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Your Royko Recipe for June, 2017 Gazpacho Perfect for hot summer days. It’s cold, refreshing … and you don’t heat up the kitchen. Serves 6 to 8 This recipe is completely flexible. Add more or less of any of the ingredients to suit your taste. 6 large ripe tomatoes 1 medium Spanish onion 1 green … Read more

Blueberry-Bran Muffins

Your Royko Recipe for May, 2017 Blueberry-Bran Muffins Food & Wine Magazine, Sept. 1991, Page 112. Makes 12 muffins. 1 cup wheat bran 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup unprocessed oat bran 1 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 cup mashed very ripe banana 1/4 cup herb honey 1 egg 1 … Read more

Spare Ribs Far East

Your Royko Recipe for April, 2017 Spare Ribs Far East A magnificent treat for rib-lovers outside of the barbecue season…or even during it. Serves 2. Ribs are juicy (if not overcooked) and succulent. The coriander adds a distinct flavour that complements pork beautifully. 1 strip pork spareribs 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons vegetable oil … Read more

Spare Ribs Far East

Your Royko Recipe for December, 2016 Spare Ribs Far East This is a recipe I picked up from The Toronto Star years ago. It’s one of the best rib recipes I’ve ever had. The coriander seeds add a distinctive taste. 1 strip pork spareribs 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tbl. vegetable oil 1 tbl. lemon … Read more


Here is your Royko Recipe for November 2016. As you see, I am posting these in the order I received them, not according to the season suggested. I believe there is only one left to share with you next month. When I get to the end of the supply, I think I’ll pull them all … Read more

Vegetable Couscous

Here’s your Royko Recipe for October, 2016 Vegetable Couscous This recipe, from an ad for Colavita Olive Oil (I own no shares nor do I work for the company, their affiliates or promotional agencies) is one of my personal favorites. It’s fast, it’s tasty, it can be spiced up more or less to suit individual … Read more