Beef Bourguignon

Hard to pronounce. Hard to spell. Takes forever to make. But this is good. Really good. This is a revised post. I was reading a book by Anthony Bourdain and he mentioned that this is one of his favourite dishes. So based on his comments, I modified the recipe and the result is outstanding. Making it at least a day in advance is the key to perfection.

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Beef Noodle Pho

If you haven’t tried Pho, it’s a Vietnamese dish. It’s pronounced “fuh.” The broth is made with spices you may associate with sweet flavours like cinnamon and cloves, however it’s not sweet. But don’t worry, you can buy the broth ready made and it’s pretty good!

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Overnight Breakfast

Overnight Breakfast is the perfect Christmas morning or New Year’s Day breakfast casserole. Or brunch if you partied into the wee hours of the morning. You make it the night before and bake it in the morning. Low maintenance! What’s even better about this is you can be totally creative in what ingredients to use. I’ve made it with leftover turkey and switched out the cheddar for Swiss and Brie. I’ve used stale croissants, made sweet versions with raisin bread….the possibilities are endless!

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Spinach Leek and Bacon Quiche

Notice “bacon” is the 3rd word in the title? That makes it sound like Spinach Leek and Bacon Quiche has some nutritional value with 2 vegetables coming in first and second. I figure there’s only 4 pieces of bacon in the whole pie so it hardly counts. And then there’s all the calcium in the milk. So go ahead and make this without guilt.

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Sweet and Sour Pork

Stir fry makes an inexpensive but tasty and healthy meal. Not to mention colourful. Sweet and Sour Pork is super speedy to make so you’ll probably take more time prepping ingredients than actually cooking. You can customize the vegetables according to the season and your taste and you can also use leftover cooked pork so it’s very versatile.

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