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Steaks on the Grill

A couple of days ago it was snowing and I was making soup. Today it’s sunshine and blue skies ...

Australian Garlic Salt

Through the miracle of Facebook, I was online-talking a couple of weeks ago with a cousin who lives...

Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day. The official start of summer and the day people get confused with Veterans Day and Ar...

Tri-Tip on the Grill

One of my mostest-favoritest things to grill are tri-tip roasts. Tri-tips are really a west coast c...

A Tenderloin of Beef

There’s something oddly decadent about putting BBQ sauce on a filet mignon steak. I mean̷...

Beef Braised in Guinness

  It’s that time of year… Corned Beef and Cabbage. You know… that not-really-...

Beef & Mushroom Risotto

This was going to be Butternut Squash Risotto. At least, that’s what I was thinking earlier, ...

Beef Pot Pie

It was cold this morning. Not cold enough to force me into long pants and shoes, but cold, nonethele...

Crespelle con funghi e carne macinata di manzo

That sounds a lot fancier than hamburger and mushrooms in crepes, but, that’s essentially wh...

Birthday Beef Stew

We always get to choose what we want for our birthday dinner, and Cybil is no exception. 11 years ag...

Labor Day Indoor Picnic

As a kid, Labor Day was my all-time-least-favorite holiday. It meant the following day was the firs...

Birthday Burgers & Gifts in the Mail

I decided when I got up this morning that we were going to have burgers for dinner. Ridiculous burg...

Dinner with Old Friends

It is so much fun seeing old friends. Susan and I first met in 1989 when we worked together at San ...

Burgers and Fries

  I do love me a good burger – there’s something almost primal in their greasy, ju...