Category Archives: Great deals

How to Boil Live Lobsters

Great Deal!  Loblaws and Hartmans has live market lobsters for the low price of $5.99 lb /13.21/kg. This is savings of over $5 lb.  They weight 1 – 1.5 lbs each. How to Cook a live Lobster: Bring 2 litres … Continue reading

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Oysters

We were extremely happy with how big and fresh tasting they were.  To open them you will need an oyster shucker knife that can be purchased at most seafood stores for about 3 dollars and a thick dish towel to … Continue reading

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How to cook a geat steak at home (in the oven)

You can cook an excellent steak in the oven with the help of a cast iron pan and a digital thermometer using the instructions below.   Of course other more expensive cuts can be used.  We like to cut our steaks … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken

Every few weeks full chickens go on sale for less than 2 dollars a pound.  When this happens we buy several and freeze them either whole or quartered.   The following recipe will give you a roast with crispy skin … Continue reading

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Rack of Lamb with herbs and garlic

As promised in my deal of the week posting here is an easy rack of lamb recipe.  Rack of lamb is one of my all time favorites.  I have been making it for years – trying new ideas each time … Continue reading

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These pretzels are making me thirsty! (and this beer is making you pretty)

I had a craving for soft pretzels over the weekend and wanted to try my hand at making them.  After looking through several cookbooks and recipes online I discovered that pretzel recipes can vary considerably.  The Culinary Institute of America’s … Continue reading

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Cock a Leekie Soup

During the winter we make soup about once every two weeks.  We save the bones from our roasts and vegetable cuttings in a bag in the freezer and use them to make delicious hearty  stock.  Cock a leekie soup is … Continue reading

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