Archive for the ‘Holiday’ Category

Porcini & Peppercorn Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with Bourbon Cream Sauce

As a family of humble means, we don’t often eat buy premium cuts of beef like deliciously fat-marbledĀ  rib roasts or melt-in-your-mouth tenderloin. We opt for chuck or sirloin, confident that a long, slow braise will break them down into the succulent, meaty heaven we’re after. But every so often we splurge on something special… […]

Creamy Spiced Oats with Cinnamon-Maple Whiskey Figs

With one last day of 2017 lingering, we’re taking our morning slow to reflect on the joys, the frustrations, the sadness and the good times this last year has brought while we graze over a bowl of these Creamy Spiced Oats with Cinnamon-Maple Whiskey Figs. While many spend their day coming up with rules to […]

Rosemary-Horseradish Prime Rib with Salt and Malt Potatoes

I don’t know how we got here, but Christmas is mere sleeps away and I find myself in that same scramble I hit around December 21-22nd every year. Though I’ve prepped, cleaned, shopped and cooked I have a nagging feeling that I’m forgetting…well, everything. Tell me you’re in the nuthouse with me! If I’m thankful […]

Smokey Espresso Rubbed Striploin Roast with Chimichurri Sauce

Does your family celebrate the holidays with turkey in some form? There’s definitely no shortage of it from Thanksgiving to Christmas in our celebrations and the past few years I’ve found myself growing tired of the classic holiday bird. This year, to combat the inevitable turkey fatigue, I decided to try adding a truly unforgettable […]