Garlic Butter Biscuits – perfect with everything from hearty chili or fried chicken to indulgent steak dinners. They make the base of excellent breakfast sandwiches too! Garlic Butter Biscuits are just the thing your garlic loving soul has been waiting for. I am a completely unrepentant fan of garlic and have been for many, many years. I’d be surprised...

Who doesn’t love great fried chicken? I make a few different recipes for fried chicken myself, and I love to try different versions when travelling down south. One of the things I’m always happy to see on the table with fried chicken is a bottle of sweet, fragrant natural honey. If you’ve never had a thin drizzle of good quality honey on fried chicken...

Bumbleberry Crumble Pie is a mix of leftover frozen fruits and berries leftover from other baking projects and smoothie making turned into a scrumptious pie. This Bumbleberry Crumble Pie is an appropriate dessert for this time of year when Spring has finally sprung and thoughts turn to Spring cleaning, including your freezer. If you’re like me, I’m sure...

Apple Cobbler, the new fashioned way! Preparing and partially cooking the delicious apple filling really speeds up the cooking time. I often think of apple cobbler as a “winter dessert”, the kind of comforting end to a meal that’s like a warm hug that will get you through the day. Like a Sticky Toffee Pudding or a warm Rum & Raisin Bread...

Garlic Butter Steak, Family Style. Learn the pan-rushing method of cooking a large steak that can be sliced and shared with the whole family, complete with melting garlic butter as a tasty finishing touch. This idea for a recipe post for Garlic Butter Steak came about last week when Prime Rib steak was on sale at one of our local supermarkets. I love a great steak...

Pina Colada Pineapple Pound Cake. A buttery pound cake peppered with toasted coconut & fresh pineapple, soaked with rum and covered in a rum and butter glaze. Spouse’s birthday was this past week and this Pina Colada Pineapple Pound Cake was actually her birthday cake for the celebration. She had requested something simple and this was an idea I’d...

Shortcut Monte Cristo Sandwich on Ben’s Honey Wheat Bread – with brie apple and ham…but feel free to create your own cheesy combination of flavours. The idea for this shortcut Monte Cristo Sandwich was really born of frustration with trying to make one the “authentic” way. Traditionally the entire sandwich is constructed, then dipped...

Barbecue Spice Mix Seasoning, a restaurant style shake-on seasoning blend that boosts flavour on everything from french fries & hash browns to grilled meats & veggies! I started thinking about this barbecue spice mix seasoning several months ago when I had breakfast at a hotel restaurant. The hash browns they served were lightly dusted with a tasty seasoning...

Easy Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake – this gorgeous, simple cake is so quick to make too, with only about 20 minutes of hands on preparation. It’s destined to be one of your go-to desserts. I made this Easy Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake last week when my daughter Olivia was home from University in Toronto on mid term break. I always like to cook and...

Toutons Benedict – Newfoundland Fried Bread “Toutons” form the base of this delicious Eggs Benedict version with lightly fried baked ham and a summer savoury flavoured Hollandaise Sauce.   I do look forward to my weekend brunches and this Toutons Benedict really hit the spot. Toutons instead of a toasted English muffins are much better as the...