WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU A NICE PIECE OF BEEF, MAKE SHISH KEBABS!

We get together a lot, and Larry makes the world’s greatest steaks.  But once in awhile you need something different.  This is a fun dish for lots of reasons, not the least of which is that you can use whatever veggies you like.  I usually skewer the veggies separately from the meat. SHISH KEBABS Beef … More WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU A NICE PIECE OF BEEF, MAKE SHISH KEBABS!

CHILIES EN NOGADA….I thought I knew them all! Something new and different…

I was recently watching Beat Bobby Flay (one of my favorite shows on Food Network), and I saw a Chef Fernando Ruiz beat Bobby with this unusual dish.  I’ve lived In the Southwest since I was 5 years old, and both studied and taught (and eaten plenty of) Mexican cooking.  I have NEVER heard of … More CHILIES EN NOGADA….I thought I knew them all! Something new and different…

STEAK HOUSE CHILI….AND DAMN HOT PEPPERS (language!)

First, my apologies for my language….it’s not mine, it’s Michael Chiarello’s.  I have used this recipe for at least 10 years.  We love peppers, we love hot, and we love these with a nice meat dish.  Chiarello serves them with a recipe he calls “Forever Roasted Pork”.  This is one that cooks at least 6-8 … More STEAK HOUSE CHILI….AND DAMN HOT PEPPERS (language!)