Archive for October, 2012

Mustard Rack of Lamb

You will need: 1/2 cup bread crumbs 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary and thyme 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 (7 bone) rack of lamb, trimmed and frenched 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon cracked seed mustard   […]

Big Family Lasagna

1 pound sweet Italian sausage 3/4 pound lean ground beef 1/2 cup minced onion 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste 2 (6.5 ounce) cans canned tomato sauce 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoons white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons dried basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 […]

Bill’s Fabulous Gourmet Steak Dinner – with all the Trimmings

Just because it’s the end of the summer doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy barbecuing outdoors. So what if school is just around the corner, what’s better to feed those growing (and always hungry) football players of yours than a nice home-cooked steak? If your family is anything like ours, than a complete steak dinner […]

Beer and Cheese for Special Occasions and Holidays

You know cheese goes with wine better than with any other beverage. However, wine isn’t as accessible or enjoyable for some people compared to ice cold beer. Do you think pairing cheese with beer will work? Let’s find out by exploring the history of beer and cheese together and how you can put this unusual […]

Easy Rib Roast

You will need: 1 (5 pound) standing beef rib roast 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon italian seasoning Before you get started preheat the over to 375 degrees. Let the roast come close to room temperature before you put it in the oven. It is quicker for […]

Chicken Cordon Bleu

6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 6 slices Swiss cheese 6 slices ham 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon paprika 6 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup heavy whipping cream This is a great comfort food meal. Take the chicken breasts, and place them […]

5 Best Culinary Exhibitions Worldwide

Food is a subject that is close to everyone’s heart and a subject which is important worldwide and yet so varied by country and even region. Travel to Italy and you will often find that the local dishes in one town are very different from a neighbouring town. To satisfy this international interest in cuisine, […]