Recipes

Thai Green Curry Shrimp

Thai Shrimp Curry Green Curry Paste Recipe

Thai green curry is my absolute favourite dish. If I could only choose one dish to have for the rest of my life, there would not even need to be much thought. Easily, Thai green curry would be my choice. There are so many different flavours in the green curry sauce and they combine to make something absolutely wonderful. This …

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How to Bake Meatballs in the Oven

Oven baked meatball recipe

Oven baked meatballs are by far the easiest way to cook meatballs. Not only can you cook a lot all at the same time, you can also ensure that they are all cooked evenly throughout and that all of the meatballs are cooked the same. It is also nice that you do not need to hover over the skillet, flipping …

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Shepherd’s Pie

How to make Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd’s pie is one of those classic dishes my mom used to make. I loved it so much, but then, once I moved out for school, it seems that I must have forgotten how wonderful this dish is. There were years of my life without shepherd’s pie and that is a sad reality! There is not much that represents classic …

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White Cheddar Cheese Sauce

White Cheddar Cheese Sauce

This cheese sauce is smooth and creamy with the sharpness of extra old cheddar. It is the ultimate topping for steamed broccoli, cauliflower or asparagus. I also really love it poured on a baked potato or used in homemade mac and cheese. I made this recipe to go alongside some Stuffed Peppers and it was the perfect sauce poured on them. …

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Stuffed Peppers

Growing up as a kid in the 80s, there were a number of dishes that my mom used to regularly cook. Recipes like these Stuffed Green Peppers were commonplace in ours, as well as many other kitchens, during those years. I love these stuffed peppers and they are the perfect comfort food to have on a cold winter day. Stuffed …

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Lemon Cranberry Scones

Lemon Cranberry Scone Recipe

Lemon Cranberry Scones are are my treat of choice when I go to a Second Cup coffee shop. They are so tasty – buttery, flaky and go perfect with an espresso. I have bought these MANY times and decided that it was time to try and make them myself at home. I make scones quite a bit and they are …

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Tangerine Chicken Thighs

Cast Iron Tangerine Sesame Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are quite likely my favourite part of the chicken to cook. While I am a huge fan of chicken wings, the thigh has much more meat. Another great thing about chicken thighs is that they are very forgiving. You do not need to worry about overcooking and drying them out like what can happen with breast meat. I love …

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Potato Skins – Bacon and Cheddar

How to make potato skins recipe with bacon and cheddar

Loaded potato skins are a classic appetizer, found on sampler platters at many restaurants! I have even bought frozen remade ones that just need to be reheated in the oven. But, once I tried making them and discovered how easy they are to prepare, I love making them at home. These bacon and cheddar potato skins are perfect for any …

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Smoked Beef Barley Soup

Smoked Beef Barley Soup Recipe

During these cold winter months, a pot of soup is often found simmering on my stovetop. There is not much more comforting than a warm bowl of soup. Probably my favourite soup is beef barley. Hearty with rich meaty flavours, this soup will warm you up on the coldest of days. If you want to add some smokey flavour to …

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Chipotle Lime Cream Sauce

Chipotle Cream for tacos or fajitas mexican

One of my favourite toppings for fajitas and tacos is sour cream. It might be the Ukrainian in me that likes anything with sour cream. Since I love spicy toppings like jalapeños and other savoury toppings like sautéed onions and peppers, sour cream is a perfect compliment. At a local Mexican restaurant, they have a chipotle cream sauce that is …

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