have several new products available this month:
of new soups (beef barley, onion, and vegetable are currently
in stock, in addition to our regular line-up) Mark, Brian and
Ana are also going to be making a LOT of different soups this
month so be sure to come in or call us to see what's cookin' today
will be making more of his famous "turkey dinner casserole"
- I don't know about you, but I could eat turkey dinner at least
once a week for the rest of my life! So if you didn't get your
fill this Christmas, check out our new hearty casserole - turkey
and veggies in a rich gravy with a cranberry stuffing topping.
products from the Village Kitchen:
-pulled beef (awesome with mashed potatoes)
-thai coconut chicken
are now carrying Reid's peanut butter melts (yum) and our Valentines
Day chocolate and candy will be arriving soon.
of Valentines Day, we are due to receive more brie bakers (and
goat cheese bakers) this week. If you didn't get one for x-mas,
this would be a great gift to give or to receive for St. Valentine's
recipe of the month
with apple brandy cream sauce
This is fantastic served with buttermilk mashed
potatoes and steamed green beans!
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
- all-purpose flour
- 3 golden delicious apples, peeled, cored and
- 1/2 cup applejack or Calvados (apple brandy)
- 1/4 cup brandy
- 1 cup whipping cream
- Melt butter in a heavy large skillet over medium
- Season chicken with salt and pepper. Coat with
flour, shaking off excess. Add chicken to skillet and cook until
brown on both sides and cooked through, about 4-5 minutes per
side. Transfer to platter.
- Pour off all but 1 tablespoon butter from
skillet. Add apples and both brandies; simmer over medium heat
until apples are tender and liquid is slightly syrupy, about
7 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer apples to platter with
- Add cream to skillet, boil until thickened
to sauce consistency, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and
- Return chicken and apples to skillet/sauce
and heat through, about 2 minutes. Serve hot.
to waterloo chronicle column yogurt recipe
my last article (published December 30th, 2009) was being edited
at the Chronicle, they mistakenly changed 1/4 cup of
honey to 1 cup of honey.
please, please only add 1/4 cup of honey to the strained yogurt!
The correct recipe can be found on my website at www.danashortt.ca
under "recipes". FYI - The chronicle is also going to
print the correction in this week's edition.
st. valentine's day 5-course pick-up dinner
are offering a 5-course, pick-up gourmet dinner on Saturday, February
13th in celebration of Valentines Day!
You can enjoy the meal that evening OR
you can enjoy the meal on Sunday, February 14th (the meal will
hold well in the fridge overnight)
Avoid the restaurant crowds, finding a parking spot (uggh) and
the snow (double uggh). And like I always say, the best part about
eating-in is that you can nosh in your comfies!
- our new cheese torte! - brie, smoked cheddar and spiced apple
cheese torte, served with crackers and flatbreads (one cheese
torte to share amongst 2 people)
- silky potato, cheddar and chive soup
- mixed greens with creamy mustard vinaigrette
- your choice of entree:
marbella (chicken with tangy olives, capers, prunes and oregano)
pork tenderloin with a maple mustard cream sauce
note: both entrees come with smashed sweet potatoes with applee
- decadent chocolate ganache cupcakes
$38.98 per person
provide complete reheating instructions
pick-up on Saturday, February 13th from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
(enjoy it that evening or the next day on Feb 14th
as the meal reheats well).
10% off any size pot pie (from Summerhill Market OR That Pie Place)
all month long!
favourite pie from Summerhill is their classic chicken
pot pie, while my favourite pie from That Pie Place is
their pulled pork pie with caramelized onions and bbq sauce.
had a great December -thank you so much for your business and
support. I hope that you all had a relaxing, fun and delicious
holiday. Happy New Year, as well. Can you believe that it's already
coffee can now be purchased on-line!
are proud to feature ECO coffee in our store (available by the
cup or by the bag for your percolator).
addition, ECO has just launched an on line site - www.ecocoffeestore.com,
where you can purchase their fantastic coffee at great prices
to ship to your friends and family who live outside of K-W!
last thing – we’re hoping that all of you receiving
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