meat

pomegranate pork loin

pomegranate pork loin

I don’t know what happened to fall, but last week it was like winter swept in.  And seeing as how I have about zero tolerance for the cold, I was not prepared.  I went outside and picked the rest of the decent basil off my plant and made pesto that I used for pizza (and … more

swiss mushroom steak crepes

swiss mushroom steak crepes

Last week was a week of small miracles in many ways.  A couple of weeks ago, my mother lost the diamond out of her engagement ring.  She and my dad searched their house inside and out.  She revisited the stores she had run errands in that morning.  She searched between the seats of her car. … more

steak with blackberry red wine sauce

steak with blackberry red wine sauce

Considering how much I love steak, it’s surprising, looking around the archives, that I don’t already have a steak recipe there.  In my list of foods I could not live without for the rest of my life, steak is on up there, along with peanut butter, chocolate, and my breakfast bars that are now helping … more

rosemary roasted leg of lamb

rosemary roasted leg of lamb

It has apparently become tradition to hold Easter dinner at my house, with both mine and Gerrit’s families.  And I think this is really lovely, since Christmas and Thanksgiving already have their own traditions at our parents’ homes.  It’s nice to have a holiday that we get to host.  The only problem is that by … more

garlic and rosemary marinated flank steak

garlic and rosemary marinated flank steak

My parents have this beautiful backyard.  Like really really beautiful.  When I was in high school my dad and brother tore down one of the awful porches that was attached to the back of their house, with the intention of rebuilding it.  When I was in college, my parents finally decided to pay someone to … more