Bacon, Leek and Potato Frittata

We’ve been eating a lot more eggs lately being on the Whole30 challenge.  And even though we’ve always had eggs, in one form or another, weekly, I’ve only recently come to appreciate how wonderful eggs really are.  I mean, it’s a small, but great pleasure to eat perfectly cooked eggs.  I am not sure when… Continue reading Bacon, Leek and Potato Frittata

Bacon, Cheese and Chive Scones

  My brother and his wife are currently visiting us from Eastern Canada for our annual family cottage week and we’ve done nothing except eat, chat, watch tv, chat, watch movies, eat,  eat some more and have mom take care and worry about everything else!  It’s just nice not have to rush to go somewhere, dress up… Continue reading Bacon, Cheese and Chive Scones

Roasted Potato Galette with Bacon, Cheddar and Chives

I am so so excited that comfort food season has started! I know technically it’s still summer, but the weather here in Toronto has been cooler so comfort food  is definitely necessary! This roasted potato galette with cheddar and chives is definitely comfort food at its finest.  Roasted potatoes, we all know that’s a crowd… Continue reading Roasted Potato Galette with Bacon, Cheddar and Chives

Guinness Beef Stew

I distinctly  remember the first time I ever tried beef stew.  I was about 13 years old and new to Canada.  One night for dinner, I was given a plate of white rice topped with this wonderful, rich, home made beef stew.   I remember what a fantastic meal it was – rich broth, creamy… Continue reading Guinness Beef Stew

Potato and Leek Soup Topped with Crispy Bacon

We were watching one of our favorite shows recently and one of the characters, a footman, had to do a culinary test and he was asked by the head chef about Vichyssoise.  So this soup, we found out, is very similar to potato and leek soup except for the fact that Vichyssoise is usually eaten… Continue reading Potato and Leek Soup Topped with Crispy Bacon

Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich Smothered with Turkey and Bacon Gravy

Sandwiches are not my thing and as for Arkadi he said he used to eat deli sandwiches for breakfast! But two things we agree on when it comes to sandwiches are these: we both like hot sandwiches and we both like gravy! So, combine those two likes along with some left over turkey and we… Continue reading Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich Smothered with Turkey and Bacon Gravy

Spaghetti al Nero di Seppia with Alfredo Sauce

    We don’t tend to eat a lot of pasta so when we do make a pasta dish, we try to make something that’s just a little different than your average spaghetti and meatballs. The other day, at the grocery store, this particular pasta caught by eye – PC Black Label Spaghetti al Nero… Continue reading Spaghetti al Nero di Seppia with Alfredo Sauce