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Fresh Lobster Ravioli with a Creamy Tomato Sauce

Fresh Lobster Ravioli with a Creamy Tomato Sauce

This Lobster Ravioli is divine! It may seem a little complicated, but it is so worth the effort, and with a little planning it can actually be quite easy. Here are some planning suggestions for you: 1. Make the tomato sauce the day before 2. Use wonton wrappers in...

Baked Sweet Potato and Apple

Baked Sweet Potato and Apple

This recipe is great for the holidays with all the flavours of fall packed into a simply stunning side dish. It looks beautiful and tastes incredible. If you are planning to use this for a family gathering, it holds up very well to being made the day before. This...

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken is such a yummy dinner. This recipe is easy to make and gives you crispy chicken in a tangy, sweet, and sticky sauce. There are 3 steps - chicken, sauce, and finishing - but it's actually pretty easy and doesn't have a long cooking time. Serve...

Lobster Ravioli Filling

Lobster Ravioli Filling

This lobster ravioli filling is delicious! It's light and flavourful with a hint of lemon that enhances the flavour of the lobster and shrimp. It's actually quick and easy to make and you can use it to stuff your own homemade pasta ravioli which takes a little bit of...

Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce

Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce

This pasta sauce uses San Marzano tomatoes so has a couple of extra steps than if you were to use a regular can of crushed tomatoes. It is really worth the extra effort taking your creamy tomato pasta sauce from good to outstanding.Makes 3 cupsPrep Time: 20...

Fresh Lobster Ravioli with a Creamy Tomato Sauce

How to Make Fresh Ravioli

Making your own ravioli is quite simple once you get the hang of it. An inexpensive ravioli stamp will make things a lot faster so I do recommend adding it to your kitchen tool drawer if you decide to add this recipe into your meal plans. I have included the recipe...

How to Make Fresh Pasta

How to Make Fresh Pasta

If you have not tried making your own fresh pasta, I highly recommend it - it's just 4 ingredients, a little mixing time, resting time, and rolling. If you have a stand mixer you can use this with a dough hook, or you can knead by hand to get the perfect smooth...

Herb Roasted Potatoes

Herb Roasted Potatoes

I love making this side dish in the summer when the garden is loaded with fresh herbs - it's very satisfying to and grab my scissors and head out into the garden. It works really well wrapped in foil on the BBQ, but you can also make this in the oven. It's a very...

Crispy Pan-Fried Fish

Crispy Pan-Fried Fish

This easy fried fish recipe gives you the crispy fish experience without the hassle of using a deep fat fryer. The crispy finish is achieved with a simple combination of flour and seasoning.  Use a heavy-based skillet for your frying and heat the pan before adding the...

Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken

This is a delicious recipe that is very simple to make and oh so flavourful. The bite-sized pieces of super tender chicken and bell peppers are a perfect addition to the slightly sweet and sticky brown sauce.  Serve it in a rice bowl with some steamed broccoli and you...

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