These meatballs freeze well, and are great for both sandwiches and spaghetti. This is an easy recipe to double for a crowd.
Spaghetti and Meatballs
1 cup (about 3 ounces) panko bread crumbs
3/4 cup buttermilk (or 1/2 cup of plain yogurt thinned with 1/4 cup milk)
3/4 teaspoon powdered gelatin, dissolved in 1-1/2 tablespoons cold water… Read more
This was one of my favorite childhood meals: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and green beans. And afterwords? A chocolate chip cookie!
To “keto-ize” this meatloaf, use sugar-free ketchup, brown sugar-style Swerve, and heavy cream instead of milk.
Serves 6 to 8
1 cup ketchup
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2-1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon hot … Read more
This is Alton Brown’s easy cast iron cooking method. Cook’s Illustrated has a version that’s more fussy, but also gets good results. Warning—This may set your smoke alarms off. Start with open windows and the fan on.
Cast Iron Steaks with Herb Butter
Serves 4—6, depending on your appetite
2 (1-pound) boneless strip steaks, 1 1/2 inches thick, trimmed
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I was first introduced to oven-baked bacon via America’s Test Kitchen. What a revelation! Cooking bacon in the oven has several advantages. First, an oven gives you a larger margin of error (a couple of minutes) than a skillet when it comes to timing. Second, the oven cooks the bacon strips more consistently; when part of the bacon is done, … Read more
It’s that time of the year again and I’m making Corned Beef for St. Patrick’s Day. This version will keep your carbs under control, and I highly recommend serving it with Cauliflower Colcannon.
Corned Beef and Cabbage (low carb)
8 servings // 620 calories, 7 net carbs
1 tsp. allspice berries
1 tsp. black peppercorns
1 tsp. black mustard seeds… Read more
Adapted from a recipe from Melissa Clark’s “Dinner in an Instant”, this version keeps the carbs low, but the flavor is still 100% 🙂
Port-Braised Short Ribs
Yield: 6 servings // 461 calories, 5 net carbs
4 pounds bone-in beef short ribs
—4 bay leaves, torn into tiny pieces
—4 teaspoons sea salt
—1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
—3/4 … Read more