Homemade Pork Dumplings with Cabbage

Homemade Pork Gyoza with Cabbage

I have had a many dumplings in my life, but I never, ever attempted to make them at home. They look waay too difficult to make, and I am not a patient person when it comes to finnicky.. things. These pork and cabbage dumplings were fantastic, after they were made. Soft and chewy, with just […]

Hearty Dill Pickle Soup

Hearty Dill Pickle Soup

I took a page from the Nobel Pig when I saw their video for Dill Pickle Soup… Let’s get something straight here, I love me a good sour soup. Growing up sour rye soup was probably my favorite soup in the whole world, so when this dill pickle soup recipe came up I just had […]

Deep Fried Mushrooms with Super Sauce

Deep Fried Mushrooms with Super Sauce

If you’ve been around for a while you know I love deep fried foods and these deep fried mushrooms are no different. I served them up with ‘super sauce’, and hot diggity damn, they are delicious. Even Graham ate them, and that kid doesn’t eat anything!  I know fried foods are so not good for […]

Raincoast Trading Wild Sockeye Salmon Hash

Raincoast Trading Wild Sockeye Salmon Hash

I’m partnering up with Raincoast Trading to not only bring you a delicious Sockeye Salmon hash recipe, but to also talk about the Vancouver based company that has been selling my favorite wild seafood products since 1995. So who is Raincoast Trading? Raincoast Trading is a B.C. based company who offer a delicious variety of […]

Thanksgiving Classic – Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Rosemary Roasted Turkey

Rosemary Roasted Turkey *This post is sponsored by Lonsdale Quay Market. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. I can remember the first time I ever volunteered to host Thanksgiving dinner. I was in my early 20’s and on the phone to my Mom every 15 minutes asking all the questions I could! “Do I […]

French Leek Soup with Swiss Cheese Crouton

French Leek Soup

While flipping through the latest issue of Canadian Living, I came across a recipe for a Swiss-French Leek Soup (pg. 18). I was drooling! You know me – I see a recipe that makes my mouth water, and I am jumping right in to make it. I headed off to pick up a the basic […]

Simple Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders

Philly Cheesesteak Sliders When a craving hits, sometimes you just have to go with the flow. That’s what happened when I had a crazy craving for a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich. I’ve had many Cheesesteak sandwiches in my life, but have never attempted to make one. That changed right quick. Rather than a large sandwich, I […]

One Pan Roasted Chicken Dinner

One Pan Roasted Chicken Dinner

I’ve been wanting to try a one pan roasted chicken dinner for a while now, but it was only recently that I went for it. There were a couple of big hits and a minor miss. The hits: Baby red potatoes, seasoned to perfection. Tender with a little crisp. I added some hot sauce to […]

Cheese Crepes with Creamy Dill Sauce

Cheese Crepes with Creamy Dill Sauce

While I was in Alberta, I tried these cheese crepes with creamy dill sauce at Uncle Ed’s Ukrainian restaurant and they were to die for. Tender crepes, filled with seasoned cottage cheese and smothered in a creamy dill sauce. I tried to re-create them, and I think I did an ok job. They are a […]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas

Chicken Bacon Ranch Quesadillas

These chicken bacon ranch quesadillas were a total fluke – I had an idea, and ran with it, but I never thought they would turn out this good. Soft flour tortillas stuffed with seasoned chicken breast, crisp bacon, smoked Gouda and baby spinach. These chicken bacon ranch quesadilla are a great mid week dinner that […]