Category: holiday cooking

Kick it Up the AngostuRAY Way!

Kick it Up the AngostuRAY Way!

A really easy effective way to make your dinner memorable is to have a delicious cocktail punch that you can give to your guests as they are all slowly arriving, something zesty, fruity, slightly sparkling will always get the evening started with smiles. A simple […]

Just Add Water to Fresh Start Sorrel Concentrate!

Just Add Water to Fresh Start Sorrel Concentrate!

Why spend valuable time cleaning, boiling and straining sorrel when you can just add water to Fresh Start sorrel concentrate. For that extra kick we could all use during the holidays, replace one part water with white rum for an authentic Trini cocktail everyone will […]

Average One and a Half Servings Per Person

Average One and a Half Servings Per Person

Make sure you have all your ingredients (measured if applicable) and tools out before you begin so you’re not running around like a headless chicken at the last minute! For bite size desserts at larger gatherings we average 1 1/2 pieces per person as some […]

Roasted Garlic for the Win!

Roasted Garlic for the Win!

Roasted garlic goes better with everything. Any time a recipe calls for garlic, I substitute roasted garlic instead. It adds a completely different dimension to every dish. Roasted garlic is slightly nutty and buttery, and it transforms every dish. When I’m roasting vegetables, I simply […]

Try a Healthy Twist

Try a Healthy Twist

Try a quick healthy twist on the traditional Christmas Potato Salad. Use green figs, sweet potatoes and beets instead of regular potatoes. It’s really good and satisfying!

Choose a simple menu

Choose a simple menu

When cooking for larger groups, choose a simple menu that’s still filling. Also consider the fact that you may not have much help or time on the day of. I would suggest things that aren’t too labour intensive or require a lot of ingredients. Self […]