Osso Bucco, literally “hole in the bone,” is another wonderful meal for these cool winter nights. Serving it over some gorgonzola polenta takes it to a completely different level. Mmmm good. It definitely hits the spot.
This is another delicious dish for the fall during this cold, blustery weather. At least we’re no longer iced in. 😀
And now for something completely different…Offal anyone??? No, I didn’t say awful. In fact, this is pretty tasty.
It’s been a while since we had octopus. In fact, we haven’t had octopus since my sous vide disaster with it last June. I still haven’t figured out that disaster to attempt it again. Instead, I have been having way too much fun making homemade pasta. Thanks, John & Stefan. I had forgotten how good fresh made pasta is. This is the third batch of pasta in the 3 weeks. The star of this story, however, is the octopus. Continue reading Tomato & Red Wine Braised Octopus over Linguini
Now that Christmas has passed and the kids have all gone home, Baby Lady and I have the house back to ourselves. Life has returned to some semblance of normalcy. So, time for some Mexican food flavors. 😀 Continue reading Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Red Chile Braised Pork
Coq au vin is one of those quintessential French dishes that is so popular that virtually every French family has its own coq au vin recipe. Although I’m by no means French, this is one of my favorite meals and this is my version of coq au vin. It made for a stunningly delicious meal the other night. I used a beautiful Malbec from Argentina for the red wine which produced a dark, inky purple sauce. It’s rather regal in color don’t ya think? Continue reading Coq au Vin
This dish is the net out of a beautifully chile braised pork shoulder and poor memory. The flavors are big and bold, just like you would expect and the aromatics while it was braising wafted throughout the house. It’s a wonderful fall meal. Continue reading Red Chile Braised Pork Tacos