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Refried Beans (Frijoles Guisados or Refritos)


It’s the end of the week and the weekend weather is supposed to be amazing! I can’t wait! I am definitely opening my windows this weekend to let some fresh air circulate through this house! 504 more words

Main Dishes

The Wonderful Asparagus

One of my favorite “go to” veggies when making a side dish is Asparagus.  The mild flavor and beautiful appearance add a nice touch of class to any dish.   567 more words


Drunken Potato Pie with Irish Whiskey

The potato lovers guilty pleasure.

It’s all about sliced yukon potatoes, lots of mozzarella, a pinch of sea salt, and a 1/2 cup of fine Irish Whiskey. 28 more words


Quinoa Salad with Avocado, Cucumber, Peppers and Cilantro

We’ve all heard about the various merits of quinoa– it’s as easy to  make as rice and is an excellent source of fibre and protein. The thing is, I’m not always sure what to do with it, since it’s quite tasteless, and frankly, a little boring. 290 more words


Foodie Friday - Better Bean Dip

This recipe is so easy, it’s become a household staple around here.  We use this for tortilla chips, veggies, and most often in delicious wraps (especially when we run out of hummus!). 92 more words

Foodie Fridays

Cauliflower and peas curry

Spicy vegetable curry

When everyday cooking takes a toll on my imagination, I go blank very often and look for some inspiration in my cook books. 272 more words

Side Dish