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Taco Soup topped with sour cream, cheese and tortilla strips

Taco Soup

Dive into a fiesta of flavors with our homemade Taco Soup recipe. This hearty and savoury recipe combines the bold flavors of traditional tacos in a comforting soup. Garnished with cheese, sour cream, and tortilla chips, it’s a satisfying meal for any season. What do you do with leftover taco meat? My kids love tacos […]

Chocolate Mayo Cake
Baking, Cakes

Chocolate Mayo Bundt Cake

Mayo cakes became popular during the depression era when ingredients for baking were difficult to find. Eggs and oil were replaced by mayo in cakes. Even mayonnaise brands started putting the recipe on the back of jars. The most popular for me growing up was on the Hellman’s jar. I remember my grandmother making this […]

Bowl of grilled corn and peppers salad with chipotle dressing
Side Dishes

Grilled Corn Salad with Creamy Chipotle Dressing

Grilled corn makes a great BBQ side dish, and fresh or leftover grilled corn makes a tasty salad. Mixed with fresh herbs and a few other ingredients then topped with a creamy chipotle sauce, you have a flavourful salad. Grilled Corn Salad with Creamy Chipotle Dressing makes a perfect side dish for your next BBQ. […]

Chipotle Sauce with Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Side Dishes

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Sweet Potatoes are a perfect side dish. Quick and easy, this recipe makes a terrific side dish for a weeknight barbecue. They are great served with chicken, pork chops, and even burgers. Not everyone in our family likes sweet potatoes, so this recipe is small compared to our usual recipes. It calls for three […]

A bowl of Homemade Chipotle Sauce with a jar of sauce and sweet potato fries.
Condiments and Pickles

Homemade Chipotle Sauce

This creamy Homemade Chipotle Sauce makes a great dipping sauce for sweet potato fries or chicken. It is also delicious as a topping for burgers or tacos. This sauce can also be used as a salad dressing. Looking through the grocery store, I have not been able to find a chipotle sauce on the shelves. […]


Grilled Sausages on Toasted Garlic Butter Buns

Grilled sausages are a quick and easy dinner for hot summer days. Add a toasted garlic butter bun, a quick tomato sauce, and cheese, and you have a delicious sandwich. Pair it with a side salad and you have a quick and easy meal.   Ingredients When it comes to sausages, I usually use Italian […]

BBQ, Side Dishes

Grilled Bacon Cheddar Potatoes

When looking for a quick side dish for a weeknight barbecue, baked potatoes are usually not an option. On the barbecue, potatoes can take a while to bake through. So if you are looking for a baked potato taste that does not take an hour or so to cook, Grilled Bacon and Cheddar Potatoes are […]

Side Dishes

Garlic Bacon Green and Yellow Beans

This recipe for Garlic Bacon Green and Yellow Beans is easy to make. It can be made on a barbecue or in the oven. It is also delicious to make on the smoker using your favourite smoking wood.   Easy to make for any occasion This dish makes a great side for any occasion. We […]

Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Lime Crema
BBQ, Fish

Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Lime Crema

When you are looking for a light meal in the warm summer months, you can’t go wrong with fish tacos. These Grilled Fish Tacos with Avocado Lime Crema, are light and flavourful, easy to make, and quick. Grilled fish tacos are perfect for a quick weekday dinner. Disclosure: Some of the links in this post […]