French “Canadian” Tourtière

A traditional Tourtière (meat pie) served customarily on Christmas Eve in Lower Canada. I saw this recipe and looked at the background on it.  Back in the day the pie was made with game meat, rabbit or moose; it was eventually turned over to Pork, but with the pork being such a dry meat other…

Apple Roast Beef with honey glazed carrots & baked spiral potatoes

Ok as some of you may know I have purchased my first electric pressure cooker.  I have traditional ones that I have used in the past, you know the top of the stove method (which I will never go back to)  I love this cooker. The one I happen to have does the work of something like 8 appliances. …

Chicken and Beef Kabobs on the fly

We had unexpected company for an evening dinner. I love to have people over so this was nothing to complain about. I had to just come up with a meal that would be satisfying and pleasing to all in a very short amount of time. I decided to use chicken and beef as the way…

Poor Mans Pie ~The Kids love it!

Well tonight we have several of MacKenzie’s (Our 12 year old daughter) friends staying for the night.  Sooo instead of the Scallops I wanted to make we will be making a traditional Irish Dish.   When I was younger my mother called this “poor man’s pie” a better known name would be “Sheppard’s Pie”.   I…