Carrot Salad

Time: 20 minutes This salad is super quick to make and a light, delicious side to BBQ steak or schnitzel. Think I’m lying? try it and see. Music Selection: Beyonce & Shakira – Beautiful Liar (6745) Beyoncé, Shakira – Beautiful Liar – YouTube Ingredients: 5 large carrots, peeled 1 apple, peeled, cored and quartered 4…

Ratatouille

Time: 1 hour This dish is more than just “a little something”, it is an amazing side dish for cornmeal and shortribs. Music Selection: Melody Gardot and Sting – A Little Something Ingredients: 4 Tbsp olive oil 1 large red onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large zucchini, sliced in thin rounds 2 red peppers,…

Pan Fried Croquettes

Time: 1 hour So easy to make – true comfort food. These can be made in batches and frozen and always on hand! Music Selection: DJ Snake (with Justin Bieber) – Let Me Love You Ingredients: 10 large red potatoes, peeled and cubed 6 eggs Salt Nutmeg ½ cup cream cheese, room temperature 1 ½…

Amaretto Pie

Time: 90 minutes Cherry – oh yah…. cherry baby… who can say no to cherry pie? Music Selection: Starz – Cherry Baby Ingredients Pate brisee (pie dough) 6 cups pitted cherries (if frozen, thaw) with juice ½ cup minute tapioca 1 cup sugar 1 tsp almond extract 1 egg for egg wash top with: whipped…

Instant Pot Beef & Crispy Kale Sandwich

Time: 1 hour This is a sensational sandwich – perfect for an at -home pub night… when you don’t want to go out, but want pub comfort Music Selection: Passenger – Let Her Go Ingredients: 4 lbs beef stew meat, cubed 2 cup stout beer 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup brown sugar 1/3 cup…

Peach & Blackberry Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Come a Little Closer and you’ll see this is an amazing and easy dessert to make. Great for brunch, high-noon tea or just as a dessert. Music Selection: Cage The Elephant – Come A Little Closer Cake Ingredients: 2 cups flour ¾ cup sugar 1 Tbsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 eggs ½ tsp…

Roasted Acorn Squash

Time: 30 minutes Baby – this is what you came for… a quick, healthy side dish that goes well with almost any entree. Music Selection: Rihanna & Calvin Harris – This is What You Came For Ingredients: 2 acorn squash ¼ cup olive oil Salt Butter Toppings: chilli powder, butter/brown sugar, butter and cooked peas…

Bacon & Onion Risotto

Time: 45 minutes So simple and so delicious – made “it for you”… Music Selection: Cilla Black – It’s For You Ingredients: 6 cups hot chicken broth (or 3 cups broth, 3 cups water) 2 Tbsp olive oil 6 strips bacon, finely diced 1 small shallot, finely diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups arborio…

Buttery Cinnamon Apple Muffins

Time: 30 minutes Want to start you day on a high? Try out these amazing delicious and healthy muffins… happy all day. Music Selection: Martin Garrix feat. Bonn – High On Life Ingredients: 1 cup salted butter, melted 1/4 tsp salt 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 cups flour 1 tsp vanilla 2 tsp baking…

Ohhhh so good Crispy Kale Couscous Salad

Time: 1 hour Kale and couscous are not always ingredients that make people excited, but they really deserve a second chance… trust me you will find it worth the effort. I made this recipe and brought some to my uncle G this past week, I was a little unsure if it would be something he’d…