Enjoying Vegas When I can …

What do you enjoy doing most in your leisure time? I love going to Vegas when I can afford it. Throughout the years it’s become costly… However, compared to Resort prices in Canada, Vegas is still the best bet. My wife and I have been going to Vegas since 1989 and so much changes yearly,…

Winter Wild Blueberry Crumb Cake

In Canada it truly is the Great White North. Our Winters are indeed cold. So – what to do, but make a Winter Wild Blueberry Crumb Cake ! Ingredients: 2 cups Flour ( sifted ) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 soft butter 3/4 cup of sugar 1 large or 2 small eggs…

Christmas Nut Bar

Christmas Nut Bar There are a lot of Nut Bars out there, but this is NOT that kind of Nut Bar. Introducing Chef Bari’s Christmas Nut Bar. Prepare your roasted nuts first…Preheat oven to 350 degrees F Ingredients: 1/2 cup of Pecans 1/2 cup of Whole Almonds 1 teaspoon of butter 1 teaspoon of canola…

Christmas Season/ Baking Cookies/ Gifts

Christmas season is my favourite time of the year. It’s a time of celebration, and what better way to celebrate with homemade Christmas cookies, such as sugar cookies, and Ginger cookies for one. Another way to enjoy Christmas is by purchasing my themed cookbook “ Canadian Recipes of the Great White North” ; It’s a…

Christmas Gingerbread House Dough

I am so excited Christmas 2022 is just around the corner. Its always been my favourite time of the year. This year I’m going to attempt to make and build a Cathedral style Gingerbread House from scratch. It will be in four separate phases, starting with making the Christmas Gingerbread House Dough – Construction strength….

Cooking Turkey Breast for Smaller Family

This morning I had an awesome question from a dear friend from Italy. She wanted to know how to cook just the turkey breast instead of the whole bird. Awesome question V ! I noticed a lot of couples are asking this same question. Head over to your local butcher or favourite Supermarket and pick…

Make Banquet Style Turkey Stuffing

Make Banquet Style Turkey Stuffing by Chef Bari / October 2022 How to Make Banquet Roll Stuffing by Canadian Recipes of the Great White North. Chefs across North America use this well-known procedure in making turkey stuffing for Thanksgiving and Christmas Banquets. Here’s a family (smaller) version that you can make in your home for…

Smoked Salmon Breakfast

Good Morning— Chef Bari here . Another healthy easy meal edition to prepare. This morning I made myself an easy healthy breakfast anyone can make; smoked salmon w/ light cream cheese on English Muffins, capers, fresh chopped onions and squeezed fresh lemon and garnish on top. Please Note : Capers, cream cheese and fresh sweet…

Fresh Lobster Neptune

Hi Guys ! Chef Bari here — my weekend recipe is fresh Lobster Neptune. We had the opportunity to visit Nova Scotia this August 2022 ; what an amazing adventure travelling through the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia. A six hour flight to Halifax, a night over to recoup and then off on a road…

Traditional Italian Meatballs

In Italy, if you ask for Spaghetti and meatballs, you’ll get a puzzled look. However, if you’re in the Abruzzo Region of Italy 🇮🇹, you’ll be pleased you can order “ Chitarrine alla Teramana”. This is the closest you’ll find to Spaghetti and Meatballs. Grandpa Tony was from Abruzzo Region, therefore, “Chitarrine alla Teramana “…