Monthly Archives: July 2018

Okanagan Peaches: Frozen Peach Bellini

By | 2018-07-24T08:49:25-08:00 July 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Its not very often that I choose drinks over food to post on this blog, but this Frozen Peach Bellini with homemade Raspberry Liqueur from Cooks with Cocktails is just. Oh. My. Make it with fresh Okanagan Peaches and local raspberries. I have some of the raspberry liqueur on the go RIGHT NOW. Ingredients 1 cup frozen peaches 1 [...]

Chilliwack Corn: Corn off the cob

By | 2018-07-17T13:33:39-08:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

"Officially" this recipe is called "Corn Off The Cob", but lets call it what it really is....creamed corn. Very simple recipe with very few ingredients, and a super easy way to use up that corn on the cob that you cooked last night for dinner, but didn't eat, because you always make way too much corn [...]

Chilliwack Corn: Moroccan Mint Corn

By | 2018-07-17T13:03:10-08:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

This is a fun summer variation of a corn side dish from Food Network. Moroccan flavours & dishes are seeing a big upswing in popularity right now, and for good reason. The earthy & warm of this cuisine is beautifully contrasted by their use bright fresh herbs. Sub out the frozen corn for your leftover Chilliwack [...]

Chilliwack Corn: Cowboy Corn

By | 2018-07-17T13:02:17-08:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

There is just no way around the fact that this dish from Delish isn't...ummmm......Healthy? Also no way around the fact that it is SO GOOD! SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOOOOOOOD. Full of bacon-fatty-cheesy-corny-goodness, this is a side dish that you might want to reserve for cheat day. Ingredients 4 oz. cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1/2 c. whole [...]

Chilliwack Corn: Sundried Tomato, Corn & Bacon Pasta

By | 2018-07-17T13:01:24-08:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

  This Sundried Tomato, Corn & Bacon Pasta from K & K Test Kitchen a great family dish that everyone will like. If you aren't a fan of sun-dried tomatoes you can easily sub in some halved fresh cherry tomatoes and a few tbsp of either bacon fat (preferred) or olive oil. Ingredients 1 lb. gemelli (or [...]

Chilliwack Corn: Spicy Corn Fritters with Cilantro Crema

By | 2018-07-17T13:00:00-08:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

These Corn Fritters from "Feasting at Home" have a bright cilantro cream dipping sauce that perfectly offsets the heat and crunch of the fritter. The batter is light and with a little "kick" thanks to the fresh jalapeno. Double the recipe, trust me on this one. Ingredients Fritters: 1 C flour (or use gluten free flour [...]

Chilliwack Corn: Mexican Corn & Black Bean Waffles

By | 2018-07-23T14:03:43-08:00 July 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Looking for a way to put that waffle maker back into service? These Mexican Corn & Black Bean Waffles with Lime Sour Cream from Food Network are the ticket! This is also great for a picnic or packed lunch. Sub out the frozen corn for our fresh sweet Chilliwack Corn. YESSSSS! Ingredients: Waffles: 1 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/4 [...]

Cooking with Cherries: Roasted Cherry Crostini

By | 2018-07-16T12:59:53-08:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Not one, but TWO recipes for a DELICIOUSLY different small bite for your next BBQ or get together this summer. Ingredients 1 baguette, sliced on the bias 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 pound cherries, pitted & sliced in half 1/4 pound block of crumbled feta cheese 1 bunch fresh mint leaves, sliced thin ** Alternative Recipe [...]

Cooking with Cherries: Grilled Chipotle Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Cherry Salsa

By | 2018-07-16T12:27:18-08:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Okay. Okay. OKAYYYYYYYY. This Grilled Chipotle Pork Tenderloin from Sweet Peas and Saffron might be one of my favorite recipes so far this summer. Important to note, I DO NOT like pork. Goodness gracious though. THIS. RECIPE. Ingredients One 400g pork tenderloin Marinade zest of one lime juice of one lime 2 tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup [...]

Cooking with Cherries: Balsamic Cherry, Feta & Prosciutto Pizza

By | 2018-07-16T11:51:28-08:00 July 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Flatbread....its just she-she-foo-foo pizza. You could also use naan for this recipe to save a lot of time and effort (thats what I did #workingmomhacks). I'm not exactly sure what "Balsamic Cherries" are (maybe this?), but I simply pitted and halved fresh cherries and roasted them with the flatbread. Then I finished the flatbread with a [...]