Instant Pot Beef Parikash with Egg Noodles

Time: 45 minutes For whatever reason, this dish reminded me of White Nights and the scene where Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gregory Hines dance…. love this movie and love this dish! Maybe it will make you want to dance, too. Music Selection: White Nights – Mikhail Baryshnikov & Gregory Hines Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 3…

Lemon Garlic Broccolini

Time: 15 minutes You will absolutely “Need” to make this recipe again and again, while listening to Jon Batiste… This is a quick, healthy, side dish – great for every day or special occasions. Music Selection: Jon Batiste – I Need You Ingredients: 2 packages broccolini (12 oz) Zest from one lemon 2 cloves garlic…

Char Siu Pork

Time: 15 minutes plus marinating time This is one of those recipes that is quick to cook and delicious to eat. I like to do a big batch so we have left overs for noodle soup, stir fry fried rice. Music Selection: Ray Charles – What’d I Say Ingredients: 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/3 cup…

Buttered & Dilled Snap Peas & Carrots

Time: 15 minutes Simple, healthy and tasty… need I say more (and great music to get you energized about this side dish). Music Selection: Ann-Margret & Tina Turner – Proud Mary Ingredients: 2 carrots, peeled 4 cups washed and trimmed snap peas ¼ cup butter Salt/pepper 1 Tbsp fresh or dried dill Directions: Slice the…

Coconut Cream Pie

Time: at least 4 hours “People who meet in this romantic setting, are so hypnotized by the lovely evening summer breeze” AND this amazingly simple coconut cream pie! Music Selection: Frank Sinatara & Ella Fitzgerald – Moonlight in Vermont Ingredients: ½ a Pate Brisee recipe 4 egg yolks ¼ cup cornstarch 1 – 14 oz…

Roasted Cauliflower

Time: 1 hour Today is the perfect day to Rise Up and conquer the world and this delicious, healthy and savoury recipe which may just make it on to your favourite list! It is easy to make and has few ingredients – a perfect side dish!Music Selection: Andra Day – Rise Up Ingredients:1 onion, peeled…

BBQ Leg of Lamb

Time: 4 hours to marinade; 2 hours to BBQ Music Selection: Faith Hill – This Kiss “Perpetual Bliss” – is a fitting phrase for this super flavorful, healthy and simple recipe for leg of lamb. It is a whole lot of marinating and slow roasting… relax and enjoy! Ingredients: 1 – 4 ½ – 5…

Crab Filled Chicken In Pastry

Time: 1 hour Music Selection: Tracey Ullman – They Don’t Know They may not yet know, but soon will how easy and delicious this very elegant meal is to make! Bon appetit! Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 4 Tbsp butter Fresh dill 1 lb lump crabmeat 2 sheets puff pastry dough 1 large egg, lightly beaten…

Brined BBQ Pork Chops

Time: day to brine; 15 minutes to BBQ Let your hair down with this super simple, very flavourful soul food. You will put your records on, sway to the tunes as you grill and dive into this delicious BBQ pork chop! Music Selection: Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On Ingredients: ¼ c salt…

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…