Tag Archives: beef

Stuffed Sweet Peppers – New & Improved

Want a chance to provide me with feedback about Spice Wife?  Now is your chance, until February 4, 2016 at Spice Wife Readers Survey 2016.  Thank you, readers, for those of you that have filled out the survey.  So far, I’ve received a lot of positive feedback and great ideas and I look forward to […]

Chili with Steak and Sweet Potatoes

The days are finally getting cooler. This past weekend was warm enough to rake the leaves wearing a t-shirt and jeans, and today I want to hibernate for the winter (okay, a little too soon for that).  What could be better than a chili for dinner, to warm me up from the inside out?  I […]

Shepherd’s Pie or Cottage Pie? It’s All Good! – Part 1

It was time to take a break from more exotic travels and recently, had the opportunity to visit the beautiful, rolling countryside of Ireland.    As always, I tried to find some spices but when in Ireland, it’s time to visit the pubs and try the local cuisine.  Drink the Irish-produced warm Guinness beer.  Soak up […]

Cold Outside…Cooking Middle Eastern Inside!!

Welcome to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada! Temperatures hovering around -27C (about -15F) all day and it’s a good day to try out some new recipes! Fortunately, I discovered while searching online, this wonderful chef, Yotam Ottolenghi, who resides in London, England who creates great Middle Eastern recipes and I couldn’t wait to try a couple of these […]