Reuben Sandwich – Recipe

The Reuben is the king of the Jewish deli sandwiches. Sharp swiss cheese, mounds of sauerkraut and a tangy 1000 island dressing on rye bread, with the centerpiece of course being the glorious, homemade, peppered pastrami or corned beef brisket. To prepare; 1/3 LB of Fresh Pastrami 2-3 slices of sharp swiss cheese 3-4 Oz…


In a mixing bowl add the flour and salt and mix to combine
Pour the hot liquid into the flour and mix together with a fork taking care adding the egg once the mixture is cool enough not to scramble. Bring together and cover with a towel to keep dough moist while you prepare the fillings. The dough will be needed after resting.
Potato cheese

2 russet potatoes

1 small onion minced

1 T butter

1/3 lb cheddar, american, or cheese of choice

3 pinches Peppery Karlozy spice mix

Salt and pepper to taste

Boil the russets in a pot and caramelize the onion in the butter until golden brown. Set aside to cool
Cut the cheese into small cubes and add to a mixing bowl.
Pierce the potatoes to test doneness and once fully cooked

Bruschetta -Recipe

Bruschetta is a great summer appetizer or even a meal in itself. With fresh, homegrown tomatoes it tastes like the sweet sunset in Tuscany.  Its fast, easy, and refreshing so try it like this.   First, the ingredients are key in this dish. Simple, high quality ingredients make a great bruschetta.  You only get so…

Avocado Salsa – Recipe

Creamy, spicy, tangy and goes great with just about anything south of the border, (Canadian).  This avocado salsa is quick, easy and refreshing. This is a go to in the Yucatan and should be as common at your home as it is in theirs! You see this stuff in tiny plastic bags and tiny, takeout…

Pickles – Recipe

Pickling is old and ancient and that means we can do it better, right? Right! Get some cucumbers and get to it.  I like a simple, tangy pickles and only half soured like the delis!  Pickles are positively people pleasing party snacks that are versatile and go with everything! Set out some dill and lay…

Red Salsa – Recipe

Salsa is a staple fiesta dip from Mexico to Texas and around the world. Next time you have a party make your own and impress your friends.  Its cheap, easy, healthy and delicious. They even named a dance after it, mocked New York City over and wrote an episode on a hit TV show about…

Spiced Olives – Quick Party Recipe

Olives are great for parties, can be made ahead of time and are easy to set out to let guests savour at any temperature.  The fancy olives can get expensive but you can just use a can of black or green olives and some TLC to get the same effect! Here’s how… 1  or 2…

Spanish Tortilla – Recipe

This fun and tasty dish confuses most of us because when we hear tortilla we don’t usually think about eggs and potatoes, but Spanish Tortilla is found almost everywhere at all times in Spain, not just breakfast.  The Spanish enjoy eating the tortilla all day long and sometimes use it as tapas.  I still think…

Tapenade – Tapas Recipe

Olives are everywhere in Spain and they use them in a lot of great recipes. It goes great with bruschetta, or use it on salads and sandwiches for a quick Mediterranean bite. Tapenade is one of those easy, classic recipes to make when you want to clear the fridge f cocktail olives or spiced olives and herbs…