Entries by Sandra

Baked chicken Meatballs with Peperonata

These are yummy chicken meatballs with pancetta, onion, garlic and parsley, glazed with tomato paste.  Topped with the peperonata, and squeezed in between a fresh panino (your choice) or serve with a side salad, makes for a really yummy meal. Ingredients: Peperonata: 3 red bell peppers, cut into strips 1 ½  tbsp extra virgin olive […]

The Lighter Side of Wills

Some Inheritance Humor Enjoy these funny stories from Les Kotzer at Fish & Associates. Barry Fish and I have co-authored four books relating to wills and inheritance. Two of our books, Where There’s An Inheritance and TheWills Lawyers, share stories from inside our world of wills and estates. Some of the stories will shock you, […]

Tomato Sauce with Awesome Meatballs

This my go to recipe for tomato sauce and meatballs.  Best tasting sauce I’ve had.  This is the most flavourful quick tomato sauce I’ve ever made.  When I first read the ingredients, I thought – NO way! But boy oh boy – this has got to be one of the best sauce recipes I’ve ever […]

Pan Grilled Oysters – no shucking necessary

The oysters hardly cook in this dish; they are still raw, but with a slight smokiness and some tasty juices for mopping up.  Once open, shells can be removed with your fingers or a butter knife. Use the smaller Canadian East Coast Malpeque or Beausoleil oysters.  The larger Pacific oysters take too long to open. […]

Mushroom Sugo (Sauce)

This is for all my mushroom lovers out there.  I love love love mushrooms. I’ve used King Oysters, Shitake, Portobello, Cremini, and white mushrooms – but feel free to mix it up! And this sauce is super tasty with Pappardelle pasta – which is a broad style noodle. This recipe is adapted from Lidia’s Favourite […]

Chicken Brodo with Egg drops, Spring Peas & Leeks

I came across this recipe in the spring and have made it a few times – but I wouldn’t limit it to Spring time only.  I think this soup is perfect for fall and winters too! Ingredients: 3 chicken legs with thighs attached 4 cups (1L) chicken stock (preferably organic, no added salt) 4 cups […]