Double Iced Brownies

My friend Rhonda always makes brownies with a white icing in-between the brownie & a chocolate frosting & my daughter Jacki really likes them I am not sure if this is the recipe she uses. This brownie recipe is quick & easy to make. Advertisements

Osso Buco

It isn’t very often that I see some beef shanks in the grocery store where I buy my meat but I saw some the other day & picked up a couple of packages. Osso Buco was the what I wanted to cook with this meat, It was pretty expensive so I wanted to make sure…

Zelda’s Varenikis

My mother-in-law Zelda is famous for her varenikis. These are different from the pyroghy recipe I posted at the beginning of the year,,,,Peroghy…Pirogi…Pierogi anyway you spell it, they are delicious The peroghy have a dough that has sour cream in it & the dough for the varenikis is dairy free.

Pumpkin Muffins

Why is it that we usually only eat pumpkin foods in the fall? I suppose that pumpkins go along with Halloween & the spices in pumpkin baked goods are “fall” flavours. And of course, maybe Starbucks had something to do with it offering their pumpkin lattes in the fall!

Simple Coleslaw

This recipe is adapted from one my mother-in-law makes. I have cut down the sugar & some of the spices… My MIL always had coleslaw in the fridge whenever we went there to visit! Everyone ate coleslaw at least once a day!!

Butternut Squash Soup with Curry

The first time I tasted this soup was at my friend Joyce’s house. She had made it for lunch & I fell in love with it. Smooth & sweet with a bit of spice, it is really wonderful.

Vegetable Quinoa Salad

I just downloaded an app for Oh She Glows on my iPhone & the first recipe I decided to make was for a Quinoa Salad. My friend has the Oh She Glows cookbook. I saw the cookbook on the counter at her house & glanced through it. It looked good so when I saw that…

Roasted Turkey Breast with Herbs

I decided to try a new recipe for roasting a bone-in turkey breast. Checking the internet, there were so many recipes…how to choice? 

Pumpkin Walnut Cake **the walnuts are optional

I cut the recipe for this pumpkin cake out of a magazine in 2002. I love this cake so much that I have the paper in a clear plastic sleeve so that it doesn’t get ruined!  It is perfect for pumpkin lovers & even if you don’t love pumpkin, you might find that you like…

Canned tuna with Curry

This is delicious! I grew up eating tuna sandwiches on white bread with some Old Dutch plain potato chips. Absolute comfort food for me. Don’t get me wrong, I still love this. And…. the tuna doesn’t have anything added to it…just Kraft Mayonnaise.. BUT….. this tuna with curry is fantastic!

Asian Coleslaw with Ichiban Noodles

An old favourite salad recipe that I forget about! With all of the new recipes I look at everyday & the new ‘trendy’ way to eat vegetables…kale, shaved brussels sprouts… it is nice to turn back & re-visit some past favs

Another Banana Loaf!

This banana loaf has added pineapple & honestly…this cake is so moist & delicious that it might me the only one I bake anymore! I used to make this cake years ago & it got set aside for other cakes, breads, loaves…whatever banana baked goods are called!! What makes them a bread? a cake? a…