Family favourites (old and new)

Chicken

Chicken Francaise

Chicken Francaise

The new family favourite Christmas alternative to turkey is Chicken Francaise. I used to make this years ago and discovered, much to my dismay, that I’d misplaced the recipe (serves me right for not putting it on the blog!). Anyway, I found this version of […]

Pineapple and Broccoli Chicken Bake

Pineapple and Broccoli Chicken Bake

What you make when you have fresh pineapple and broccoli to use up and some chicken tenders. Pineapple and broccoli chicken bake is not super sweet (not like sweet and sour) and with the Bang Bang sauce it hits just the right note of sweet […]

Baked Korean Style Chicken Wings

Baked Korean Style Chicken Wings

Baked wings round two. I got the initial idea from Meal Prep On Fleek (I love that blog name) which directed me to this Korean chicken and vegetables sheet pan recipe from Dinner and Dessert. Than I saw this recipe from Honest Cooking and decided […]

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Old Bay Seasoning and Honey

Crispy Baked Chicken Wings with Old Bay Seasoning and Honey

I do love chicken wings. Especially those to die for wings at Phnom Penh here in Vancouver. These Cambodian style wings are crispy and light but that crispiness is achieve via a deep fryer. I don’t have a deep fryer and have no plans to […]

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

Slow Cooker Roast Chicken

This is my variation on Buzzfeedtasty’s slow cooker roast chicken.

Rice Stick Noodle Salads – Be Not Afraid

Rice Stick Noodle Salads – Be Not Afraid

So, I have a bad habit of buying rice stick noodles (the wide ones, not the angel hair type) and never getting around to cooking them because in the past I’ve always messed them up (usually the ones I buy don’t have any English cooking […]

Honey Mustard Crockpot Wings Courtesy of the West Broadway Meat Co.

Honey Mustard Crockpot Wings Courtesy of the West Broadway Meat Co.

So, I was very sad when The Honest Butcher closed up shop. They really did make the best pork and fennel sausage ever. But…while wandering along Broadway feeling all mopey because my grocery circuit has been shorted out (i.e., Parthenon (Greek yummies), Young Bros (fruit […]

Crockpot Balsamic Honest Butcher Chicken Legs (Bone In)

Crockpot Balsamic Honest Butcher Chicken Legs (Bone In)

I’m big on finding recipes to suit the ingredients I have on hand. Today I defrosted some chicken legs that I bought recently from the BFFs (Big Friendly Fellahs) at theĀ  Honest Butcher but I had a hard time finding a recipe for chicken legs […]

Rosemary + Samantha’s Phenomenal Citrus Spiced Chicken

Rosemary + Samantha’s Phenomenal Citrus Spiced Chicken

Rosemary ran the Queen’s University daycare back in the day and I was part of the first graduating class. Having recently immigrated to Canada from the UK I thought Rosemary had the most enchanting accent (ever) and I would do my very best to speak […]