Recipes

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Submitted by staff member Brette, this beef stew is rich and satisfying - and EASY to make for a chilly week night. Slow cooker lovers, unite!

Potato Tornadoes

A very visually appealing side dish for a BBQ - or serve as an appetizer. The 'rings' pull apart very easily and are so fun to dip!
Winter Beet and Pomegranate Salad

Winter Beet and Pomegranate Salad

For winter - or fall! - this hearty salad is filling and refreshing at the same time. Gives a few notes of comfort foods, but also leaves you feeling healthy and full!
Poppy Seed Dressing

Poppy Seed Dressing

A beautiful emulsion with fresh flavours, showcasing the richness of our Super Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils and enlivened by a beautiful white, pinot nero, wine or cider vinegar. A perfect dressing!
Nancy's Pesto Focaccia

Nancy's Pesto Focaccia

Who knew focaccia could be so easy? Nancy knew! And so easy to customize the flavours exactly how you like it. Fresh, rich, soft and savoury, this recipe features the Pesto or Garlic Olive Oils. Staff tested and approved!
Pickled Mango & Carrot Spears

Pickled Mango & Carrot Spears

Pickled Mango & Carrot Spears - A very exciting side, snack or condiment. Shred carrot and mango to make a slaw to top pork or salmon burgers, or use as a spear garnish in a Caesar or other cocktail. If they last that long. 'Cuz we ain't kidding - straight out of the jar these are irresistible.
Sweet Rib Mop Sauce

Sweet Rib Mop Sauce

Sweet Rib Mop Sauce - Double the recipe if desired to make more sauce. This mop sauce adds amazing moisture and kicks the flavour of the meat into high gear, enhancing it with the lovely sweetness and stickiness. Let the grilling begin! Showcases a Robust EVOO or Chipotle Balsamic, along with the Cherry or Maple Balsamic.
Beef Roll-Ups

Beef Roll-Ups

Beef Roll-Ups - A hearty appetizer or beautiful main dish, these roll-ups are super moist with the veggies all packed inside a succulent cut of meat. Tested in a Private Cooking Class, this roll-up features a Robust EVOO and Garlic Olive Oil, along with a few of our Fire in the Kitchen spice blends. Dip or smother your roll-up in the Gourmet Inspirations Creamy Peppercorn Whiskey Sauce and this dish is perfection!
Chocolate Chili

Chocolate Chili

Chocolate Chili - This was served at the Everything Chocolate event as a vegan dish and everyone loved it! We had lots of requests for the recipe. Submitted by Bev Penner.
Holiday Salad

Holiday Salad

Holiday Salad - The pomegranate seeds and butternut squash really make this salad festive. The dressing is very tart and light, but the squash adds balance with its depth and creaminess. A lovely salad for the holidays! Features our EVOO and Apple Cider Vinegar.
Lemony Kale Caesar Salad with Spicy Croutons

Lemony Kale Caesar Salad with Spicy Croutons

Lemony Kale Caesar Salad with Spicy Croutons - You may never go back to a cream-based Caesar Salad dressing after trying this amazing vinaigrette featuring Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic, a creamy Extra Virgin Olive Oil and SMAK DAB White Wine Herb. Tested in our BBQ Cooking Class.
Golden Birch Vinaigrette

Golden Birch Vinaigrette

Golden Birch Vinaigrette - A vinaigrette suitable for any light salad where greens are the predominant feature. The Birch Syrup adds the sweetness whereas the Apple Cider Vinegar brings acidity to add balance to this perfectly developed dressing. Tested in our Taste of Birch Cooking Class.