In a continuation of my previous post for Baked French Fries I present to you the always delicious Poutine! This is super easy to make, and I know some of you will shame me for not using REAL gravy, but I gotta say, that salty, delicious instant gravy tastes wonderful on these fries. Guilty pleasure? Maybe.
Anyways, you can’t beat the speed of this one. Baked french fries to Poutine in like 5 minutes! Sounds good to me!
This is more of a guideline than a recipe, because well, who am I to tell you how much gravy and cheese curds you should be putting on your fries!
Bake some fries first, and proceed to recipe!
Posted in Appetizer, Dinner, Potato, Side, Snack, Snack
Tagged Bacon, baked, cheese, cheese curds, curds, easy, french fries, french fry, green onion, healthy, montreal, poutine, recipe
Anyone who buys those bags of frozen french fries is just cheating themselves. Especially if you have potatoes in your cupboard. These things are so simple, so delicious, and just look at how beautiful they are! Your frozen potato sticks don’t come close! Grab a russet potato, slice it up, bake it and feel the guilt wash away as you eat these non-deep fried homemade beauties (and then feel guilty as you realize you just ate a ton…oops!). Stay tuned for a much less guilt-free recipe coming in the next day or two using these tasty things! (can you guess what it might be??)
Posted in Appetizer, Dinner, Healthy, Potato, Side
Tagged alternative, baked, crispy, crunchy, easy, french fries, fries, healthy, homemade, oven, Potato, recipe, russet
A Kevin O’Leary inspired recipe, a strange thing you might think? Turns out he provided great inspiration for this tasty dish!
This is what we know about Kevin.
- He can be a little full of himself from time to time…
- He certainly “brings the heat” to hopeful entrepreneurs
- He is all about the “green” (a.k.a $$$$)
- His favourite restaurant in Toronto serves Italian food
- He is a wine connoisseur
Well it’s obvious isn’t it?! We need to make an appetizer that’s full of itself, can handle the heat, is green, perhaps Italian, and maybe even has some wine in it! So it came to be, The Kevin O’Leary, a.k.a Deep Fried Ravioli Stuffed with Spinach & Ricotta, served with a Spicy Tomato Sauce!
Posted in Appetizer, Dinner, Pasta
Tagged boiled, cookin' greens, deep fried, dough, dragons den, Fried, frozen spinach, homemade, kevin o'leary, parmesan, pasta, ravioli, ricotta, spicy, spinach, tomato sauce
I’ve been Pinterest plagued again…. My Pinterest wall has become overloaded with delicious looking recipes for Roasted Chickpeas. Anyone who knows me, knows that I love pulses, so after seeing so many recipes I knew I had to give some a whirl. I settled on a mild spice, paprika and some garlic and shallot olive oil. And wow these were great – the perfect amount of crunch for a really delightful snack. Let’s get to this recipe…. Continue reading
If you’ve been following BS’ in the Kitchen, you would have noticed our recent post of Buffalo Chicken Potato Skins that we brought to a party. Well we have great news for you if you thought they looked delicious – we now bring you their partner in crime: Buffalo Chicken Dip! Great served at a party with some plain chips and best of all, it’s quick and easy to make. We should also mention that you can also create this dish if you have left over stuffing for the potatoes – so really it’s two recipes in one! Let’s get to the recipe so you can try it out yourself.
Posted in Appetizer, Cheese, Chicken, Potato, Snack, Snack
Tagged appetizer, baked, blue cheese, buffalo, buffalo chicken, cheese, dip, game day, leftover, party, Potato, potato skins, Superbowl
I feel pretty lucky that I have some really great friends. The majority of us met in high school, some of us have even been friends since elementary school, and have been through thick and thin together. I’d say it’s pretty special to have friendships that have lasted so many years! With some of us being married, having busy careers and even a few of us having kids, we don’t get to see each other as much as we used to, but when we do, crying from laughing so much is a guarantee! We’re also all foodie junkies and love to get together for potlucks and drinks. Knowing that there are some spice addicts in our crew and the boys will pretty much eat anything, I knew these Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Potato Skins would please the crowd! Continue reading
Posted in Appetizer, Cheese, Chicken, Easy
Tagged appetizer, Blue, blue cheese, buffalo, Cheddar, cheese, Chicken, easy, Potato, recipe, skins, stuffed
Now that Bob and I have both moved out of our parents acreage, we often go back home for a Sunday visit to comfort our poor empty nester parents (you miss us Mom & Dad? Right??), and in true BS’ in the Kitchen fashion, we cook the meal! This past Sunday, we offered a menu of Slow Cooker Pulled Pork with a Purple Cabbage & Apple Slaw, along with an old fashioned Carrot Cake for dessert. As an appetizer, we took to Pinterest and made this Cheesy Artichoke Bread after being highly recommended by a friend. Let’s all stop drooling and get to the recipe!
As part of my recipe testing for the Meat & Bread Porchetta that i’m planning on making in the near future, I needed to try out an Italian Salsa Verde. Instead of following the salsa verde on I am a Food Blog, I decided to go with a more traditional version and slightly modified a recipe from Bon Appetit.
Posted in Appetizer, Bread, Condiment, Fresh herbs
Tagged dipping, fish, green sauce, italian, Lemon, meat & bread, meat and bread, olive oil, parsley, porchetta sandwich, Pork, recipe, salsa, sauce, verde
Even though I love salad, for whatever reason, I never make it for myself. With that realization, I decided it was time to experiment. After tossing some ideas around (bad pun?), this is what I came up with!
Posted in Appetizer, Dinner, Egg, Lunch, Salad, Side
Tagged Apple, earthy, egg, Garlic, hearty, leeks, Lemon, lunch, mushroom, pine nut, recipe, Salad, side, spinach, yolk
While I was creating the Roasted Garlic, Spinach & Bacon Rangoon, I also wanted to do some form of dessert finger food. Seeing as I still had half a pack of wonton wrappers left, and several cans of pumpkin filling in my cupboard, this was a no brainer! It’s a fun take on your traditional pumpkin pie, wrapped in wontons, fried into a crispy dumpling, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and dipped in some whipped cream! Probably don’t need to convince you to try these ones hey? Well if I do, just imagine a cross between pumpkin pie and a churro! YUM!
Posted in Appetizer, Dessert, Fried, Snack, Snack
Tagged appetizer, churro, dumpling, finger food, holiday, hors d oeuvres, party, pumpkin, pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice, Whipped Cream, wonton