Recipe 41: New England Boiled Dinner

Corned Beef and Cabbage has often been attributed to the Irish and with the influx of Irish immigrants to North America from the late 1600’s onward it has become embedded in North American food culture. Common cultural based dishes change … Continue reading

Recipe 36: Hearty Lentil Soup

Baby…it’s cold outside and what is more warming and delicious then soup. Lentil soup is a cinch to pull together and tastes like you’ve spent hours slaving away at the stove. It contains only a few ingredients and can be … Continue reading

Recipe 34: Lamb with Brown Rice and Apricots

OK folks, here is a recipe you can actually feel good about eating. Truthfully, I rarely feel guilty about eating any food as long as I stick to my once a month rule on the really rich or really fatty … Continue reading

Recipe 32: Chicken Pot Pie

Pot pies are quick, convenient and can be made ahead and refrigerated for a day or two or frozen for up to 3 months. Made with chicken, beef or lamb and a variety of vegetables smothered in a thick gravy … Continue reading

Recipe 22: Roger Bacon Alchemy Brittle

Here is another great recipe involving that versatile and most delectable meat…bacon and an historical figure’s name being used in vain as a play on words. Franciscan friar Roger Bacon in his infinite wisdom would likely have been appalled or … Continue reading

Recipe 12: Cantonese Fried Noodle 肉絲炒麵

OK…here is a challenge for all of you who like ethnic food. Once you make this a couple of times it really is quite simple. The Chinese or Cantonese name for the dish is Sam Sie Yau/Chow Mein.  Translated in … Continue reading