Steak Diane

Steak Diane

August 15, 2012 is Julia Child’s 100th birthday and bloggers around the country are honoring Julia’s phenomenal contribution to home cooking by posting their favorite recipes from her cookbooks. I loved Julia Child and she was the premier celebrity chef. She kept it real in the kitchen, and didn’t apologize for cooking food the way she […]

Steak Frites

Steak Frites

On a recent trip to New York I had dinner with two dear friends from high school, Jen and Andy. Jen was my best friend in high school, and we were varsity football managers together. Andy was my locker neighbor and an all around great guy.  A lot of my favorite high school memories are with them. Andy suggested we go […]

Braised Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta

Braised Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta

  I’ve been dreaming about short ribs for the past couple of weeks. I think it’s because I’m in need of a lazy day. I thought that when both of my kids were in school full-time I would have all this free time to find myself. That hasn’t quite happened for me yet. So I […]