Category Archives: Main Course

Beefyroni

I’ve been visiting rehab lately.  Something about that sentence has a whole lot of shock value until I clarify that I was going to visit my grandmother who was getting physical therapy/rehab for a broken arm.  After a number of … Continue reading

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Deb’s Buttermilk Roast Chicken

What is it about getting older that makes my bad memory even worse?  I freely admit that it’s not unusual for someone to tell me a story about a past event that I was part of and have absolutely no … Continue reading

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Best Bean and Beef Chili

I’m not an overly huggy person.  I like my personal space and one of the surest ways to press my buttons is to breach that airspace without clearance from the tower.  I’ve had a relationship fail because the other person … Continue reading

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Crockpot Char Siu Pork

“It’s in the ‘Freezes Beautifully’ section of my cookbook, and I want to make something that freezes beautifully.”  – Annelle, Steel Magnolias The Mistah and I have only recently begun to seriously budget.  Until now, budgeting meant making sure we … Continue reading

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Chilled Avocado Soup

Lately I feel like I’m on the verge of becoming the stereotypical crotchety old lady.  The one who mutters under my breath about “kids these days” and “hell in a handbasket” and then wonders why people avoid making eye contact … Continue reading

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Beef Tenderloin with Wine Sauce

Beef Tenderloin with Wine Sauce Adapted from Ellie Krieger BAH Note:  To amp up the wine sauce even more, whisk in 1 tablespoon of butter just before taking the sauce off the heat and serving. 2 pounds beef tenderloin 4 … Continue reading

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Baked Barley and Mushrooms

Baked Barley and Mushrooms Adapted from And Baby Cakes Three 1 onion, diced 1 pound mushrooms, sliced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup barley 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth, simmering 1/4 … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – Undecided

The following post originally appeared on BAH on 2 September 2009. I can’t decide if I like this recipe or not. Maybe it needs a different cheese because the smoked Gouda seemed to overwhelm everything else. Other than a cheese … Continue reading

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Ina’s Panko Salmon

Panko Crusted Salmon Adapted from Ina Garten 2/3 cup panko breadcrumbs zest of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 salmon filets (4 to 6 ounces), skin on 2 tablespoons dijon mustard 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Heat your oven to … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday – From the Files

The following post originally appeared on BAH on 31 August 2009. I’ve been making an effort to go through my old recipes, the ones that I’ve already tried out and decided are keepers, and post them. My goal is to … Continue reading

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