This goulash came about because a wealth of leftover Christmas rib roast created the need for a lot of creative beef recipes! This is a wonderfully delicious—and easy—dish if one has leftover beef. If you don’t have leftovers, just cut up a little less than a pound of any cut of beef you fancy, sauté it in some bacon fat … Read more
I like to keep various cuts of meat in the freezer so that cooking for workday dinners is simplified to protein+veggies. Fast, healthy, and always full of flavor, these lamb chops are good for a dinner with guests, too.
Rosemary Lamb Chops
4 lamb loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
2-3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes … Read more
A friend of mine posted something similar to this on Facebook and I thought it was a simple, brilliant, idea-generator for creating inventive stews. Once you’ve got the basic savory ingredients for a stew (onion + meat/protein + broth), play with the following combinations.
Note: Vegetarian and vegan meat substitutions: cubes of tofu, slices of seitan, tempeh cubes, cooked … Read more
Here’s a warming, spicy, perfect chili for cold winter evenings. It will fill your home with savory scents, and fill your hunger for a hearty, people-pleasing meal. It’s great for low-carb and loosely-interpreted paleo meals. The mushrooms stand in for a bean-like texture, but the addition of an actual can of pinto beans will make this chili more “traditional.” You … Read more
Last week, it was pouring rain. A grey, cold, wet, spring day called out for something warming that would fill the house with savory scents and drive the blues away. My sweetie, John, is an Irishman of surpassing skills in many things, not the least of which is his culinary magic. This is his brilliant—and easy—interpretation of a County Cork … Read more
Low carb doesn’t have to mean “no pasta”. I use shirataki noodles for a lot of my pasta recipes, but if you don’t like the texture, another idea is to use various kinds of vegetable noodles. I am keenly aware that pasta only serves as a delivery system for glorious sauces, so I’ve sometimes layer cooked eggplant for a … Read more