Category: Food

So good and quick!

Ingredients:

Pizza dough

1 tomato

1/2 can tomato soup (Aylmer brand preferred)

1/4 cup tomato puree (Passata brand preferred)

Dash of oregano

Salt and black pepper

2 tsp olive oil or

3 oz cooked chicken breast, ground meat or sausage of your choice

4 oz mozzarella cheese

 

Instructions:

  1. Make dough then roll out in circular shape and set aside (approx 12 inch)
  2. Allow skillet to heat on stove set to medium
  3. Place dough in skillet and let cook for approx 10 minutes until golden color then flip once
  4. Make sauce: cube tomato then mix with tomato soup, tomato puree, oregano, oil, salt & pepper
  5. Spread desired amount of sauce on dough
  6. Add meat of choice
  7. Sprinkle cheese
  8. Cook for 3 minutes then place in broiler for 1-2 minutes or leave on stove and cook for 7 minutes
    (until cheese is melting)

 

Easy and oh so versatile!

Ingredients:

2 lbs ground turkey or any minced meat

1 onion

1 can red kidney beans

2 tablespoons cumin powder

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar

2 tablespoons green seasoning

1 can diced tomatoes (28 ounces)

4 garlic cloves

1 tablespoon ketchup

 

Instructions:

  1. Turn stove on medium high and allow pot to heat up
  2. Place minced turkey in bowl. Add onion, cumin powder, chilli powder, salt, black pepper, brown sugar, green seasoning, garlic
    Mix altogether with wooden spoon
  3. In hot pot, add minced turkey and allow to brown by stirring constantly
  4. Once browned, add can of diced tomatoes and ketchup
  5. Turn stove down to low and cover pot
  6. Allow to cook for about 30 – 40 minutes
  7. Add red kidney beans
  8. Check if more salt and pepper is needed
  9. Enjoy!

This seasoning adds life to any meat, poultry or fish dish

Ingredients ( ) :

Just like baked bread – bakes are a west Indian comfort food 🙂
Try them with salted fish or as a little side dish.

Ingredients (makes 6 bakes):
2 cups of all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon instant yeast
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup water (more or less to form dough)
1 cup vegetable oil for frying

Instructions:

1. Combine flour, sugar, salt, yeast and baking powder in a bowl. Mix

2. Gradually add water and knead to form smooth dough

3. Place kitchen towel over bowl and let rise for 30 minutes

4. Add oil to frying pan and turn stove to medium low

5. Take pieces of dough and shape into little disks

6. Fry until golden color is achieved all around(Approx. 15 minutes frying for thoroughly cooked bakes)

7. Place bakes on paper towel to absorb excess oil

Simple and quick pizza dough

Ingredients (fits in 12 inch pizza pan) :
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons sugar
3 tablespoons oil
1 pack instant yeast or 2 1/4 teaspoons
2/3 cup warm water

Instructions:

Preheat oven at 380°F

  1. Mix flour, salt, sugar and yeast in a bowl

  2. Add oil and gradually add water. Knead to form a dough (knead 5 minutes)

3. Spread dough in pizza pan with hands

4. Add toppings and place on lowest oven rack – bake for 15 minutes

Tip:

After 15 minutes place pizza on highest oven rack and set oven to grill for 2 minutes. This gives it a nice golden surface

Left overs make the best toppings!

 

This quick hotdog recipe can be eaten in hotdog bun or side dish

Ingredients:
1 pack of  hotdogs (pack of 10)
1 small onion
1 1/2 cup ketchup
5 tablespoon vegetable oil

Instructions:

1.  Turn stove to low medium and add oil to pan

2. Finely chop onion and add to pan

3. Add ketchup and allow to cook for 5 minutes

4. Add hotdogs and keep stirring – let everything cook for 15 minutes (ketchup will change from bright red to dark red)

Here’s a quick delish pick me up hot drink  🙂

Ingredients (1 serving)
1 teaspoon instant coffee (I normally use Nestle)
5 tablespoon French Vanilla coffee whitener (I absolutely love the Delight brand whitener – tastes just like ice cream!)
Freshly boiled water

Other
1 mug

Instructions
1. Add instant coffee to mug

2. Pour hot boiled water half way in mug

3. Stir well

4. Add French vanilla  and stir

5. Add more hot water to fill mug – stir and enjoy my friend

Tip: Add more or less French vanilla to your liking

I love baked bread! It’s one of those comfort foods that I can eat all day long!

Recipe (makes 2 loafs):
4 cups all purpose flour
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 1/2 teaspoons instant yeast
5 tablespoons butter or margarine (becel butter preferably)
1 3/4 cups COLD water (adjust as needed)
1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Instructions:

  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, yeast together in a large bowl
  2. Place margarine or butter in a microwavable bowl and place in microwave for approximately 20 seconds (just enough to soften)
  3. Pour some water in soften butter bowl (this will cool down the butter and allow the yeast to rise efficiently)
  4. Use hands and squeeze that butter in the flour – mix really well
  5. Add water slowly and begin to knead for at least 8 minutes (this guarantee’s a soft loaf)
  6. Cover bowl with a kitchen cloth, towel or saran wrap
  7. Let dough rest to rise for 50 minutes
  8. Cut dough in two equal parts and form loaves
  9. Grease two bread pans with butter
  10. Place loaves in bread pans
  11. Brush oil on top each loaf – cover with kitchen cloth and let rise for 40 minutes
  12. Preheat oven at 375 degrees
  13. Bake for 30 minutes
  14. Let cool and enjoy!

Tip: Tap bottom of loaf to ensure thoroughly baked bread. A hallow sound indicates that bread is baked, if not, no sound means it should bake some more.
Do not over bake or you will end up with dry loaves!