Meatloaf Made My Way #Recipe

Everyone has a meatloaf recipe that they enjoy. Personally, I never thought I'd switch out my recipe for another one. A few weeks ago, however, I found myself returning home from the grocery store with a large amount of lean ground beef that I'd bought at one heck of a deal. Most of it, I turned … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Cheese Soup #Recipe

Cold, winter days, call for warm and comforting soups. If you're like me, a big bowl of soup, combined with a sandwich, takes care of dinner. They're simple to make and taste a whole lot better than the cans. Plus, you can control the seasonings. Many canned soups are over the top with salt. … [Read more...]

Ham And Black Bean Soup #recipe

One of the things I enjoy during the winter, is a hearty bowl of soup. Especially, a homemade one like my ham and black bean. There's something very comforting about the smells and taste of a piping hot bowl. It's also a great way to use up leftovers from a large family meal. This particular … [Read more...]

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...]