Pueblo Chili Burger (“slopper”)

Time: 2 hours Since I have not been to Pueblo, Colorado where this delicious pub food originates AND not ever having one, I think this may be one of our favorite Friday night pub and beer nights at home! I think we were all surprised how much, we absolutely loved this dish and you can…

Ultimate Fish Pie

Time: 90 minutes Years ago we traveled to Scotland, and to my surprise at a Whisky Bar in Edinburgh, my 12 YO son ordered a smoked haddock dish. It was not only artful, but savoury…. I was a bit surprised he ordered it, but he didn’t leave any in his bowl. Here is our remake…

CLUB Spicy Beef Blueberry Tacos

Time: 90 minutes Be part of the CLUB and enjoy these amazingly Albertan/Canadian Tacos while enjoying great Canadian music in tribute to a Canadian who loves his country and “gives back”… Music Selection: Steven Page – Canada Loves You Back (CLUB) Ingredients: 12 medium soft tortillas, warmed Goat cheese, crumbled Fresh basil, chopped finely Beef…

Cornmeal Budino (pudding) with Plum Sauce

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Sade – No Ordinary Love Such a simple dessert that is extraordinary and you will LOVE it… like Sade – smooth, calming and peaceful. Ingredients: Budino: 1 cup cornmeal 4 cups water 1 Tbsp vanilla 1 tsp lemon juice ¼ tsp salt 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 can dulce de…

In A Hurry Broccoli Side Dish

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection: Alabama – In A Hurry Ever find yourself rushing to get supper on and can’t think of a quick side dish? Well, here is a simple favorite of ours. Simple, tasty and healthy… now, don’t you wonder why you are in such a hurry? Enjoy. Ingredients: 1 large head of…

Pork Chops with Mushroom Stuffing

Music Selection: Rick Astley – Never Going To Give You Up Once you try this dish – flavorful, tender pork chops with savory stuffing – you will never give it up. It is comfort food that will warm you from head to toes, and make you want to get up a dance with Rick! Ingredients:…

Apple Russian Cake – Sharlotka

Time 90 minutes Peaceful bliss – a quiet feeling inside. This is the dessert that makes me want to curl up with a good book, a cup of tea, and savour every bite… delicious as a dessert or for brunch Music Selection: Quiet – Elevation Worship Ingredients:4 apples (granny smith) or about 6 cups of…

Sausage Rolls

Time 1 hour Last week, we attended the Rugby Sevens, thanks to some friends of ours who are big fans! They inspired this recipe, which I kept thinking really should be served at the games. I’ve paired the recipe with the theme for World Rugby – World In Union… Music Selection: Hayley Westenra – World…

Autumn Apple Crisp

Time: 90 minutes Our lovely neighbor, across the street, picked and then gave us about 10 lbs of apples from her tree. They are small apples, that have a thin skin and are so tasty. I made this apple crisp, and didn’t have to peel them. This is a recipe that is timeless … one…

Sweet Heat Roasted Yam

Time: 45 minutes How can I describe this very simple, but extremely flavorful dish – YUM! It will make your day lovely and spicy! Music Selection: Bill Withers – Lovely Day Ingredients: 1 large yam, washed and skin on 2 Tbsp olive oil 3 – 4 Tbsp honey (liquid, heat up if solid) 1/2 tsp…