One-Pan Baked Gnocci

Time: 1 hour Still haven’t found what you are looking for supper tonight? Look no further – one pan, full hearty meal (or side dish) and healthy! Music Selection: U2 – Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For Ingredients: 1 kg gnocci ½ cup butter 1/3 cup flour ¼ tsp nutmeg ¼ tsp cayenne 1…

Breakfast Egg Muffin

Time: 30 minutes How do you like your eggs in the morning? We like ours a little soft (runny) on top of pretty much anything. We make this dish for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and sometimes even supper! Music Selection: How D’Ya Like Your Eggs in the Morning (Rich, Young & Pretty – 1953) Ingredients: 4…

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Time: 1 hour Mushroom soup is so simple to make and delicious, comforting food. You will fall in love (again) with this dish – over and over! Music Selection: Dua Lipa and Elton John – Love Again Ingredients ¼ cup butter Salt/pepper 1 leek, chopped finely 3 Tbsp flour 6 sprigs fresh thyme 2 cloves…

Student Ramen Fried Rice

Time: 20 minutes This is a weird recipe, for sure. It makes a little leftovers go a long way, in a comforting way. Delicious, quick, and a great way to use up left over rice, ham and vegetables. This is also a great recipe to make while camping! Music Selection: Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard…

Herbes de Provence Pork Stew (instant pot)

Time: 1 hour It is so good (c’est si bon)… it really is. Fast, tasty, savoury, healthy… enjoy. Music Selection: Eartha Kitt – C’est Si Bon Ingredients: 1 – 3 lb pork loin or shoulder, cut into ½ inch cubes 2 large carrots, cut in large ½ inch coins 2 celery, chopped in ½ inch…

Cornmeal Budino (pudding) with Plum Sauce

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Sade – No Ordinary Love Such a simple dessert that is extraordinary and you will LOVE it… like Sade – smooth, calming and peaceful. Ingredients: Budino: 1 cup cornmeal 4 cups water 1 Tbsp vanilla 1 tsp lemon juice ¼ tsp salt 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 can dulce de…

In A Hurry Broccoli Side Dish

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection: Alabama – In A Hurry Ever find yourself rushing to get supper on and can’t think of a quick side dish? Well, here is a simple favorite of ours. Simple, tasty and healthy… now, don’t you wonder why you are in such a hurry? Enjoy. Ingredients: 1 large head of…

Peach Pie Pudding

Time: 25 minutes You will want to linger and enjoy this pudding. It is great as a dessert, but we also like it for breakfast as you can make it the night before! So healthy, delicious and a great way to use up ripe peaches! Music Selection: The Cranberries – Linger 3 cups milk (any…

Burst Tomato Rose Pasta with Balsamic BBQ Chicken

Time: 45 minutes Having great friends who have excellent taste in food and who are willing to share recipes – this is one that a friend shared a few days ago. It made a good portion and let me tell you – we had leftovers that did not make it past breakfast the next day!!!…

1-2-3 Easy As Can Be Peas

Time: 3 minutes Having spent a wonderful week in the Okanagan with some great friends, we went to many wineries. One place a friend of mine wanted to go to was a place that made vinegars… While the place was closed and we couldn’t go, my friend shared that growing up her mom made wonderful…