Top 13 of 2013

Jan 15, 2014 by

  I know. I am a teensy bit late getting this out. But better late than never, right? It’s always fun to do these posts. I...

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Coca-Cola Brisket

Jan 7, 2014 by

  Well, it looks like I broke one of the cardinal rules of food blogging. I pretty much skipped out on the holidays, which in the...

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Rib Eye Steaks with Horseradis...

Jun 13, 2013 by

  Last year, I wrote a tear-jerker about my mother.  I realized I am way overdue to write one of those posts about my Dad. I am an...

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Five Father’s Day Recipe...

Jun 10, 2013 by

  Have you noticed when it comes to Mother’s Day food lineups, it’s all about flowers and dainty finger foods and pretty...

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Five Memorial Day Recipes . . ...

May 23, 2013 by

  Alright, I know earlier this month I was just commenting how we just celebrated Easter.  But now that I have put a few more...

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Tequila Lime Skirt Steak

May 2, 2013 by

  Flank or skirt steak is one of my favorite cuts of meat to prepare at home.  I like to call it poor man’s steak – you get...

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Pepper Jack Stuffed Burgers wi...

Apr 15, 2013 by

  I have been rolling this recipe around in my head since the bourbon carmelized onions from my corned beef and cabbage Panini post...

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Five St. Patrick’s Day R...

Mar 11, 2013 by

  You may be surprised to learn that Jackson has one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in the country.  It has...

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Beef Stir Fry with Miso Bourbo...

Jan 24, 2013 by

  I make stir fry quite often.  It’s cheap.  It’s fairly easy.  It’s a good way to incorporate vegetables into our...

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Slow Cooker Italian-Style Pot ...

Dec 10, 2012 by

  For years I have always made my Mom’s recipe for pot roast.  In fact, the recipe is so simple and I have made it so many...

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Egg Ro...

Mar 19, 2012 by

  Is it Irish?  Is it Asian? I’ll tell you one thing – it’s probably the best way to serve leftover corned beef and...

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Bourbon Glazed Corned Beef

Mar 12, 2012 by

  Two weeks ago, if you told me that I would be doing a blog post on corned beef and cabbage and that I would like it, I would have...

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Braised Beef Short Ribs

Feb 27, 2012 by

  This meal is absolutely one of my favorite dishes.  It’s rich, it’s velvety.  It’s the epitome of “melts in your...

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Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwi...

Feb 20, 2012 by

Saturday was one of those days that required pajama pants.  It was gloomy.  It was rainy.  All I wanted to do was curl up on...

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Tamale Pie

Feb 2, 2012 by

  Homemade tamales are awesome. Making homemade tamales, however, is not.  I tried it once and I’m not really excited by the...

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Pan Seared Filet Mignon with C...

Jun 20, 2011 by

  I enjoy cooking for my parents. I think it goes back to that whole, “Hey Mom and Dad, look what I can do!” Yesterday was The...

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Szechuan Beef with Blood Orang...

Apr 15, 2011 by

  I have been sitting on this recipe for months until blood oranges came into season. And then, what the heck? It’s prime blood...

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Classic Meatloaf

Jan 19, 2011 by

  I think meatloaf has gotten a bad reputation over the years. Meatloaf is many things, but glamorous just ain’t one of them. Even...

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Beef with Mushrooms in Oyster ...

Nov 25, 2010 by

  After gorging yourself on turkey leftovers, I thought you might appreciate something on the lighter side.  This is one of my...

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Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Steak ...

Nov 16, 2010 by

  Lately I have been coming across a lot of recipes that call for a variety of interesting spices.  When I say interesting, I...

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Bistro Roast Beef

Sep 15, 2010 by

Have you ever noticed that roast goes on sale at the grocery store just about every other week?  At first I felt like I had to take...

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Hibachi Steak

May 20, 2010 by

Here is another cheap weeknight eat courtesy of Sandra Lee. I love hibachi.  The meal is usually entertaining and the food is...

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Venison Meatballs

Jan 11, 2010 by

  I know, I know.  The title is tacky, in bad taste, and maybe a little inappropriate.  I’m sorry.  I just couldn’t help...

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Steak Fajitas

Oct 19, 2009 by

I mentioned last week my reasons for never ordering enchiladas at a Mexican restaurant.  Whenever my husband and I do decide to go...

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Hearty Meat Lover’s Lasa...

Oct 4, 2009 by

  I love lasagna.  A good lasagna is meaty, dripping with rich tomato sauce, and oozing with gooey cheese.  It’s a meal where...

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Beef Tenderloin with Mint Sage...

Jul 22, 2009 by

My husband was passing through the kitchen while I was making my mint-pesto sauce. “Here,” I said, shoving a spoon in his face. ...

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