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Brined Grilled Chicken

Chicken breasts have a tendency to be dry when grilled on a BBQ. This simple method of brining first, will result in a moister and more flavourful chicken breast. It’s a simple procedure with excellent results and it doesn’t need much time. Even 30 minutes of brining will help the […]

 

Lemony Chicken Tortellini

This simple Lemony Chicken Tortellini is perfect for a hot summer day. It’s light, fresh tasting and easy to cook. If you have some leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken, then use this to cut down on time. It’s always a great idea to cook extra chicken on the BBQ […]

 

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Roasted Red Pepper Pesto makes a lovely, simple alternative to Basil Pesto. It deep red colour and sweet taste make it a beautiful pesto to add to pasta. For the Roasted Red Peppers, you can choose to roast your own or you can use the type that come in a […]

 

Basil Pesto

This incredibly simple pesto is easy to prepare and absolutely delicious on pasta but is also amazing with so many other dishes. If you have an abundance of fresh basil, grab your hand blender and whip up a batch. Just add the ingredients: basil, parmesan cheese, garlic, pine nuts (or […]

 

Grilled Salmon Skewers

This sweet and salty Grilled Salmon Skewer is reminiscent of candied salmon that you may find in your grocery story. The marinade is lovely and sticky, sweet with a touch of salty, which pairs perfectly with the salmon. When served on skewers, it can easily be treated as an appetizer, […]

 

Fresh Asparagus and Pea Soup

When it’s Asparagus season and you have access to a lot of fresh, tender, local asparagus, try this recipe for a bright, creamy soup that is sure to make you happy that it’s spring. If you are lucky enough to also get fresh peas, use them too. Garnished with a […]

 

Indonesian Style Fried Rice (Nasi Goreng)

A quick stir fry is a pretty good standard recipe for any kitchen, but in a galley kitchen, when you want something quick to use up extra ingredients in your small fridge, it’s an absolute must have. This recipe is a different spin on fried rice to try if you […]

 

Crispy Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer is a classic Indian dish made with cooked spinach and cubes of crispy fried paneer cheese, then thickened with cream. This dish can be served with rice as a hearty vegetarian dish or as a side dish to any meat or protein. If you’ve never tried Paneer or […]

 

Spicy Grilled Coconut and Lime Shrimp

This is by far one of my favourite appetizers.  It’s my “go to” when I have boat guests or if I want to have a nice starter to a special dinner.  Grilled Coconut and Lime Shrimp make a perfect appetizer but can easily turn into a main course when you add […]

 

Instant Pot Ribs

I know there are so many ways that people like their ribs and many schools of thought on what the “right” way is to cook them. Well, forget all that you have heard because, honestly, these Instant Pot Ribs are absolutely fantastic and really my favourite way to make them. […]