Category Archives: Meat Entrees

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Makeover

Local Registered Dietitian and Certified Culinary Professional Paula Tsufis gave me this recipe for Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner made a little lighter. It’s a perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with friends. Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Grilled Steak

I love to grill in the Winter. It makes me feel like I am defying mother nature. Every Fall we move the gargantuan gas grill up four steps so it can be closer to the patio door. At least once … Continue reading

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Roast Venison for a Mid-Holiday Break

Sometimes there is so much rich food around during the holidays, one longs for just simple, well prepared food. This roast of venison wrapped in foil fit the bill for a easy and delectable winter night meal. It can also … Continue reading

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Great Balls of Fire! Three Pepper Meatballs Warm a Cold Winter’s Night

As a long time caterer I have made more than my share of  meatballs over the years, but I still enjoy coming up with new twists on this perennial culinary star of the holiday table. Easy on the pocketbook and … Continue reading

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Edible Adventure- Vail Green Chile Pork Stew

A few weeks ago I took a trip to Vail to check out the local food scene and do some hiking. One of the dishes I saw on most menus was a Green Chile with Pork Stew. It was different  … Continue reading

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Easy and Tasty Coffee Rub Great for BBQ

As the summer is starting to say goodbye for another year, I am trying to jam in as many dinners outside as I can. That normally includes the grill for cooking. A while back, my pal Kim of Deeps Coffee … Continue reading

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Corned Beef And Cabbage, Lighter Style but Not Light on Flavor

Corned Beef is on sale this week, so Don’t miss out on the chance to prepare this great encore recipe just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. I am working on a Hot Cross Bun recipe at the moment to … Continue reading

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Quick Jambalaya Perfect for a Holiday Potluck

Jambalaya is the state hotdish of Louisiana. It can be made with  just about any meat or seafood, it’s easy to prepare ahead and gets better the next day after all the flavors marry. Sometimes I make Jambalaya from scratch, … Continue reading

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Digging into the Culinary History of the 4th of July Part 2-Recipes

This is the second part of a series about the culinary history of the 4th of July. In the previous post we were talking about Pig Roasts. Here is a great recipe for Black Beans and Rice for your next … Continue reading

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Digging into the Culinary History of the 4th of July -Part One

Digging Into The History of July 4th Food This a three part series about the history of the 4th of July. I wrote it sometime back, but the story has not changed much, and it’s packed with historical trivia and … Continue reading

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