Cachopo with Calabrese – a fried, filled steak from Spain!

Time: 1 hour When I was first considering making a food blog, I was researching interesting recipes and came across a list of the top 100 foods to eat in the World. Cachopo was on the list and not having heard of it, I was intrigued and decided to make it, partly because I really…

Creamy Shrimp Alfredo

Time: 20 minutes This is a quick, healthy seafood pasta dish that is deliciously filling. Inspired by the pasta, I am pairing it with Patrizio Buanne in this funny tune that is a dialogue between a mother and a daughter who wants her mom to find her a husband because the “moon is in the…

Easy Pie Dough (Pate Brisee)

The “Princess Bride” – PB is one of my all time FAVOURITE movies. I have watched it many, many times with my family. This is also one of my favorite PB (Pate Brisee) recipes so I am pairing them up! Plus, once you try this recipe you will have found your “one true love” for a pie…

Classic French Onion Soup

Time: 1 hour – 2 hours Music Selection: Don McLean – Vincent When we visited France, we spent a bit of time in Provence, and specifically went to Arles, where we learned about Vincent Van Gogh. He certainly was a character and his paintings are so colorful and bold. Speaking of bold, this onion soup…

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,…

MMM – Maureen’s Marvelous Meatloaf!

Time : 1 hour 15 minutes Serves 5 – 6 Music Selection: Meatloaf – Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad This meatloaf is my mom’s recipe, originally. Over the years, I have modified it a bit. My hubby LOVES this meatloaf recipe. He likes me to make a big loaf so he has leftovers to…

Savoury Shrimp Salad

Time: 20 minutes Serves 2 Music Selection: Gladys Knight & the Pips – Midnight Train to Georgia When you just need something quick, healthy and delicious, consider this salad. I like it because it is quick to make and I usually have the ingredients at home. If you are not a shrimp fan, you can…