Greyhound Drink- Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail

Greyhound Drink - Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail

The Greyhound drink is a cocktail that’s been around since at least the 1930’s. It’s typically just a simple grapefruit juice and vodka combination. It’s citrus season, and I am loving the grapefruit, especially the beautiful tart sweet pink ones. When I had the idea for this cocktail, I had no idea that it hadRead more

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats – Overnight Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats with apples and cranberries

These Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oats sure make it easier to get up in the morning. The warm and inviting fragrance of apple and cinnamon has filled the house while you were sleeping. And a hot and nourishing breakfast is right there, waiting for you. How awesome is that? If you have to get kids readyRead more

Cajun Red Beans and Rice – Rice and Beans Recipe

Cajun Red Beans & Rice

The combination of beans and rice, or, of any pulse with any grain, is a common practice all over the world, has been for centuries, and with good reason. Both grains, and beans, in all of their varieties, are staple foods that sustain many people still. Together, they taste good, keep well, are inexpensive, and pack maximum nutrition.Read more

Salmon Cakes – Crispy Salmon Patties

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes are one of my favourite dishes to make with leftover salmon. In fact, I usually buy a larger fillet, just so that I’ll have leftovers to make these. You could make these with a quality canned salmon, but I think fresh salmon makes a big difference in flavour and texture in these patties.Read more

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

Beet Salad with Grapefruit, Blue Cheese & Walnuts

Beet Salad with Grapefruit & Blue Cheese

A Beet Salad is delicious anytime, but especially nice at this time of year when citrus fruits are in season. In this salad, I combined sweet roasted beets and tart grapefruit. Toasty walnuts and blue cheese are perfect complements. This beet salad is perfect for packed lunches, and a lovely starter for a wintery roastRead more