Sausage with Onion Gravy & Mashed Potatoes

Time: 30 minutes This is a hearty recipe that you will fall in love again and again with. Simple, fast and not many dishes to clean afterwards (added bonus)…. Music Selection: Anne Murray – I Just Fall In Love Again Ingredients: 5-6 potatoes Butter 1 cup sour cream 1 package of 5 – 6 sausages,…

70’s Cult Classic Mushroom Burger

Time: 30 minutes My parents owned a drive-in burger bar in a small town in the 70s. They were known for many food items, but the one that people still ask my mom if she will share her recipe for is her classic mushroom burger. This is not exactly her recipe. It is close, but…

Baked Ziti

Time: 1 hour Comfort food that will helps making anything feel possible. Music Selection: Lea Michele – Anything’s Possible Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 3 italian sausages 280 g ricotta cheese 3 – 14 oz cans of pureed tomato sauce 3 cups grated mozzarella or mix cheese 1 lb ziti pasta Handful fresh basil Fresh…

Montreal Smoked Meat

Time: 8 – 10 days If you can’t get to Montreal in the middle of a pandemic, then you have to bring Montreal to you! This recipe takes over a week, but is so worth it. It is a close copy of the recipe at meatwave.com which I follow closely, other than to reduce the…

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…

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…

Beef & Mushroom Pie

Time: 7 hours This is true comfort food and although it does take some time to make, it will have you swaying to some fabulous jazz and singing along… Music Selection: Si tu vois ma mere (Sidney Bechet) – Avalon Jazz Band Ingredients: 2 ½ lbs chuck beef, cut in ½ inch cubes 3 cloves…