Tag: Homemade Stock

Coq Au Vin with Baby Onions, Gold Rimmed White Bowl

Coq au Vin – Chicken Braised in Red Wine

My husband invited friends over for Sunday lunch. He suggested we make Coq au Vin and because we haven’t made this “French bistro favourite” for quite some time, I agreed! It’s definitely coming back into our repertoire! Over the years, the recipe from “Joy of Cooking”  has evolved. I figured adding some demi-glace to enrich the […]

Braised Lamb Shanks with Dried Cherry Sauce, Mom's Dinner Plate

Braised Lamb Shanks With Dried Cherry Sauce

We love  lamb shanks! They are almost falling off the bone scrumptious.  if you can source local lamb even better. We have found those to be smaller, so we adjust the cooking time slightly. Roasted veggies would be a nice accompaniment for the lamb but I have also made Spaetzle to serve with them. The […]

Chiles Rellenos on White & Glass Plate, Red Sauce

Chiles Rellenos

Stein Mountain, one of the vendors at our farmer’s market sells fantastic poblano peppers. This coating is simpler than the traditional one with egg yolk and beaten egg white. You can add a bit of Monterey Jack cheese and serve with a dollop of sour cream.  You will have leftover picadillo but not to worry, […]

Turkey Gumbo Soup with Okra
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Turkey Gumbo Soup

Guess what I found while rummaging around in my freezer?  You guessed it, the carcass from the roast turkey!  Some don’t like okra; I don’t happen to be one of them! If you don’t have a turkey carcass, simply buy turkey drumsticks and wings and follow my instructions on How To Make Stock. I find it […]

Chicken Braised in Apple Cider with Carrots & Baby Onions, Sea Cider, Red Cabbage

Chicken Braised In Apple Cider

There is just something about apple cider (the hard stuff) in a sauce, adding new crop apples and some great bacon and voila, you’ve got yourself a great combination! You might like to serve the chicken with Colcannon or mashed potatoes, or maybe even dumplings. The chicken can be done either on the top of […]

Irish Lamb Chops, Irish Whiskey Sauce, Concannon, Dark Plate

St. Patrick’s Day “Irish Lamb Chops”

A very easy dish to enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day or any other day!  I’m a big fan of Colcannon and think it would be an excellent accompaniment to the lamb. Makes 2 Servings 4 lamb chops For the Sauce:  1 Tbsp. unsalted butter 2 Tbsp. chopped shallots 2-3 Tbsp. Irish Whiskey 1/2 cup beet […]