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Black Bean Corn and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Black Bean Corn and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

I know it has been a LONG time between posts but I have been running flat out!  Black Bean Corn and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad is a fresh, healthy, delicious, filling salad that I did manage to pull together in the midst of the chaos […]

Crispy Fried Onion Rings

Crispy Fried Onion Rings

Crispy Fried Onion Rings with a homemade burger is a meal that always meets with the approval of MOST of my family.  I have one odd ball who does not like beef burgers even when I grind the meat fresh and make them from scratch.  […]

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

This French Onion Soup is delicious and pretty simple to make.  I am not sure how restaurants botch up French Onion Soup.  In fact, this French Onion Soup is so yummy that I made it with every intention of blogging it but ended up eating […]

Schnitzel Parmesan Sandwich

Schnitzel Parmesan Sandwich

Schnitzel Parmesan Sandwich is a great way of using the leftover schnitzel from Schnitzel Champignon.  In my house, it is always the source of argument which one is better!

Schnitzel Champignon

Schnitzel Champignon

You don’t have to be Austrian to love schnitzel!  I make a delicious Schnitzel Champignon which is a little different than the standard schnitzel with mushroom gravy that you often see.  It can been made with either pork or veal and leftovers are fabulous on […]

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes are delicious and easy to make!  They are one of my family’s favourites and always get rave reviews.  One thing I love about Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes is that they require little effort.  Easy peasy.

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.  

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 […]

Potato and Beef Soup

Potato and Beef Soup

As the days shorten and chill down, I start to change my food focus like many of us.  Less focus on fresh garden veggies and more focus on home style comfort foods.  This Potato and Beef soup recipe kind of combines them both as it […]

Bruschetta

Bruschetta

One of my favourite appetizers is bruschetta.  It is simple, fast and delicious.  This time of year is wonderful for bruschetta because the tomatoes are so fresh and full of flavour.  It doesn’t require cooking so you don’t need to heat up your kitchen making […]