The answer to the age-old question – “What’s for dinner tonight?” – isn’t what vegie is being served or the type of dessert. The answer the questioner seeks is the name of the Main Dish. It’s the centerpiece of the meal, no doubt about it! In some ways, the chef’s reputation hangs in the balance. These tasty recipes are sure to bring a flurry of cook’s kudos!
GINGER-GLAZED GRILLED SALMON
A special dinner featuring fish has started our weekends ever since our first child was born. Friday dinner was a time to get the kids to bed early and peacefully enjoy each other’s company. This Asian take on salmon with fresh ginger and soy sauce complemented with maple syrup would have been a real hit back then – and still is.
MAPLE ROASTED CHICKEN WITH ACORN SQUASH
Looking for a dish that will take the chill off a cool autumn or winter evening? Chicken nestled with winter and root vegetables roasted in a maple sauce will do perfectly! It’s so easy to prepare too!
HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP
Here’s another recipe for a quick and easy dinner when you’re in the mood for something Asian. Shrimp, soy sauce, sesame seeds – with honey to make it perfect: What more could you ask for?
HONEY CHILI CHICKEN
If you have a hankering for something spicy but not too hot, try this! Chicken marinated in honey chili sauce and then baked with peppers and onions will have your palate dancing a flamenco!