Instant Pot Crispy Pork Ramen

Time: 2 hours Serves: 8 people This may be one of the most perfect instant pot soup dishes…. delicious, healthy, hearty and just “meant to be”… Music Selection: Bebe Rexha – Meant To Be (feat Florida Georgia Line) Ingredients: Broth: 5 lb pork shoulder roast 8 cups chicken broth ¾ cup soy sauce plus another…

St. Patrick’s Pork Roast with Guinness Gravy

Time: 4.5 hours This is a St. Patrick’s day classic recipe in our house… paired with an irish pub song. You will be celebrating St. Patrick’s day several times a year… really – don’t wait the entire year to try this recipe! Music Selection: Rumjacks – Irish Pub Song Ingredients: Rub: 2 Tbsp salt 2Tbsp…

Ham and Leek Chowder

Time: 90 minutes Comfort food… the whole house feels warm and smells so delicious with this simple, flavorful and healthy recipe! Music Selection: Maxwell Girls – Who Threw The Overalls In Mrs. Murphy’s Chowder Ingredients: 1 ham bone with meat on (or you could use a large ham steak with bone) 3 leeks 4 potatoes…

Pork Chops with Mushroom Stuffing

Music Selection: Rick Astley – Never Going To Give You Up Once you try this dish – flavorful, tender pork chops with savory stuffing – you will never give it up. It is comfort food that will warm you from head to toes, and make you want to get up a dance with Rick! Ingredients:…

Christmas Steamed Plum Pudding

Time: 7 hours plus several days to soak fruit Music Selection: Yo-Yo Ma & Alison Kraus – Wexford Carol Although this dish uses fruit that would not have been in a traditional pudding, the flavours remain true to a traditional steamed fruit pudding. “With thankful heart and joyful mind”, I think you will find that…

Banana Cake With Peanut Butter Frosting

Time: 1 hour I have paired two absolute classics! Banana cake with peanut butter and chocolate chips with a hint of cloves smothered in peanut butter frosting AND BTO!!! You really ain’t seen nothin’ yet… baby! This is perfect for a potluck or high noon tea! Music Selection: Bachman Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen…

Clam Chowder

Time: 45 minutes Music Selection: Billie Eilish – Ocean Eyes This is truly one of the best recipes I make. It is simple, delicious and healthy! AND my family loves it – this is a big recipe as we love the leftovers (this recipe does taste better the next day)! I paired it with this…

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…

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…

Roast Duck

Time: 3 ½ hours “You are perfect…. you should have a perfect world”… wouldn’t it be great to have someone tell you this everyday? or to tell someone this everyday? To make your world perfect today, consider sharing a wonderful meal with family or friends and listen to some relaxing, soothing music by Katie Melua….