Classic Salisbury Steak

Classic Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak is an easy dinner option that’s classic comfort food. The first step to making a mouthwatering Salisbury steak is to ask the butcher to grind you some fresh marbled chunks of sirloin for the meat patties. I like to use a 90% lean ground triple a range fed beef, because it has a lot of flavor but it’s not overly greasy. The meat is mixed with panko crumbs and simple steak seasonings, then formed into the oval salisbury steak. I use a well seasoned cast iron skillet to pan fry the patties to a mouthwatering golden brown. To the skillet making a simple...
Roasted Heirloom Vegetables Bouquet Garni

Roasted Heirloom Vegetables Bouquet Garn...

Roasted Heirloom Vegetables Bouquet Garni. The flavorings used refers to sprigs of herbs, usually rosemary parsley and thyme, and bay leaves tied together for roasting, steeping simmering with juices to flavor it. A bouquet can also contain a stalk of celery or a leek top; black peppercorns or other whole spices may be included as well. I just add the herbs and spices that will enhance the olive oil and go well with the chosen vegetables. I simply toss the cut vegetables in a bowl with the seasonings. Kosher salt, pepper and cider vinegar to intensify the taste. Roast on...
Sweeties Spaghetti Sauce

Sweeties Spaghetti Sauce

From the recipes my Sweetie Once Cooked. Some 30 plus years ago I was a chef on the go and being part of a steady relationship had its share of difficulties. When I met my sweetie, and before I would ask her to share my closet, I had to first find out if she would be comfortable around family and friends. Starting with a road trip to Florida showed me she is an excellent driver and a navigator. We went to some eateries with unusual menu items and soon found that she was also a great dinning companion. A trip to Barbados cemented the relationship. We moved into new digs...
Chive and Cheddar Laced Cornbread

Chive and Cheddar Laced Cornbread

  thekitchenman Cornbread Corner; Chive and Cheddar Corn Bread Muffins. I fondly remember the first real good corn muffin I tasted back in Kitchener at the Purple Turtle Bistro. The chef used to serve them with the soup of the day. Added items like bacon, jalapenos, crispy fried capers were things that made his muffins so special. When I get a nice offering of a kitchen baked item served with a soup salad it shows that the cook care about the stuff they are serving. Use sharp cheddar and real chives or shallots for flavoring. Add different ingredients like chili...
Zucchini Chip Fritters and a Avocado Dill Dip

Zucchini Chip Fritters and a Avocado Dil...

Zucchini Chips with Avocado Dill Dip;  The rewards of having a small garden allow you to reap the bounty and when the Zucchini come to fruit, the flowers and baby ones are first to sample leaving lots of space and food to make a good amount of perfect gourd recipes. Sweet Zucchini relish, stuffed and baked can all be made easily and make a mighty tasty vegetable side dish. A good fritter is what I like to use all the left overs and frying them with good ingredients in olive oil, they become a very addictive snack. Here is a quick recipe and make twice as much because...