Soups Stews and Chilis

Brisket Chili

Brisket Chili Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 15 minutes    Cooking Time: 60 minutes    Total Time: 75 minutes Ingredients: 2 lb beef brisket, cut into 1 inch cubes 1 tbs vegetable oil 1 yellow onion, small dice 2 carrots, peeled and small dice 3 stalks of celery, small dice 3 cloves of garlic, minced… Continue reading Brisket Chili

Main Courses

Beef and Broccoli with Garlic Sauce

One of my biggest challenges in expanding my menu as a chef has been venturing into Chinese food. My lovely friend Rachel, who went abroad there in college, kindly reminded me that there was very little to be found when scanning through the pages of my website. I started experimenting with my Valentine's Day menu,… Continue reading Beef and Broccoli with Garlic Sauce

Main Courses

Dad’s Pot Roast

As I told you in my "About Me" post earlier this week, everyone in my family loves to cook. Growing up, my dad always made dinner every Wednesday night. I remember his signature dishes, like green pasta with turkey, like it was yesterday. Now that we are in and out of the house, cooking can be… Continue reading Dad’s Pot Roast

Main Courses

Hanukkah Dinner Braised Brisket

Happy Hanukkah! I can't believe how fast the holidays have come this year. We have now celebrated Hanukkah twice already this year, once over Thanksgiving with my whole family and again this past Thursday so that I'd have fun recipes to post for you this week! Even if you aren't Jewish, many traditional Jewish foods… Continue reading Hanukkah Dinner Braised Brisket