Tag Archives: easy family dinner

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 not, it is simple, unfettered meal that hits them in […]

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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 easy to throw together, doesn’t make too big of a […]

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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. It isn’t a tricky technique. This may shock you my […]

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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 amazing food bounty our locale offers. Lush farms to salty […]

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Twist and Stout Ribs

Stout, stout…pour it all out, these are the ribs I am talking about! I was so surprised by how easy and awesome these were. Follow the instructions carefully and you will end up with the tastiest, finger-licking ribs you’ve ever tried. Not too sweet, but yeah…they are messy. A recipe to be enjoyed by ALL […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.