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…

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Time: 20 minutes “Hold on tight and let the flight begin” – words from the theme song of one of my favorite James Bond movies – Roger Moore is my favorite Bond… These creamy cheesy grits are amazing for breakfast, brunch or a side dish. For a breakfast cheat, you can make them the night…

Creamed Spinach

Time: 20 minutes Your family will “Say Yes” to this side dish of delicious greens. Here is the thing – they are fast and easy to make and a good source of vegetable greens. I like to make it as a side dish for supper and then heat it up for breakfast as a side…

Old School Potato Salad

Time: 1 hour Potato salad is a great dish for a sunny day BBQ, but we also like it when it rains or snows. While a great side dish for burgers or hot dogs, we actually like it as a leftover for breakfast, and why not – eggs and potatoes!!! Delicious! We have had guests…

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…

Creamy Dilled Roast Potatoes

Time: 45 minutes This is a recipe that I grew up having nearly every Sunday after church at my grandparent’s farm in Northern Alberta. Potatoes and dill grown in their garden, cream from their cattle. I love this song by Brett Kissel who grew up near my hometown – partly because of the familiar scenes…

Spinoff Earl’s Potato Salad

Serves 4 Time: 30 minutes This music will make you dance! Colin James is a great Canadian musician! When my hubby and I visited New Orleans we did a cemetary walking tour and learned a LOT about Voodoo…. We also heard CJ perform live in Edmonton – amazing! AND this potato salad is pretty amazing……