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Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Hot Cherry Peppers

(This post is sponsored by President’s Choice.  I used their PC Black Label Hot Cherry Peppers to make this Spicy Shrimp Scampi.) After a nice long summer break, I’m back in the kitchen experimenting with my new October PC Black Label black box where I received two jars of condiments that can be eaten tapas style or included in a recipe. PC Black Label Hot Cherry Peppers marinated in … Continue reading Spicy Shrimp Scampi with Hot Cherry Peppers

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Rustic Baby Potatoes with Habanero Aioli and Maple Glazed Spicy Salmon

  This month’s #PresidentsChoice PC Black Label Collection box included a favourite of mine, which is PC Black Label Habanero Aioli Whipped Dressing! This velvety aioli has complex flavours of sweet mango purée, curry, and a subtly hot habanero kick.  It’s a great condiment to eat with french fries, swirled into a salad dressing or used as a side replacing ketchup or mustard.  It’s so versatile that I even … Continue reading Rustic Baby Potatoes with Habanero Aioli and Maple Glazed Spicy Salmon

Tips for Hosting a Successful Dinner Party

I recently held a backyard bbq dinner party to celebrate the changing of the seasons in partnership with Cascade Platinum #sparklingclean. I had the opportunity to put the product to the test and I must say, I’m impressed! Not only did it remove the hard, cooked on food residue, it left all of my dishes sparking clean! In order to host a successful dinner party, … Continue reading Tips for Hosting a Successful Dinner Party

Heirloom Frittata with Curried Potatoes

Heirloom Frittata with Curried Potatoes: 3 large farm fresh eggs 1/2 sweet Vidalia onion, chopped 1 tsp butter 1/4 cup milk Salt (to taste) Pepper (to taste) Fresh herbs (parsley& thyme) 6-8 Baby heirloom tomatoes 1/2 cup Curried Potatoes (or other leftover curry) 1/3 cup Beemster cheese, shredded (can substitute with sharp cheddar) Curried Potatoes Recipe: 10 small new potatoes, sliced 1 small onion 2 … Continue reading Heirloom Frittata with Curried Potatoes

Sweet and Spicy Salmon (two ways)

Salmon two ways 6 servings Le creuset dishes, sesame oil Salt Pepper 1 tsp Mustard seeds 3 tblsp Maple syrup 1 tsp Raw sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried parsley Dash of red chili powder 1/3 cup Soy sauce Black Sesame seeds (optional, for the top) {1-2 tblsp Sambal oelek (red chili paste)} * Add This To half The Marinade This recipe works … Continue reading Sweet and Spicy Salmon (two ways)

Chicken & Kale Meatballs

1 small bunch of kale 4 shallots 5 garlic cloves 454 grams of ground chicken Salt Pepper 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp red chili powder 1/2 tsp herbs de Provence 1 tblsp olive oil 1 small bunch of parsley, chopped 1 piece of toast,  crumbled 2 tblsp olive oil In a small food processor,  pulse the kale, shallots,  and the garlic. … Continue reading Chicken & Kale Meatballs