Yes you heard right and they are every bit as good, without the added deep fried fat. Or, like us who have family members that need to know every ingredient, we can’t always count on the good folks at the restaurant to be forthcoming (or accurate) with what is in the food. If we make […]
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PC Gluten Free Fusilli Pasta was pretty good. Cool spirally noodles. Don’t overcook and don’t stir. Use package directions! Cook the noodles, drain in colander, pour back in pan, add already cooked, already hot sauce with all meat/veg in it (if spaghetti or the like) on top. FOLD sauce into noodles with large spatula (like […]
Yes you read right a 1 pot fun hearty soup dinner that’s ready in 15 minutes! Thanks again to my friend Julie for this one which she modified from her twin sister’s recipe. We had this at Julie & Ray’s house (Stephan, Ray was my friend first! LOL) one weekend where the hubbers & I […]
My mom makes this recipe for when she feels like something different than the usual fare. It’s also for those days you don’t want to put the oven on, or need dinner-in-a-hurry. It’s a versatile recipe too, for crab cakes, just substitute faux crab which can be just as delicious nowadays as real crab, and […]
Review: Review: VH Orange Ginger Sauce (stir fry sauce) 5 Minute Dinner – two pots, incredible results – Hubby gave it a 10/10 if that says anything – Faster than takeout It’s one of those days of doing errands a quick grocery shop, and getting home when dinner was supposed to have been at the […]
We cook the quinoa in the rice cooker – just like you would rice
Great as a side dish, or add in more protein (chick peas or meat) to make it a whole meal-in-a-bowl
Good hot, warm or cold – excellent for summer bbq picnics, potlucks, etc.
This is a super easy nachos recipe, with restaurant quality melted cheese stacked high, ground beef, fresh tomatoes and green onion… mmm… this is how we do it…
This is one of my spouse’s favourite – he’s a “selective” eater by nature, and adding WF, GF, DF, to the mix while tasting like “normal” food has been quite the adventure. Thank GOD for corn noodles… even the most discriminating like them…
I created this recipe after loving the Beef in a Teriyaki Fajita but wasn’t in the mood for rice or assembling anything. We get so many raves over this recipe, and it smells amazing when the guests are walking in the door…
Betcha didn’t know… interesting bit of trivia: Who invented the Sloppy Joe? Benjamin Franklin. Originally called the Sloppy Ben, however, over the years it became known as the Sloppy Joe, the blue collar sandwich. Super Easy Sweet Chili recipe is based off the Sloppy Joe Recipe… only 6 ingredients…
I forgot how good and light this easy curried rice recipe was. I didn’t have my recipe on hand, so I called my mom – who had had some pulled beef already cooked and cooled … This is great to use leftover chicken or beef in (even canned white chicken in a pinch -drained)- be sure to marinate the meat in the dressing until needed … great hot or cold (perfect for buffets or picnics – we prefer hot) see below…
Easy Pot Pie Recipe – Beef or Chicken
This is a great way to use leftovers, that make a completely new meal.
Use up the previous day’s pot roast or roast chicken. Save the gravy….
7 Minute Dinner Recipe – Citrus Chicken & Rice – Easy Lemon Chicken: No more take-out with this easy one pot dinner recipe, it’s done before you can pick up the phone & order. Great for students too…
I tried this on a whim, it was the organic label + no salt that caught my eye. Delish in …
Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Almond Slivers. This is a great salad recipe to get fresh, raw broccoli down the hatch, and do it happily! If you like sweet n salty, this is for you.
Easy Baked Pasta
We made this one for a catered sit down dinner for 40 – (70th b-day party) This easy cheese baked pasta dish is very versatile, and can be made using the regular recipe for 6 – or doubled, tripled, quadrupled, etc as necessary. (we 6x’d it for the party) Easy Bake Pasta Dish Recipe:
Ever wanted to make croissants, but thought they were too fussy? Well, now we’ve got a solution for you! Bread Machine Crescent Rolls Croissant Recipe…
This macaroni soup recipe is more like a homemade pasta stew. Thick and comfort food-ey it’s a family favourite all year, but especially at the cottage or rainy days. With a nice thick piece of ancient grains bread – you’re all set!
This Yorkshire Pudding Recipe for roast beef is also great with roast chicken or turkey
Chicken / Turkey Tetrizini Recipe: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free
This awesome old fashioned, yet easy dressing recipe is for both inside the bird and stove top. The choice is yours.
It can be made fresh, or made ahead, frozen, and pulled out for use whenever the mood strikes, for any meat, pork, chicken, turkey… even to add a little something to chicken pot pie.
