Today, we’re snubbing salad and saying “hello” to steak. Actually, steak and sauce. But not just any old sauce. This ain’t no ho hum peppercorn, no timeworn mushroom, no routine red wine sauce. This is Steak for Her and our lady has an adventurous palate and a love of flowers, wine, and chocolate. She’ll find each making an appearance, respectively as rosemary, merlot, and a hint of dark chocolate. Reduced beef stock and brown butter round out the ingredient list. So good, she might just want to keep it all to herself, but maybe she’ll share. Despite the name – boys are allowed. Just don’t ask for a side of potatoes!
Halloween’s coming and I’ve got candy apples stuck in my head! This quick pie offers a lighter apple treat that doesn’t take a lot of prep time. Pomegranate reduction provides the sweet and gooey edge, while Panko crumbs make for a light crunch. This is delicious alone or served with yogurt, whipped cream (dairy or coconut), or ice cream/nice cream. PS – If you’re looking for something more ambitious for Halloween, check out my Charcoal Black Devil’s Food Cake with […]
I almost called this Turkey Sabbath but that would probably have misled everyone into thinking that this was a post about turkey Sunday dinner. This is more like Sabbath from Turkey as in “rest from” it. After Canadian Thanksgiving, and six consecutive days of turkey/stuffing/potatoes, I wanted something light and fresh and citrusy. And I wanted seafood – scallops more precisely, because cooking them takes 4 minutes flat and that’s a pretty good awesomeness to time ratio. Now, despite the […]
White beans, bacon, and rosemary make for a fragrant and hearty combo. This is easy to prep but needs a few hours to simmer so it’s great for a weekend meal. Or if you work from home like me, throw it together over a lunch break, or while you’re attending a virtual meeting. Then enjoy the intoxicating smell of rosemary…