Lunch Club #4

It may have been the first day of Spring, but there was still a sleety mixture falling from the sky when we got together on March 20 to make this lunch: Fish Fingers, with mashed potatoes and roasted carrots     We left the peel on our mashed potatoes, because it’s healthier, and adds flavour…

Fish Fingers

These are almost as fast as opening a package of fish sticks, but you’ll know what’s in them, instead of getting too much salt, fat, sugar, and unpronounceable food additives. Makes 4 servings Kitchen equipment: Baking sheet, lightly-oiled OR lined with parchment paper Measuring cups & measuring spoons 2 large shallow bowls Cutting board, cutting…

Cherry Sauce

This is easy and fast, when you want a fruity sauce for dessert or snack.  We served it on top of vanilla frozen yogourt, but it would also be good on top of cheesecake, or with Greek yogourt, or over a brownie. Makes 2 cups Kitchen Equipment: • Medium pot • Kitchen scale • Wooden…

Roasted Carrots

Makes 8 servings Kitchen equipment: • 1 or 2 large baking sheets, lined with parchment paper • Measuring spoons • Large bowl • Cutting board, cutting knife • Large mixing spoon • Metal spatula Ingredients: • 4 Lbs (2 Kg) carrots • 2 Tbs vegetable oil • 2 tsp salt • 2 Tbs fresh thyme…

St. Patrick’s Day Supper Club

We celebrated St. Patrick’s Day a couple of days early, with this menu: Really Green Salad Stuffed Baked Potatoes                 Guinness Chocolate Cake (No picture, because ours didn’t turn out exactly right.  It still tasted good, but it didn’t look like the picture in the cookbook. If you…

Really Green Salad

Our special St. Patrick’s Day salad, full of green things, including a green dressing. Serves 6 Kitchen equipment • Measuring cup, measuring spoons • Blender • Salad bowl • Salad spinner or dish towels • Garlic press or micro grater • Cutting board, cutting knife • Grater Ingredients Dressing • 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar…

Guinness Chocolate Cake

Makes 12 servings Kitchen equipment: • 9-inch round or square pan • Parchment paper • Large saucepan • Whisk • Measuring cup, measuring spoons • Sieve or flour sifter • Toothpick(s) Ingredients: • 1 12-oz bottle Guinness Stout • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter • 2 cups sugar • ½ cup unsweetened natural cocoa…