Main Courses

Chipotle, Cranberry, & Pomegranate Braised Brisket

This braised brisket is a  beautiful entree to serve a crowd, and a nice alternative to traditional brisket for Hanukkah or any other winter celebration. The sweet/spicy combination is really unusual and really addicting. Use the leftovers for a brisket sandwich with a little bit of horseradish mayo! Chipotle, Cranberry, & Pomegranate Braised Brisket Make:… Continue reading Chipotle, Cranberry, & Pomegranate Braised Brisket

Soups Stews and Chilis

Italian Wedding Soup

The perfect soup to celebrate our wedding week! Hearty for winter, but healthy for a weeknight dinner, this is a favorite in our house. Italian Wedding Soup Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: Ingredients: 1 tbs olive oil ½ large white onion, small dice 2 large carrots, small dice 2 stalks of celery, small dice 2… Continue reading Italian Wedding Soup

Soups Stews and Chilis

Brisket Chili

I love this rendition of a traditional chili, because the brisket gives it such a hearty, homey taste. I also love having chunks of meat in there instead of ground up beef that ends up sort of disappearing as the chili cooks. The key to breaking down the brisket so that it's nice and tender… Continue reading Brisket Chili

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