Peach Cream Cheese Bars

Time: 90 minutes This is my own version of a few of our favorites – shortbread, cheese cake and pralines… I hope you enjoy this easy, delicious, peachy recipe! Music Selection: Eels – Peach Blossom Ingredients: Crust: 1 cup butter, softened ¼ cup brown sugar ½ tsp salt 2 cups flour Filling: 4 large peaches,…

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…

Blueberry Corn Salad

Time: 30 minutes Odd duets sometimes take the world by surprise… try this salad, I think you will be surprised at what a great side dish this is for family events and BBQs. Music Selection: Marc Almond & Gene Pitney – Something’s Gotten Hold of My Heart 4 corn cobs 3 Tbsp olive oil 3…

Blue Cheese Bacon Potato Salad

Time: 45 minutes This is one of our favourite potato salad recipes (slightly improvised from Matt Dunigan’s Road Grill recipe) and we love potato salad at bbqs, potlucks, etc. So get the flames going on the BBQ and side this delicious side dish. Music Selection: MOD SUN & Avril Lavigne – Flames Ingredients: 3 lb…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Rice Krispie Squares

Time: 20 minutes I am not going to lie – these are the best version of rice krispie squares. There used to be a place near my office that made these and I would get them regularly with an extra large cup of coffee… perfect for those days when you need a boost of energy…

Peach Pie

Time: 90 minutes Who would not want to be reunited time and time again with this classic – peach pie? Music Selection: Peaches N Herb – Reunited Ingredients: 1 pate brisee (pie dough) 10 medium peaches ¼ – ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup minute tapioca (or cornstarch) 1 tsp cinnamon Dash of ground cloves…

Upside Down Nectarine Cake

Time: 1 hour I wonder as I wander…. how great is this cake for brunch, high noon tea or just as a dessert! Music Selection: Lindsey Stirling – I Wonder as I Wander Ingredients: 4 – 6 nectarines, skin on 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 3 tsp vanilla ½ cup…

Spicy Baked Beans

Time: 45 minutes This is a cheat recipe for sure – but a great recipe for barbeques and potlucks. Easy and delicious (and even healthy). Music Selection: Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson – The Last Cowboy Song Ingredients: 1 lb bacon 1 onion, diced 2 – 348 mL can of your favorite baked beans 1…

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Au Gratin

Time: 2 hours This is comfort food at its best – delicious, tasty and pretty easy to make. It is worth the full effort and will have you singing with the choir… it is great for potlucks – so show it off and let your light shine! Music Selection: Odetta & Boys Choir of Harlem…

Berry Cobbler

Time: 45 – 60 minutes Music Selection: The Band Perry – If I Die Young This is a dessert that is pure comfort — for those days when you want a big cup of tea and feel self-reflective… it also is the exact perfect dessert to share with best buddies… Ingredients: 8 cups frozen or…