Archive of ‘Meats’ category

Mongolian Beef

Posted on August 7, 2017

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce provided a copy of 101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die and produce for me to cook with.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions are my own. Chef Jet Tila will tell you he’s “just a kid from East L.A.”…but with the longest sushi roll, the […]

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Simple and Savory Slow Cooker Dinners

Posted on March 4, 2017

Slow-cooking makes hearty and economical winter meals a snap to make, and I’ve shared two of my favorite recipes in my column, The Recipe Box, in the March issue of Direct Magazine. Investing a little time to do some advance prep the evening before allows you to quickly combine everything to cook in the morning. […]

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Cookbook Corner: My Fat Dad

Posted on February 13, 2017

Disclosure: My Fat Dad is generously providing one copy of the book for a giveaway.  I was not compensated in any way for writing this post, and all the opinions are my own. Author Dawn Lerman grew up with parents that were on opposite ends of the eating spectrum…among other challenges.  Her father, who at […]

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Cookbook Corner – St. Paddy’s Mac n’ Cheese

Posted on March 21, 2016

Welcome back to the Cookbook Corner, y’all!  This edition features Secrets from the La Varenne Kitchen – 50 Essential Recipes Every Cook Needs to Know. One of the recipes is Bechamel Sauce, which is the base for so many tasty dishes – like Macaroni and Cheese.  And that’s what mine turned into, using my St. Patrick’s […]

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It’s Pumpkin Chili Time!

Posted on September 8, 2015

Fall is here, with her crisp cool days, back-to-school, beautiful foliage, football and tailgate parties, Halloween, Thanksgiving and all the delicious foods that embody the season – apples, pears, root vegetables, squash, sweet potatoes, and all things pumpkin.  My Pumpkin Chili is a perennial favorite in our house – sweet and spicy, versatile and easy to […]

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