Here are some of Jill’s favourite recipes for you to enjoy. Go ahead and cook up something amazing!
Walnut CrescentsA beautiful addition to the holiday cookie platter.
Festive Apple/Pear CakeThe original apple rendition of this recipe originated from the Budget Cutters Cookbook that appeared in The Free Press in November 1982. I particularly like it because it only uses one bowl to mix the batter and it produces a flavourful, dense, moist cake. We’ve added Arvinda’s Chai Masala spice mix for a special version.Bacon Wrapped Dates with Manchego CheeseA simple 3 ingredient recipe that will become a favourite!Tuna PizzaThis is a unique combination of our best selling tuna along with black olives and Sicilian tomato sauce.
A delicious and different take on pizza!Olive and Cheese CornbreadWhat could be easier than combining some chopped Olive & Olives jalapeño-stuffed olives with Arva Flour Mill Corn Bread mix. Bake in your 10-inch cast iron pan and you have a delicious savoury bread to accompany a meal.Lavender Shortbread CookiesPerfect for afternoon tea or a special celebratory shower, these delicious cookies have the unique addition of culinary lavender.Be My ValentineA light fluffy cake topped with rich English double cream and strawberries in syrup. This simple dessert is the perfect ending of a Valentine's Day meal and will for sure impress.Sheet Pan GnocchiThis gnocchi recipe is so simple that it takes no time to prep, but it is full of flavours such as earthy mushrooms, Sacla Oven Baked Tomatoes with Garlic, Italian sausage and Parmesan cheese. This is a crowd pleaser!Meatballs with SauceThis is one of Jill's top family favourites; her family has been serving meatballs on Christmas Eve for over 50 years. Delicious over pasta, serve them with a basket of bread on the side. Or make a meatball sub!Mushroom and Spinach LasagnaThis delicious lasagna features our favourite Rummo noodles along with a rich filling of earthy mushrooms including porcini, several cheeses and spinach.Cranberry Walnut Yogurt LoafThe classic flavours of cranberry and orange are combined in this delicious loaf that will come in handy for afternoon tea or an easy holiday dessert.One-pan Chicken, Mushroom and Truffle BakeOne-pan dishes are all the rage and this is a perfect example of how easy it can be to make a delicious dish in your cast iron skillet. This awesome dish marries fresh mushrooms, dried porcini mushrooms, Favuzzi mushroom truffle puree and Rummo orzo. Comfort food at its best with a bit of elegance.Truffle Scalloped PotatoesMountain Oak black truffle cheese takes scalloped potatoes to a whole new level. Topped with Torres truffle potato chips, this is a dish that will become a special occasion favourite.Basque ChickenThis easy and robust dish is just the ticket for cooler weather. It features smoked Spanish paprika and is a perfect recipe to enjoy in a Staub One Pot Wonder.Blueberry TartThis is a long time family favourite, originally made with shredded apples but works equally well with fresh, plump, local blueberries. Definitely a crowd pleaser.JambalayaJambalaya is a classic New Orleans dish, brimming with meat and seafood. A Lodge cast iron pan is an ideal vessel in which to cook and serve this delicious one-pot dish.Cast Iron Skillet PizzaFor lovers of a crisp crust, nothing tastes better than pizza in cast iron. Start on the stove and finish in the oven for a delicious meal.Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom and Mustard Cream SauceThis easy and rich dish goes together quickly with just a few ingredients. Serve with your favourite mashed potato recipe. An ideal special occassion meal. Panko Crusted Mustard ChickenPanko is the star in this super easy recipe. The combination of mustard and mayo keeps the chicken super moist. Serve with a nice light garden salad or your favourite steamed vegetable.Chocolate Sauce Pudding CakeThis is a double chocolate hit with a pudding-like cake that has been doused with Toboggan's rich Vanilla Stout Chocolate sauce. Simply fabulous when served with quality vanilla ice cream. Leftovers can be microwaved briefly.Vegetarian Lentil Shepherd’s PieComfort food at its best, featuring healthy lentils and local root vegetables. Just as satisfying as its meaty counterpart. Chutney, Ham and Cream Cheese PinwheelsThese tasty pinwheels go together quickly as long as you have puffed pastry tucked in the freezer and a jar of Jill's Table Apple Tamarind Chutney.Chocolate Panettone Bread PuddingChocolate panettone on its own is fabulous but make it into bread pudding, warm from the oven and served with ice cream—you have an over-the-top dessert.TourtièreThis is a special traditional treat Jill makes every Christmas Eve. The pastry is very easy to prepare and so tender and delicious. Serve this with Jill’s Table Apple Tamarind chutney to make it extra special.Baked Brie with Jill’s Table ChutneyThis recipe is the best baked cheese dip for a shared appetizer that is simple, elegant, and sure to please.Peach Blueberry CrispThe best of summer combined in one simple dessert. Let Mary MacLeod's crumbs do most of the work here for you. A delicious way to end a meal.Chicken Stew with BiscuitsA delicious and comforting one pot dinner.Lamb TagineThis is one of those great Sunday meals. The aromas will tantalize you as this dish simmers either on the stovetop or in the oven.
Crunchy Garlic ChickenThe secret to this easy and delicious garlic lover's chicken recipe is the Caesar Dressing & Dip from The Garlic Box.Josie’s Black Bean BrowniesNo one will ever guess that there are black beans in these delicious, moist, gluten-free brownies. For these little miracles we'll be forever grateful to our past resident chef, Josie Pontarelli!