Steak With Red Wine & Shallots

This little treasure of a recipe is quick, easy, and absolutely scrumptious. I firmly believe that some treats are special enough to stray occasionally from a purely healthy diet. A little steak (even if it’s accompanied by a little butter & cream) every now and then is relatively harmless, particularly if you choose a lean cut. I’ve…

Beef Garam Masala

This is why I love Indian food! It explodes in your mouth with the richest, most complex flavors imaginable. Granted, this recipe isn’t authentic Indian, it’s just my own interpretation. But it’s really quite delicious if I do say so myself!  I really wasn’t looking for another beef recipe. I do love beef, but it’s not…

Beef Stew (Slow Cooker)

I love winter. I know, that makes my sanity suspect to some people. But I love the crisp air, the sparkly snow on the trees, the intensely blue sky, and the way you can smell the outdoors when someone comes inside. Mind you, I didn’t love it quite as much last week, when I was…

Salt Slab Sirloin

  We were at the Cazenovia, NY farmers market last week with Claudia & Dave, and came across a booth for the Syracuse Salt Company. They had samples of lots of different salts and these gorgeous pink Himalayan salt slabs. I just had to have one, especially once I learned that you can cook on them….