Smoked Beef Finger Meat as Burnt Ends

Smoked Beef Finger Meat as Burnt Ends

Cows don’t have hands, let alone fingers, so what is Smoked Beef Finger Meat? These big gnarly 1 inch strips of meat look like fingers off your local friendly giant. But thankfully, this cut is just the rib meat on your local cow. More specifically, 

Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Cheese Stuffed Meatballs

Ooey gooey cheese stuffed meatballs is pretty much a non-discussion item for dinner.  When I bought a 5lb package of lean ground beef from Costco for this week’s Supper Challenge “bite size” theme, I didn’t expect to prep the whole package.  Nor did I expect 

Grilled Mushroom Pesto Toast

Grilled Mushroom Pesto Toast

Avocado Toast was all the rage for a while; so that got me thinking, what about a Grilled Mushroom Pesto Toast? A hint of smoke, an herb garlic spread and flavor all the way! With this week’s Supper Challenge listed as “pesto,” pasta was not 

Crab(less) Tofu Cakes

Crab(less) Tofu Cakes

When you’re >1000 km from the closest ocean, Crab(less) Tofu Cakes can substitute.  What do you know?  They’re vegetarian and perfect for Meatless Mondays too! On a serious note, I’m clearly a carnivore at heart, so when it comes to any sort of cooking, the 

Coconut Shrimp & Sweet Mustard Dipping Sauce

Coconut Shrimp & Sweet Mustard Dipping Sauce

I’ve got a hankering for the sweet crunch of Coconut Shrimp, the question is, can it be made at home? Of course! I live in the Prairies, so seafood is far distance away. The easiest and most economic way to access seafood is frozen. But 

Carrot Cinnamon Rolls

Carrot Cinnamon Rolls

The best days as a Mom, includes baking with the kiddos in the kitchen. For this year’s Mother’s Day, I am so incredibly fortunate to be baking another batch of these delectable Carrot Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting and Lemon Curd with the kids. 

Thai Grilled Chicken with Lime & Avocado Basil  Sauce

Thai Grilled Chicken with Lime & Avocado Basil Sauce

The special aspect of BBQ, is that it is enjoyed in every country, with different ingredients and different flavor profiles. BBQ is a universal food experience. Grilled meats are not isolated to North America, Asia loves it too! It was so much fun to consider 

Thai Basil Chicken / Pheasant

Thai Basil Chicken / Pheasant

Krapow Gai or Thai Basil Chicken (or Pheasant) is a fresh Thai dish, especially great for a weeknight! The largest challenge of infusing basil into a dish, is to ensure the basil is highlighted, while keeping the dish fresh. The basil and the chicken must 

Avocado Basil Pheasant Salad Rolls with Avocado Sauce

Avocado Basil Pheasant Salad Rolls with Avocado Sauce

Avocado Basil Pheasant Salad Rolls is not your run of the mill salad roll. Similar to Thai Basil Chicken (Krapow Gai) without the spicey tingle, the infusion of basil and cilantro really accentuates the avocado. With “avocado” as this week’s theme for Supper Challenge, I 

Matcha Green Tea Blondies

Matcha Green Tea Blondies

What are Match Green Tea Blondies?  It’s a green tea latte in a blondie square.  It is tea and dessert all in one. Can you imagine?   The difference between brownies versus blondies is dependent if the classic treat contains chocolate or not.  Brownies contain