Mom’s “Mac N Cheese”

This week my soul screams for BBQ; but Mother Nature is recommending we stick to a winter menu by providing cold, wet weather. I’ve decided to go somewhere in between. I put some chicken legs in the oven to roast, the whole leg and thigh just like my husband likes and like my mother used … Continue reading Mom’s “Mac N Cheese”

Short Cuts keep the weekend Low Key and Easy

As far as weekends go, this one has been pretty low key. I’ve been fighting a migraine in my neck for over a week, the doctor decided muscle relaxers needed to be my friend and after calling in sick one day and suffering through the other three I was scheduled to work I was ever … Continue reading Short Cuts keep the weekend Low Key and Easy

Easy Monday Chicken Bean Soup

2 cups dried soup mix - beans, peas, lentils, barley - soaked overnight and pre-boiled for about one hour 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs either roasted or pan fried 2 litres stock - chicken, turkey or vegetable 1 750 ml bottle strained tomato 2 sticks celery 1/2 green pepper 3 cloves garlic 1 medium white … Continue reading Easy Monday Chicken Bean Soup

Baked Parmesan Potato Chips

3-4 potatoes washed and sliced thin on the mandolin 2-3 tbsp. fat of choice I used bacon dripping and duck fat 2 tsp pink Himalayan salt 1 tsp black pepper 3 tbsp. grated Parmesan Preheat oven to 400 degrees Line to baking trays with parchment paper. Mix thinly sliced potatoes with oil, spices and cheese. … Continue reading Baked Parmesan Potato Chips