Tag Archive | Cook

Food for Thought

Do not use power to suppress opinions you think pernicious, for if you do the opinions will suppress you.  – Bertrand Russell It’s important to listen and think critically about opinions of others. It is easy to become defensive or dismissive when presented with opposition or an opinion on a topic that is different from […]

Beer Braised Short Ribs

“I am thankful for the mess after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends.” – Nancie J. Carmody Beer and beef.  What’s not to love? This is a favorite go to for me when entertaining; a sure crowd pleaser with the meat lovers.  A super simple dish with minimal prep, it allows […]

Lamb Marchand de Vin

A slight twist on Steak Marchand de Vin, I used lamb loin chops in the place of steak.  This dish is the perfect week night pick: simple to make, tastes divine (what dish made with wine doesn’t?) and is on your plate in 30 min!  The key step is reducing the wine to a glaze […]

Simple Sunday Soup

Mother Nature does not seem to be able to make up her mind.  We have gone from the beginnings of spring to a winter wonderland and back, all in the span of a week.  It’s the wind this evening that has caught my particular attention. It has that bite again, the kind that makes you […]