Category: Winter Mains

Braised Beef With Star Anise

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Cubes of braised beef enrobed with a garlicy, gingery, star-anise sauce, does it get any better? We don’t think so! You can serve the beef with either steamed rice or

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Braised Oxtails With Chorizo

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Unctuous oxtails with a Spanish twist. I think of them as Matador oxtails and think the Spanish must eat a lot of them, considering. A saffron scented rice would go

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What’s Up In My Kitchen

  The pots have been bubbling away with all sorts of comfort foods lately!  Stew is such a good thing to have while watching the Winter Olympics!  But you don’t have to wait for them to roll around again to make some of these

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Phyllis’ Veal Stew

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I love a really good veal stew. We buy a veal freezer pack of non-milk-fed veal from Columbus Meats** every year which includes different cuts from scaloppine to veal ribs,

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Dynamite Chinese Chicken Thighs

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. My husband gives these his “two thumbs up.” You can absolutely substitute approximately 2 lbs. of chicken wings. The chicken can be cooked in the oven on a rack, or

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Rosemary “Yorkshire” Puddings

Of course, fabulous to serve alongside a delicious prime rib roast of beef; although I have been known to make them to have with beef stew made with red wine. Rosemary just goes so well with beef! The puddings are

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Turkey, Hunter’s Style

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This recipe for tacchino alla cacciatora is from Julia della Croce’s cookbook “Umbria.” The book explores the foods and traditions of that region of Italy and is filled with great

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Italian Veal Stew With Rosemary

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This very tasty spezzatino (stew) is from the north east area of Italy. It’s quite simple to prepare and is braised in the oven. Traditionally it’s served with polenta. ** I have

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Braised Chicken In Saffron Cream And Pasta

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. If you like saffron, this one is for you! It’s saffrony and winey and yummy! When I make this chicken, I like to serve it in the Italian manner, I use

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Chicken Braised In Apple Cider

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. There is just something about apple cider (the hard stuff), in a sauce, then you have new crop apples add some great bacon and voila, a great combination! You might

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