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….

Beef Paprika Goulash

Time: 2 hours ” Not a yes-sir, not a follower, Fit the box, fit the mold. Have a seat in the foyer, take a number. I was lightning before the thunder “… This dish is a make-ahead in a crockpot oldie but oh, such a goodie. I like to make it in a crockpot as…

Smoked Salmon Bagels

Time: 15 minutes Sometimes the simplest dishes are so satisfying. This is one of them! I like to keep smoked salmon on hand in my freezer. It stays well frozen, thaws super fast and can be used for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner on bagels. When my hubby and I first were married, and super…

Garlic Parmesan Potatoes Au Gratin

Time: 1 ½ hours Makes 6 side-dishes Music Selection: Celine Dion – All By Myself Seriously, while these potatoes are good enough to be a meal on their own, they really do not want to be “all by myself”. They need some love – some roast beef, meatloaf, parmesan meatballs or fried chicken love. Now,…

Turkey Broth

Time: 2 hours Music Selection: Anne Murray – Snowbird Turkey broth is food for the soul… It is comfort food at its best, when you usually need it most: you have the flu or a cold OR you have no idea what to make for supper and are in a hurry! Frankly, I have made…