Freezer Friendly Meals

Hello everyone, I apologize for the lack of recipes lately. John and I have been renovating our house over the last couple of months and my kitchen situation has not been conducive to cooking. I have a stove that is sometimes plugged in, a refrigerator that migrates around the floor, a sink in the basement, several … Continue reading

Cheesy Squash and Barley Bake

Hello everyone, I decided one day that barley goes really nicely with melted cheese. Given that it’s fall and squash is in season, I thought it would be a nice idea to create a dish with squash and barley and cheese all together as one happy family! This recipe is basically mac n’ cheese where … Continue reading

Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry)

Hi everyone, Here in Edmonton, Alberta, we are currently experiencing some unfortunate weather. Yes, we get long winters here, but it is unusual for us to have snow this early in October. With freezing temperatures and several centimeters of snow on the ground, the future looks bleak for all. The good news is that there … Continue reading

Enchiladas with Homemade Ancho Chili Sauce

Hello everyone, In case you haven’t noticed, I have an unusually high proportion of Mexican recipes In my blogs. I’m unsure as to how “authentically Mexican” a lot of these recipes are, but I do my best! Either way, homemade Mexican food is always tasty and fun. The secret to these enchiladas is the homemade … Continue reading

Dill Pickle Soup

Hello everyone, Months ago, my cousin Lori and I were out for her birthday, and we chose to dine at The Continental for the occasion. The Continental restaurant is an Eastern European restaurant that has been around for decades in Edmonton. During our visit, we enjoyed such classics and beef stroganoff with spätzle, goulash, perogies  … Continue reading

Chickpea Chipotle Burritos

Hello everyone, Don’t get me wrong. I love meat. Sausage, ham, bacon, pulled pork – I love to eat many different kinds of animals! But for some reason, I tend to prefer my burritos vegetarian. Weird, I know. I think the combination of all of the beans and meat tend to sit very heavy in … Continue reading