Beef

Flank Steak

Flank steak. My BBQ was out of commission as...

Tuscan T-Bone

Kat and I spent almost three weeks in Tuscany,...

Beef Short Ribs (or Ox Tails)

I lump these two cuts together as they’re...

Chicken

Chicken Pot Pie

This is an easy, rib sticking, heart warming...

Fast, easy, delicious, chicken breast recipe

Fast, easy, delicious. This chicken breast,...

Kat’s recipe

Kat’s recipe, chicken thighs browned in...

Desserts

Cheese Pie – How to make a Cheese Pie?

Cheese pie – How to make cheese pie. We...

Puff Pastry Recipe – Berries in Puff Pastry

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Dips/Appetizers

Perfect Pesto

Pesto has many uses, and is great spread on a...

Parmesan Recipes – Parmesan Onion Puffs

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Fish

Salmon on a Cedar Plank

This is an interesting and old method of...

Salmon in Puff Pastry

Elegant is the only word for this dish. In the...

Salmon in Parchment

Special equipment: Parchment paper is available...

Gravies & Sauces

Mushroom Gravy

  8 ounces white or crimini mushrooms (or...

How to make Creme Fraiche

Creme fraiche means “fresh cream” in...

Lamb

Roast Leg of Lamb

How can you not love lamb? When I was young, we...

Rack of Lamb in Mushroom Crust

I first tried this dish in a wonderful...

Lamb Shish Kabob

I roomed with a talented Architectural student,...

Low Carb Recipes

MSC

White Asparagus

When Kat and I were in Germany, where Kat was a...

Grill Weight

I often use a grill weight when cooking...

To dice an onion

A helpful-hint. To dice an onion, slice it this...

One Dish Dinners

Chicken Pot Pie

This is an easy, rib sticking, heart warming...

Pasta

Pasta Putanesca

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Pork

Roast Pork Loin with Apple Gravy

Now know as that other white meat, pork loin is...

Boneless Pork Loin in Applesauce Sauce

If I sound like I’m stuttering with...

Baby Back Ribs

How to cook baby back ribs! The Adobe Flash...

Salad

Persian Cucumber/Spinach Salad

This is a simple but delicious and nutricious...

Herbs de Provence

1/2 Tsp fennel seeds 1/2 Tsp dried sage 3 Tblsp...

Grilled Romaine

Grilled Romaine Salad Grilled Romaine Salad is...

Soup

Soupa de Pollo (Mexican Chicken Soup)

When the railroad reached Bakersfield in 1878...

Vegetables

Smashed Spuds

The humble potato came to us from Peru, via...