Recipes by Kristin Riley

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Fresh Sage and Garlic

Roasted Butternut Squash with Fresh Sage and Garlic

I cannot emphasise how well butternut squash and sage pair together. This is so simple, easy and delicious. I saved myself some time chopping and hit the produce department at my local grocery store for some peeled and cubed squash. This dish is also an […]

Linguine with Blue Cheese Sauce

Linguine with Blue Cheese Sauce

Don’t mistake simplicity for a lack of elegance in this recipe. A few quality ingredients, basic cooking technique, and you have an amazingly flavourful dish. The tang of blue cheese is softened into a beautiful cream sauce, which is spiked with a generous dash of […]

Bacon Tomato Jam

Bacon Tomato Jam

When nature provides you with a bountiful tomato harvest, you must not waste that bounty. So in addition to your normal recipes, please try this. Just adding a lavish spread of this jam on a burger, or spread on top of a wheel of double […]

Pan Fried Pickerel with Ghee

Pan Fried Pickerel with Ghee

The only thing better than fresh Manitoba pickerel pan fried in butter is pickerel pan fried in ghee fat. Here’s how we do it: Heat ghee in a skillet over medium high heat. Add fillets to pan, fry for approximately 2-3 minutes per side. Remove […]

Piccata Al Limone

Piccata Al Limone

This recipe is a wonderful example of a easy gourmet weeknight dinner. Take some cutlets, pork, chicken or veal, and a few simple ingredients, pair with a green salad and a glass of crisp white wine.  

Gnocchi with Mushroom & Sausage Ragu

Gnocchi with Mushroom & Sausage Ragu

Mix up your pasta night with this delicious, rich comfort food. This is a great weeknight dinner, using packaged gnocchi and topping it with this rich, homemade ragu. Top with parmesan and fresh basil. Enjoy!    


From Kris' Kitchen

Homemade Oreos

Homemade Oreos

This recipe is just in time for the Christmas Baking season. As far as I’m conccerned, this version is waaayy better than the store bought variety.

Old Fashioned Holiday Sugar Cookies

Old Fashioned Holiday Sugar Cookies

‘Tis the season for cookies, cakes, and all sorts of sweets. This recipe is sure to bring back memories of childhood Christmas, or create new ones for you this year. Of course don’t reserve this recipe just for Christmas, use seasonal cutters to load up your […]

Butter Tart Squares

Butter Tart Squares

A new twist on a Canadian classic. This is a fast and easy take on a classic recipe. So that means you have time to make more than one pan…right? Butter Tart Squares Recipe Type: Dessert Author: www.foodathome.ca This quick and easy take on a […]

Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

Tart, yet sweet. I prefer to make these with Meyer lemons, as the flavour is so much more LEMON!! Sunny Lemon Squares Ingredients 1 cup flour 1 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup icing sugar 1/2 cup butter (at room temperature) 6 eggs 1 cup fresh […]

Easy Peasy Christmas Cookies

Easy Peasy Christmas Cookies

Sprinkle them, spread icing on them or enjoy as is. This is an easy, traditional cookie recipe. Easy Peasy Christmas Cookies Author: www.lifeofkris.com Ingredients 1 pound chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 4 large egg yolks […]