Category: Home Alone

Spiced Hot Chocolate with Brandy

Brandy Bean Chocolates

A sinfully delicious treat called a chocolate brandy bean, inspired this recipe. The first one, I ate was in a deli in the town of Kimberley British Columbia. It was a day to remember. This hot chocolate drink is naughty…

A Hurried Curry of Chicken and Peppers

Spice Market

The man walks in. I’ve had a rough day battling this, that, and the other thing. As has he. It’s cold out. I want to warm our souls so I conconct this hurried curry. It’s warm. It’s bright. It gets…

Festive Fried Fish topped with Olives and Tomato

Tilapia

Decked in holiday red and green, this fish is swimmingly delish. When the body craves carbs, lean protein reins in the desire to indulge in the guilty pleasures of the Season, at least for awhile! 😉 2-4 Tbsps. Olive Oil…

Curried Turkey Salad or Sandwich Spread

Yellow Curry Powder

Bright Yellow Curry Powder, rich in antioxidants There’s nothing quite as bright and uplifting as a good curry.  Share this one with someone you love. 1 cup Cold Cooked Turkey, cubed 1 Stalks of Celery, chopped finely 1 Small Sweet…

Green Soup aka. Green Soup Shooters

Green Soup

At this time of year, I’ve more greens growing in the garden than I know what to do with.   They find their way into almost everything, stir-fry, salads, pancakes, casseroles, and soups    Next I’ll be drinking them like the oh so…

One Pot Chunky Chicken and Sausage Hash

A Wet Kiss

If you have a man or desire a man who’s all about meat n’ potatoes, then this dish is a sure fire way to win his heart. If you haven’t a man, then practise on a friend or practise on…

Eve’s Quickie Apple Crumble

Eve and the Apple

When you’re roaming the kitchen like a ravenous bear and can’t find nary a nibble, this quickie will satisfy in no time at all. 3 Apples, cored, peeled, and sliced 1 Tbsp. Lemon Juice (Concentrate will do) or Orange Juice…

Welsh Rarebit An English Cheese Sauce

Cheese

In some houses it’s called Welsh Rabbit but in ours it was always rarebit. I imagined it rare because we didn’t get it very often. Mum served it on toast. Sometimes, over a broiled tomato slice on toast. There aren’t…

Dad’s Jazzed Egg Sammie – The Celt

Fried Egg

Dad’s Jazzed Egg Sammie – I call it a C.E.L.T. (Cheese Egg Lettuce & Tomato) I don’t remember ever seeing my dad cook (he died when I was 11) but my Mum told me he packed his own lunches and…