Dinner

Poultry

Chicken with Chorizo and Potatoes

There are quite a few people in my house  on a regular basis – I’ve given birth to most of them, so it’s no great surprise to me that our dinner

Red Meats

Grilled Pork Chops with Apple and Goat Cheese

I’m not sure how this summer is going to roll. Normally, I cook every season other than summer. Summer is when Dan is in charge. He fires the grill and

Winter

Chili

It’s not cold outside. It’s NOT cold outside. It’s NOT COLD OUTSIDE. It’s June, for goodness sake – and it’s cold outside. I could cry. Despite what it says on

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Salmon with Peach Cucumber Salsa

In honour of summer’s arrival, a post from the oldie-but-goodie file, barbecue-style. I love this salsa but mostly just wanted to chance to show off again about my salmon-grilling skills.

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Lunch Week: Chicken Quesadilla Sandwich

There is something this sandwich is missing: avocado. I would never dare eat a quesadilla or anything else remotely like Mexican cuisine without avocado or guacamole. The issue is we

Pasta

Italian Roommate Pasta

This is one of those recipes that I make so often that I forget it’s a recipe at all. We make it a lot. Like once a week for months

Dinner

Speedy Roast Chicken

It was our last day in the holiday cottage, which meant supper needed to include all perishables left in our fridge (I hate waste!) The plan was to do a

Grains & Rice

Eggs, Asparagus & Cous Cous

There aren’t many things that I miss about my pre-kids days. Probably since I had my kids at the last biological second (no, really, true story), I had a chance

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Pad Thai

It’s practically tropical out there today! Well, tropical for England. It’s about 17C and the sun is shining, and my goodness, what a difference the sun makes. The world suddenly

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Brisket on a Budget

We’re really thrilled to be starting a new column here at SPC: Lisa’s Letters Home. Lisa Durbin, who wrote this post for us way back when, is an old friend