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Worcestershire Butter Roast Beef – a beautiful roast of beef seasoned with Worcestershire sauce, garlic and thyme butter which gets marinated overnight for maximum flavour! Worcestershire Butter Roast Beef My idea for Worcestershire Roast Beef came from wanting to marinate a roast in Worcestershire sauce without the meat being overwhelmed by the flavour of the...

Chicken Lentil Soup – with carrots, celery & thyme. – A simple, easy to prepare but nutritious soup that’d perfect to make after a roast chicken or turkey dinner. Leftover Chicken Lentil Soup This leftover chicken lentil soup covers a couple of necessities in and early January meal plan. First, if you’ve made homemade chicken or turkey...

Cheddar Ham Potato Cakes – a leftover recipe winner! Leftover baked ham and mashed potatoes with cheddar cheese that’s great for dinner or for brunch with fried eggs. Cheddar Ham Potato Cakes We’ve routinely been making these Cheddar Ham Potato cakes for a while now, after a baked ham dinner. Since our recent Turkey Bacon Potato Cakes was such a...

Best New Year’s Eve Party Food Ideas – our best finger food ideas from the past 10 years of celebrations. These tasty morsels will surely make your New Year’s get together memorable throughout the year. Here are some of my favourite New Year’s Eve party food ideas that we have served to guests at any number of get togethers over the years....

Copycat Kraft Macaroni Salad – a recipe for those who miss the discontinued boxed macaroni salad mix from Kraft. This recipe replicates the garlic and herb flavours and adds a little fresh red pepper too. Copycat Kraft Macaroni Salad This copycat Kraft Macaroni Salad recipe was one that I decided to develop because of some chatter from folks on Facebook. They...

Newfoundland Cold Plate – a traditional post Christmas favourite. Heres a simple guide to putting together this simple, nostalgic favourite of Newfoundlanders everywhere. Newfoundland Cold Plate A Newfoundland cold plate is something everyone in the province will know, and every family will have their own variations of essential additions to their particular...

Newfoundland Christmas Slush – a frosty blend of pineapple and citrus juices frozen together with amber rum to create the base for a delicious Holiday cocktail. Newfoundland Christmas Slush For the last few decades, this Newfoundland Christmas Slush has been an incredibly popular Holiday cocktail. The slush alcoholic base of the cocktail is made well in advance...

Chocolate Orange Thumbprint Cookies – an orange cream chocolate in cookie form! A dark chocolate cookie base filled with sweet, fragrant orange cream and topped with rich dark chocolate. Chocolate Orange Thumbprint Cookies Yes Another chocolate orange recipe, this time Chocolate Orange Thumbprint Cookies! I am a bit obsessed. There’s everything chocolate-orange...

Watermelon Sangria Slush – an easy economical, refreshing and festive cocktail idea that’s great for every occasion from Holiday parties to summer barbecues. Watermelon Sangria Slush I came up with this idea for Watermelon Sangria Slush because of the approaching Holiday season. Watermelon in winter, why not? Watermelon is available year round nowadays...

Easy Beef Bourguignonne Pot Pie in Corningware Meal Mugs – plus 2 other meal mug recipes; a microwaved smoked cheddar fondue and a chocolate orange mug cake! Easy Beef Bourguignonne Pot Pie in Corningware Meal Mugs I do love a creative challenge in the kitchen and this Beef Bourgiugnonne Pot Pie was part of a pretty interesting one when I was asked by Corningware...