Posted on December 7, 2016 at 3:30 am.
Want to enjoy a fantastic holiday roast beef but spend a bit less and enjoy it more? Here’s your guide.
It’s that time of year when everyone is thinking about celebratory dinners that include extravagances like tenderloin (filet mignon). While it’s true that beef tenderloin is tender, boneless and lean and shaped for slicing, there are many more options to consider for a holiday roast.
In this post I’ll give you the full rundownt to find a substitute for beef tenderloin.
Posted on November 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm.
Mild-mannered poblano peppers, often roasted, are terrific stuffed and baked, too.
I have an abiding affection for poblano peppers. It stems from a nearly year-long sojourn in Mexico that included an independent study of its markets.
Posted on November 23, 2016 at 10:07 am.
Take heart and try your hand at this beginner’s apple pie recipe.
Easy as pie? Where did
that come from? Right now, so many people are wondering just how, exactly, do you make a pie.
And either turning into a stress case over pie or leaving it to those who are more experienced. I’ve been there as this post on
pie anxiety attests. (more…)
Posted on November 18, 2016 at 12:03 pm.
Roasting brings any squash out of its shell for soup, salad and sides.
One of the first things I taught myself to cook was a winter squash soup. It took so few ingredients and so little time to make a thing of substance and subsistence.
Butter, onion, squash, water or stock, a little cream–and then I could season it to fit my mood.
Posted on November 16, 2016 at 5:22 pm.
Side dishes, like these Brussels sprouts with bread crumbs and lemon zest, rule.
Are you a secret side dish lover? Take this quick test:
When you’re at a restaurant pouring over the entrées, do you decide based on the accompaniments?
Do you peek at the list of extra sides and secretly think they’re more enticing than the mains?
When you’re planning a holiday meal, do you spend more time thinking about the side dishes than dessert?
If you answer yes to all three, then you’re a secret side dish lover. And I’m totally with you!