Johanna Burkhard

Johanna Burkhard
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Johanna is dedicated to promoting the food and wine of the Niagra region.There are more than 40 wineries, most open all year around. There are also more than 40 golf courses in the area and the climate, so agreeable to grapes, means golfers can play for eight months of the year.

Johanna Burkhard
Johanna's Featured Recipe
Beef Cobbler

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Johanna Burkhard is a cookbook author, freelance food consultant, recipe developer and spokesperson. She has written or contributed to seven books.


Her books are 500 Best Comfort Food Recipes; The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook; 400 Best Comfort Food Recipes; Diabetes Comfort Food; 125 Best Microwave Oven Recipes; 300 Best Comfort Food Recipes; and Johanna Burkhard Fast & Easy Cooking.


Johanna contributes to a variety of magazines and appears regularly on televison and radio. As the owner of a communications and public relations company she represents, among other clients, Peninsula Ridge Estates Winery.


She lives near Niagra Falls in Canada.

Latest Recipes

Amazing Chili

If you're looking for a recipe for Amazing Chili, then this is it! Loaded with ground beef, peppers, tomatoes, kidney beans, and plenty of seasoning, this hearty and tasty chili is one that everyone will love. It's also easy to make, so consider adding it to your weeknight meal planning. You'll love serving this delicious chili recipe to a crowd at your next game watch party, too. Simply serve this chili with your favorite tortilla chips and top it with sour cream, shredded cheese, salsa, and even jalapenos for a truly tasty dish. This chili recipe is one you'll want to make again and again in cold weather.

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Chilled Corn and Red Pepper Soup

When was the last time you had soup in the middle of summer? With this delicious Chilled Corn and Red Pepper Soup, you can definitely enjoy soup all year-round! Just make this easy chilled soup recipe the night before you plan to serve it, and you're set. The recipe is loaded with an assortment of vegetables and fresh herbs, so you just might get most of the ingredients right from your own backyard.

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Beef Cobbler

This is one of those simple but comforting one-dish meals made with economical ground beef that everyone loves. I often make the meat bas...

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Zesty Barbecued Spareribs

Youve got to put your rib recipe in your cookbook, advised my son, whose favorite dinner request is a plate of these succulent ribs. S...

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Honey Mustard Brie with Walnuts

Here’s a quick, easy idea to dress up a small wheel of Brie. Set it out for your guests to enjoy and you won’t end up spending time in th...

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Egg Tomato Muffin Melt with Bacon

No time to make breakfast? For a portable breakfast on the run, make these muffin melts the day before and reheat briefly.

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Chicken Provencal

Here’s a delicious, low-cal recipe that takes advantage of the speed and versatility of the microwave oven. Only one dish is needed to c...

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Salmon with Creamy Tomato Dill Sauce

Looking for entertaining ways to serve salmon? Fresh salmon is readily available at most supermarkets and makes for a special spring dinn...

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Curried Lentil Stew with Vegetables

Heady with the fragrance of curry, this one-pot stew made with convenient canned lentils is a substantial meal in a bowl.

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Trout with Fresh Tomato Herb Sauce

Here’s a summery no-fuss cooking technique for trout or salmon or any of your favorite fish, including red snapper or tilapia. Serve with...

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Spicy Spaghetti with Peppers and Olives

A jar of roasted red peppers, along with a few other kitchen staples, forms the base of this simple pasta dish packed with bold flavors. ...

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Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

You’ll appreciate this no-fuss way of cooking potatoes and counting on your microwave to handle some of the cooking chores when preparing...

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Company Vegetables with Toasted Almonds

Put your microwave oven to good use when preparing vegetables to serve a crowd. Arrange vegetables in dish, ready to pop in the microwave...

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Chocolate Pudding Cake

Here’s a warm dessert with a fudgy cake layer on the top and a rich chocolate sauce on the bottom that’s a treat for kids and grown-ups a...

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Maple Rum Sauce

Use this delectable sauce with steamed puddings and gingerbread, or over ice cream.

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Smoked Salmon Mousse

This is one of my most-requested recipes. It delivers a wonderful smoked salmon flavor, but uses relatively little of that costly ingredi...

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Cheese-Smothered Onion Soup

This savory soup will warm you upon cold blustery days. The assertive flavor of onions mellows and sweetens when cooked until golden. Thi...

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Thyme-Roasted Chicken with Garlic Gravy

I feel like it’s a special occasion when I have a roast chicken in the oven. It conjures up a homey smell and feel. In my opinion, it’s o...

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One-Pot Italian Sausages Braised with Potatoes

This rustic dish is perfect with a glass of red wine on a wind-down Friday night. Do give the fennel a try; when raw, this vegetable has ...

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Spaghetti with Meatballs

This dish is the essence of Italian cooking —comforting, hearty and sure to please.

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Big-Batch Tomato Sauce

Here’s an indispensable sauce I always have handy in the freezer to use as a base for my family’s favorite pasta dishes. It’s a versatile...

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Basic Meatballs

We often think of meatballs with spaghetti, but they are equally delicious in a variety of sauces such as Sweet-and-Sour .

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Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m never short of taste testers when the first warm batch of these cookies come out of the oven. My family loves them flecked with choco...

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Bread Pudding with Caramelized Pears

In the old days, bread puddings were an economy dish, simply made with stale bread and custard. But there’s nothing humble about this rec...

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Lemon Fool with Fresh Berries

Here’s an updated version of the traditional “fool” —an old-fashioned dessert with fruit or berries folded into whipped cream or custard....

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