Monthly Archives: October 2014

Delicious Risotto

Risotto is so easy to prepare from scratch that you will no longer need to purchase those boxed mixes from the grocery store. Risotto 1 1/2 c Arborio rice 4 T butter 1/3 c onions, finely minced 3 c beef or chicken stock herb bundle – 3 sprigs of flat leaf parsley, 1 bay leaf, 4 sprigs fresh thyme tied… (more…)

Boeuf Bourguignon is a Delicious Special Meal or Great Comfort Food

Well, here I go again with another birthday dinner.  Two in less than a week can be tough but this is for my daughter and Boeuf Bourguignon is her favorite so this decision was really pretty easy. This recipe takes a little more time for prep than most but the end result is really worth it. Boeuf Bourguignon – Beef… (more…)

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies are Great for Cookie Exchanges

Here we are at the end of October (almost) and I have another family member celebrating a birthday.  Trouble is, she is having guests over on Friday night to celebrate and wants a cake then.  I don’t want two cakes in the house so here is what I came up with.  Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies served with Ginger Ice Cream. … (more…)