Beef Tater-Totchos

Time: 35 minutes Hay Amores – there are loves… then there are totchos… great for tailgate parties, BBQs, and Friday nights! Music Selection: Shakira – Hay Amores Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 – 800 g bag frozen tater tots 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 lb ground beef 1 pkg taco seasoning (3 Tbsp seasoning) 1 cup…

Crispy, Spicy Burritos (Instant Pot)

Time: 90 minutes While this recipe does take a bit of time, it is a healthy, savoury meal that you will turn to again and again! Music Selection: Los Lobos – Come On Let’s Go Ingredients: 3 lb oven or chuck roast, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 onion, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1…

Instant Pot Beef & Mushroom Stew

Time: 60 minutes Quick, healthy and delicious!! Plus, you will love breathing in the delicious aroma when you release the pressure! Music Selection – Sia – Breathe Me Ingredients: 2 lb beef chuck stew meat or round oven roast, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion chopped 2 carrots, peeled and…

Mascarpone Grits

Time: 30 minutes You will LOVE this recipe for so many reasons – it is great for a quick, healthy breakfast with a runny egg on top, or as the base to put chili or stew on top of! No matter what you decide to do with this recipe, you will love it! Music Selection:…

Goat Cheese Mushy Peas

Time: 30 minutes In the wee small hours of the morning, when hungry, try these peas – healthy, delicious, and filling! Music Selection: Sting & Chris Botti – In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning Ingredients: 2 Tbsp butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 5 cups frozen green peas 1 cup water or chicken broth…

Smoked Pork Hocks

Time: 10 days and 2-3 hours smoking time These are easy although they take at least 8 days…. but so flavorful alone, or in a sauerkraut dish or baked beans. Music Selection: Willie Nelson – A Woman’s Love Ingredients: 4 pork / ham hocks 8 cups water 1 cup salt 4 bay leaves 2 tsp…

Candied Yams

Time: 1 hour Once you make these yams, they will always be one of your sides… enjoy with Sheryl Crow & Sting. Music Selection: Sheryl Crow & Sting – Always On Your Side Ingredients: 1 large yam ¼ cup butter, melted ½ cup brown sugar 3 Tbsp orange juice 1 tsp vanilla ½ tsp cinnamon…

Stuffed Grilled Porkloin

Time: (brine overnight or for 3 – 4 hours) and cooking time – 1/2 hour This dish is best shared with those you absolutely lovely – the flavours are amazing. The effort is worth it, just like love! Music Selection: Chantal Chamberland – L’Hymne de l’amour Ingredients: 2 pork tenderloins (12 oz), cleaned of excess…

Corned Beef Hash with Hollandaise Sauce

Time: 1 hour plus time (2 ½ hours to cook corned beef) This recipe is the ultimate comfort food for breakfast (or brunch or supper), it is so good and will absolutely make you feel like you are falling in love… enjoy. Music Selection: Kina Grannis – Can’t Help Falling In Love With You (from…

Instant Pot Beef Parikash with Egg Noodles

Time: 45 minutes For whatever reason, this dish reminded me of White Nights and the scene where Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines dance…. love this movie and love this dish! Maybe it will make you want to dance, too. Music Selection: White Nights – Mikhail Baryshnikov & Gregory Hines Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 3…