Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Instead of drinking green beer we decided to celebrate with green wine. Sláinte!

Baileys Ice Cream – Without a Machine

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner I thought I should make something ‘Irish’ to celebrate. This recipe is made with Baileys Irish Cream liqueur. That counts, right? I’ve always wanted to make my own ice cream. But, with storage space at a premium (this is Vancouver), I’ve never owned an ice cream machine.…

Slow Cooker Ground Turkey Chili

I love chili! It’s rich, spicy and so fragrant. I love coming home to the smell of slow cooker chili. I’ve tried a lot of different chili recipes and one thing that surprises me is that many recipes are heavy on the meat and light on the vegetables and beans. With this recipe I’ve created…

The Best Chicken Salad in the World

Declaring this the best chicken salad in the whole world may sound like a hefty claim. I may be tooting my own horn a little bit but I’ve got to say this chicken salad has got it going on (and I’m a person who doesn’t normally like chicken salad). This takes up a bit more…

Hearty Vegetable Barley Soup

One of the things I love about the cooler months is making large pots of soup. It doesn’t take too much time to throw the ingredients into a pot and then you’ve got a couple of dinners and a lunch taken care of. This soup is very filling and satisfying thanks to the barley and…