Summer Salad Rolls

Time: 25 minutes I am on an appetizer run lately… I am trying to build up my appetizer recipes as I always struggle coming up with an appetizer to make! This is an easy one to make. For the longest time, I was a bit intimidated with using rice wrappers, but they are simple to…

Crab Rangoon Wonton Cup Appetizer

Time: 30 minutes I always struggle with appetizers – I can never think of an appetizer to make when having guests!!! I am not sure why… Anyways, when I was in University, I had a go-to crab layered dip appetizer that I made way too often and then didn’t make it for at least a…

Cretons (french Canadian pork pate)

Time: 90 minutes and day to cool If you are looking for a healthy, protein breakfast that isn’t eggs, this might be the recipe for you! Cretons is a french-Canadian pork pate. It is simple to make and my kids think it tastes a lot of tourtiere filling. It can be eaten cold on toast…

Dill Pickle Soup

Time: 30 minutes Growing up in the ’70s – this song was played at every wedding, resulting in a mass group of people doing the polka! I haven’t heard it in years, but I made this delicious soup (which we love to have at a local Eastern European Restaurant) and it jogged my memory –…

Country Man’s Lasagna

Time: 1 1/2 hours How do you get rid of blues? Get Rhythm and eat lasagna. This is our favourite recipe. Growing up in Northern Alberta, our local grocery store was a general store that sold clothes, food, etc. and specialty items, like ricotta or fresh basil were a rarity, so we had to improvise….

Beef Noodle Soup

Time: 20 – 30 minutes ” Someone told me long ago, there’s a calm before the storm. I knowIt’s been comin for some time.” On days when you have a lot going on, but need a quick delicious, hot meal, consider this recipe. It is quick and covers the major food groups: vegetables, protein, fruit…

Beef Paprika Goulash

Time: 2 hours ” Not a yes-sir, not a follower, Fit the box, fit the mold. Have a seat in the foyer, take a number. I was lightning before the thunder “… This dish is a make-ahead in a crockpot oldie but oh, such a goodie. I like to make it in a crockpot as…