Cajun Turkey Meatballs – Party Meatballs

Cajun Turkey Meatballs

We loved these Cajun Turkey Meatballs. Turkey Meatballs are a versatile dish. The humble ball of ground meat can be a vehicle for any flavours you like. All you need  are seasonings and / or sauces for them to become whatever you like.  Like chicken wings, meatballs are a perfect  party snack. At a party or onRead more

Black Bean Stuffed Peppers – Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Black Bean Portobello Stuffed Mini Peppers

These Black Bean Portobello Stuffed Peppers were originally going to be burgers. And they still could be, but I had these lovely little peppers on hand. My plan was to make a salad to go along with the veggie burgers. I was looking at these little peppers, and thinking that their mini-ness was so cute,Read more

Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

No, summer is not over yet. I’m planning on keeping it going as long as possible and I’m still grilling and I’m making these Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs, still enjoying all of our fresh local summer fruit. I know that the stores are all about back to school, and Costco has Halloween stuff, but I justRead more

Roasted Beet Hummus

Roasted Beet Hummus

I love beets, and grow them, too. I have never made a beet hummus, so I thought it was about time that I did. It also  seemed like a perfect dish to bring to a Canada Day pot luck. Hummus is a high protein, satisfying dip for veggies or pita chips. It also works greatRead more

Balsamic Cherries

Balsamic Cherries

This simple recipe for Balsamic Cherries is because cherries are at their peak right now in the Okanagan valley of British Columbia where I live. We don’t have a cherry tree anymore, but many neighbours do, and are willing to share as long as we pick, so we did. We love fresh, ripe cherries eatenRead more

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage with Caraway Seed

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage, is really purple cabbage, but it turns red in the pickling brine. As explained in a previous post, purple cabbage is a PH indicator. It turns red in acidic conditions (purple in neutral, and green or yellow in alkaline, cool huh?).  So now I’m calling it Red Cabbage. After making PurpleRead more