Chicken & wine

Our noses have a way of sniffing out nostalgia. Smell goes into the emotional parts of the brain and the memory parts, whereas words go into thinking parts of the brain. This could explain why memories sparked by smell feel nostalgic and emotional. I often say that we didn't have a lot of food traditions … Continue reading Chicken & wine

Chicken zucchini poppers with creamy garlic dip

This is the first recipe I ever published on this blog. I went to edit it the other day and somehow got lost in a foreign and scary editing world from which I could not return. The post had to be trashed and I had to start all over again. So here we go. A … Continue reading Chicken zucchini poppers with creamy garlic dip

Chicken Tikka Masala

This dish is a lot like Butter Chicken, but with a little less effort and ingredients.  I love spending time in the kitchen cooking and creating, but I also love whipping up a meal in under an hour that has the family begging for more.  Especially when it's 42 degrees in my kitchen before the … Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala

No Fail Pie Crust

Chicken Pot Pie

I have been cooking, baking, creating, and serving food for as long as I can remember.  I love it.  Food is a universal language.  No matter where you go, it is one of the things that binds us all together.  Like many of you, I have 'foodie friends', 'music friends', and definitely maybe even 'wine … Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie

Hungarian Chicken

Don't be mad at me for saying this (especially if you're a Canadian and it's anywhere from December to March), but sometimes, just sometimes, I miss winter.  I miss snow lightly falling, fireplaces, coming into a warm house, stomping off the snow, getting some hot chocolate going to warm up the children, or turning the … Continue reading Hungarian Chicken