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Chili, Halloween, Recipe,

Halloween Chili and Cornbread

Happy Halloween Cauldron Chili I am excited to be participating in this chili blog hop with all these great bloggers. Americans are known for their chili, I cannot wait to try some of these recipes.  Chili is such a versatile dish,  winter in a steamy bowl like this recipe of summer on salad.  This is my addition to the hop, you will see all the other wonderful recipe links at the bottom of this post.…

fall, freezer, cooking, baking

Canadian Bacon Spinach and Goat Cheese Tarts

Savoury Tarts Fit for Company These rich delicious tarts or quiches are good enough for company.  One small tart per person and serve it something light like salad of fruit.  Its rich but doesn’t taste fatty because of the lean Canadian bacon.  You can easily substitute the bacon for ham, but I much prefer it with the bacon. My eldest son ate most vegetables including spinach until he heard his uncle say spinach was disgusting, blah blah blah.…

Soup, Recipe, Fall

Cheeseburger Soup

Traditional meal served as soup a a I first saw this on a TV show while visiting at my sons.  I don’t know what show it was on to give them credit for the idea, but this soup recipe is my own.  My son laughed when he saw the show, but enjoys eating this soup. If there is a potluck or some sort of casual gathering this recipe is always a hit. Today chicken soup was on the…

Pie, Savory, Fall, Recipe, DIY

Savoury Beef Tart

Savory pies come in broad variety of ingredients and shapes.  Chicken, beef, vegetarian, filo, pie and puff pastry. Bundled, turned over, full and small pie plates, flan plates, and quiche plates in all shapes and sizes. This recipe is like a cornish pastie filling with a whole bunch of spices added to it for kick. You can place this filling into any type of crust you like.  This time I finished it as a small oblong tart using pie…

Turnover, Pie, Hand held, Recipe

Roast Chicken Squash Turnovers

Filling the freezer… starting with Chicken Turnovers I am busy filling the freezer this week and  cleaning the garage.  What a combo, cooking and dust.  Over the next week or so I will be posting several recipes because that is what I am up to these days.  If I am lucky I will find time to attend an auction or a couple garage sales to see what treasures I can find.  Other than that no…

Apple, Canning, DIY, Fall

Alberta Grown Apple Butter

We live in the most northern, large city in North America.   I am a transplant from the warm part of the west coast so  I didn’t expect Herman to be able to grow apples here.  He was determined he could and he succeeded.   This apple butter very  special to me, as far as I am concerned it’s miracle apple butter.     After growing the apples Herman made this butter for us.  This…