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…

Swedish Meatballs

Time: 35 minutes My hubby was recently in Stockholm, Sweden for work — home of Swedish meatballs, VASA Museum (it has a full ship that sunk originally in 1628 – I bet they wish they had a better Save Our Ships (aka SOS) system back then!) and the ABBA Museum! While the rest of our…

Homemade Turkey Gravy

Music Selection:  Piano Guys – The Cello Song Bing Crosby & David Bowie– Little Drummer Boy Gravy and mashed potatoes are a must at our place whenever we have turkey. We like ours homemade and my mom always takes on the task on making it perfect! As it is Christmas, I am pairing it with…

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes Time: 20 minutes Music Selection: Peter Cetera – Glory of Love “I have always needed you. I could never make it alone”…. Mashed potatoes need you and they need gravy. This is the recipe we use whenever we have mashed potatoes – usually at Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter…. but also for everyday meals…

Parmesan Meatballs

Prep: 15 minutes; bake 25 minutes Music Selection: Bay City Rollers – I Only Wanna Be With You “I only want to be with you”, my lovely meatballs. This is my all time favorite recipe for meatballs. I use it in spaghetti, with mozzarella basil cream and in our meatball shepherd’s pie. Easy to make…

Shepherd’s Pie Meatballs

“Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy  – ‘Do you hear what I hear’?” I hear meatballs sizzling…  This is one of our new family favorites. This is a very savoury comfort food… meatballs, gravy, mashed potatoes and vegetables. So good, so easy… great for the soul. Ingredients: Parmesan Meatball recipe 2 Tbsp butter…