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…

Lemony Broccoli Parmesan Rice

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Stampeders – Sweet City Woman If you haven’t been to the Calgary Stampede – you really should go. It is a world class event in horse riding, wagon racing, bull riding., roping etc. It is a dangerous and exciting sport/skill. In any event, it is a fun family event and…

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: BeeGees – You Should Be Dancing The BeeGees might get you up and dancing, but so will this sweet & sour chicken dish. It is a tasty healthy supper. While it does take a bit of planning, as I don’t always have cashews and pineapple around, I do really enjoy…

Beef Stroganoff

Time: 30 minutes 4 big servings Stroganoff is food for the soul. No doubt about it – it is a comfort food to make you feel warm and comforted when other things in your life might not be going so well. An old recipe paired with an old song. I love the duet of beef…

Oiseaux Sans Tetes (Headless Birds)

Time: 1 hour Makes 6 Oiseaux Sans Tetes was a fancy meal for special occasions when I was a kid. I have always loved eating them and my mom and Aunt Thelma used to make them for us! This recipe is a slight variation on their recipe. I have paired it with another Leonard Cohen…