No more take-out with this recipe, it’s done before you can pick up the phone & order…
7 Minute Dinner Recipe: Rice, Chicken and Veggies…
This is my own recipe for homemade crockpot beef stew – some days I’m very busy and need a super fast no fuss Canadian comfort food meal right out of the pot…The tapioca will thicken the liquid and make it’s own gravy.
how do i keep hamburger patties from falling apart / how do you keep hamburger patties from crumbling? the egg makes it stick together on the grill – and squish them between two plates (prior to cooking) – works better than any hamburger press I’ve ever used. May want to put waxed paper under each pattie for easier removal from the plate and for stacking.Homemade Hamburger Recipe…
ohh man – I forgot how good this easy chicken stir fry was… haven’t had in awhile cause hubby gets a little “windy” with stir-fry…an overshare, I know… we cooked up the beef variation – have added instructions below…Teryiaki Chicken Chow Mein w/Summer Veggies…
My sister Evelyn gave me this recipe as one of her family’s favourite. Easy with noodles (can use corn noodles), ground beef, tomato soup, and cheese. Cheese Burger Pasta Recipe…
The perfect Friday night or midweek meal. I’m still amazed at how easy and flavourful this taco casserole recipe is, with very little cleanup.
This hamburger casserole taco recipe is a new family favourite. Even my non-spicy dad liked it. If you like Taco Bell, this should be one to try out.
Seven Layer Taco Casserole Recipe
* 1 lb ground beef
* 1 cup salsa
Betcha didn’t know… interesting bit of trivia: Who invented the Sloppy Joe? Benjamin Franklin. Originally called the Sloppy Ben, however, over the years it became known as the Sloppy Joe, the blue collar sandwich. (Hey, both Donald Trump and Billionaire Warren Buffet both love cheeseburgers!) What is a good Sloppy Joe Recipe? What are the […]
These are great hash brown casserole recipes for the “what to make for dinner?” Question …
Don’t call take-out, save your money… as long as you have a few ingredients on hand – this will be perfect (and it’s delicious to boot!) Known as a dinner dish, it’s also great for breakfast, brunch or lunch too. Hash Brown Potato Casserole Recipe…
Looking for a taco salad recipe with Doritos? A winner at summer picnics A quick and easy ground beef recipe! Doritos Taco Salad Recipe …
Brown ground beef (approx 1 lb). Cool. Mix with salad mix (salad in a bag – from the grocery store, or make your own), chopped tomatoes, grated cheddar cheese (approx 1 cup), 1/2 bag of crumbled doritos and cover with Kraft Catelina dressing.
This is a very moist pound cake recipe. My mother, Edythe, has been making this for more than 30 years. Since this is a real butter pound cake recipe – there’s an art to the order of ingredients & the mixing (ie: sifting the flour). Mrs. McCallum’s name is mentioned on the original recipe card. […]
This was one of my favourite dishes growing up. Definitely one of the top 10 have to have comfort foods Chicken Pot Pie (or Turkey): 1/2 cup milk (or omit the milk and use a combination of milk powder & 1/2 cup chicken broth instead) 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cups hot […]
This is a wonderful lightly spiced yet almost sweet recipe my sister in law Ellen makes. We haven’t met anyone yet who doesn’t like it, children included. Since we have 25 in our immediate family and lots of friends… that’s pretty good odds! Ellen’s Pork Tenderloin: 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons soya sauce 2 […]
Coating for baked chicken drumstick recipe and simple boneless skinless chicken breast recipes:
Great with fish! Those non-fish eaters will be converted! See notes section for details…baked fish recipe…
Make your own…
If you like East Side Mario’s version, you’ll probably like this: Perfect recipe for any chicken or turkey leftovers … as it makes a brand new meal! Easy Easy Chicken Tetrizini For 2 people: 1 clove garlic, minced (or to taste) 1 Tablespoon butter 1 Tablespoon flour 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon salt ¼ t […]
If you’re looking for recipes for fully cooked ham, here’s a great all time classic: Quick Scalloped Potatoes (no curdling) Bake 350°F; 35 min 2 tablespoons butter 3 cups milk 3 tablespoons flour 6 cups sliced potatoes (2 ½ lb) 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon melted butter Slices of FullyCooked Ham – enough for 5 […]
If you like Boston Market Meatloaf or Cracker Barrel, here is a tasty basic meatloaf recipe with bread crumbs.
How long do I cook a two pound meatloaf? This recipe is 55-60 min @ 400°F taking out half way to drain fat (if needed) and slice-in-pan -add sauce & return to oven…
Soft Morning Kisses By Sylvia Fox Bevan What a beautiful thing it is to see the auburn sun come up and kiss the tender little greenhouse plants, as if to say “good morning my darlings” and they respond by reaching their delicate little leaves up in hopes of getting a hug from the one who […]
My mom is the perfecter of roast beef.
She can take any old tough, gnarly thing that looks like its rolled around on the grocery store floor (okay, not really, but you know what I mean) and make it the most tender, juicy piece of roast beef heaven you’ve ever tasted.
So, naturally, I had to learn her seemingly supernatural prowess.
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