Crockpot Mongolian Beef


Crockpot Mongolian Beef – melt in your mouth, delicious beef, that takes only 5 minutes to prepare. What’s the big deal with crockpots anyway? Everywhere you look you see another crockpot recipe. If you ask me, there aren’t enough crockpot recipes. I resisted buying one for a long time, but now I can tell you… 

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Lahmacun or Turkish Meat Pies

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As I’m sitting here writing this post I salivate just looking at these pictures and wish there were a couple more of these pies left. I had these for the first time years ago in Michigan from an Arabic bakery and ever since then I was hooked. I love these types of pies. Lahmacun simply… 

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Bacon and Cheese Perogies


OK, I admit, I did not make these perogies from scratch. But why would you, when you can find perfectly good perogies at the Polish store. I don’t know where you live, but pretty much everywhere I’ve lived before there was always a Polish store. Luckily I have one really close to where we live…. 

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Indian Style Lentils with Pork Tenderloin

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I don’t cook with lentils often, but I do love them, especially lentil soup. I should cook with them more often because lentils have lots of health benefits and are full of proteins. Benefits of lentils include: Cholesterol reduction Regulates your blood sugar levels Improves your digestion They include insoluble fiber which gives you the… 

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Rigatoni in Blush Sauce with Chicken and Bacon


I love long weekends, I especially love the fact that I have more time to do the things I enjoy doing and don’t have to rush and get everything done. As much as I love long weekends, I hate when they are over. Yesterday was Labor day and I know everyone makes burgers and hot… 

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Szechuan Pork

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I’m still here in Southern Ontario and I’m not happy with the weather at all. It’s been raining for the past couple days and it looks like it’s going to continue raining until I leave. So I’m pretty much stuck in the house with not much to do. Before I left Calgary though, I made… 

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Coconut Ginger Chicken & Vegetables


Coconut Ginger Chicken & Vegetables – delicious and flavorful. One of the cuisines I enjoy the most is Thai. Unfortunately since I’ve moved here to Calgary I haven’t been to a Thai restaurant, but I really miss the strong and bold flavors. Here in Calgary there are a lot of Vietnamese restaurants, and the funny… 

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