Chicken Hasselback Pasta

Time: 35 minutes Music Selection: Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take it There was a time before the age of #metoo where this type of behavior wasn’t ok… Dont’ take the BS any more. I’m not going to. But today, kids (and adults?) still want to rock… This chicken hasselback pasta ROCKS… This is…

Crockpot Asian Short Ribs & Rice

Time: 8 – 10 hours Music Selection: Jess Glynne – Right Here Ingredients: 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup beef broth ½ cup brown sugar 6 cloves garlic (or 1 Tbsp minced) 2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 tsp sesame oil 2 Tsp crushed red pepper flakes 5 – 6 lbs bone in beef short…

Chicken Chickpea Shakshuka

Time: 45 minutes Would you be happier eating this shakshuka? Yes, yes – you would and you’re going to be “just fine” today…. especially if you make this dish. It is a one skillet dish, fast, healthy and the flavours taste even better the next day! Music Selection: The Corrs – Would You be Happier…

Oven- Fried Rice

Time: 1 hour & 15 minutes Do you know what I like about this recipe? You can “get ready” while it bakes! It is a great dish to make, even for breakfast (just add some scrambled eggs and small pieces of ham). This is a recipe one of my sister-in-laws made for Christmas dinner and…

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…

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,…

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…