Darkened Cardamom Pear Upside Down Cake

Time: 90 minutes Music Selection: Joji – Head In the Clouds My 14 YO introduced me to Joji’s music this week. It is so calming and soulful and DARK! I had a hard time picking a song with lyrics that were ok (but I LOVE his music). I also found this interesting recipe that I…

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…

Chicken Hasselback Pasta

Time: 35 minutes Music Selection: Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take it There was a time before the age of #metoo where this type of behavior wasn’t ok… Dont’ take the BS any more. I’m not going to. But today, kids (and adults?) still want to rock… This chicken hasselback pasta ROCKS… This is…

Salmon Frittata

If I had to the same again, I would, my friend… Frittata. This is a great way to have a healthy start to the day. I like to BBQ salmon and this is an excellent way to use any left over salmon up. This breakfast is so delicious, that it is worth making for company…

Crockpot Asian Short Ribs & Rice

Time: 8 – 10 hours Music Selection: Jess Glynne – Right Here Ingredients: 1 cup soy sauce 1 cup beef broth ½ cup brown sugar 6 cloves garlic (or 1 Tbsp minced) 2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 2 tsp sesame oil 2 Tsp crushed red pepper flakes 5 – 6 lbs bone in beef short…

Chicken Chickpea Shakshuka

Time: 45 minutes Would you be happier eating this shakshuka? Yes, yes – you would and you’re going to be “just fine” today…. especially if you make this dish. It is a one skillet dish, fast, healthy and the flavours taste even better the next day! Music Selection: The Corrs – Would You be Happier…

Savoury Cheesy Drop Biscuits

Time: 30 minutes This song has such a deep soulful feel to it, that it made me think of the deep south in the US where the music is great and the food amazing…. Pairing them was an absolute must. These biscuits are very simple and very rustic… also very delicious to set your soul…