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…

Tuscany Shrimp Pasta

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Rocco Hunt & Ana Mena – A Un Passo Dalla Luna When you make this dish “you will smile”. It is a hearty and healthy dish that blends divine flavours that will make you smile every time you think of this dish and when you make it! Enjoy… Ingredients: 454…

Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches

Time: 1 hour “I think I love you”, will be what blurts out of your mouth when you take your first bite of these sandwiches. They are a little bit of work, but so, so very worth every minute and every bite! Enjoy… Music Selection: Partridge Family – I Think I Love You Ingredients: 4…

Mushroom & Pea Risotto (Pressure Cooker)

Time: 35 minutes Don’t you want mushroom & pea risotto? You will. Trust me. So good. So healthy. So easy! That much is true. Music Selection:  Human League – Don’t You Want Me Ingredients: ¼ cup dried mushrooms 4 Tbsp butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 2 cups sliced mushrooms, fresh 2 cups…

Prosciutto Cheese Appetizer

Time: 30 mins Music Selection: B52s – Love Shack These little packages of heaven will take you away! I had this amazing appetizer at a local restaurant and had to try it at home. I think I nailed it. Made me so happy, I had to play Love Shack and dance around the kitchen… you…

Hubby’s Chicken Parmesan

Time: 1 hour Sometimes during the day, I get a little text from hubby asking how my day is going…. I know he is really just texting to say “I love you”. Recently, I started a new job and have been super busy. Hubby has been holding everything together at home – making amazing meals…

Country Man’s Lasagna

Time: 1 1/2 hours How do you get rid of blues? Get Rhythm and eat lasagna. This is our favourite recipe. Growing up in Northern Alberta, our local grocery store was a general store that sold clothes, food, etc. and specialty items, like ricotta or fresh basil were a rarity, so we had to improvise….

Meatball Subs

Time: 15 minutes (plus time to cook the meatballs – 45 minutes) Who do you love? I have a long list, I hope you do, too. But, we all have times when we may feel a bit alone. I love the words to this song, by another amazing Canadian band: “Everything goes quiet, it’s like…

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…

Mushroom Marsala Pork Tenderloin

Time: 45 minutes Music Selection: Fred De Palma – D’Estate Non Vale This is a dish that a local italian restaurant makes from time to time and one day shared the recipe in a cookbook where a number of restaurants contributed to it. I like that it is a very delicious and hearty dish. It…