July 14th, 2010

2 tbsp. sugar
4 tsp. salad vinegar
1/2 c. mayonnaise
2 c. broccoli flowerets
2 c. cauliflower flowerets
1 c. carrots, slice thin
4 tbsp. minced onion Or Scallions
1/2 c. raisins
Mix sugar, vinegar, and mayonnaise in small bowl. Pour over remaining ingredients and mix well. Chill before serving.

Creamy Curry Cauliflower Broccoli Soup

July 13th, 2010


  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 head cauliflower, finely chopped
  • 1/2 head broccoli, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon granules
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. In a stockpot, combine chicken broth, onion, cauliflower, and broccoli. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Continue to simmer until vegetables are tender. Season with curry powder, chicken bouillon, salt, and pepper.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour and 1/2 cup of the milk. Whisk briskly until there are no lumps. Add mixture to soup, stirring continuously as soup thickens. Stir in Cheddar cheese until completely melted.
  3. You might like a stronger curry flavour or a creamier soup, so adjust the seasonings to your taste. It’s ready within the hour, but the longer it simmers the better the flavor. Serve with crusty bread and

Almond and Broccoli Stir Fry

July 1st, 2010

1 teaspoon coriander seeds, cracked (optional)
1/4 cup olive oil
2 3/4 tablespoons slivered almonds
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely shredded
1 pound broccoli, cut into small florets
2 3/4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
4 teaspoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted


Heat oil in a heavy nonstick pan or wok over medium high heat. Add coriander seeds and almonds. Stir quickly 1 minute, or until the almonds are golden. Add garlic, ginger and broccoli to pan. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Remove pan from heat.

Combine next 3 ingredients in a bowl and pour into pan. Toss until broccoli is well coated. Serve warm or cold, sprinkled with sesame seeds.