Tag: Wine

Chicken Bordeaux from the New York Times Cookbook

Chicken Bordeaux from the New York Times Cookbook

I have really fond memories of this recipe, Chicken Bordeaux from the New York Times Cookbook. At least Chicken Bordeaux was in a New York Times Cookbook in the early ’80’s. In Craig Claiborne’s day, I think. This harks back to when… Read More


Instant Pot Beef & Barley Soup

Beef & Barley Soup - in the Instant Pot

Fall comes, the leaves turn and at that first temperature drop, I seem to crave comfort food. I actually have a list. Well, not a formal one, but one in my head, and Beef & Barley Soup ranks high on that list.

Swiss Steak with Mushroom Gravy Instant Pot

Swiss Steak Mushroom Gravy Instant Pot

Swiss Steak with Mushroom Gravy Instant Pot. So it all started when I asked the folks what they wanted for dinner. That’s like usually like pulling teeth, but there we were in August: temperature 96 degrees. My Dad immediately said “Swiss Steak.”

Lemony Chicken with Green Beans

A gorgeous dish, it really should have a fancy name…a little wine, lemon and a handful of sun-dried tomatoes spark up gorgeous green beans, chicken and a few potatoes. Fingerling potatoes or Yukons are perfect but a red potato makes a great… Read More

Versatile Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Wine

I wanted to throw out this delicious quick little creamy sauce – I use this same basic recipe in all kinds of ways.

Ham & Parmesan Risotto (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

Ham & Parmesan Risotto

I love me some Risotto – how ’bout you? It amazes me how you can take a simple ingredient like rice, add a glug of wine & a few gratings of cheese (plus a bit of this and that) and turn it into a… Read More

Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto

Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto

If you’re watching your budget, chances are you’re not eating a lot of seafood, but when a holiday like Valentine’s comes around, you’re probably going to want something a little special. Maybe something like this Roasted Red Pepper & Shrimp Risotto.

Campbell’s Ultimate Pot Roast Instant Pot or Slow Cooker

Campbell's Ultimate Instant pot or Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Hey guys! I’ve been super psyched over my very retro Home-Made Onion Soup Mix. I want to use it in everything. It’s been like a little trip back to the past, only better than I remembered.

Red Lentil Dip with a Spanish Flair

Red Lentil Dip with a Spanish Flair

I had some red lentils (which are really orange, so that’s bizarre, isn’t it?) calling to me the other night. Calling at 2:00 a.m. Seriously. I was like “shut up, go to bed.” But that’s the kind of thing that happens when you… Read More

Magnolia Grille’s Molasses Barbecue Sauce

Magnolia Grille's Molasses Barbecue Sauce

It was a dark and stormy September day…sounds like the start of a good horror story, huh! It could have been because I needed some barbecue sauce. And I didn’t want to go out in the rain.