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…

Pueblo Chili Burger (“slopper”)

Time: 2 hours Since I have not been to Pueblo, Colorado where this delicious pub food originates AND not ever having one, I think this may be one of our favorite Friday night pub and beer nights at home! I think we were all surprised how much, we absolutely loved this dish and you can…

CLUB Spicy Beef Blueberry Tacos

Time: 90 minutes Be part of the CLUB and enjoy these amazingly Albertan/Canadian Tacos while enjoying great Canadian music in tribute to a Canadian who loves his country and “gives back”… Music Selection: Steven Page – Canada Loves You Back (CLUB) Ingredients: 12 medium soft tortillas, warmed Goat cheese, crumbled Fresh basil, chopped finely Beef…