Honey Citrus BBQ Salmon

Time: 25 minutes Music Selection: Mary Hopkin – Those Were the Days I haven’t heard this song in many years, but lately I have been thinking more and more about family traditions and the times we spent with those no longer with us. Having special dinners and BBQs with family and friends over decades has…

Lamb Meatball Appetizers

Time: 1 hour We will never be “royals”, but we sure like to eat well, like we are royalty sometimes “on a budget”… For Easter this year, I tasked my 14 YO daughter with appetizers and she decided to add some lamb to our menu and made these delicious appetizers! They are easy to make…

Lemon Parmesan Baked Fish

Time: 35 minutes The railways system in Canada was such a big part of our history and development. Whenever I see a train going through the mountains or hear its whistle, I get a nostalgic feeling… So today when typing up this recipe, which is a comfort food for us, this song, form my childhood,…

Fattoush Salad

Time: 20 minutes For Easter, I like to try something new to keep it fresh. This year, I decided to make a delicious Mediterranean salad – it uses a special ingredient – sumac. I found it at an italian grocery store… it is worth locating. I have paired it with a violinist from Lebanon! I…

Baked Cauliflower with Cheesy Broccoli Sauce

Time: 1 hour & 30 minutes Sweet Dreams are made of cauliflower and broccoli? When my oldest was very young, we had to hide the broccoli until he ate other food, as he’d only eat a plate of steamed broccoli (without cheese sauce)… 20 years later, he (and his siblings) still love broccoli. I like…

Vietnamese Duck Soup

Time: 1 night marinating; 2 hours prep and cooking time Music Selection: Only C – Yêu Là “Tha Thu The other day, I had a great conversation with a lady from Vietnam who told me about Duck Soup… I was intrigued and decided to try it this weekend. Now, this recipe takes some preparation and…