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Italian Main Course Recipes

Sicilian Stuffed Meat Roll

This Italian style meat roll is seasoned minced beef stuffed with ham and cheese, then glazed with tomato sauce.  This recipe was inspired by my friend Joan, who is a fantastic cook with an open mind.  She worked in the Detroit-Windsor auto sector along with coworkers from a variety of ethnic groups and spoke fondly…

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Canadian Main Course Precooked Ingredients Recipes

Ham Casserole with Broccoli & Cauliflower

This one dish meal is a fantastic way to use up leftover ham.  It includes a tasty combination of potatoes, vegetables and a cheesy sauce.   

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Canadian Recipes Soup

French Canadian Pea Soup

What has been handed down from the first settlers of a land called New France, traditional soupe aux pois and the commercially popular Habitant Pea Soup, is today considered comfort food in most of Canada. This hearty soup dates back to a time when French Canadian settlers made do with basic supplies brought in by ship from…

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French Main Course Recipes

Chicken Cordon Bleu

The term “cordon bleu” or blue ribbon (in English) is synonymous with a top merit in French cuisine. There is also a prestigious international school, Le Cordon Bleu, whose alumni include some of the world’s top chefs. I was recently at a banquet and was served Chicken Cordon Bleu. We were served a processed, frozen, deep…