Thankful for Teachers!

We are thankful for teachers. Two home-made cranberry sauce recipes taken from recognized magazines went to school teachers. We have their votes!  Contestants : Gingery Cranberry Relish – Real Simple November 2013 issue  (http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/ginger-cranberry-relish-00100000110423/index.html) Orange Cranberry Sauce – Eating Well magazine November 2013 issue (http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/orange_cranberry_sauce.html ) And the winner is… Eating Well magazine’s Orange Cranberry Sauce. 🙂 Teachers’ comments……

Dressing with Joy for the Season

Fast-approaching Thanksgiving, Christmas and other Holiday seasons fill us with joy; It seemed fitting to welcome them with a theme change. My blog is now wearing the WordPress “Confit” theme. Visit my blog and check it out! 🙂

Beef. Salt. Pepper.

The right butcher and the right seasoning can yield the most sumptuous dish. Here is how.. 1. Add canola oil to a hot skillet to braise a Beef Chuck Flat-iron Steak. Simply add salt and pepper after it has received some marks on each side. 2. When done, let the beef rest for 5-7 minutes before…

Beef with Coca-Cola Sauce – Skillet Recipe

Beef with Coca-Cola sauce is one my favorite recipes. Some pictures and a recipe suffice to explain why.. Recipe: Ingredients: Tip roast, canola oil, coca-cola, salt and pepper. Start with a tip roast, and do not season it. Add 1 tablespoon of canola oil to a hot skillet at medium heat. Sear the meat on…

Tropical Italian Antipasto Fusion

The holidays are just around the corner.. It is my favorite time to create new recipes to amaze family and friends. Last Friday we had a friend from the Philippines for dinner and I cooked fried plantains to accompany coconut fried rice and an awesome beef brisket! That was the exact same night I came…