Roast

Sunday Pot Roast In The Oven

November 15, 2015

Sundays, post summer, are all about Sunday dinners. For me pot roast is the poster child of Sunday dinner because growing up this is what we had. Many of us revert to cooking the foods that we grew up on. There’s something intriguing about food memory and trying to capture...

Thanksgiving Emergency Strategies

November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving Emergency Strategies Help, help, I have extra guests coming!  My gravy doesn’t look right!  What to do?  These are some holiday entertaining questions that I have been asked over the years. Whether this is the first time you’ve hosted Thanksgiving dinner or your 20th time there are always things...

Lamb Cooked 3 Ways

September 30, 2013

Lamb Cooked 3 Ways Cooked low and slow, lamb shanks become rich with complex flavors.  Lamb shoulder is also a great choice for slow cooking.  Good value cuts are: Shoulder Chops, Stew Meat, Ground Lamb, and Leg Steak. The USDA recommends cooking all whole muscle cuts of lamb to at...

Basics of Meat & Poultry

September 8, 2013

  Basics of Meat & Poultry Many people ask me how long they can keep fresh meat and poultry. You can refrigerate whole meat cuts for 2 to 3 days and raw ground meats for 1 to 2 days.  Raw poultry for 1 to 2 days.  If you’re not cooking...

Corn Basics

August 22, 2013

Corn Basics Fresh sweet corn is one of life’s pleasures indeed.  While corn is available all year-round here in America its true peak season is July through September.  This is when corn is at its best. Buying Tips:  Buy ears that are firm and well-shaped under fresh-looking husks with shiny,...

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