Butter Chicken

Time: 45 minutes This is a tasty, recipe that will warm your soul. In fact, I’d go so far to say that once you make it you “will be in love, and always will be” with it. It is a simple recipe and very affordable to make. We love to serve it with some warm…

Honey Mustard Chicken Bites

Time: 1 hour Music Selection – Philip Quest (Les Miserables) – Stars This is a complete cheat recipe as it is way too easy to make! These little bites are also way too easy to eat as they are absolutely delicious. While so simple, they are absolutely delightful for even your most famous guests/stars. They…

Red Cabbage Slaw

Time: 15 minutes This is a super fast, super healthy and super delicious side dish for schnitzel, but it also is a great topper for pulled pork sandwiches – it is so fast to make you will have time to yourself – maybe to daydream? Music Selection: Monkees – Day Dream Believer Ingredients: ½ head…

Loaded Focaccia

“I wanna raise your spirits. I want to see you smile” so I am pairing a simple, delicious focaccia and Marshmello’s “Happier”. This focaccia will make you happy – you can add toppings or strip it down to plain focaccia. It is great as a side to chilis, stews or soups. It is also great…

Holy Brunch Baked Plum Pudding

Time: 1 hour It is Sunday and my family is sleeping in – and I have ripe plums to use up… This is a super delicious and healthy breakfast, brunch or dessert. It has the right amount of anise flavouring to make this an absolutely divine dish. I paired it with this music, as it…

Ricotta Stuffed Pasta (Conchiglie)

Time: 35 minutes This recipe will give you a “reason to believe” you too can be a gourmet chef. Simple, tasty, fast, hearty…. yummy! Believe. Music Selection: Rod Stewart – Reason to Believe ¼ cup Basil pesto 24 oz Marinara Sauce or 4 Cheese Pasta Sauce 350g Conchiglie pasta 87/b (about 2 1/2 inches long)…

Jalapeno Popper Appetizers

Time: 45 minutes This is another very simple and super tasty recipe, particularly if you like a bit of heat. They will make your mouth “pop with flavor”. They can be a bit messy to eat, so have napkins handy. Music Selection: Men Without Hats – Pop Goes the World Ingredients: 5 jalapeno peppers 1…

Creamy Lemon Pasta

Time: 30 minutes This pasta is amore… so easy, so delicious, so very creamy and cheesy. Music Selection: Dean Martin – That’s Amore Ingredients: 8 oz angel hair or spaghettini pasta 1 lemon, zest and juice 2/3 cup heavy cream 4 Tbsp butter 3 oz parmesan cheese 1 clove garlic, minced ½ tsp dried chili…

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…

Creamy Cabbage, Bacon & Sausage Soup

Time: 90 minutes Music Selection: Kelly Clarkson – Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) Summer vacation is nearly over and for whatever reason, I love to make soups and hearty foods in the Fall. Using vegetables from your garden or a local farmer’s market make this even more delicious. This soup is healthy, simple to make…