Yum Sauce

This is so simple, and so yummy.  Great on broccoli, rice, chicken, pork, and I’m guessing would be fabulous with a rice bowl. 

Nectarine Bourbon Dessert Sauce

Slicing up a few pieces of summer fruit, dashing in some rich bourbon and a bit of sugar makes an amazing summer fruit sauce. Delicious with any dessert you want a bit of sauce with, a simple vanilla ice cream, or perhaps a delicate panna cotta, or a decadent slice of cheesecake.

Spicy Soba Salad

This is very much one of our family’s “go-to” recipes. Slightly spicy, with a good mix of interesting flavours, it’s great on it’s own for lunch, or as a side dish for supper. Soba noodles have an earthiness that plain wheat noodles just don’t deliver. Combined with the soy based dressing, they create a dish…

Sweet & Sour Mustard Sauce

When you go to the trouble to bake a ham, do it justice by making this lovely mustard sauce to go alongside.

Auntie Jane’s Shortbread

My aunt knows how to lay a table. She uses good china, silver, and cloth napkins even for the breakfast table, which is laid the night before. Lunch may be as simple as homemade soup and bread, but somehow it becomes a gracious break in the day, time to sit, and enjoy a small, wonderful…