Indonesian Pork n Peanut Sauce

Serves 4300 grams pork, cooked or raw cut in cubes1./2 tsp minced garlic1/2 tsp. cumin1/2 tsp coriander2 tsp soy sauce 1/2 cup waterSauce:1/2 cup peanut butter1 cup water1 tablespoon lemon juice1/4 teaspoon sambal oelek (hot sauce)1 tablespoon brown sugar2 tablespoons soya sauce1 tsp. minced garlicCurried Cabbage:800 grams green cabbage sliced about 1/8″ to 1/4″ thick…

Mason Jar Carrier

My new hobby is canning – in the last year I have probably canned at least 500 jars of food. Once canned they are stored in my cold storage room in the basement. I was always using a bin to haul the jars downstairs but found that rather clumsy. This past week my husband made…

Decaffeinated Ice Tea Concentrate I really love ice tea on warm days – what I don’t like is all the caffeine that comes along with it. I also like to be able to control the amount of sweetener in my iced tea. I canned homemade tea concentrate a couple years ago and found one jar…

Gluten Free Potato Buns

While visiting family in British Columbia’s lower mainland our sons, wives and children were able to to sample some potato buns at a café in the area. They enjoyed them so much that my daughter-in-law Michelle said I should try and make something similar. This recipe makes 8- 10 good sized buns. I bake them…

New Year’s Slush

Ingredients: Blend bananas and fruit juices. Divide evenly into 2 icecream pails . Boil water and add sugar – stirring to dissolve. Divide into the two pails. Stir well. Freeze. To serve fill glass halfway with slush. Add gingerale and stir. 2 cans 295ml frozen orange juice concentrate 2 litres pineapple juice 1.5 litres (3…

Pea Soup Mix in a Jar

We enjoy having soup for lunch from September to May and having a few ready made homemade mixes makes things simpler on those busy days. I have made homemade recipe into a dried mix some years ago and have upgraded the recipe to include yellow split peas after seeing other bloggers with similar “soup in…

Sweet and Sour Spareribs

This is a nice recipe – easy to make. Makes one rack of spareribs and about 14 cups Soup! Sweet and Sour Spareribs – also recipe for one Dutch Oven of soup from water spareribs were precooked in. 1.8 kg spareribs (approx. 4lbs) Sauce: 1 1/3 cup Sweet Chili Sauce 1/2 cup sugar 4 tbsp….

Gluten Free Pie and Tart Dough Recipe

This recipe puts together a few of my recipes I’ve tested over the years plus some methods I have read about on the internet.  It ends up being a very tasty and flaky pie/tart /crust! Pie Dough Flour Mix – No substitutions 1 1/4 cup brown rice flour 1 1/4 cup fine rice flour 1…

Gluten Free Strawberry Parfait Dessert

This is an easy recipe that you can use up some vanilla ice cream in your freezer.  Use either frozen or fresh sliced strawberries.  I make it in a 9 x 13 glass dish but you can also divide it up into individual parfait glasses.  Make sure you have enough ice cubes a day ahead…

Curried Beans and Ham Supper – gluten free

Simple but tasty recipe that is easy to put together.  Cut recipe in half to serve 2-3 Curried Beans and Ham Supper – serves 6 18 oz frozen green beans   ( or add as much as your family eats) 3 cups chicken broth (or water and 2 cubes gf chicken bouillon) 1 small onion, diced…