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…

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……

BBQ Lobster

Time: 10 minutes Our New Years’ Eve tradition has been the same for many years now… we stay home and have a fancy dinner, usually with some type of seafood (lobster or crab or scallops), steak and a fancy dessert (fondue, pear souffle). This year, we did lobster on the BBQ. Now, we are not…

Steak Fajitas

Time: Marinade – 1 day; 30 minutes cooking time Serves 4 Bet you can’t stand still while making this dish and listening to La Bamba… the music lifts your mood and the fajitas will lighten your spirit and fill your soul! I love making dishes like this, as you can throw the meat in the…

Crockpot Pulled Pork

Time: Prep: 10 minutes; Cook time: 4 hours high; 8 hours low Music Selection: Head Above Water – Avril Lavigne When life is throwing you a million curve-balls and you are short of time, a crockpot pulled pork recipe may “keep your head above water”… I like to keep a pork shoulder in the freezer,…

Spinach & Mandarin Orange Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Time: 20 minutes Serves 6 Music Selection: Elvis – That’s Alright I’ll tell you what’s alright – this spinach salad. It is rather festive in color and flavors – green, red, white and orange! You can buy poppy seed dressing, but I like making mine to add a bit more of a citrus flavor! It…

Hubby’s Smoked Cross Rib Roast

Time: 1 hour prep; 2 hours bbq; 2 hours rest Music Selection: Stompin’ Tom – Hockey Song Many years ago, when I was teaching part-time at NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology), I met a number of the chefs that teach culinary arts. It is a great culinary school, that was founded by a friend…