What is Demi Glace? I am a huge fan of demi-glace for preparing classic sauces like mushroom or peppercorn sauce but I have to warn you, it is a huge process to make classic demi glace at home. It is not for the faint of heart but well worth the effort – at least once. […]
Meatloaf recipes are popular now and I have two – a basic meatloaf recipe that even your kids will enjoy and something a little more fancy called Meatball Nicois. There’s a basic roast beef recipe along with a basic roast pork and roast leg of lamb.
For those who are enjoying sous vide cooking, a technique I’m just starting to learn more about, there is a great recipe for sous vide pork tenderloin. And for those who enjoy cooking in a crock pot, be sure to check out my slow cooked pork chops recipe.
There’s a lot here for everyone’s tastes and more recipes added all the time.
How to Make the Best Beef Wellington This Beef Wellington recipe has become a tradition in our house. We prepare it every couple of years for Christmas and made it again this year. If I’m lucky, we will have it next year and the year after that. My wife originally found a recipe in Fine […]
How to Make Beef Stew With Mushrooms in a Crock Pot Last week we had a Stew Challenge on my Facebook’s What I Cooked For Dinner Last Night. The idea is for everyone in the group to prepare a favorite stew and share it by submitting a photo. I knew I was going to have […]
How to Make a Great Sloppy Joe Sandwich I purchased some grass fed, organic ground beef from Whole Foods and was going to grill some hamburgers for dinner when my wife said she was in the mood for comfort food and would I make Sloppy Joe’s instead. I haven’t made Sloppy Joe’s in years so […]
A Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe from Mississippi I read about this tasty recipe back in January in a New York Times article by Sam Sifton. If you’ve already heard about this extremely simple way to make a delicious crock-pot pot roast, please check out this version or go check out some of my other […]
How to Cook a Pork Tenderloin Sous Vide I am now an official “sous vider” if there is such a title. My friend Chef David Nelson introduced the idea of sealing some food into a vacuum pouch and cooking it in a water bath at extremely low temperatures. The results are amazing and foods like […]
A Great Sauce to Serve with Pork Tenderloin Medallions Walking past the meat aisles at one of our local supermarkets this weekend, I noticed they were having a 2 for 1 sale on pork tenderloins. You buy one package of two tenderloins and they give you another for free. I already knew what I would […]
Simple Rump Roast Beef Recipe I was in our local organic supermarket called Mom’s for the best blueberry muffins in the township and noticed they had some organic meats on sale for 50% off. I don’t typically purchase organic meats for several reasons, all of which probably don’t make any sense and I’ll revisit this […]
One of My Favorite Sauces for Fresh Pasta My friend Geoff is an excellent cook and an even better baker. You may have seen his recipe for The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie. He has also shared with me his Apple Pear Cake and Chocolate Cake recipes. He is also a wonderful pasta maker. At least […]
The Perfect Recipe For Pork Leftovers As a kid, my mom who grew up in Denmark would make this dish anytime there was leftover pork. It might have been leftover pork loin from a Sunday roast or broiled to death pork chops from midweek. As with most pork dishes my mom made, they were usually […]
Have You Discovered Blue Apron Yet? On Saturday Fed Ex dropped off a couple of large boxes from Blue Apron, “a new concept in grocery delivery, built around incredible cooking experiences.” A friend of ours sent us their once-a-week subscription service because they were out of town and thought we would enjoy the service and […]