Month: April 2020

Grilled Apple and Thyme Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Apple and Thyme Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

I’m so happy that we are into barbecue season again. We are working our way through the meat in our freezer – Sunday is always “clean out the fridge/freezer dinner” as Monday is grocery shopping day. Tonight’s pork tenderloin is stuffed with sautéed apples, onions 

Easy Baked Alaska

Easy Baked Alaska

A little more time on my hands lately…I’ve been wanting to test out a simple version of baked Alaska for a while. The name “baked Alaska” was supposedly coined at Antoine’s, a restaurant in New Orleans, in 1867 to honor the US acquisition of Alaska 

13 Bean and Beer Stew with Cheesy Dumplings

13 Bean and Beer Stew with Cheesy Dumplings

Tonight’s dinner brought to you by the things hiding in my fridge and pantry. 13 bean and beer stew topped with cheesy basil dumplings. We are mainly low carb but I find in times of turmoil, I gravitate to some carbs. I use pancake mix 

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Today’s installment of Sometimes You Gotta Carb…my mom’s recipe for chocolate bread pudding. Total comfort food and a family favourite – a great way to use up bread that has been sitting around for a while. This version is crispy and buttery on top and 

Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

Balsamic Chicken with Olive and Caper Dressing

My take on this popular recipe using ingredients you probably already have one hand. I use boneless skinless chicken thighs but you could certainly sub in chicken breasts or bone-in chicken pieces. This vibrant dish is so easy to prepare and is a crowd pleaser. 

Roasted Vegetable Risotto with Pine Nuts

Roasted Vegetable Risotto with Pine Nuts

I hope you love this recipe. It’s comforting, packed with veggies, fun to make and delicious. It works well as a side dish or entrée; for the family or for a dinner party. Who doesn’t love risotto? Cooked in the traditional way, this risotto may take