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Beef Strogonoff in Roasted Portobello Mushrooms

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One of the jewels in the Russian culinary scene has to be Beef Strogonoff.  In this version of Beef Stogonoff in Roasted Portobello Mushrooms boasts the tenderest of beef, mushrooms and caramelized onions in a rich beef sauce touched with sour cream.  If you have followed my blog, you know that Beef Strogonoff in any . . . → Read More: Beef Strogonoff in Roasted Portobello Mushrooms

Hungarian Goulash and Creamy Polenta with Asiago and Roasted Red Peppers

Hungarian Goulash and Creamy Polenta with Asiago and Roasted Red Peppers is the perfect dish for a really cold winter night.  It’s made even easier by cooking it in the oven where constant attention is not needed.  Hungarian cooking is highlighted by the use of sweet paprika and Hungarian Goulash is one of those dishes . . . → Read More: Hungarian Goulash and Creamy Polenta with Asiago and Roasted Red Peppers

Barbecued Beef Brisket

This recipe was given to me by my friend, Laura Peacock, more years ago than either of us would want to remember.  It is one of the best uses of brisket I have ever tasted and to make it even better it is easy to make.

The brisket is the front portion of the . . . → Read More: Barbecued Beef Brisket

Beef Strogonoff Soup with Wine and Cheese Baguette

I  will be posting next week’s blog  CHOCOLATE CHERRY BREAD PUDDING ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 26TH as I think it makes a great New Year’s Eve dessert and  needs some prep ahead of time.  It accidentally went up today by mistake before the error was caught.  I hope this didn’t cause too much confusion.

I . . . → Read More: Beef Strogonoff Soup with Wine and Cheese Baguette

Beef Kebabs with Warm Grilled Vegetable Medley

One of the most popular special occasion dinners around my house has always been the Beef Kebobs.  We were just like the Post Office, neither snow, sleet,etc., etc., would keep us from grilling these.  As the years have progressed, the sides have been updated and my newest version, the Warm Grilled Vegetable Medley, is really . . . → Read More: Beef Kebabs with Warm Grilled Vegetable Medley

Corned Beef and Cabbage with Soda Bread

Please see the March 3, 2011 blog for how to photos.

I have always been fascinated by the making of corned beef and pastrami.  When I first found this recipe for corned beef, I thought since Emeril Lagasse made it, it had to work.  So out I went and bought several briskets which we trimmed . . . → Read More: Corned Beef and Cabbage with Soda Bread

Corned Beef and Cabbage with Soda Bread

I have always been fascinated by the making of corned beef and pastrami.  When I first found this recipe for corned beef, I thought since Emeril Lagasse made it, it had to work.  So out I went and bought several briskets which we trimmed and proceeded to brine as instructed.  You can’t imagine my joy . . . → Read More: Corned Beef and Cabbage with Soda Bread

Taco Seasoning

Six ingredients added to a pound of ground beef yields a tastier, healthier alternative to the little packets usually used.  This recipe has little salt but tons of flavor.

It is just as quick to make and, with the exception of the beef or turkey, the ingredients can be easily kept in the pantry for . . . → Read More: Taco Seasoning

Superbowl Special

Ok, so I know I’m in the minority but on Superbowl Sunday, I can be found doing anything but watching.  I can spend endless hours designing simple or complicated foods and then producing them, but don’t ask me so sit watching grown men run up and down a field, bashing each other on the way. . . . → Read More: Superbowl Special