Moroccan meatball tagine with runny eggs

Time: 60 minutes Seriously delicious, fast and healthy…. perfect for a cold day when you want to be held closer… Music Selection: Elton John & Britney Spears – Hold Me Closer Ingredients: Meatballs: 1 ½ lbs ground beef, lamb, game or combination ¼ cup olive oil 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 Tbsp finely chopped parsley…

Instant Pot Beef & Crispy Kale Sandwich

Time: 1 hour This is a sensational sandwich – perfect for an at -home pub night… when you don’t want to go out, but want pub comfort Music Selection: Passenger – Let Her Go Ingredients: 4 lbs beef stew meat, cubed 2 cup stout beer 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup brown sugar 1/3 cup…

Instant Pot Pappardelle with Beef, Port and Blue Cheese

Time: 1 hour You will definitely raise your hands up and dance around the kitchen while this fast, delicious, healthy recipe cooks…. hands up, baby. Music Selection: Ottawan – Hands Up Ingredients: 1 kg boneless blade roast, cut into 2 inch chunks 4 Tbsp butter 2 shallots, peeled and diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1…

Smoked Brisket & Mushroom Pie

Time: 90 minutes PUB food at its finest. This is a great way to use up leftover beef roast, steak or smoked brisket… I like to make these and freeze them, too. Music Selection: Smokey Robinson – Just To See Her Ingredients: 4 – 5 cups of cooked steak or smoked brisket, cut in ½…

Brisket Quesadilla

Time: 30 minutes Just like cassanova, this simple meal will sweep you off your feet. It is another great BLSS (dish that you can have at breakfast, lunch, supper or snack, I’d add appetizer, too). Simple, fast, healthy and DELICIOUS. Music Selection: Carrie Underwood – Cowboy Cassanova Ingredients: 4 cups leftover cooked steak, beef roast…

Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich

Time: 20 minutes Best, fast, healthy way to use up left over beef steak, roast or smoked brisket… freedom! Music Selection: Elton John – Philadelphia Freedom Ingredients: 4 hoagie/sub buns, cut in half butter 1 cup tiger sauce 4 cups left over beef (smoked brisket is best or bbq’d steak) 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1…

Anytime Congee

Time: 75 minutes Not having ever had congee, I have been fascinated whenever I see a recipe for it for many years. This week, my daughter has had the stomach flu and not eating, so I decided to make her a bowl – our first ever. Complete hit as a breakfast dish. I asked her…

Beef Rigatoni with Sausage Meatballs (slow cooked)

Time: 8 hours You will be torn apart when you make this recipe – so good, but a labour of love with the 8 hours of cooking. But so worth the time (it is not a lot of effort), but a few pots/pans to wash afterwards! Music Selection: Natalie Imruglia – Torn Ingredients: 1 duck…

Beef Rigatoni

Time:  Minimum 1 hour – better if you have 3 or 4 hours This rigatoni is the reason we are able to stay home for year number two of a pandemic! It is comfort food that is soooo tasty, it will keep you warm, comfy and happy to share with loved ones. Music Selection: Calum…

Herbes de Provence Pork Stew (instant pot)

Time: 1 hour It is so good (c’est si bon)… it really is. Fast, tasty, savoury, healthy… enjoy. Music Selection: Eartha Kitt – C’est Si Bon Ingredients: 1 – 3 lb pork loin or shoulder, cut into ½ inch cubes 2 large carrots, cut in large ½ inch coins 2 celery, chopped in ½ inch…