Mini Post! Creamy Dill Dressing

Hello there! Here’s a really easy recipe for creamy dill dressing.  Last night, I doloped it over smoked salmon and fingerling potato salad. It’s so versitile! Drizzle it over some grilled shrimp, seafood salad or cooked fish such as trout or salmon. While I was prepping the rest of my dinner, I was dipping potato chips in it….

Baked Italian Chicken Wings

  Hello there! I made this really easy, very flavourful and frankly, exciting dinner tonight and wanted to share. These chicken wings are so irresistible! It’ll be really hard to control yourself around these; delicately salted, with a parmesan, garlic and herb sauce brushed over deliciously crispy wings, glistening on their platter, waiting to be savoured. I cannot…

Zoodles with Almond Butter Sauce

  Lets begin… Zoodles?? (my spell checker is in disbelief. It keeps changing the word to “noodles”) Zoodles : Spaghetti style noodles made from zucchini, using a Spiralizer Facts: Vegetarian recipe, Gluten Free, Vegan & Raw. It’s super healthy; super delicious Hello there! So, here is another recipe that was so delicious & so simple to prepare…

Slow-Roasted Filet of Beef with Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise

Hello there, Vanilla-beaners! I have a few recipes to share in time for the holidays. This, my first and favorite, was found in my new cookbook, ‘Foolproof’ by Barefoot Contessa.                     Out of my vast library of cookbooks, when I have a dinner party to host and want to…

“Fancy” Pernod Shrimp (Quick and easy)

Fancy Shrimp With Pernod Shrimp in Pernod is now my favorite way to eat this crustation these days! My dad makes this once and a while; it’s his specialty. I found this recipe on my previous Vanilla Bean blog site, “Classic Vanilla” 😉 I thought, “oh, yeah…this was really good!” What is Pernod, you ask? Pernod is…

Creamy Ricotta Scrambled eggs – low in fat

Good morning all! You know I always like to share the quick & easy recipes that are also delicious….and healthy. I like it even better when they don’t taste healthy. Admittedly these creations are seldom my own. Except today, I have created a spin-off on Gordon Ramsay’s method of making scrambled eggs. As with many…

Roast Chicken with baby vegetables – by Gordon Ramsay

                  Hi again, I found an easy and delicious recipe for roasted chicken that I want to share. Its quick enough to make on a weeknight but looks nice enough to serve on the weekend. We often reserve the best looking and tasting meals for the weekend…