Boeuf Bourginon for Cook the Books

Boeuf Bourginon has become a traditional holiday meal for us. I served it on Thanksgiving this year and am also using the recipe for my Cook the Books post for Oct/Nov. . . . → Read More: Boeuf Bourginon for Cook the Books

Marinated Grilled Flank Steak for C.L.U.E.

I was so glad to find this marinated flank steak recipe at Kathy’s site. Trust me….this will become your favorite grilling marinade. . . . → Read More: Marinated Grilled Flank Steak for C.L.U.E.

T-Bones in Ashes

Grill it right int he coals….easy and delicious and primal…. . . . → Read More: T-Bones in Ashes

Sous Vide Steaks (DIY)

Remember a while back we attended a cooking class and had sous vide octopus and Chicken Saltimbocca? That chef/instructor also commented that this water-bath method was the only way to do steaks to perfection.

So what happens when you take your husband with you to cooking class?

What happens when said husband has a temperature . . . → Read More: Sous Vide Steaks (DIY)

Garam Masala-Rubbed Flank Steak and Mistress of Spices

Keep reading for a meal inspired by India and the film Mistress of Spices, this month’s Food ‘n Flix pick. . . . → Read More: Garam Masala-Rubbed Flank Steak and Mistress of Spices

Mock Filets

When times get tough, some of the best (and most loved) recipes are created. . . . → Read More: Mock Filets

Holiday Recipe Club: Beer Braised Brisket with Potatoes and Peppers

I am excited for my first post for the Holiday Recipe Club!    Of course, the upcoming holiday is St. Patrick’s Day so the “secret ingredients” to choose from are beer, potatoes, and/or pistachios.   (Thanks to Veronica at My Catholic Kitchen for putting me on to this new club!)

I wanted a hearty meal so I . . . → Read More: Holiday Recipe Club: Beer Braised Brisket with Potatoes and Peppers

My Go-To “Clean Out” Stew

In hindsight, that doesn’t look like a very good recipe title. . . . → Read More: My Go-To “Clean Out” Stew

Coffee Rubbed Flank Steak

I don’t drink instant coffee, but these little packets from Starbucks are great for cooking. . . . → Read More: Coffee Rubbed Flank Steak

Getting ready for the Christmas Eve Buffet

The first recipe of a few family favorites. Christmas Eve can’t be a success without these. Recipes for cocktail meatballs and honey BBQ sauce. . . . → Read More: Getting ready for the Christmas Eve Buffet