Curried Butternut Squash Bisque

Curried Butternut Squash Bisque

I made this curried butternut squash bisque recipe on Family Day. It felt like it took all day, and that's because I made my own Veggie broth to go along with it. And I must say, it makes a big difference. It's a great tasting soup. Takes a…
Red Wine Risotto

Perfect Red Wine Risotto

I absolutely love Risotto. And I love red wine too! So making this red wine risotto was a no-brainer. It's a complete meal and it has so many variations you can add depending on what you like. This red wine risotto recipe is high on my…
Cranberry & Rosemary White Christmas Sangria

Cranberry Rosemary White Christmas Sangria

From holiday feasts to crowd pleasers, I’ve got a recipe for that. My version of Cranberry Rosemary White Christmas Sangria will have everybody talking. Recipe taken from Jerry James Stone. Ingredients for Cranberry Rosemary White Christmas…
Fall favourite Turkey Chili

Fall Favourite Turkey Chili

I love this turkey chili recipe, especially during the fall and winter seasons. It is so comforting.  You can also serve this with nachos, along with the sides – guacamole, sour cream, whatever your flavour. I put the chili in a bowl,…
Oven Fried Chicken

Crowd Pleasing Oven Fried Chicken

Stop your kids’ back to school blues with this crowd pleaser. Pro-tip: make enough oven fried chicken for seconds (and thirds)! Ingredients for Oven Fried Chicken:   1/2 cup of flour (the half a cup goes a long way!) 1 1/2 tsp…
Blueberry Cheesecake

Family Favourite Blueberry Cheesecake

This is an amazing blueberry cheesecake to make for dessert. You can start this one day ahead or the morning of. Ingredients for blueberry cheesecake: For the crust: Vegetable oil cooking spray 6 tbsp unsalted butter melted 2 cups…
eggplant pockets

Phenomenal Eggplant Pockets

How good does this recipe for eggplant pockets look? Photo credit goes to Marisa’s Italian Kitchen, a phenomenal Italian food blogger in Quebec. Check out Marisa's version of this recipe too! This is another favourite that people love when I make…
Perfect Burger

Perfect Burger for the Long Weekend

Listen up folks: I never buy frozen burgers anymore! There is absolutely no need to with a recipe like this. Those who know me know I like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. I pride myself on preparing foods from scratch as often as I…
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Lisa's Bolognese Pasta Sauce

I love this bolognese pasta sauce!  I've modified it to perfection and it freezes beautifully.  I've used this sauce for company on a Saturday night, I've given this sauce to friends, family, and clients as a gift, and I use it all the time…