First Breakfast of the New Year

What better way to start 2010 than with a late breakfast. We were up early and had coffee, but I waited until 10:30 before cooking breakfast.  This way I can get away with only cooking two meals today. Spanish Tortilla baked in a vintage Griswold Cast Iron Skillet Served with English style bacon and toasted…

Pulled from the Freezer

Started my four day work schedule yesterday. Decided on something simple for dinner, because I also wanted to bake bagels last night. I still had some of the perogies I made a few weeks back, in the freezer so they became dinner. Fried up some side pork and onions to go with them. I posted…

Greek Salad Follow up

I thought I would share with you some options on preparing a Greek Salad. This is the basic recipe. Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Greek Salad===========A Greek Salad is the easiest of salads to make. It is one of the few salads that I actually like. It is comprised of Tomatoes, Onions, Green…

Greek – Chicken Souvlaki with Greek Salad

This is one of our favourite dinners. It is a very simple dinner, one that can be made quickly, even on work days. Chicken Souvlaki with Greek Salad and Rice Just cut boneless chicken breasts into cubes and thread on to skewers. Rub with minced garlic, sprinkle with oregano, salt and pepper and squeeze a…

Curry Dinner

Beef Curry Chicken Curry Promised Moe a curry dinner this week. Usually we go out for curry because then we can order three or four different items. When I make curry, its the same thing. We want a variety. So I spent most of the afternoon off and on in the kitchen. We had a…

Greek – Roast Chicken and Potatoes

Rather than a traditional roast chicken dinner I decided to go Greek. Lots of garlic, oregano and fresh squeezed lemon juice over the potatoes and the chicken. Roasted at 500°F. I love how the potatoes absorb all the wonderful flavours, especially the lemon.

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…