beef & pork recipes
Shepherd’s Pie Recipe
February 24, 2016
Originally this dish served as a way to use the bits and pieces left after a meal of roasted lamb, hence the term, “Shepherd’s Pie.” This dish has evolved over the years to become a treasured and basic part of British pub fare using ground lamb. In our country where lamb is not as popular, ground beef is often substituted.
French Dip Extraordinaire Sandwich Recipe
January 20, 2016
I went to a restaurant this week and had the most extraordinarily delicious French Dip sandwich ever! Besides enjoying it on a gorgeous golden fall day at a table providing a panoramic lakeside view, the food was melt in your mouth delectable. First the bread was toasted to perfection and buttered generously. Deli sliced, slightly rare, roast beef combined with melted provolone cheese was complemented with sautéed mushrooms and tempura fried red onions. The dipping sauce was rich and beefy.
Bold Crockpot Chili Recipe
November 6, 2014
One of my favorite things to make in my slow cooker is chili. If you have never made chili in the slow cooker before you must try it. Once you see how easy it is, you may never go back to your traditional chili making ways. The wonderful thing about chili is that you can make it as bold as you want it.
Chipotle Chocolate Chili Recipe
October 15, 2014
There’s a sort of secret ingredient that’s common in a lot of traditional Mexican cuisine that is frequently overlooked when people try to recreate dishes: chocolate. That’s right. If you’ve ever had a really rich Mexican sauce like mole, it almost certainly has a small amount of chocolate in it which gives the sauce some sweetness and counteracts the spicy elements in the dish.