Halifax Supper Club #10

It was the hottest day of the summer so far, and we’d chosen to make risotto: lots of stirring over a hot stove, which also happened to have dessert in the oven.  But we managed, and it was all worth it.  We used lots of seasonal ingredients from the Farmers Market to make this delicious meal…

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Makes 8 servings Kitchen equipment • 2 Large bowls, small microwave-safe dish • 8 X 8 glass baking dish • Butter knife, fork • Measuring cup, measuring spoons • Small sieve • Cutting board & paring knife Ingredients • 4 cups sliced strawberries (about 1 lb.) • 3 cups rhubarb, cut in ½ inch pieces…

Simple Vinaigrette

Makes about ¾ cup Kitchen equipment Cutting knife & board, if chopping fresh herbs microplane or garlic press for garlic, if using Glass jar with a lid Measuring spoons, measuring cup Ingredients • 2 Tablespoons vinegar (balsamic, red or white wine, apple cider – you choose) • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice • 2 teaspoons Dijon…

Mushroom & Spinach Risotto

Serves 4 Kitchen equipment • 1 large and 1 medium saucepan • Measuring cup, measuring spoons • Cutting board, cutting knife • Wooden stirring spoon • Grater • Ladle Ingredients • 1 litre low-sodium vegetable stock • ½ cup dry white wine • 1½ Tbsp. olive oil • 250 g mushrooms, sliced or quartered •…

Chicken Asparagus Risotto

Serves 5-6 Kitchen equipment • 1 large and 2 medium saucepans • Measuring cup, measuring spoons • Cutting board, cutting knife • Garlic press or microplane • Wooden stirring spoon • Grater • Ladle Ingredients • 4 ½ cups low-sodium chicken stock • ½ cup dry white wine • 2 Tbsp. olive oil • 12…

Halifax Supper Club #9

Our May Supper Club featured the music of Olivia Newton-John, and this delicious spring menu: Coconut Lime Fish Fillets and Olivia Newton-John’s Quinoa Salad   Rhubarb Sponge Pudding               Cooking together                                        …

Coconut Lime Fish Fillets

Makes 4 servings Kitchen equipment: • Baking sheet, lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil • Measuring cups & measuring spoons • Medium mixing bowl • Juicer and fine grater or zester • Large Ziploc bag • Rolling pin • Cutting board, cutting knife • Fork, whisk • Paper towels • 2 pie plates Ingredients:…