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Beef and Mushrooms

Beef and Mushrooms

We were having a conversation with some friends the other day about cooking. Some of us are intuitive cooks – you open the ‘fridge, see what’s in there, and cook dinner. Others of us need everything in place with step-by-step instructions on ...

Steak and Horseradish

Steak and Horseradish

My impulse buy at the store on Friday was a piece of fresh horseradish. I haven’t done much with fresh horseradish over the years, so, seeing it in its little basket in the produce section of the local Wegmans got me thinking that it’s about time I...

Beef and Mushrooms with Polenta

Beef and Mushrooms with Polenta

I got the (hopefully) last of the Christmas decorations up. I decided I wasn’t going to do any...

Steaks

Not Turkey

Back in the Dark Ages when I used to make pizzas, the night before Thanksgiving was one of the busie...

Beef Pot Pies

Beef Pot Pies

What do ya do when you have leftover Boeuf Bourguignon?!? Why… make Beef Pot Pies, of course! ...

Boeuf Bourguignon

Boeuf Bourguignon – Sorta

I have made Julia Child’s classic Boeuf Bourguignon many times. I have followed her painstakin...

Beef Stew

Beef Stew

It’s the first full day of Autumn – and it’s damp and rainy. It’s also Sunda...

Steaks and Lentils

The End of Week Seven

It’s been another grueling week at the gymnasium. We’ve been dealing with dumbbells, bar...

steaks

The End of Week Six

And there’s more good news coming from the boys in Gym Class – we’re both down 12 ...

Steaks

The End of Week Four

“My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other p...

chili burger

Chili Two Ways

I made a pot of chili the other day, thinking chili atop a baked potato was well within our dietary ...

Cocotte Burger

Put An Egg On It

I receive a couple of different food and recipe emails during the week – one of which comes fr...

strip steaks

Strip Steaks and Fried Onions

Summertime… and the grillin’ is easy… Okay. It’s three weeks to summer ̵...

Polpettone Ripieno Uova E Spinaci

It’s Victor’s Birthday. His traditional birthday dinner is Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, an...