Baked Arancini

Time: 90 minutes These little balls of goodness are like sunshine on your face on a wonderful summer day – enjoy! Music Selection: James Taylor & Yo-Yo-Ma – Here Comes the Sun Ingredients: 4 cups chicken broth 2 Tbsp olive oil ½ cup finely chopped onion 2 cups arborio rice ½ cup freshly grated parmesan…

Oatmeal French Toast (GF)

Time: overnight plus 15 minutes in morning Mama -oooh, oooh, oooh – if you are looking for a twist on oatmeal or a gluten-free french toast, this is your recipe…. Music Selection: Bohemian Rhapsody – Prague Cello Quartet Ingredients: 3 Cups water 2 cups quick cooking rolled oats ½ cup dried cranberries or blueberries 3…

Goat Cheese & Shrimp Quiche

Time: 90 Minutes This is one of our all time favourite quiche recipes and it uses goat cheese, rather than emmenthal which gives it a very creamy flavour. Music Selection: Rag ‘n’ Bone & P!nk – Anywhere Away From Here Ingredients: Pastry: 1 ¾ cup flour Pinch salt ½ cup cold butter, cut in small…

Chocolate Cherry Ricotta Cheese Cake

Time: 90 minutes You will be guaranteed to smile while enjoying this lovely dessert with family and friends! Enjoy. Music Selection: Kat McPhee, Celine Dion, Josh Groban – Smile Ingredients: Crust: ½ cup butter 1 egg yolk 2 ½ Tbsp heavy cream 2 Cups flour 2 Tbsp cocoa 3 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp baking soda…

Corned Beef Hash with Hollandaise Sauce

Time: 1 hour plus time (2 ½ hours to cook corned beef) This recipe is the ultimate comfort food for breakfast (or brunch or supper), it is so good and will absolutely make you feel like you are falling in love… enjoy. Music Selection: Kina Grannis – Can’t Help Falling In Love With You (from…

Instant Pot Beef Parikash with Egg Noodles

Time: 45 minutes For whatever reason, this dish reminded me of White Nights and the scene where Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines dance…. love this movie and love this dish! Maybe it will make you want to dance, too. Music Selection: White Nights – Mikhail Baryshnikov & Gregory Hines Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 3…

Creamy Cajun Shrimp Pasta

Time: 25 minutes Better Days include making this amazingly fast and tasty pasta dish. It is a great entree or a side dish to steak or chicken. Make this day your “better day”. Music Selection: Better Days (featuring Justin Timberlake) – Better Days Ahead Ingredients: 1 lb fresh or cooked shrimp 3 Tbsp cajun seasoning…

Lemon Garlic Broccolini

Time: 15 minutes You will absolutely “Need” to make this recipe again and again, while listening to Jon Batiste… This is a quick, healthy, side dish – great for every day or special occasions. Music Selection: Jon Batiste – I Need You Ingredients: 2 packages broccolini (12 oz) Zest from one lemon 2 cloves garlic…

Char Siu Pork

Time: 15 minutes plus marinating time This is one of those recipes that is quick to cook and delicious to eat. I like to do a big batch so we have left overs for noodle soup, stir fry fried rice. Music Selection: Ray Charles – What’d I Say Ingredients: 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/3 cup…

Peach Melba Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

Time: 90 minutes This dessert is an “everything” dessert – tasty, simple, healthy and perfect for nearly every occasion. Enjoy. Music Selection: Michael Buble – Everything Ingredients: 4 cups heavy cream 3 large eggs, beaten ½ cup brown sugar 3 Tbsp maple syrup 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 4 cups baguette, cut up…