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…

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…