Celebrate the Best of Summer with Roasted Corn Salad

I enjoy the science of food. Creating a recipe, discovering its ultimate math, is the most pleasurable part of cooking for me. Usually I enjoy the making more then I enjoy the eating. A day spent cooking feels indulgent and like an act of self-care as opposed to an act of adulting. Sometimes I work … Continue reading Celebrate the Best of Summer with Roasted Corn Salad

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

Spicy Jack Queso

4tbsp butter 4 tbsp organic wheat flour 1tsp each salt, garlic powder, onion powder and dried thyme 2 cups grated spicy Monterey jack cheese 500 ml whipping cream, warmed Melt butter in saucepan over medium high heat. Mix flour and spices together before adding to hot butter. Cook for a few minutes until raw flour … Continue reading Spicy Jack Queso

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