I have published here the traditional French version Espagnole sauce. The “Mother Sauce” in my adventures of making Demi Glace. This recipe however is the brown sauce I will use for all bases of brown sauce going forward. I say going forward because for years I have tried to match my Mom’s version of this sauce […]
This was my first attempt ever at Beef Wellington. I always think to make it to late to thaw the puff pastry. I do not like pate’ so there is none in this recipe. I do have some things I will change for the next time and I will include those changes in the recipe. […]
Delicious easy to make, better than a pancake what is not to love. Topping suggestions include: Apricot preserves Maple syrup Cinnamon and sugar Fresh fruit and whipped cream Nutella Caramel
Cooking tonight for one! I was kind of full from lunch at client and wanted something lighter. I decided to try a seared tuna steak salad. I have cooked seared ahi or yellowfin tuna before but never have a incorporated it into a salad with a dressing instead of dipping sauce. I was blown […]
Having just attended speech by Jenn Segal from Once upon a Chef blog and cookbook. I decided I would make dinner from her book bought and signed yesterday. After browsing the book I zeroed in on this recipe and had to try it. Moroccan-Style Brisket with Dried Fruit & Capers I am really excited I […]
I found a $12 Veal roast at Wegmans and had to figure out way to make it. The result was excellent! Potatoes dauphinoise is also something I have alway made from a box Au Gratin. But it was so easy never again from a box.
A good friend Lisa and I drove to Winchester Virginia today to see Jenn Segal from Once upon a Chef food blog and cook book fame speak today. We drove out to a really gorgeous Winchester library The Handley Regional Library . What a great presentation… especially since I am just starting my own hobby […]
Jerk chicken is a labour of love. It takes a decent amount of ingredients but is so worth the effort. I grill mine and finish in the oven but you can cook in oven and broil to finish. I prefer bone in chicken breasts because I am not a dark meat chicken fan. Using […]