04/28/13
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Slow-Roasted Pork with Herbs, Butter-Braised Spring Onions & Creamy Mashed Potatoes

SUNDAY Slow-Roasted Boneless Pork Shoulder with Herbs & Lemon  |  Butter-Braised Spring Onions with lots of Chives  |  Creamy Mashed Potatoes What a glorious weekend!  The weather here in Northern California was just about as perfect as you could have imagined.  Cool mornings & evenings but sandwiched in-between was spectacular sunshine & balmy temperatures. We Continue reading → «Slow-Roasted Pork with Herbs, Butter-Braised Spring Onions & Creamy Mashed Potatoes»

04/2/13
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Steak Salad & Roasted Strawberry Skillet Cake

TUESDAY Steak Salad with Horseradish Dressing  |  Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk Cake   OK…I am tired…REALLY tired!  Yesterday, I woke up to the alarm after only 3½ hours of sleep and I tackled the day like a machine.  Last night, I slept 9 hours and I can barely function today…what is up with that?  I spent Continue reading → «Steak Salad & Roasted Strawberry Skillet Cake»

04/2/13
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Steaks on the Grill & Absurdly Addictive Asparagus

MONDAY Grilled, Korean-Style Steaks with Spicy Cilantro Sauce  |  Roasted Fingerling Potatoes  |  Absurdly Addictive Asparagus   We are back!!!  The girls and I left Southern California on Easter Sunday at 2:30pm following Madison’s stadium jumping round and Mallory’s cross country run at Galway Downs in Temecula.  After many hours, many miles, lightening, thunder, torrential Continue reading → «Steaks on the Grill & Absurdly Addictive Asparagus»

03/19/13
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Kitchen Knives 101

TUESDAY Potato, Green Cabbage & Leek Soup with Lemon Crème Fraîche  |  Galway O.’s Irish Soda Bread I knew today was going to be busy.   We are beginning our preparations for next week’s horse show in Southern California…a 10-hour drive for us & the horses.  Both girls will be competing and the list of “stuff” Continue reading → «Kitchen Knives 101»

03/17/13
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Corned Beef, Guinness Mustard & Chocolate Guinness Goodness…

SUNDAY HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY ~ From our Clan to Yours… Corned Beef & Vegetables  |  Spicy Horseradish Cream   |  Malty Guinness Mustard  |  Potato Dominoes  |  White-Wine Spiked Peas  |  Chocolate Guinness Goodness Corned Beef is one of Michael’s favorite dinners.  I am not sure which version he enjoys more, the original melt-in-your-mouth meat & potatoes dinner or the hot Continue reading → «Corned Beef, Guinness Mustard & Chocolate Guinness Goodness…»

02/24/13

Sunday Steak, Baked Potatoes & A Horse Clinic

SUNDAY Sunday Steak with French Butter  |  Baked Potatoes  |  Baby Arugula with Lemon & Parmesan So, if you follow this little blog, you might remember that King underwent airway reconstructive surgery this past December …{Click here to get a few more details & Click here to view pics of his actual wound}.  Well, following the Continue reading → «Sunday Steak, Baked Potatoes & A Horse Clinic»

02/14/13

Valentine’s Day

~ Arugula, Pear & Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette Grilled Chateaubriand Roasted Red & Purple {Organic} Fingerling Potatoes  Coeur à la Crème with Raspberries  Devil’s Food Cupcakes ~ Spending this evening with My Valentines {all four of them!} so putting the camera away for the evening.   Wishing you all a LOVEly Valentine’s Day!

02/11/13

Brisket of Beef, Horseradish Mashed Potatoes & Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

SUNDAY Nach Waxman’s Brisket of Beef  |  Horseradish Mashed Potatoes  |  Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts SUNDAY…a day of rest…not so much today!   First-of-all, I recently purchased a NIKE Fuel Band.  This little gadget {which adorns my wrist} is helping me to stay on track with my daily, physical activity.  I normally walk/run/hike everyday but this Continue reading → «Brisket of Beef, Horseradish Mashed Potatoes & Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts»

02/4/13

Beer-Marinated Flank Steak Sandwiches with French Fries & Cumin-Chipotle Ketchup

  SUPER BOWL SUNDAY Beer-Marinated Flank Steak Sandwiches with Aji & Colombian Guacamole  | French Fries with Cumin Chipotle Ketchup   WOW, what a game!  Congrats to both teams & to both coaches…it was a thrill & pleasure to watch.  As a Mom, I sympathize with & second Jackie Harbaugh’s suggestion…”Couldn’t we just have a Continue reading → «Beer-Marinated Flank Steak Sandwiches with French Fries & Cumin-Chipotle Ketchup»

01/27/13

Sunday Dinner…Baked Ham & Crushed Potatoes with Bacon, Peas and Scallions

SUNDAY Baked Ham with Golden Breadcrumbs  |  Crushed Potatoes with Bacon, Peas & Scallions   As promised, this week begins with a couple of recipes from my new favorite cookbook…I fondly refer to it as the Big Red Book.  Click here to read a little of my history next door to Canal House in New Continue reading → «Sunday Dinner…Baked Ham & Crushed Potatoes with Bacon, Peas and Scallions»