Summer Salad Rolls

Time: 25 minutes I am on an appetizer run lately… I am trying to build up my appetizer recipes as I always struggle coming up with an appetizer to make! This is an easy one to make. For the longest time, I was a bit intimidated with using rice wrappers, but they are simple to…

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…

Turkey Broth

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Anne Murray – Snowbird Turkey broth is food for the soul… It is comfort food at its best, when you usually need it most: you have the flu or a cold OR you have no idea what to make for supper and are in a hurry! Frankly, I have made…

Ta-Dah Brined & Roasted Turkey

Time: 24 hours of brining; about 3 hours roasting Music Selection: Alan Walker – Faded Christmas Music Selection: Carol of the Bells It is our family tradition to have turkey at Christmas, Easter and Thanksgiving. Quite often, we host these events for both of our families and I enjoy brining and roasting the turkey. I…

Chicken Enchiladas

Prep Time: one hour Crockpot Time: 10 hours Stove top time: 1 – 3 hours Music Selection: Los Del Rio – Macarena Funny story about our chicken enchiladas. I decided to try making these in my crockpot on a Friday. I rolled them all up, made my own enchilada sauce, baked them, took them out…