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Main Course, Pasta

Lemony Fettuccine Alfredo with Grilled Shrimp

 

 The creamy, cheesy sauce in a Fettuccine Alfredo is a simple comfort. This recipe for Lemony Fettuccine Alfredo with Grilled Shrimp is relatively easy, so it’s a great recipe to try out when you find yourself craving some grilled shrimp or some velvety Alfredo sauce. I like to add a […]

Instant Pot, Main Course

Instant Pot Chicken Shawarma

 

 My mouth actually waters when I think of this recipe for Instant Pot Chicken Shawarma.  This is one of those dishes that I cook in the Instant Pot when I am tired of barbequing and just want to make a delicious meal packed with flavour.  It does take a bit […]

Appetizers, Salads

Simple Coleslaw

 

 This is a nice crunchy Coleslaw, not too heavy on the mayonnaise and very simple to make.  This Coleslaw makes a lovely side dish for any burger and tastes especially nice atop a Pulled Pork Sandwich. This “slaw” tastes best if you can leave it for a few hours in […]

Instant Pot, Main Course

Instant Pot Pulled Pork Sandwich

 

 This Instant Pot Pulled Pork is easy and delicious and by using the Instant Pot, I can be done in a fraction of the time it usually takes.    How to get the best flavour Once you have your piece of Pork Shoulder, you create a dry rub for your […]

Main Course

THE Burger (with “French Fries”)

 

 “This is THE best burger I’ve ever eaten”, said my 21 year old who didn’t feel like hamburgers for dinner. It’s not a complicated burger. It doesn’t have a lot of ingredients. It’s simple, flavourful and, best of all, juicy just like a hamburger is supposed to be. I’ve tried […]

Main Course

Grilled Margherita Cheat Pizza

 

 I really like to focus on simple recipes when I’m cooking on the boat. We certainly don’t want to spend all of our time in the galley. Always keep flavour in mind though and never compromise flavour for simplicity. This recipe for Grilled Margherita Cheat Pizza is ridiculously easy to […]

Main Course, Pasta

Stove Top Mac and Cheese

 

 The perfect ooey, gooey comfort food; Stove Top Mac and Cheese. Of all the food I have tried and made at home for my family, everyone still puts this simple Mac and Cheese at the top of their favourites list. This was the first dish my daughter, Morgan, asked to […]

Main Course

Crispy Perch – Pan Fried

 

 When you are lucky enough to have someone drop off a bag of fresh perch on your galley counter, like I did today, count yourself a very fortunate person. Fresh perch pan-fried in a light egg and panko crust is one of life’s greatest meals. A simple squeeze of lemon […]

Main Course

Turkey and Mushroom Burgers

 

 Healthy?  Yes!  Tasty?  Absolutely! We barbeque burgers all the time and love our delicious Beef Burger recipe, but I wanted to change it up and try Turkey for a more healthy alternative.  Turkey doesn’t have the fat that beef does, which makes it less calories for those that are interested, […]