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….

Creamy Cabbage, Bacon & Sausage Soup

Time: 90 minutes Music Selection: Kelly Clarkson – Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) Summer vacation is nearly over and for whatever reason, I love to make soups and hearty foods in the Fall. Using vegetables from your garden or a local farmer’s market make this even more delicious. This soup is healthy, simple to make…

Beef Bourguignon

Time: 2 ½ hours On chilly days, there is something comforting about a big bowl of a hearty stew. This one is slow cooked to get the meat and flavours to really blend. The combination of flavours reminded me of Provence and just a happy feeling of being at peace. This dish and the music…

Smoked Salmon Quesadilla Appetizer

Time: 20 minutes This is the appetizer that I run to when I need something quick. It is fail proof and there is never any leftovers either! So easy, so good. Give it a try and you, too, and you might find it becomes one of your favorites, too… Enjoy Lady Antebellum – also an…

Sausage Stuffed BBQ Pork Tenderloin

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Summer Salt – Driving to Hawaii This is a crazy easy, super delicious and interesting recipe! Every time we make it for company, they ask for the recipe as it so delicious and neat to look at. I have paired it with an interesting piece of music – reminds me…

Braised Red Cabbage

Time: 2 ½ hours Music Selection:  Pursuit of Happiness – She’s So Young It is Canada Day and I thought I’d pair a red and white dish (cabbage and onion and apple) with a Canadian band – the Pursuit of Happiness! Canada is a country known for its friendly citizens – we are a happy…

Slimming Broccoli Salad

Time: 15 minutes Summer time – summer body! This is a great, delicious salad to eat all summer long. It is great for BBQ parties and potlucks and keeps well. It is very simple, healthy and crunchy! It is a salad to eat “forever and ever”… I hope you enjoy it and the music. Music…