Tag: Beef Stock

Instant Pot Pork Chop One Pot Meal

Instant Pot Pork Chop One Pot Meal Pork Chops, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy & Carrots

When I made this Instant Pot Pork Chop One Pot Meal the first time, we had just gone from a few lovely fall days to fall with a vengeance here in the Twin Cities. Windy, cold & blustery. Advertisements


Guinness & Onion Soup with a Cheddar Crouton

I love love love French Onion Soup! It’s a beautiful thing. For St. Patrick’s day, though, I have been dying to try out one of the Guinness Onion Soups I’ve seen floating around. How could I resist, really? Caramelized onions, toasty melty… Read More

Medallions of Beef with Red Wine Reduction

Medallions of Beef with Red Wine Reduction

So you’ve bought a package of Filet Mignon to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Use this recipe. But what if you just thought you bought that pricey cut at a great price and when you opened the package it wasn’t what you expected? The… Read More

Beef Barley Soup

Beef & Barley Soup

Beef Barley Soup seems to have never gotten it’s due. Maybe because most of us use the recipe on the back of the box. Good fare, not great. I love a good Beef Barley made with a home-made beef stock, but bones are… Read More

Pot Roast Carbonnade – Beer Braised Pot Roast

Pot Roast Carbonnade - a play on Beouf Carbonnade. A Beer Braised Pot Roast just dripping with Caramelized Onions

Pot Roast done perfectly tender, silky, a rich gravy.  Is there anything better? Here’s one that’s full of flavor, a play off of the Flemish Stew with beer, Beouf Carbonnade. If that sounds too fancy, just call it Beer Braised Pot Roast…. Read More

German Beef Rouladen with Mushroom Gravy . $10.00

My Mom (rest her soul) was a fantastic cook. Sure, she got sidetracked into some of the weirdness in the 60’s – Porcupine Balls, Tuna Casserole and Shake and Bake but later really found her “groove.” These Beef Rouladen, as she called… Read More

French Onion Soup

Classic French Onion Soup. cook's illustrated

Fall, Winter, Spring – it doesn’t matter, this beautiful French Onion Soup is perfect when ever there is a chill in the air. Deeply satisfying, I forget, until I eat it, how much fun it is to take the first bite.