Pork Tenderloin Roast with Apples and Onions

A couple of months ago when the Christian world was preparing for Easter many sites, magazines and blogs featured pork dishes that were cooked accompanied with a variety of fruits to enhance the flavour of the pork and to add layers of texture to the dishes. One particular fruit I always was interested in adding…

South Of the Border Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Yesterday, I had a craving for meat sauce and pasta because its one of my go-to comfort food dishes. I love the meaty texture of the ground meat and the neutral flavour of the pasta that picks of the savoury red sauce with each bite. There is nothing more satisfying than a steaming plate of…

Last Minute Chocolate Cake

Good day and Happy Valentine’s Day! Today I decided to start my cooking journey of exploring Ruth Reichl’s recipes from the book Garlic and Sapphires. I was given this book by a good friend for Christmas and enjoyed every page of this delightful story of food critic Ruth Reichl. Although this book is an autobiography…

Sweet Potato and Black Eye Pea Chili

One of my favourite dishes to prepare is Chili because it is versatile and very satisfying. Over the years I have experimented with a variety of ingredients to change-up one of my faves. I have made Chili using ground beef, chicken and turkey. I have substituted the original kidney beans with other legumes such as…

Creamy Tuna Casserole

One of my favourite types of dishes are the one-pot dishes where you have all your essential food groups in one pot. Not only do these dishes save the home cook on time but they also are a hit with the entire family because the ingredients and flavours are so delicious your family will be…

Roast Turkey and Stuffing

Hello everyone and Happy New Year! It’s been awhile since I last posted because unfortunately we were all sick in December and straight into the holidays. Although Christmas has come and gone, I still wanted to share my experience hosting Christmas Dinner. Every year for Christmas my sister usually hosts our family dinner; however since…

Sesame Rainbow Trout with Steamed Kale

Simple Rainbow Trout with Steamed Kale It’s December and everyone is getting ready to celebrate one religious holiday or another. With that comes gathering with loved ones around a table and sharing a meal. Usually these meals are luxurious affairs with ingredients that are decadent and full of flavour. We have all complained after a…

Potato Tomato Salad

Every spring my parents experiment with their vegetable garden by adding a new vegetable to their existing edible staples. Last year, they tried growing kale, potatoes and different varieties of tomatoes. The kale and the yellow cherry tomatoes did surprisingly well but the potatoes did not. This year, my parents replanted the kale and yellow…