Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cumin Chicken

It’s been a while since I made this. It used be a once-a-month staple around the homestead, but too many other delicious adventures got in the way. It actually tasted better than I remembered, and always brings to mind Mediterranean … Continue reading

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Beef Burgers with Ancho Ginger Sauce

Last night: “What do you want for dinner tomorrow?” (says I) “I want bad-ass burgers.” (says she) “Done.” [Note: This recipe modified from one found on Delish: here.] BEEF BURGERS WITH ANCHO GINGER SAUCE

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Chili Braised Pork / Mashed Sweet Potatoes

So, nothing I cooked tonight can hold a candle to the birth of my friends’ new baby boy. Welcome to the world, Conrad. All well-wishes aside, and coming in a distant second in fanfare is a great new dish I … Continue reading

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Burrito Pie

Here’s another one from this weekend and was an “oldie but goodie.” It’s actually a way to make Mexican food for people who claim not to like Mexican food. [Note: For this recipe, you will need a round casserole dish … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Beef Wellington

As my wife will attest, I’m not the most romantic guy in the world. I’m just not wired that way. I can hardly remember to buy flowers, or a card, or kitschy chocolates. But what I can do is cook. … Continue reading

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Flank Steak Florentine

Since we had a guest this weekend, I decided to reach into the goodie bag of classic recipes and pull this out. It’s been a while since we did this, but it still tastes just as I remembered it. Apart … Continue reading

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Monkey Bread

One of the best desserts you can make for a potluck is monkey bread. It serves those with small appetites and large ones as well. It’s also a good go-to dish for children who are there as it encourages them … Continue reading

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