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…

Peach Pie Pudding

Time: 25 minutes You will want to linger and enjoy this pudding. It is great as a dessert, but we also like it for breakfast as you can make it the night before! So healthy, delicious and a great way to use up ripe peaches! Music Selection: The Cranberries – Linger 3 cups milk (any…

Herbed Pea Salad

Time: 20 minutes How sweet is this salad – deliciously sweet… healthy, light, easy to make… perfect side! Music Selection: Norah Jones – Those Sweet Words Ingredients: 3 cups frozen peas, thawed 1 ½ cup shredded cabbage (or coleslaw) 1 green onion, finely diced 2 large radishes, finely cut into match sticks ¼ cup olive…

Rosemary Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Time: 1 hour The big dilemma when having a bbq – side dishes! These are so easy and delicious to make – they never fail to please! Music Selection: Fools Garden – Lemon Tree Ingredients 3 large or 25 mini potatoes ¼ cup olive oil 1 lemon ¼ cup chicken broth 3 cloves garlic, minced…

Peach Cream Cheese Bars

Time: 90 minutes This is my own version of a few of our favorites – shortbread, cheese cake and pralines… I hope you enjoy this easy, delicious, peachy recipe! Music Selection: Eels – Peach Blossom Ingredients: Crust: 1 cup butter, softened ¼ cup brown sugar ½ tsp salt 2 cups flour Filling: 4 large peaches,…

Quick Swiss Cheese Beer Bread

Time: 75 minutes This is a simple and delicious bread recipe that you will make time and time again…. I paired it with Nora En Pure… both are fabulous! Music Selection: Nora En Pure – Grabunden Ingredients: 4 oz swiss cheese, plus extra for topping (another oz) 3 cup flour 3 Tbsp sugar 3 tsp…

Burst Tomato Rose Pasta with Balsamic BBQ Chicken

Time: 45 minutes Having great friends who have excellent taste in food and who are willing to share recipes – this is one that a friend shared a few days ago. It made a good portion and let me tell you – we had leftovers that did not make it past breakfast the next day!!!…

1-2-3 Easy As Can Be Peas

Time: 3 minutes Having spent a wonderful week in the Okanagan with some great friends, we went to many wineries. One place a friend of mine wanted to go to was a place that made vinegars… While the place was closed and we couldn’t go, my friend shared that growing up her mom made wonderful…

Sausage with Onion Gravy & Mashed Potatoes

Time: 30 minutes This is a hearty recipe that you will fall in love again and again with. Simple, fast and not many dishes to clean afterwards (added bonus)…. Music Selection: Anne Murray – I Just Fall In Love Again Ingredients: 5-6 potatoes Butter 1 cup sour cream 1 package of 5 – 6 sausages,…