Upside Down Nectarine Cake

Time: 1 hour I wonder as I wander…. how great is this cake for brunch, high noon tea or just as a dessert! Music Selection: Lindsey Stirling – I Wonder as I Wander Ingredients: 4 – 6 nectarines, skin on 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 3 tsp vanilla ½ cup…

Spicy Baked Beans

Time: 45 minutes This is a cheat recipe for sure – but a great recipe for barbeques and potlucks. Easy and delicious (and even healthy). Music Selection: Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson – The Last Cowboy Song Ingredients: 1 lb bacon 1 onion, diced 2 – 348 mL can of your favorite baked beans 1…

Chicken Jambalaya Fettucine

Time: 45 minutes My husband LOVES cajun food and he LOVES pasta… this is the perfect combo for him! Enjoy. Music Selection: Oli Brown – I Love You More You’ll Ever Know Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 1 lb fettucine noodles 1 -2 andouille sausage 1 onion 1 red pepper 1 Tbsp oregano 1 Tbsp smoked…

Puffed Wheat Squares

Time: 20 minutes A recipe that brings back memories for me when I was a kid, but also to my kids when they were younger! Kicking back with a flashback to Roger Whittaker and puffed wheat squares. Music Selection: Roger Whittaker – Medley: New World in Morning, Last Farewell, Durham Town Ingredients: 6 Tbsp Cocoa…

Pavlova

Time: 4 – 5 hours Light and airy dessert and light and airy music… this dessert takes time, but is so simple to make and delicious… even healthy Music Selection: Ariana Grande – Get Well Soon Ingredients: 6 egg whites 1 Tbs cornstarch 1 cup icing (confectioners) sugar 2 tsp vanilla 1 tsp white wine…

Banana Bread Pudding

Time: 60 minutes An oldie but a goodie… both the bread pudding and the song! This recipe is great for brunch. Music Selection: Ottis Redding – I’ve Been Loving You Too Long Ingredients: 4 cups of day old bread cubed (I like to use a mix of banana bread and white bread) ¼ cup butter,…

Grilled Radicchio Bundles – Two Ways!

Time: 30 minutes These little magical bundles are soooo delicious and easy to make. I like that you can serve them two ways with little extra effort, too. Great for keto dieters. Music Selection: Coldplay – Magic Ingredients: 1 medium head of radicchio 1 ball fresh mozzarella ½ cup pesto Option 1: 3 Tbsp olive…

Coconut Shrimp Tacos

Time: 30 minutes This recipe will fill your soul with happiness… easy to make, delicious, and healthy and…. you will want it again and again. Music Selection: One Republic – Say (All I Need) Ingredients: 50 -60 medium shrimp, uncooked, tail off 1 ½ cups flour (for keto use coconut flour) Salt/pepper (optional ½ tsp…

PB&J Muffins

Time: 40 minutes In our house, these muffins bring back nostalgic memories – cool mornings, warm muffins, kids getting ready for school… leaving us all “feeling good”. Music Selection: Avicii – Feeling Good Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 ½ tsp salt 1 Tbsp baking powder 1 cup milk 2 eggs 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup…

Montreal Smoked Meat

Time: 8 – 10 days If you can’t get to Montreal in the middle of a pandemic, then you have to bring Montreal to you! This recipe takes over a week, but is so worth it. It is a close copy of the recipe at meatwave.com which I follow closely, other than to reduce the…