Category Archives: dinner

Wild Rice Casserole

Good lord this is one of my most favourite things! Well, I suppose I’ve said that before about food… bacon… pecan pie, guacamole… but this time I mean it! This casserole came into my life 5 years ago. To be … Continue reading

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Moroccan Chick Pea Stew

My mom has been testing out the vegan waters and has come up with some pretty tasty stuff. I’m not sure if I’m ready for a vegan diet but I’ve heard only good things. I’ve heard there’s no crash after … Continue reading

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Pasta Salad with Tomatoes and Edamame

This recipe came to me from a friend who brought it to a potluck at my place. (Don’t you just love potlucks??) Everyone has eaten pasta salad in their life but this one is not your boring 1990 family picnic … Continue reading

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Ginger-Peanut Chicken & Pasta Toss

I made this recipe last Friday for a friend and it took no time at all to put together. It’s really simple and a great meal for a weekday. This recipe comes to me from my lovely Aunt Donna who … Continue reading

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Meatballs

These puppies are so tasty and versatile you would be silly not to try them. I have added them to marinara sauce and served with spaghetti, or to make into a meatball sub. You could also put them on a … Continue reading

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Shepherd's Pie

In an effort to eat a bit healthier, I turned to my health-conscious friends Janet and Greta Podleski of “Eat Shrink and Be Merry”. These girls are all about taking everyday classics and making them a little friendlier on your … Continue reading

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Chili

I came across this recipe last fall when I was hosting a Mexican fiesta. It’s very simple and has a classic taste. My favourite part is the fact that not only can you make it the night before but it … Continue reading

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Butter Chicken

This recipe is easily in my top 5 favourites. If I could ask you to make one of my recipes, this would be it. Last winter my brother invited myself and our cousins for dinner and made this for us. … Continue reading

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Beefy Cheesy Manicotti

The title rhymes! You have to try it! Do not fear the strange Italian pasta! This recipe does require a bit of prep but its well worth it. The ingredients are similar to lasagna but assembled a bit differently. This … Continue reading

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Pizza

Note: While I get things going at mymessykitchen there won’t be a lot of pictures in my posts… those will get updated as I go. Patience young grasshoppers! Update: Now with pictures! Ingredients: 1 cup All-purpose flour 1/2 cup Whole … Continue reading

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