Category: Mains

Hungarian Pork Goulash, Wooden Spoon, Red Wine, Red Checked Tablecloth
Mains

Phyllis’ Hungarian Pork Goulash

A Hungarian type “stew” in the winter feels like a big hug. It’s a good idea to use good quality Hungarian paprika for an authentic flavour. This goulash would be great with spaetzle or medium egg noodles both of which

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Shortribs, Italian Style with Gnocchi
Mains

Beef Shortribs, Italiano

I am a huge fan of both shortribs and oxtails. They have a wonderful, unctuous texture when braised in a sauce of stock, wine and chopped vegetables. They do take a bit of prep., but once they are in the

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Orange-Glazed Chicken or Game Hens, Steamed Rice
Mains

Orange-Glazed Chicken

A really, really tasty Asian style chicken baked and glazed with an orange sauce. The next time I make this dish I am going to give it a go with blood orange juice which I love; especially in a glass

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Cooked Meatballs Cooling on Rimmed Baking Sheet. Recipe Post Has a Number of Different Meatball Recipes. Also Used in Make Some Meatballs.
Appetizers

Meatballs, A Hosts’ Friend

I personally don’t believe you can have too many recipes for meatballs!  From serving as appetizers or a main course or whatever else you can think of!  These recipes have all received 2 thumbs up!  Perfect party food to my

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Meatballs with Mushroom Sauce, White Bowl, Italian Spoon
Mains

Anne’s Meatballs

When I worked at the corporate dining room, we made bucketful’s of these meatballs for receptions,coated with a sauce made from grape jelly, chili sauce and a squeeze of lemon juice; probably sounds a bit odd, but tastes pretty good! They were always a hit.  We

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Braised Rabbit with Rosemary, Mom's Platter, Roman Style Peas
Mains

Braised Rabbit With Rosemary

As the Italians say, “simplice ma buono” (simple but good). This dish delicious, easy to do and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients.   This is my adaptation of the recipe from Ristorante Da Gino in Rome. They use a 2 –

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Saltimbocca alla Romana Being Sauteed
Mains

Saltimbocca alla Romana

When my sage bush is turning out it’s new leaves is when I like to cook Saltimbocca.  Checchino dal 1887 Trattoria in Rome has it on their menu.  Having tried a number of Saltimbocca recipes, I find this one to

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Marinade for Seafood or Fish Brochettes, Dark Brown Plate, Baguette Slices
Barbequing and Grilling

Seafood or Fish Brochettes

A very tasty marinade I like a lot for prawns or a combination of both scallops and prawns or Spot Prawns, or one of my favourites, halibut cheeks!  I’ve  used the marinade for small skewered appetizers too.  The seafood/fish can

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Orange & Rosemary Braised Carrots Plated. Used in Whole Baked Ham. Used in Whole Bakewith Scalloped Potatoes and Baked Ham
Mains

Whole Baked Ham

Our favourite way to prepare a whole ham for Easter dinner or anytime you want to feed a large group.  Thanks James Beard for the inspiration (he used a whole bottle of Madiera!)  We normally use a smoked pork picnic

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