Cassoulet

Time: 48 hours (over 3 days) Serves – 12 Cassoulet is a classic recipe that I only make once a year – partly because it takes a good 2 days to make it properly and secondly because then when we do have it, we appreciate it and enjoy it. This makes a big serving. This…

Clam Chowder

Time: 45 minutes Music Selection: Billie Eilish – Ocean Eyes This is truly one of the best recipes I make. It is simple, delicious and healthy! AND my family loves it – this is a big recipe as we love the leftovers (this recipe does taste better the next day)! I paired it with this…

Whisky Apple BBQ Salmon

Time: 25 minutes Some days we just need to chill, but we have too much energy. Here is some classic, yet invigorating music to accompany a classic but delicious dinner! Enjoy. Music Selection: Kashmir Led Zeppelin – Epic Symphonic Rock Ingredients: ½ cup apple juice 1/8 cup maple syrup 1/8 cup whisky (Jack Daniels) 2…

Church Sirloin Tip Beef Roast

Time: 2 hours plus marinating time Music Selection: Johnny & June Carter Cash – Old Rugged Cross My grandma Katie had this way with roasts. On Sundays we would often visit her place after church. We’d walk into a house that was warm and had the most delicious aromas of beef and vegetables, slow roasted…

Ricotta Stuffed Pasta (Conchiglie)

Time: 35 minutes This recipe will give you a “reason to believe” you too can be a gourmet chef. Simple, tasty, fast, hearty…. yummy! Believe. Music Selection: Rod Stewart – Reason to Believe ¼ cup Basil pesto 24 oz Marinara Sauce or 4 Cheese Pasta Sauce 350g Conchiglie pasta 87/b (about 2 1/2 inches long)…

Best Fried Pork Chops

Time: 30 minutes This is soulful food and music at its best. Comforting, calming, delicious… perfect for those days when you just need a hug and need to remember your blessings… love the life you live. Music Selection: Buddy Guy & BB King – Stay Around A Little Longer Ingredients: Brine: 3 cups water 1…

Flavorful Baked Tilapia

Time: 35 minutes Although not fried, this fish dish will have you “rockin’”. It pairs perfectly with this music as one bite of this dish, will make you want to get up and dance. Great for the soul… Music Selection: Doug Deming & Dennis Gruenling & The Jewel Tones Ingredients: 3 tilapia fillets ½ tsp…

Bison Cross Rib Oven Roast

Time 90 – 120 minutes Because of over roasted bison experiences, I was afraid of trying it myself. But, I have found the perfect recipe for a Bison Cross Rib that is delicious, lean and easy to make. Give it a try… Music Selection: Kelly Clarkson  – Because of You Ingredients: 1 – 4 lb…

Roast Duck

Time: 3 ½ hours “You are perfect…. you should have a perfect world”… wouldn’t it be great to have someone tell you this everyday? or to tell someone this everyday? To make your world perfect today, consider sharing a wonderful meal with family or friends and listen to some relaxing, soothing music by Katie Melua….

Mushroom Ragout

Time: 20 minutes “Everything flows, here comes another new day”… It is Thanksgiving and I love the smell of the fresh, cool air. To give “thanks” this year, we made a delicious Mushroom Ragout to go over Creamy Grits and roast duck – mostly foods that are native to Alberta (duck, corn, mushrooms). So good,…