Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs

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Tender, succulent, fall off the bone short ribs – a family favorite that’s guaranteed to please.ย  Beef short ribs are definitely underrated. They are so easy to make and most of the work is done by the oven. The tender meat falls right off the bone and the braising liquid can be poured over anything. […]

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Cioppino

Cioppino

Cioppino, a classic seafood stew with a little bit of everything cooked in a rich wine based broth. Cioppino was the first “fancy” dish I ever cooked for Kurt. I spend hours simmering the sauce. I wanted it to be perfect but most of all I wanted him to be impressed. He loved it. Years […]

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Pasta with Braised Short Rib Ragu

Pasta with Braised Short Rib Ragu

The hardest part in training for the half marathon is adjusting my nutrition, specifically when it comes to eating carbs. Over the years my diet consisted of few carbs, high fiber, good fat and lean protein, now I’m struggling to convince my conscious self otherwise. It’s like my body is telling me one thing but […]

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Bone Broth Soup with Beans & Lentils

Bone Broth Soup with Beans & Lentils

A big pork shoulder bone gave life to a new recipe simply because I couldn’t stand to throw away a treasure like that. Just looking at it made me think of a big pot of broth and since I was on vacation a big pot of broth led to a big pot of delicious bean […]

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Sunday Suppers: Succulent Osso Buco Stew & $300 Giveaway

Osso Bucco

Perhaps it’s a good thing that I am not able to cook dishes like this Succulent Osso Buco Stew on a regular basis. The rich cross cut veal shanks served along roasted garlic mashed potatoes is a sinful dish. The tender, delicious, fall off the bone meat is down right amazing and the bone marrow […]

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Sunday Suppers: Holiday Pot Roast

Cranberry Pot Roast

This is my most favorite time of the year. It brings so much joy, good times and of course amazing food. I like to start my celebrations early by preparing festive dishes and getting every one in the mood for the holidays. I can’t get enough of the decorations, music and holiday movies. To go […]

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