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  • slicing beef tenderloin on a cutting board

    How to Roast Beef Tenderloin

    How to Roast Beef Tenderloin (aka filet of beef or Chateaubriand) ~ I’ll give you easy instructions for the perfect roast, no muss no fuss ~ just juicy meat! Ideal for special…

  • shredded pork with pineapple barbecue sauce

    Pulled Pork with Pineapple Barbecue Sauce

    Pulled Pork with Pineapple Barbecue Sauce ~ impossibly tender meat slathered in a sweet and savory barbecue sauce inspired by Hawaiian huli huli, this will make the best pulled pork sandwiches of…

  • Ham and Swiss pasta roll up

    How We’re Using Up Our Leftover Ham

    Leftover ham is one of the perks of so many holidays, and if you’re lucky enough to have some leftover Easter ham, these recipes will help you make use of every…

  • Instant Pot Irish Stew

    Instant Pot Irish Stew is the real deal, a classic rich stew made with lamb, potatoes, root veggies, cabbage, and, of course, a good dose of Guinness.  Only instead of simmering…

  • Cottage Pie with serving spoon

    The Best Cottage Pie Recipe

    The Best Cottage Pie Recipe ~ ground meat with veggies and gravy under a crust of golden potatoes ~ Cottage Pie and its cousin Shepherd’s Pie are the crown jewels of…

  • Salisbury steak meatballs with garlic gravy

    Salisbury Steak Meatballs

    My Salisbury Steak Meatballs smothered in garlic gravy on top of buttermilk mashed potatoes is just about the dreamiest meal I can imagine.  Dig out your cast iron skillet, this is…

  • Sheet pan peppers and brats with grainy mustard

    Sheet Pan Peppers and Brats

    Sheet Pan Peppers and Brats are the easy way to serve a hungry family or a game day crowd. The sausages get beautifully caramelized, and the peppers get glossy and lightly…

  • A pan of Moussaka with large spoon

    A Classic Moussaka Recipe

    Gorgeous eggplants at the farmers market this weekend inspired me to make one of our favorite one dish meals, moussaka.  This rich and comforting Greek casserole is made with layers of…

  • Herbed Meatballs

    Herbed Meatballs ~ Sure we’re all in the countdown to Thanksgiving…preoccupied with place settings, polishing silver, stuffing recipes and the whole lot, but we still need to eat dinner.…

  • Braised Short Ribs over Turnip Puree

    Braised Short Ribs over Turnip Puree ~ this is a richly satisfying meal that can be done on the stove, in the oven, or in a slow cooker.…

  • Tamale Pie with Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce

    This is comfort food with a kick. The chili filling is rich with spices, peppers, tomatoes, seasoned little bites of steak, fresh corn and earthy black beans. But the real reason…

  • Filet Mignon Chili is Chili taken up a few notches!

    Filet Mignon Chili with Masa Biscuits

    I saw Filet Mignon Chili on a restaurant menu once and knew I to try it at home.  Filet mignon is a splurge, but a little goes a long way in…

  • Spicy Lasagna with Sausage Meatballs

    Spicy Lasagna with Sausage Meatballs ~ this hearty meal is secretly light and delicate thanks to the fresh sheets of pasta I used in place of regular lasagna noodles.…

  • Saucy Asian Meatballs

    Saucy Asian Meatballs ~ delicious meatballs with an Asian twist.  Serve them as an appetizer or a light meal.…

  • Copycat Ikea Swedish Meatballs

    Copycat Ikea Swedish Meatballs ~ light as a feather meatballs in a lightly spiced brown gravy that will quickly become a favorite family meal!…

  • Spicy Chili with Cornmeal Biscuits

    Spicy Chili with Cornmeal Biscuits ~ my zesty chili pairs so well with my cornmeal biscuits, they have the crunchy, nutty sweet flavor of cornbread, and the light fluffiness of a…

  • The Pioneer Woman’s Frito Chili Pie

    The Pioneer Woman’s Frito Chili Pie ~ this American classic chili is served up right inside individual bags of Fritos corn chips for a delicious meal that’s also a lot of…

  • Pot Roast with Cipollini Onions in a cast iron pot

    Pot Roast with Cipollini and Fennel

    Pot Roast with Cipollini and Fennel ~ a fragrant fall and winter family meal that cooks low and slow in the oven and fills the house with wonderful aroma!…