Just took these beautiful skirt steaks off the gas grill to rest, while I finish grilling sweet peppers and onions to make a Carne Asada salad. This is my go to salad when I want something quick and flavorful in the red meat category. I start off by marinating my steaks in a mixture of … Continue reading Skirt Steak Carne Asada
This was delightfully delicious. I must confess, this was my first time cooking Brussel sprouts (why I waited so long I have no idea), and they have become a new favorite. Roasting the sprouts caused the leaf skin on the outside to crisp up a little, while leaving the inside nice and tender. I had … Continue reading Dinner is served: Beef Bourguignon, Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Baked Organic Sweet Potato
I know you wasn’t expecting this for dinner on a Tuesday. This beef stew dish is filled with browned chuck eye steak and applewood bacon, carrots, portobello mushrooms, pearl onions, San Marzano plum tomatoes, garlic, red Moscato wine, beef stock, and fresh thyme. It is actually a recipe that was tweaked from the Barefoot Contessa … Continue reading Beef Bourguignon in the making…
Getting a jump start on lunch for tomorrow by fixing this tonight. This soup serves my “sweet tooth” in a healthy way by the natural caramelized sweetness you get from roasting the carrots. I prepared this by roasting 2 pounds of organic carrots, onions, celery, and whole garlic cloves tossed in olive oil for about … Continue reading Ginger Roasted Carrot Soup
Today is day 1 of our eating challenge of no sugar, no dairy, and no wheat, but I say that’s no problem with a meal like this to jump start the program. For the shrimp, I used olive oil, ghee, parsley, garlic, shallots, fresh rosemary, lemon along with the zest, cayenne pepper, salt, and a … Continue reading Featuring: Shrimp scampi, Roasted asparagus, and Lemony salad
Look what I found while perusing through Costco. I know you think an apple is an apple, and you’ve seen dried apples before, but these are special in that not only are they gluten free, but also preservative free, no sugar added, fat free, and sulfite free. The only ingredient is granny apples! One bag … Continue reading Food find! Dried Granny Smith apples
Hello world! Today I celebrate 40 years of eating…I mean of being on this beautiful earth. Lol! I rarely get a chance to share a piece of my life on my blog, so here’s a recent photo taken in Dallas, Texas whereupon visiting, we had dinner at Pappas Brothers, where the dry aged prime cut … Continue reading Happy 40th birthday to me!