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Vegetarian Spiced Lentil (Dal) Soup with Apples, Ginger and Tumeric

Vegetarian Spiced Lentil (Dal) Soup with Apples, Ginger and Tumeric

I’m not kidding, this vegetarian soup with lentils is absolutely delicious! Second helpings by everyone at dinner! I love a challenge, especially for the weekly @supperchallenge. For “apple” this week, I want to cook apples in a savory way. When I came across a recipe 

Love Me Tender and Marinate Me

Love Me Tender and Marinate Me

I’m Curious Marinating meat is first, to instill flavor into meat and then, often known to tenderize the meat and collagen via acid or enzymes. But does connective tissue in tough cuts of meat actually breakdown with acid? Do enzymes increase tenderness? How do acids 

Elevated Elvis PBBB (Peanut Butter, Bacon, Banana) Brioche Sandwich

Elevated Elvis PBBB (Peanut Butter, Bacon, Banana) Brioche Sandwich

How can you elevate the King’s classic peanut butter, bacon and banana sandwich?  “School Lunch” is the theme of this week’s supper challenge.  Do you remember peanut butter banana sandwiches? How to take a simple sandwich to the next level? Bacon. What else? Nuts are 

Simple Mixing and No Kneading Brioche

Simple Mixing and No Kneading Brioche

I could be the laziest baker ever.  When brioche can be mixed simply and not require the painfully messy kneading of warm butter, I’m in!   Just because traditional methods have been converted to stand mixers, it doesn’t mean breads need to be processed traditionally.  Brioche 

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

There really are tips to better beef below! But first, a quick tip on a lesser known beef cut. Tri Tip is a triangular cut found at the bottom of the sirloin. Originally marketed and made popular in Santa Maria, California in the 1950s, this 

#LoveCDNBeef #allforthebeef

#LoveCDNBeef #allforthebeef

Fun facts about Albertan and Canadian Beef that will moo you: Canada is one of the largest exporters of red meat and livestock in the world? We export around 45 percent of Canadian beef and cattle production each year! Canada’s pasture and prairie store up 

Lemon Mousse Cake

Lemon Mousse Cake

Lemon Mousse Cake screams light summer dessert. Even better, mousse cakes are perfect to make ahead and enjoy.  So, when I have invited a friend to cook a seafood feast for dinner, I also start pairing a dessert.  Picture the meal – homemade maki rolls, 

Blues Hog Smokey Mountain Blondie

Blues Hog Smokey Mountain Blondie

I’ve got a new squeeze! Blues Hog sauces is in a new squeezable format taking blondies to a whole new level – Blues Hog Smokey Mountain Blondie finished with raspberries, ice cream and Blues Hog Raspberry Chipotle sauce. I love the sweet and savory! Because 

Beer Infused Peach French Toast with Ricotta and Blues Hog Champions Blend BBQ Sauce

Beer Infused Peach French Toast with Ricotta and Blues Hog Champions Blend BBQ Sauce

Breakfast will never be the same. This plate is so good, I enthusiastically encourage beer for breakfast! It is 5 o’clock somewhere. And its out of the box. Beer Infused Peach French Toast with Ricotta and Blues Hog Champions Blend BBQ Sauce is delicious! If 

Beef Myths – True or False?

Beef Myths – True or False?

What fishy facts or beef myths are out there? Are they real? Read on! Myth: The left brisket is more tender than the right brisket Answer: False! Come on! The brisket muscle is the front shoulder of a cow. Since cows stand on four legs,