One Dish Ham, Peas & Carrots

Time: 1 ½ hours Such a simple dish, but always a hit at our house. Leftover ham and eggs can be fried for breakfast the next morning… If you have kids (or even if your household is just adults), I’d encourage playing the Seussical version of “Green Eggs & Ham”… it will bring back good…

Wrapped Asparagus – Two Ways

Time: 45 minutes When I was a kid growing up in a rural town in Northern Alberta, my older brother had just bought a Z28 car and he had tickets to see Streetheart in Edmonton – about a 3 hour drive. He came back the next day with a concert t-shirt for me… I was…

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…

Lucille & Lois’ Waffle Sandwich

Time: 20 minutes Music Selection: Peter Cetera – The Glory of Love My daughter, Lucille, has a best friend, Lois, who lives right next door! How lucky are they! These two young ladies are forever going back and forth between our homes — often raiding the pantry and fridge. One of their favourite dishes to…

Brocolli Dill Quiche

Time: 15 minutes preparation; 40 minutes baking time Music Selection: Charles Trenet – La Mer My kids LOVE quiche. Not my hubby, but definitely my kids. They especially like it for breakfast. Whenever I make it, they eat any leftovers after school the same day! Quiche can be creative – you can mix in the…

Brekkie Won Ton Soup?

Time: 20 minutes Music Selection: Katie Melua – 9 Million Bicycles I am always looking for fast, hearty and healthy meals for breakfast. My kids love ramen, pho and pretty much any type of soup, so I decided to try it for breakfast. The jury results: kids LOVED it, but my hubby, not so much……

Grilled Cheese Sandwich – 3 Ways

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection:  John Denver – Sunshine on my Shoulders Comfort food and comforting song… peaceful, blissful – everyone needs a “go to” breakfast and song on those days when it is hard to get going.  Ingredients 8 slices bread Butter 4-8 cheddar cheese slices (you can use other cheese, too, like Monterey…