Mushroom Ragout

Time: 20 minutes “Everything flows, here comes another new day”… It is Thanksgiving and I love the smell of the fresh, cool air. To give “thanks” this year, we made a delicious Mushroom Ragout to go over Creamy Grits and roast duck – mostly foods that are native to Alberta (duck, corn, mushrooms). So good,…

Creamy Cabbage, Bacon & Sausage Soup

Time: 90 minutes Music Selection: Kelly Clarkson – Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) Summer vacation is nearly over and for whatever reason, I love to make soups and hearty foods in the Fall. Using vegetables from your garden or a local farmer’s market make this even more delicious. This soup is healthy, simple to make…

Garlic Rosemary Buns

Garlic Rosemary Buns Time: 12 hours (8 hours to let bread dough thaw) Playing a song in tribute of a musician whose music I quite like while making these buns for a BBQ party. Hoping you enjoy both, as much as I do. Music Selection: Avicii  – Heaven Ingredients: 1 loaf frozen bread dough ¼…

Braised Red Cabbage

Time: 2 ½ hours Music Selection:  Pursuit of Happiness – She’s So Young It is Canada Day and I thought I’d pair a red and white dish (cabbage and onion and apple) with a Canadian band – the Pursuit of Happiness! Canada is a country known for its friendly citizens – we are a happy…

Slimming Broccoli Salad

Time: 15 minutes Summer time – summer body! This is a great, delicious salad to eat all summer long. It is great for BBQ parties and potlucks and keeps well. It is very simple, healthy and crunchy! It is a salad to eat “forever and ever”… I hope you enjoy it and the music. Music…

Asian BBQ’d Baby Bok Choy

Time: 1 hour marinating; 15 min prep and grilling This recipe is truly amazing, healthy and super easy. The flavours are like a “storm” for your taste buds, sweet, spicy, hot and then the crunch of the bok choy… Yum. We had these for Mother’s Day, served alongside some Smoked Pork Belly… Delicious. Music Selection:…

Oven- Fried Rice

Time: 1 hour & 15 minutes Do you know what I like about this recipe? You can “get ready” while it bakes! It is a great dish to make, even for breakfast (just add some scrambled eggs and small pieces of ham). This is a recipe one of my sister-in-laws made for Christmas dinner and…