahther kicky version of that old, down-home, snack of snacks, Nuts and Bolts. It's not just for Christmas, anymore! Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer......Crunch, crunch. TOP TEN REASONS TO MAKE SPICY NUTS 'N BOLTS 10. They are crazy delicious anytime of year.... Read more →



STRAWBERRY SHORTBREAD BARS

Rich, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread, heaped up with juicy, new season B.C. strawberries, and topped with buttery, pecan-laden goodness. Summer satisfaction, unbridled. "Hi dee ho, I have arrived! Yippee!! My name is Strawberry Shortbread. Ha! I know right, what a cool name. I just love it. Jude lovingly named me. Hey Jude,... Read more →



IT'S OUR CREAMY CLAM SAUCE

Oodles of baby clams jumbled and tumbled into a decadently creamy, but at the same time down-home sauce, boasting plenty of tangy Parmesan, and topped off with some freshly-steamed, still-in-the-shell, baby clams. Yes, please! This is one of those family recipes I've been making since I was in my early... Read more →



CHEESY GARLIC BUTTER POTATO STACKS

Each charming little stack of thinly sliced, golden potatoes is both crispy and softly tender, fragrantly riddled with feisty garlic butter and cheesy goodness. More, please. One potato, two potato, three potato, four.........and some butter, fresh garlic, Parm, Aged Cheddar, and a damn good sprinkle of freshly ground pepper and... Read more →



GUACAMOLE with Blue Cheese

Cool, buttery avocados touting crumbles of blue cheese that deliver a tangy hit. Weird combination? Oh yes, but what a damn fine combination it is. A savoury, creamy, kicky hit of deliciousness. Dippity do! "Please pass the Sweet Maui Onion Kettle Chips." Or any hardy potato chip, for that matter.... Read more →