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Month: December 2017

Handmade Chocolate Turtles

Handmade Chocolate Turtles

This is the time of year that people focus on family and family traditions.  In our family, one of the traditions for the holiday season is making Handmade Chocolate Turtles.  Allow me to reword that, one of our traditions is for me to make Handmade […]

Thyme and Brown Butter Gnocchi

Thyme and Brown Butter Gnocchi

Thyme and Brown Butter Gnocchi is a versatile, filling, and self indulgent dish that makes you want “just five more of those gnocchi.”  It is a feel good food that has a wonderful texture and even better flavour.  

Italian Beef Stew with Thyme Brown Butter Gnocchi

Italian Beef Stew with Thyme Brown Butter Gnocchi

Bar none, one of my most favourite meals is Italian Beef Stew with Thyme Brown Butter Gnocchi.  The beef has a vibrant, rich, delicious red wine sauce that compliments the fluffy pillowyness (not sure that is a word but you get my drift) of the […]

Sour Cabbage Rolls

Sour Cabbage Rolls

Sour Cabbage Rolls are a tasty addition to your family holiday tradition.  They are a perfect side dish to a turkey and/or perhaps holiday ham dinner. Hi it’s Mike, your guest blogger here again with another “semi Blue Job”.  If you are wondering what I […]

Spicy Mexican Chicken Soup

Spicy Mexican Chicken Soup

This Spicy Mexican Chicken Soup has a spicy edge with a ton of flavour.  I had a craving for a spicy soup but had thawed chicken breast in the fridge that I needed to use up.  So this soup was born…. Take me to the […]

Fried Brie Cheese with Pepper Jam

Fried Brie Cheese with Pepper Jam

Fried Brie Cheese with Pepper Jam isn’t something you are going to make regularly but it is a lovely splurge.  It is pure, creamy, decadence with a bit of a peppery bite from the jam.  We missed lunch and so as supper was rolling around, […]