Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

Deliciously rich and creamy, this restaurant style, Creamed Spinach can be made in your own home. Plus, who doesn’t love the antioxidants, iron content and the health benefits of spinach? This recipe is a keeper! Creamed spinach is an excellent side dish to steak, chicken, 

Pistachio Matcha Crusted Halibut

Pistachio Matcha Crusted Halibut

There is something elegant about a dish that includes a pistachio crust, the great part is, its easy! Pistachio Matcha Crusted Halibut is uniquely nutty with a vibrant citrus zing! Halibut is a mild, firm fish that enables this combination well. Alternatively, another white fish 

Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread

Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread

I love love love sweet breads and this Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread is no exception. Its perfect for brunch, breakfast, snack, tea time, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas – generally anytime. This knotted sweet bread is tender and sweet and looks beautiful. Inspired by an Estonian 

Smoked Rack of Lamb

Smoked Rack of Lamb

Smoked Rack of Lamb is amazing. Its flavorful, its delicious and you can find it local in Canada! Ontario and Alberta are two of the largest producing lamb provinces in Canada, where >800K sheep grow domestically. I like buying local knowing that I’m supporting one 

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole

Savory Sweet Potato Casserole

Its a household treat at Thanksgiving for Sweet Potato Casserole, but for “Easter” Supper Challenge, I wanted to enjoy a more savory version of this root vegetable. I wanted to use fresh herbs with a flavorful umami base. I think this casserole is just that! 

Texas Twinkie Steamed Bao

Texas Twinkie Steamed Bao

Jalapeno Popper with brisket, also known as Texas Twinkies are oh, so good! An ultra flavorful fusion filled bun seemed like a great excuse to cook something new with leftover brisket and enjoy the spicy cheese goodness of a jalapeno popper. An Asian steamed bao 

Zarzuela Seafood Stew

Zarzuela Seafood Stew

I’m anxiously awaiting a warm holiday, so in the meantime, my travels will have to be done through food. This week’s supper challenge is themed “Spanish,” in consideration of the anniversary of Kent’s first cook, Paella. I love seafood. My distance to the ocean is 

Osaka Style Okonomiyaki

Osaka Style Okonomiyaki

This Japanese street food is an Asian cross between a cabbage based pizza and a pancake.  A cooked cabbage patty with delicious toppings like bacon, shrimp, squid or octopus can be enjoyed. In North America, an okonomiyaki sounds a little odd, but don’t judge it 

Pineapple Chicken Thighs

Pineapple Chicken Thighs

Pineapple Chicken Thighs make a quick and easy weeknight grilled meal. Needless to say, the chicken is full of flavor and the sweet is a hit with the kids. Found some chicken thighs when “deep freezer diving” for Supper Challenge and wanted to enjoy it 

Bacon Wrapped Mozza Dill Pickles

Bacon Wrapped Mozza Dill Pickles

Tailgating, finger foods, game eats and camping food cheers for Bacon Wrapped Mozza Dill Pickles! Yummy! Superbowl weekend screams “Big Game” eats as the theme for SupperChallenge!