Spicy Orange Chicken

I didn’t feel like stopping to shop on the way home from work  so  I decided to make do with what I knew I had on hand. I called home and had Moe pull three boneless chicken breasts out of the freezer.   By the time I got home from work, the chicken was still only…

Prime Rib Dinner

As mentioned in the previous post, this little Prime Rib was presalted on Wednesday and then on Thursday,seasoned with lots of fresh garlic, mixed peppercorns, fresh rosemary and drizzled with olive oil. It was cooked on the grill over indirect heat.   Just big enough for two thick slices. Served with little baked potatoes and  a…

Celebrating our Thirty Second Wedding Anniversary

We started the evening with Mumm Champagne.   This is the wine that we served at our wedding 32 years ago and we have continued the tradition. First course was a Tex-Mex Prawn and Avocado Cocktail.   This was so good that it ended up being our main course. Very simple.  Kind of like a Tex-Mex Gazpacho….

GIVEAWAY

 This Giveaway is hosted by theSalish Sea Market. An  amazing  Gallery on Vancouver Island that showcases the works of local artists.  For a chance to win one of our beautiful Big Leaf Maple Cheese/Baguette Boards just visit the Salish Sea Market’s Facebook page and leave a comment under “Recommendation from Friends” More details on the  Salish…

Indian Curry Dinner

I love Indian curry. So does Moe.  But when I want a curry dinner I want more than one dish.  Yesterday was a work day for me so no time to make three or four dishes.  But time to make a couple.   I put the chicken curry on to cook in the morning so…

Cinnamon Roll Cake

If you love Cinnamon Rolls you will love this cake.    Taste wonderfully close to a cinnamon roll but with a cake texture.   Takes no time at all to mix up and bake.    No kneading or waiting for the yeast dough to rise. The only thing that would have made this cake even better would…

Grilled Burgers with Shoestring Fries

Dinner last night was grilled burgers with Shoestring fries.   Usually I handcut fries but last night I wanted shoestring fries so I got out the Mandoline.     I have great respect , or maybe I should say “fear” for the  mandoline.   I don’t use my mandoline very often.   I have never cut myself using the Mandoline,…

Chicken Souvlaki with Chickpea Flatbread

I saw a picture of Chickpea Flatbread served with Souvlaki on another the blog – Souvlaki For The Soul. This is a wonderful food and travel blog with recipes and amazing photos. After reading the recipe for the flatbread, which I believe was adapted from a Jamie Oliver recipe I decided to make it for…

Stuffed Baby Back Ribs

  This is a dish I grew up with.  Stuffed Baby Back Ribs. Ready for the oven. Stuffed with a bread and sage dressing/stuffing. Print Recipe Stuffed Baby Back Ribs I just use my regular bread stuffing seasoned with fresh sage, onion and celery, etc… Or a corn bread stuffing. Either use two racks of…

Blueberry Pie

Local blueberries are now in season. Baked my favourite blueberry pie. The recipe comes from an old Canadian Living Magazine (Early ’80’s.) All butter crust with leaves cut free-hand Decorated the edge of pie crust with leaves. Print Recipe Blueberry Tart/Pie==================I’ve made this recipe for years. I think it was from an early 1980’s Canadian…