Church Chicken

Church Chicken Time: Brine overnight; Bake 1.5 – 2 hours Music Selection: Coldplay – Everyday Life This is an oldie but a great recipe. It was one my grandma made on Sundays – she’d put it all in the oven while we were at church and when we’d get home, there would be this amazing…

“Spaghetti” Squash

Serves 4 Preparation – 1 hour This is one of those comfort dishes that is easy to make, is savoury and super healthy! It is a great way to get extra vegetables. Music Selection: Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now Ingredients: 1 large spaghetti squash 1 lb ground beef 1 medium onion, diced 2…

Lamb Stew

Time: 1 – 2 hours Music Selection: EmmyLou Harris – Two More Bottles of Wine This recipe is best if you pour wine in the stew and have a glass on the side while you make it! Enjoy the stew, wine and Emmylou! Ingredients: 6 oz pancetta, chopped into strips 2 lbs boneless leg of…

Instant Pot Spicy Chicken Ramen

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Miki Matsubara – Stay With Me This recipe will stay with you and quickly become a favorite. It is fast, healthy, and delicious – you can make it spicier by controlling the red curry/gojuchang. We made this tonight and I asked my kids to find music to pair with the…

BBQ Leg of Lamb

Time: 4 hours to marinade; 2 hours to BBQ Music Selection: Faith Hill – This Kiss “Perpetual Bliss” – is a fitting phrase for this super flavorful, healthy and simple recipe for leg of lamb. It is a whole lot of marinating and slow roasting… relax and enjoy! Ingredients: 1 – 4 ½ – 5…

Blini Appetizer

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Freda Payne – Band of Gold An oldie but goodie recipe paired with an oldie but goodie tune! Band of gold. These are medallions of gold! Enjoy. Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups milk (2% or 3%) 1 cup flour ½ cup buckwheat flour (use normal flour if you cannot find it)…

Crab Filled Chicken In Pastry

Time: 1 hour Music Selection: Tracey Ullman – They Don’t Know They may not yet know, but soon will how easy and delicious this very elegant meal is to make! Bon appetit! Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 4 Tbsp butter Fresh dill 1 lb lump crabmeat 2 sheets puff pastry dough 1 large egg, lightly beaten…

Braised Mushrooms

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Herman’s Hermits – There’s A Kind of Hush There will be a hush over your house while you enjoy this wonderful side dish. It is easy to make and yet so flavourful and aromatic. Ingredients: 200 g fresh small mushrooms (whole) – if using larger mushrooms, then quarter them 1…

Brined BBQ Pork Chops

Time: day to brine; 15 minutes to BBQ Let your hair down with this super simple, very flavourful soul food. You will put your records on, sway to the tunes as you grill and dive into this delicious BBQ pork chop! Music Selection: Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On Ingredients: ¼ c salt…

Braised beef short ribs & Mujadara

Time: 4 hours While a dish that takes a while to make, you will fall for this recipe in a large way. It is bursting with flavour and is not only delicious, it is very healthy! Mujadara is normally a vegetarian dish, so you can also make it without the beef ribs, but we think…