Salsa Chicken

This little gem is inspired from my time attending a college student exchange in Mexico City. A time of pyramids, volcanos, and rainforests. This recipe will remain in my grimoire as a personal favorite that heals all my travel lust during these past years of the pandemic. Use your favorite salsa. For the purposes of…

Broth: Ham Bone

Broth is natures cure all for health and nutrition. A dash of flavor to every meal, such as casseroles, sauces and meat pans alike. Brings with it a multi-vitamin that can’t be beat. With collagen, glycine, and proline, broth is the anti-wrinkle tonic of the ages. Ham is a flavourful meat, its salty base makes…

Soup: Potatoe and Leek

This extremely simple soup is highly deceptive. Many people believe it includes milk or cream. Others believe it must be made with bone broth, normally chicken or turkey. Would you believe neither is true? According to Julia Childs recipe, its the first of her book. This 5 ingredient starter is best paired with a delectable…

Use Your Noodle

I think we can all agree, presentation matters. We assess food initially, if not exclusively by how it looks. Something as mundane as noodles rarely surprises, let alone delights. Noodles are an important ingredient to a dish. It will dictated how its eaten. Also the distribution of the sauce with each bite. I am often…

Broth: Rich Marrow Bone

Marrow bone broth is rich in minerals and proteins. Known for its collegen to encourage skin renewal. Glycine further supports the body’s natural detoxification and wound healing abilities. Proline is know for strengthening cell structures throught the body. The cornerstone of many iconic dishes, and health tonic. Personally, I added more than a couple splashes…

Smoothies: Mango Fruit Marvel

Smoothies originally came to us from the beaches of California. Where locals would drink refreshing blends of orange juice, bananas and strawberries, with or without ice, that eventually were referred to as smoothies. With the wide array of smoothie recipies, I decided to start in a safe place, a fruit smoothie. In a blender, I…

Slowcooker Campbell Mushroom Soup Roast Gravy

This extremely tasty and easy recipe hinges on Campbell soup. I have tried not to add these types of recipes because not everyone in the world has access to Campbell soup. But some things are clich√© for a reason. With a cook time of 4 to 5 hours on high. 6 to 7 hours on…

Eagar Chocolate Zucchini Bread

I can’t take the credit for this little gem but it was given to me when I married and became an Eagar. It is a family favourite, normally prepared with zucchini fresh from the garden in the backyard, and eaten over a summer weekend. Made with chocolate chips or nuts of all sorts. Eaten with…

Eagar Rigatoni Balsamic Bolognese

On my bio tab on this site I tell you about my study of precise measurements, but Bolognese is no place to be precise. Bolognese is about fun, free movements, taste by taste. A dash of this, a splash of that, maybe a few glugs. I’ve even been told Bolognese should be sung to and…

Fillings: No Bake Cheesecake 

In a continuation of a previous post I have outlined the numerous reasons of making your own desserts. The availability crusts, and to add to that post is a heavenly no bake cheesecake filling. This light and fluffy filling will leave you floating. Add any topping fresh, jam or jellied, that tickles your fancy. Ingredients:…

Tomato Pasta Salad with Boccaccini 

Summer has arrived with flowers in the garden no doubt soon to sprout lush fruits and veggies. With that comes summer salad season. Some of the easiest meals, eaten hot or cold. Tomatoes are one of my favorite fruits, with a multitude of varieties, it makes summer salads a beautiful design of vibrant colour. While…

Fillings: French Silk Tart

Home made desserts are often better than can ever be found in the limited selection at the store. Needing often only to be complete the morning of, or day before. Pie shells, Graham cracker, pulverized almonds and substitutes there of, are often very reasonably priced and prepackaged. There are unlimmited fillings from fruits, creams and…