Jambalaya – Easy Jambalaya Recipe


Jambalaya. I love just saying the word. I love eating it even more. The first time I tasted the smoky, spicy flavours of jambalaya, years ago in a Cajun restaurant, I was in love. I knew I had to make it at home. What I didn’t know then, was just how easy this dish is toRead more

Slow Cooker Red Cabbage & Apples -Braised Red Cabbage

Slow Cooked Red Cabbage with Apples

Red Cabbage with Apples, slowly braised, is a perfect fall dish. This dish is a traditional northern European one, and a close friend, whose roots are in Germany, introduced it to me many years ago. Since then, I love to make it every autumn when apples are in season and cabbages are at their peak. I haveRead more

Hoisin Meatballs – Asian Style Chicken Meatballs

Hoisin Meatballs

These Hoisin meatballs were so good, I had to hide some for my photo shoot. It’s always the worst when I make something that turns out really well, and then gets eaten up before I can take photos. Whenever possible, I try not to make anyone wait while I do my photos, including me. Hunger beatsRead more

Cranberry Walnut Bread – An Easy Cranberry Walnut Loaf

Cranberry Walnut Bread

  Cranberry Walnut Bread is a very easy and delicious way to use two things that are being harvested now in my part of the world. Did you know that there is a cranberry institute? On their website, there is a ton of information about the amazing cranberry, its history, how it’s grown and the health benefitsRead more

Chicken Lasagna – Lasagna with Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken Lasagna with Morel Mushrooms

For this Chicken Lasagna with mushrooms, I’m using morel mushrooms. Pickers forage for morels in the spring, where they flourish in areas where there was a forest fire the previous summer. The little honeycombed fungi are highly prized by chefs and very expensive. Because they aren’t in season, hard to find, and expensive, I’m using driedRead more

Apple Cheddar Muffins with Rosemary

Apple Cheddar Muffins with Rosemary

I’m so glad I made these Apple Cheddar Muffins. They are absolutely yummy with the perfect combo of apples and cheddar cheese and a hint of rosemary. I like that these muffins are savory, while the apples add a touch of tart sweetness. I’m using Ambrosia apples for this recipe. I’m excited that we are now intoRead more