Posts tagged with beef
5 May 2011 - Happy Cinco de Mayo!
As many of you, my dear readers, know I cannot join in the traditional festivities of Cinco de Mayo. On this gloriously gorgeous and sunny day, I will be avoiding the flavored frozen margaritas, pitchers of sangria and highballs of michelada while I am just waiting for my little one to get here. But I […]
15 March 2011 - Spicy Chipotle Chili
For the last four years, we have hosted an Oscar’s party. The theme changes each year from black tie and fancy hors d’oeuvres to jeans and t-shirts and this chipotle chili (although one year we might have to do black tie and chili!) As I have some news, I was feeling a little too tired […]
3 September 2010 - Happy Labor Day! Some Great Ideas For Your Cookout!
Happy Labor Day! As a Brit I had no idea what Labor Day was until I just wikipedia-ed it (how isn’t that a word yet?)… and apparently it is a day to celebrate laborers. Interesting fact of the day – the first was held in New York and used as a bribe to appease workers […]
19 July 2010 - Hot Dog Chili
This is one of my hubby’s all time favorite things to eat, which is handy as I have loved hot dogs more than any healthy person should since I was little. In fact hot dogs, along with cotton candy, beer, fresh lemonade, barbecue, funnel cakes, and occasionally salted peanuts (but not on windy day, the […]
3 May 2010 - Veal and Pork Meatballs
Often I make dishes with ground meat, ragu, lasagne, meatloaf and I love to use a combination of organic ground beef, ground pork and ground veal. This usually results in my having leftover veal and pork. Not wanting to waste it I began looking for recipes that combined just these two meats. I simply could […]
31 March 2010 - Osso Buco (part II)
One of the best things about making a dish like osso buco is the leftover potential. I love to take the meat off the veal shanks and add it to the remaining sauce. The best way to keep the veal as beautifully tender as it was the day before is to reheat the sauce slowly […]