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Braised Asian Beef Short Ribs with Soy and Ginger

Braised Asian Beef Short Ribs with Soy and Ginger

Braising is one of my favorite cooking methods… you brown your meats, and then slow cook them in lots of liquid. The meat gets so tender; it basically just falls off the bone. The meat picks up all the flavors from the vegetables and cooking liquid. As I mentioned above, braising is a cooking method […]

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Mom, Dad, The Baths on Virgin Gorda, Meatloaf and a Glass of Chianti

Mom, Dad, The Baths on Virgin Gorda, Meatloaf and a Glass of Chianti

When you live on a tropical Caribbean island, you tend to get a lot of visitors. My Mom and Dad were always amongst my favorites. My Dad had a tendency to get a bit queasy, so we always coordinated their visits with very close island friends, Jerry and Lisa, making a trip home to New […]

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Winter Dinner Party Buffet

A Winter Dinner Party with Friends…

with a Roasted Beef Tenderloin with a Caesar Crust Every year in late January, I have a dinner party for my very close “snow bird” friends, and of course, a few of my besties from South Florida. This dinner’s motive is to bring us all back together for the winter season with good food, wine, […]

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Pasta with Sauce Bolognese

Pasta with Sauce Bolognese

I’ve done a little research to give you an accurate and succinct background on the origins of a Ragù alla Bolognese. A Bolognese sauce is an Italian meat-based sauce served with egg pasta which originated in the northern Italian city of Bologna. In Italian cuisine, this sauce is traditionally used to sauce a tagliatelle and […]

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