Recipes

Smoked Honey Sriracha Pork Tenderloin

How to Smoke a Pork Tenderloin

If my recipes on this site are any indicator of what I like to cook, then it would not take long for people to realize that I love smoking pork tenderloin. It’s not just smoking either, pork tenderloin is quite likely the cut of meat I cook with most often. Pork tenderloin is quite an economical cut of meat considering …

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Smoked Harissa and Brown Sugar Chicken Wings

How to smoke chicken wings

This was the winter that never wanted to end, but finally it is starting to feel like spring around here. At the same time, it is hard to believe that we still have some mounds of snow not yet melted. One of the things I miss most during the winter is grilling and smoking. I try it sometimes, but when …

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Roast Salmon and Shrimp with Dill Garlic and Lemon

Roast Salmon and Shrimp with Dill Garlic Lemon Rub

Roasting is one of my favourite ways to cook salmon. It is a simple method for cooking the fish and it results in a moist flakey salmon that has lots of flavour. One nice aspect of roasting a salmon filet is that you can easily mix it up by the kind of seasoning you rub on top of the fish. …

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Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Roast Whole Chicken and Vegetables - One Pan Meal

I absolutely love the ease and simplicity of a one pan meal. The ability of spreading everything on one pan and then throwing it in the oven makes dinner easy and perfect when life is busy. Even though spring is around the corner, the temperature here has still been quite cold. Therefore, I have been using the oven quite a …

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Baked Eggs in a Cast Iron Skillet

Baked Eggs Recipe in a Cast Iron Skillet

Years ago, a friend of mine made baked eggs for me. There was a layer of caramelized onions and mushrooms spread on the bottom of the pan and a bunch of eggs cracked on top. Then the pan was put in the oven and the eggs were baked. As you scooped out the eggs, you got a whole bunch of …

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Cranberry Almond Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bar Recipe

Homemade granola bars are my new obsession! Making granola bars could not be simpler and they are far superior to store bought ones. I am not sure what got me to first try making granola bars, but now I am making them every week. They are so easy to make and are perfect for school lunches. I don’t bake these granola …

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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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