Greek Potatoes

Greek Potatoes My very good friend is Greek and her wonderful mother shared her family recipe for Greek Potatoes with me and said I can share it with the world! Here it is, check out the notes for the more authentic recipe because I went with what I had on hand. Serves 4 The juice of half a lemon 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 Cloves garlic, crushed 5-6 Sprigs of fresh oregano, leaves only, chopped or 1 tsp dried ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper 4 – 5 Medium Potatoes (see notes), cleaned Place the potatoes in a pot and fill it with water until they are covered, bring the pot to a boil and then drop the heat to medium low and simmer the potatoes until they are fork tender, about 30 minutes ....more

Chicken in a Grainy Dijon and Cremini Mushroom Sauce

Chicken in a Grainy Dijon and Cremini Mushroom Sauce With the holidays here and everyone having way too much to do with little to no extra time, I am finding myself desperate for fast cooking, easy prepping dishes that taste incredible and won’t leave me weighed down; this is one of those! The depth of flavour you get with the cremini mushrooms and grainy Dijon mustard is amazing. This comes together in minutes but would fare well at any special occasion ....more

Pasta al Forno with Chicken and Cremini Mushrooms

Pasta al Forno with Chicken and Cremini Mushrooms This pasta dish is so easy but by looking at it you’d expect it was so time consuming. You’d also expect this to be totally weighed down with cheese; it’s not! By adding a little bit of cream to the sauce you are adding some richness but by doing this you get away with not adding cheese to the actual pasta and sauce ....more

Asparagus and Tomato Salad

Asparagus and Tomato Salad In my world you can never have too many recipes for tomatoes or asparagus....more

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff With the holidays fast approaching, yes, it is the second week of December already. Seriously, I was ahead of the game with my shopping and now I’m starting to feel the anxiety creep in that’s telling me I’m going to get it all done in time. I know you know what I’m talking about ....more

Green Salad with Creamy Greek Dressing and Avocado

Green Salad with Creamy Greek Dressing and Avocado I can’t stress enough how much I love a good salad, especially one with cheese and a creamy dressing. What? I am human; I love cheese and I love creamy yummy sauces ....more

Roasted Winter Vegetables

Roasted Winter Vegetables I have a confession to make; I don’t like root vegetables. There I said it. You’ll never catch me eating a cooked carrot unless it’s in my Beef Stew and even then, it’ll be a small piece ....more

Balsamic Chicken Pasta with Asparagus

Balsamic Chicken Pasta with Asparagus The flavours of this dish could be described as Italian sweet and sour but a lot milder and subtler then you’re probably imagining. The sauce is not at all tart, just lightly flavoured with the balsamic vinegar. Have I mentioned the best part? ...more

Roast Beef with Wholegrain Dijon Mustard

Roast Beef with Wholegrain Dijon Mustard This is really a great time of year to make a roast beef and honestly it is one of the easiest things you can make. While a roast can be expensive, just wait for it to come on sale at your local grocery store. Another great tip is to buy it while it’s on sale and put it in your freezer ....more

Soft Beef Tacos

Soft Beef Tacos When I was about 13 my mother said I could make dinner for our family. I made beef tacos with one of those store bought kits. I was so excited! ...more