Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs Of Beef With Truffle Mashed Potatoes Fall off the bone tender Short Ribs of Beef that have been slowly braised then piled on top of truffle mashed potatoes and drizzled with a red wine sauce is one of the most comforting meals you can imagine. Go into a nice restaurant this […]

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“It’s Just Steak” – Not If It’s A Bacon Wrapped Filet

You might think “It’s Just Steak”, But Not If It’s A Filet. This meal is all about a well seasoned filet mignon that is wrapped in applewood smoked bacon that adds both flavor and moisture, then pan seared for a nice crust on the exterior and finished in the oven to achieve a perfect pink and […]

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Chicken Avocado Suiza

Chicken Avocado Suiza is a delicious pan seared chicken breast topped with melted cheese,  creamy avocado and a fragrant roasted tomatillo sauce. This recipe was inspired by the flavors of one of my favorite Mexican comfort meals, chicken enchiladas Suizas. I love them so much that I’ve been known to eat them for breakfast while on […]

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Sea Scallops With Bacon Lardons On Creamy Corn Polenta

A very popular appetizer at parties and restaurants in New England is bacon wrapped sea scallops. While this is a delicious starter, I wanted the same flavors for an evening meal and created Pan Seared Sea Scallops With Bacon Lardons On Creamy Corn Polenta. Each bite of crisp, salty smoked bacon, tender sea scallops, and […]

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Grilled Duck With Cherry Sauce

The rich flavor of tender duck meat with a crisp skin calls my name every time I see it listed on a restaurant menu. When it is paired with a sweet and savory fruit sauce, it is irresistible. With summer in full swing and sweet red cherries in all the markets, I couldn’t resist making […]

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Bourbon And Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops

There is something special about a sweet and tangy sauce slathered on pork. Bourbon and  Brown Sugar Glazed Pork Chops served alongside turnips cooked three ways reminds me of growing up in the south. I’ve taken several of my favorite classic southern dishes and given them a modern twist. I grew up in a rural […]

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Salmon With Crunchy Peanut Ginger Sauce

This Asian inspired dish of Salmon With Crunchy Peanut Ginger Sauce will delight your taste buds. The salmon is first pan seared to develop a crispy crust. It is then drizzled with a savory, sweet and slightly spicy sauce, topped with crunchy chopped peanuts and finished in the oven. The result is a salmon dish that is […]

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Porchetta…An Italian Classic

Porchetta is an Italian classic that dates back to Roman times. It is a young pig that is deboned, stuffed with herbs and seasonings and spit roasted over a wood fire until its crackling skin is a deep mahogany color.  If you have traveled in central Italy anywhere from Tuscany to south of Rome, you […]

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Chicken With Green Mole Sauce…Simplified

When life is perfect and you have plenty of time, it is enjoyable to prepare a meal from scratch for your family. Roast chicken is a popular dish that everyone enjoys and is the base for many other dishes. But what about when you don’t have time to roast a whole chicken. That is when […]

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Slow Braised Lamb Shanks

I love a dish that basically cooks itself, has mouth-watering flavors and fills the kitchen with wonderful aromas. Slow Braised Lamb Shanks are simmered in red wine with garlic and fresh herbs. The rich braising liquid becomes a delicious jus that creates meat that is moist and so tender that it literally falls off the bone. Slow […]

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