Meat and Potatoes

Okay, I confess, I’m a meat and potatoes kind of girl. Although if you have been reading my blog, you would have already figured that one out. Before leaving for work this morning I took a couple of pork chops out of the freezer. I had considered grilling them, but instead I breaded them and…

The 60 Minute Meal………..

That is what Moe thinks I should call the traditional roast chicken dinner. Actually it takes 70 minutes if you let the bird rest for 20 minutes before slicing. Lots of time to bake a bread dressing, make gravy, mashed the potatoes and cook vegetables.

Four Day Summary

Mushroom and Pepperoni Pizza My four days off went quickly this week. My washer died on Friday night so we went into Victoria on Tuesday to shop for a new one. We made a quick decision on a washer and dryer, finding what we wanted in the first appliance store. Moe was happy that he…

Chinese and Chocolate

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake Or maybe I should title this Chocolate and Chinese since Moe had two pieces of chocolate cake before dinner. Around 4:00 pm. I waited until after 7:30 to serve dinner so he would be hungry again. You can find the recipe for Anna Olson’s Ultimate Chocolate Cake here. I found a…

Moe’s Breakfast

Woke up to snow. Very annoying. Had planned to go into Victoria this morning for a little shopping, but after looking at the web cam on the highway through the Malahat we decided to have a lazy morning instead. Made a big breakfast. Pancakes and Bacon (with black pepper). This is my favourite pancake recipe….

Later than I expected………..

Potato Leek Soup (I like black pepper) ……….getting home from work. I had planned on making a bacon and tomato leek quiche for dinner last night. But I was about an hour late getting home from work and decided it was too late to start from scratch. By the time I made the pastry and…

Dinner with Matt and Dana

Our son Matthew, called on Thursday to say that he and his girl friend Dana would come up Saturday night for a visit. I love when he comes home just to hang. Dinner needed to be something easy since I was working Saturday. I presalted a couple of nice thick Prime Rib steaks Friday night….

Pasta Night

Penne with Italian Sausage One of the easiest dinners to put together after working all day. By the time the water boils and the pasta is cooked the sauce is finished. Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Italian Sausage with Tomato Basil Sauce======================================= For Two 2 Italian SausageOlive oil1 to 2 cloves of Garlic1…

Slow Roasted Leg of Pork

Served with Sweet Potatoes mashed with caramelized onions, green beans and potato gratin. I think that Pork makes the best gravy.