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Month: December 2016

Ethnicity > Canadian 0

Canadian Christmas Rum Balls

Rum balls are popular at Christmas time in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Austria. They can be made for children without the rum, and/or made with a marshmallow in the center. Yields: 25, 1-inch balls 312 gram/10? ounce box of Mr. Christie’s vanilla flavoured crumbs or wafers, (2 cups ground) 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/3 cup icing sugar 2 tablespoons […]

Beef & Pork 0

Mexican Pasta Casserole

Serves: 4 complete meals Approximate costs: $4.25 per serving; $17.00 to feed a family of 4 Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups bow-tie pasta, or corkscrew or penne pasta, (measured dry) 1 medium-sized green pepper, (about 2 cups), sliced into strips Canola oil as needed 1-1/2 teaspoons pickled jalapeno, with seeds, minced 1 small yellow onion, (about 2/3 cup), diced 450 g/1 lb […]

Holiday Baking 0

European Coconut Macaroons

Food writer: Carolyn Cashen 2 dozen cookies 1 cup all purpose whole wheat flour 1 cup quick cooking oats 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup soft margarine 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar substitute (splenda) 1 large egg, beaten 1 tsp artificial vanilla 1-1/3 cups sweetened flaked coconut Preheat the oven […]

Holiday Baking 0

Peanut Butter Cookies

Food writer: Carolyn Cashen Makes: 2-1/2 dozen cookies; Serving size: 1 cookie Approximate costs: Cooking utensils needed: Baking sheets lined with parchment, and an electric egg beater 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar substitute 1/2 cup margarine […]