Shrimp Omelette

Time: 15 minutes “Oh, I could hide ‘neath the wings of the bluebird as she singsThe six o’clock alarm would never ringBut it rings and I rise wipe the sleep out of my eyesThe shavin’ razor’s cold, and it stings Cheer up, sleepy Jean, oh what can it meanTo a daydream believer and a homecoming…

Meatball Subs

Time: 15 minutes (plus time to cook the meatballs – 45 minutes) Who do you love? I have a long list, I hope you do, too. But, we all have times when we may feel a bit alone. I love the words to this song, by another amazing Canadian band: “Everything goes quiet, it’s like…

French Canadian Split Pea Soup with Ham

Time: 4 hours on stove; 4 hours on high in crockpot; 8 hours on low in crockpot My dad was visiting the other day and was gushing about the amazing split pea soup my mom made from scratch using a smoked ham hock… he made me think I should make some, too. Split Pea Soup,…

Brined Roast Chicken with Vegetables & Gravy

Time: 2 ½ hours cooking; 4 – 8 hours brining “And I think to myself… what a wonderful world” as I sit at the table and enjoy some rosemary brined chicken with vegetables, smothered in gravy… I like brining my chicken as it keeps it moist longer and that way, we have leftovers for lunch…

Cachopo with Calabrese – a fried, filled steak from Spain!

Time: 1 hour When I was first considering making a food blog, I was researching interesting recipes and came across a list of the top 100 foods to eat in the World. Cachopo was on the list and not having heard of it, I was intrigued and decided to make it, partly because I really…

Creamy Shrimp Alfredo

Time: 20 minutes This is a quick, healthy seafood pasta dish that is deliciously filling. Inspired by the pasta, I am pairing it with Patrizio Buanne in this funny tune that is a dialogue between a mother and a daughter who wants her mom to find her a husband because the “moon is in the…

Top Of The Morning Stew

Time: Crockpot – 11 hours; Stove Top – 4 hours A friend of mine who is from Ireland told me about her family Irish Stew, and it really peaked my interest. I decided to try a test with my family to see if they’d eat it for breakfast, so I made a revised version of…