Hamburger Pie

Time: 1 hour “Just say that you want me” – and you will once you make this simple, tasty comfort food! This is a great way to sneak a few vegetables into your kids (celery, onions and mushrooms). Enjoy! Music Selection: Fleetwood Mac – Tusk Ingredients: 3 cups small cut hash browns, thawed 1 cup…

Prison Spaghetti Sauce

Time: 5 hours Makes enough for 10 people This is a recipe my 20 YO son loves to make for us – it is a labor of love and is inspired by the movie Good Fellas and a spin-off the recipe from Binging with Babish. We have made it our own and is one of…

Red, White & Blue Cheesecake

Time: 2 hours plus cooling time (make the day before) This is a recipe that my mom makes and is one of my favorites. It is a very flavorful, colorful, decadent (and filling) cheesecake! It is great for any celebration, however, to our US friends and neighbors, this cheesecake always makes me think of you!…

Rosemary & Garlic Beef Pot Roast

Time: Marinade overnight; 3 – 4 hours Music Selection: Imagine Dragons – Believer First things first – this is the best pot roast recipe you will ever find! It takes a bit of time, due to the marinading process, but it is so worth it! You will be a believer… Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil…

Church Chicken

Church Chicken Time: Brine overnight; Bake 1.5 – 2 hours Music Selection: Coldplay – Everyday Life This is an oldie but a great recipe. It was one my grandma made on Sundays – she’d put it all in the oven while we were at church and when we’d get home, there would be this amazing…

“Spaghetti” Squash

Serves 4 Preparation – 1 hour This is one of those comfort dishes that is easy to make, is savoury and super healthy! It is a great way to get extra vegetables. Music Selection: Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now Ingredients: 1 large spaghetti squash 1 lb ground beef 1 medium onion, diced 2…

Lamb Stew

Time: 1 – 2 hours Music Selection: EmmyLou Harris – Two More Bottles of Wine This recipe is best if you pour wine in the stew and have a glass on the side while you make it! Enjoy the stew, wine and Emmylou! Ingredients: 6 oz pancetta, chopped into strips 2 lbs boneless leg of…

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin

Time: 2 hours This is comfort food at its best – delicious, tasty and pretty easy to make. It is worth the full effort and will have you singing with the choir… it is great for potlucks – so show it off and let your light shine! Music Selection: Odetta & Boys Choir of Harlem…

Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Ramen

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Miki Matsubara – Stay With Me This recipe will stay with you and quickly become a favorite. It is fast, healthy, and delicious – you can make it spicier by controlling the red curry/gojuchang. We made this tonight and I asked my kids to find music to pair with the…

BBQ Leg of Lamb

Time: 4 hours to marinade; 2 hours to BBQ Music Selection: Faith Hill – This Kiss “Perpetual Bliss” – is a fitting phrase for this super flavorful, healthy and simple recipe for leg of lamb. It is a whole lot of marinating and slow roasting… relax and enjoy! Ingredients: 1 – 4 ½ – 5…