Gourmet Comfort Food Recipe: Pulled Beef Ragu

Beef ragu, beef ragu, beef ragu, beef ragu….sometimes a dish pops in my head and dominates my thoughts so much, that I end up planning an entire day around making that dish. Beef ragu. It is not the first time Continue reading Gourmet Comfort Food Recipe: Pulled Beef Ragu

The Perfect, Easy, Roast Beef … with Bacon!

Roast Beef wrapped in bacon

As the winter (finally) draws to an end, I start to pack in some of my favorite cold weather recipes that I probably won’t be making until the fall. I am always on the quest to make a perfect roast Continue reading The Perfect, Easy, Roast Beef … with Bacon!

Kobe-Crafted BBQ Meatloaf w/ Homemade Tomato Jam

kobe Meatloaf recipe with tomato jam

Yeah, I said kobe meatloaf. Not too shabby, right? Meatloaf is one of those things I haven’t made…probably in over 15 years. For some reason, I had really been craving it in the last few weeks. It may have something Continue reading Kobe-Crafted BBQ Meatloaf w/ Homemade Tomato Jam

Slow Cooker Winter Bacon Beef Stew

  Honestly, it is hard for me to believe that this is the first time slow cooker beef stew is making it onto the blog. This is one of my favorite crockpot recipes, mainly because it is just so quick Continue reading Slow Cooker Winter Bacon Beef Stew

Real Pub Food at Home – Dumplings and Mince, recipe courtesy of Harvard Common Press

By now you have read the amazing recaps of the Boston Brunchers event that I set up with Harvard Common Press. Let’s just say that it was a day to remember. And one of the ways I get to relive Continue reading Real Pub Food at Home – Dumplings and Mince, recipe courtesy of Harvard Common Press

I’m on the move, and I’m taking my Ropa Vieja Recipe with me!

The fabulous Megan, of Cooking Whims fame, asked for guest bloggers today, so I am there! Head on over, check out her fabulous site, and get my amazing Ropa Vieja Recipe…all in one stop! You’re welcome. Please follow and like us:

My First try at Braising, Osso Buco Style!

The progression of a person’s cooking style is an interesting thing. When I was little, my mom used a pressure cooker, a lot. It was the perfect way for a working mother to be able to cook an amazing hot Continue reading My First try at Braising, Osso Buco Style!

The Best Chili Recipe: Beer Bacon Chocolate Chili

The best homemade chili recipe with beer bacon and chocolate

This may be one of the hardest things I have ever had to do…my Beer Bacon Chocolate Chili recipe is being exposed to the world. I literally covet this recipe. I keep it in a lock box under my bed Continue reading The Best Chili Recipe: Beer Bacon Chocolate Chili

Cookin’ it German Style! Recipe: Konigsberger Klops or Meatballs with Mustard Caper Sauce

By now you may know about my German heritage. My grand parents all traveled to South Africa, from Germany, in the midst of WWII and the Holocaust. My German roots being that close in my history, the cooking style has Continue reading Cookin’ it German Style! Recipe: Konigsberger Klops or Meatballs with Mustard Caper Sauce