Mushroom, Broccoli & Swiss Cheese Rolls

This is a recipe that I came up with to try and get a few more vegetables into my kids. Since they love all of these ingredients, I decided to throw them together. I can’t say this is their favorite recipe, but they all ate the buns! So, I think the rolls were a success….

Apple of My Eye Sour Cream Cake

Time: 1 hour You will want to “surrender” to this amazing cake! It is great for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or dessert! It is a great way to use up apples and sour cream (which is why I made this today). It is a great Fall recipe, and the dash of cloves with cinnamon will…

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Time: 45 minutes Laughter is the best medicine. Music helps us relax. Broccoli is good for us. Cheese is just yummy, so I am paring them all together. Enjoy! Music Selection: Victor Borge – Pianist Ingredients: 1 large head of broccoli (about 1 ½ lbs) 8 oz cream cheese, softened in microwave ¼ cup sour…

Chilean Rice

Time: 30 minutes We had a potluck a few months ago and one of our guests made a traditional chilean rice dish for the party. It was soooooo good. I decided to give a try and it is also very easy to make. To get in the mood, we played Huasos. Enjoy both! Music Selection:…

Irish Mashed Potatoes & Cabbage (Colcannon)

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: The Rumjacks – Home This Irish mashed potato recipe is one that is comfort food. It is often served at pubs. I like it as a twist on our regular mashed potatoes, as it is tasty and adds some extra vegetables into it. It is great as a side dish…

Beef Bourguignon

Time: 2 ½ hours On chilly days, there is something comforting about a big bowl of a hearty stew. This one is slow cooked to get the meat and flavours to really blend. The combination of flavours reminded me of Provence and just a happy feeling of being at peace. This dish and the music…

Crockpot Beef Dip (Au Jus)

Time: 8 hours in crockpot Music Selection: Creedence Clearwater Revival – Lookin’ Out My Back Door Even though all five of us have our own distinct music likes and dislikes, the one band we all seem to agree on when traveling is CCR… it is quite funny to me how much we all like them….

Beef Stroganoff

Time: 30 minutes 4 big servings Stroganoff is food for the soul. No doubt about it – it is a comfort food to make you feel warm and comforted when other things in your life might not be going so well. An old recipe paired with an old song. I love the duet of beef…

Country Man’s Lasagna

Time: 1 1/2 hours How do you get rid of blues? Get Rhythm and eat lasagna. This is our favourite recipe. Growing up in Northern Alberta, our local grocery store was a general store that sold clothes, food, etc. and specialty items, like ricotta or fresh basil were a rarity, so we had to improvise….

Beef Paprika Goulash

Time: 2 hours ” Not a yes-sir, not a follower, Fit the box, fit the mold. Have a seat in the foyer, take a number. I was lightning before the thunder “… This dish is a make-ahead in a crockpot oldie but oh, such a goodie. I like to make it in a crockpot as…