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Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Ok..it’s been a couple days since I talked to Deidre and promised I would share a recipe that is a family favourite. I got stuck! How can that be?! Pondering, salivating and thinking of all the recipes we have enjoyed over the years..it’s changed so […]

Easy Breezy Beefy Stroganoff

Easy Breezy Beefy Stroganoff

Whenever I interview a chef or cook or foodie-like person, I inevitably ask them to describe their favourite childhood meal. It never fails. They get a dreamy, cloudy, soft look on their face as they drift back into their days of innocence. More often than […]

Turkey Chili to Gobble Down

Turkey Chili to Gobble Down

Oh the weather outside is frightful…but the fire is so delightful! Sometimes that delightful fire can be on the inside, a warming, enticing slow burn that you experience with a big, fat bowl of chili. I make it often, all the kids love it. It’s […]

The Secret to Chowder Success!

The Secret to Chowder Success!

 Psst…C’mere. I have a secret for you! After spending all afternoon judging a seafood chowder competition and quizzing all of the chef’s at length, I now KNOW the real deal behind a successful seafood chowder. It isn’t what you’d think. Nope, not a secret ingredient. […]

Gettin’ Freekeh Fish Pie!

Gettin’ Freekeh Fish Pie!

I confess to being on a food mission over this past year. After relocating our entire life to a new community. I’m no longer working…officially. This kitchen is more spacious and well-equipped. We now live minutes away from many fantastic food sources. I’m inspired by the […]

Crazy Coconut Chicken Wraps with Mango Chutney

Crazy Coconut Chicken Wraps with Mango Chutney

“Well THAT is a skill!” I exclaim, as once again, my lovely nine year old daughter has separated all of her dinner into little piles of ‘will-eat’ and ‘won’t-eat’. As someone who has never really been that selective of an eater, this habit of hers […]

Give Peas a Chance

Give Peas a Chance

Usually Pea Soup is a fall and winter staple around here. However, the other day I was crusin’ through Costco and had a sudden hankerin’ for some ham…does that happen to anyone else? We don’t have a whole lotta ham around our dinner table, so […]

Never Enough Thyme Coq au Vin

Never Enough Thyme Coq au Vin

Coq Au Vin I honestly can’t recall when I first started making Coq Au Vin or where I first saw it, but I do know it is my number one requested recipe by far. I don’t even know if I should give it such a fancy name […]