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apple butter brandy meatballs in a small copper skillet

Apple Butter Brandy Meatballs

Apple Butter Brandy Meatballs, the name tells you all you need to know.  These luscious meatballs are smothered in a sweet and tangy apple butter brandy sauce that will bring you to your knees.  Technically for the cocktail hour,…

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 ground lamb or beef and eggplant, all topped…

Instant Pot Short Ribs over polenta

Instant Pot Short Ribs with Rosemary and Polenta

Instant Pot Short Ribs with Rosemary and Polenta is a decadently rich and creamy meal that normally takes all day to make, but the Instant Pot brings it all together in about an hour.…

overhead photo of steak fajita bowl with chimichurri sauce

Steak Fajita Bowls with Chimichurri Sauce

Steak Fajita Bowls with Chimichurri Sauce is an easy gluten free 30 minute meal that gives you that just off the grill flavor right on your stove top.  It’s on the table before you can say “where’s the charcoal?”…

The Best Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon

The Best Instant Pot Beef Bourguignon ~ this epic beef stew cooks in just 30 minutes in the amazing Instant Pot.  The meat is melt in your mouth tender and the famous French flavors shine through ~ don’t miss…

Middle Eastern ‘Nachos’

These Middle Eastern ‘Nachos’ are my take on one of our favorite appetizers, perfect for Game Day snacks or a romantic dinner for two ~ you decide!…

Beef Barley Soup ~ crock pot and stove top recipe

Beef Barley Soup ~ put another log on the fire and cozy up with a steaming mug of this classic comforting soup.  You can simmer it on the stove, or let the slow cooker do the work.…

Easy Pasta Bolognese Recipe

Easy Pasta Bolognese Recipe ~ this classic Italian meat sauce is comforting and SO satisfying!  It gets even better as it sits in the fridge, so plan to make a big batch over the weekend and enjoy it all…

Thai Beef Salad, a tangy and spicy salad made with sliced steak, fresh herbs, and a spicy garlic and ginger dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad ~ it’s in a league all by itself, with ribbons of rare steak, tons of fresh herbs like basil, mint, and cilantro, feathery slices of red onion, crunchy cukes, hot peppers, and a tangy garlic ginger…

Short Rib Fries ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Short Rib Fries

Short Rib Fries ~ thick cut wedges of russet potato baked until browned and crispy, then topped off with fork tender braised short ribs in a rich wine gravy ~ don’t bother trying to resist. Dinner, or maybe Game…

Meat Lovers Chili ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Easy Meat Lovers Chili

Meat Lovers Chili is loaded up with three kinds of meat, making this recipe a hearty favorite when the weather cools down and appetites ramp up.  Everybody loves this easygoing one pot meal.…

1770 House Meatloaf

1770 House Meatloaf ~ this Ina Garten meatloaf recipe with a roasted garlic gravy is moist, tender, and full of old world flavor ~ I highly recommend it!…

Fire Roasted Hatch Pepper Chili, made in the crock pot

Slow Cooked Hatch Pepper Chili

Slow Cooked Hatch Pepper Chili ~ this lush chili is perfect for the summer months when fresh Hatch chiles from New Mexico are available ~ but use canned or frozen chiles the rest of the year so you don’t…

strawberry jalapeno steak salad

Strawberry Jalapeño Marinated Flank Steak Salad

 This Strawberry Jalapeño Marinated Flank Steak Salad is a deliciously gorgeous way to welcome warm weather, and really packs a punch when it comes to flavor thanks to a marinade that doubles as a vinaigrette! We had this Strawberry…

Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf

Bourbon Glazed Meatloaf ~ a tender meatloaf drenched in a sweet ‘n spicy bourbon whisky glaze ~ definitely not your mother’s meatloaf! I know everyone is all about the turkey these days, but we’ve got to eat between now…

Portobello Shepherd's Pies

Portobello Shepherd’s Pies

Portobello Shepherd’s Pies take one of my all time favorite comfort meals and lightens it up in a fun and creative way ~ and who doesn’t love a big juicy portobello mushroom?…

Slow Cooked Sangria Carnitas with Sopes

Slow Cooked Sangria Carnitas with Sopes ~ I can’t wait to share this recipe with you.  The pork shoulder slow cooks in a sangria based broth and then gets piled onto homemade corn sopes ~ yum! A sope is…

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket Tacos

Slow Cooked Beef Brisket Tacos ~ a super easy method for cooking authentic, fork tender Mexican style brisket for an easy weeknight meal.…

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 a big pot of chili and makes this…

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 long hours on the stove, this stew cooks…

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!…

Colorful flavorful meatloaf recipe

Not your mother’s meatloaf

Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf ~ a meatloaf recipe filled with flavor, texture, color, and nutrition, definitely not the bland and boring meatloaf your mother made (sorry mom!) My mother actually made a great meatloaf.  Hers was made from lots…

Beef Stew on a wooden board

Mrs. Beeton’s Hodge Podge Stew

Mrs. Beeton’s Hodge Podge Stew ~ move over Martha and Nigella, Isabella Beeton was the original domestic goddess.  This classic beef stew recipe is from her Book of Household Management, 1861!…