Stout Braised Beef Sloppy Joes

Stout Braised Beef Sloppy Joes

This recipe uses the robust flavors of stout beer and pot roast to make a grown-up version of a childhood classic. Chuck roast is an inexpensive flavorful cut of beef with lots of tough connective tissue that will only soften when cooked low and slow. The roast will end up being tender and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Stout Braised […]


Turkey BLC

A simple, sweet and salty sandwich perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s a manageable sandwich that doesn’t lose its filling when you bite into it. Turkey BLC

Pomegranate Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Green Apple Salad

I love fresh ingredients–the more, the merrier.  Despite the  trend over the past several years to use few ingredients when cooking, I’ve resisted the urge to jump on that bland food bandwagon. The only five-ingredient recipe that I like is for a cheeseburger–ground beef, salt, pepper, cheese and a bun. These five ingredients work well together and […]

Turkey BLC (Bacon, Lettuce and Cranberry)

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s all about the food (and being thankful, of course.) It’s the only time of year when eating is not plagued with guilt and dietary restrictions. Even the self-proclaimed vegetarians of the family race to the table to devour the prized roasted turkey. Thanksgiving is like the Olympics for me–I spend […]