Vietnamese Duck Soup

Time: 1 night marinating; 2 hours prep and cooking time Music Selection: Only C – Yêu Là “Tha Thu The other day, I had a great conversation with a lady from Vietnam who told me about Duck Soup… I was intrigued and decided to try it this weekend. Now, this recipe takes some preparation and…

Lemony Broccoli Parmesan Rice

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: Stampeders – Sweet City Woman If you haven’t been to the Calgary Stampede – you really should go. It is a world class event in horse riding, wagon racing, bull riding., roping etc. It is a dangerous and exciting sport/skill. In any event, it is a fun family event and…

Sweet & Sour Chicken

Time: 30 minutes Music Selection: BeeGees – You Should Be Dancing The BeeGees might get you up and dancing, but so will this sweet & sour chicken dish. It is a tasty healthy supper. While it does take a bit of planning, as I don’t always have cashews and pineapple around, I do really enjoy…

Korean Soft Marinated Eggs with Rice

Time: 30 minutes (plus marinating time – at least 6 hours or overnight) In our adventurous journey to try new and unique breakfast meals, this is our latest! It really was more like brunch as we had it closer to noon, as everyone slept-in this weekend! This is a great dish as you can make…

Oiseaux Sans Tetes (Headless Birds)

Time: 1 hour Makes 6 Oiseaux Sans Tetes was a fancy meal for special occasions when I was a kid. I have always loved eating them and my mom and Aunt Thelma used to make them for us! This recipe is a slight variation on their recipe. I have paired it with another Leonard Cohen…

One Dish Ham, Peas & Carrots

Time: 1 ½ hours Such a simple dish, but always a hit at our house. Leftover ham and eggs can be fried for breakfast the next morning… If you have kids (or even if your household is just adults), I’d encourage playing the Seussical version of “Green Eggs & Ham”… it will bring back good…

Roasted Potatoes

Time: 45 minutes After we had our third child, hubby and I decided we needed a date night and some exercise – the solution? Dance classes. We signed up and it was a bit of a disaster as hubby doesn’t hear a beat and found it frustrating to learn the waltz, fox trot, etc…. however,…