Double Chocolate Cookie Bar Cake #recipe

I am always looking for great new ways to use a cake mix. On their own, they can be a little boring. However, they are quick, which causes a wee bit of a dilemma. Naturally, when I come across something fast, that uses a mix, well, I simply have to try it. That's what happened when I found a … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Made A Wee Bit Healthier #recipe

There are few foods in my life that cause me to salivate at the mere thought of them. One of those items happens to be a carrot cake. Just the smell of the spices as it's cooking has me craving a piece with cream cheese frosting. Seriously, who doesn't love cream cheese frosting? If you don't, … [Read more...]

Homemade Old Bay Seasoning #Recipe

Often times, when searching for seafood recipes, they call for Old Bay Seasoning. Perhaps I'm looking in the wrong area of my store, but I can't find it. No matter though, it's extremely easy to make a close version. First, you want to find a small container. I used an empty spice container. … [Read more...]

Rhubarb And Strawberry Pie #recipe

It's rhubarb season! In case you didn't know, this delicious stalk, is a vegetable, perennial, and it grows like a weed. Growing up, we would wash and peel this vegetable, then dip in sugar and eat. Such a refreshing treat. Although I know longer dip and eat, I do love baking with it. One of the … [Read more...]

Turkey Noodle Soup #Recipe

Last week, I showed you how to make delicious, turkey stock using the turkey carcass as your base. If you followed my recipe, you should have a minimum 10 cups of stock frozen. Depending on the size pot used, you may have more. Today, I'd like to share a simple recipe for turkey noodle soup that … [Read more...]

Create A Fabulous Turkey Broth Using Your Turkey Carcass #Recipe #stepbystep

The May long weekend has come and gone. Here in Calgary, the weather was fantastic! Perfect for barbecuing. Not so typical for May long BBQ, is turkey. However, that's what I chose to do. Delicious turkey with grilled vegetables and sweet potatoes. Naturally, I made a gravy on the side. Seriously, … [Read more...]

Your Dishwasher Needs Cleaning! Finish Your Dishes #ContestAnnouncement #EasyCleanwithFINISH

This post is brought to you by Finish® and JONES VOICE Your Dishwasher Needs Cleaning! Finish® Your Dishes #ContestAnnouncement For the longest time, I never took the time to clean my dishwasher. Why would I? My dishes and my dishwasher come clean every time I use it. Well, if only that were … [Read more...]

Dessert/Cookie Roundup – Five Of Your Favourites #recipes

Dessert is not served that often in my home, but you can usually find a cookie or a treat of some sort if you want one. Mainly, I serve dessert on special occasions and then I make something fancy. However, I know that when you have kids, dessert is often on the menu. At least it was when my kids … [Read more...]

Main Dishes Most Searched On My Site #recipes

Since winter is coming, I thought I'd share with you some of my main dishes featured on my blog. These are the top five but there's many more to choose from. In no particular order they are: Pasta Fagioli - An Italian dish that known as the poor mans meal. Easy to make and certainly … [Read more...]

West Is Best And So Is Olympic Krema Yogurt #OlympicDairyProud

Back in 1989, my husband and I brought our two children to live out west in Calgary. Our reasons were two fold. First and foremost, finances were considered. Secondly, the location was beautiful! There was a lot of green space and the backdrop was mountains. So that old saying, "Go West Young Man", … [Read more...]

Lobster Four Cheese Mac And Cheese #recipe

Lobster is one of those decadent foods. It's not something I eat very often because of the cost. However, if you can find a way to divide one $10 whole crustacean between four people, well, it just doesn't seem so outrageous! That's what prompted today's recipe. Well, that and a feeling of … [Read more...]

Easy Peasy Homemade Coleslaw #Recipe #TasteyTuesday

The other weekend, I was walking through Canadian Tire and saw they had the Hamilton Beach 10 cup Food Processor on sale. I've been wanting one for ages. I admit to being cheap though. I mean, did I need to spend money on something I'm capable of doing by hand? Well, yes and no. I've been doing … [Read more...]