beef

My Favorite Bolognese

by Sara on August 18, 2011

pasta bolognese

It’s time to toot my own horn. When the end of the heat wave seemed near, I had a craving. I wanted cool weather comfort food, and only pasta bolognese would do. I suppose Ina is also partly to blame, since I had just watched her episode for Weeknight Bolognese, and pasta just sounded GOOD. [...]

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Coconut and Beef Curry with Noodles

by Sara on August 9, 2011

coconut & beef curry

Sometimes I have to go back through my pictures to realize I’ve made many things I’ve yet to post. Often these are very un-fancy meals where I snap a few quick pictures in the kitchen, without bothering with lighting, props, my DSLR… But that doesn’t mean this food isn’t worthy, that people aren’t interested in [...]

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Steak au Poivre with Matchstick Potatoes

by Sara on February 24, 2011

steak au poivre with matchstick potatoes

This meal is perfect: a tender cut of beef, a pan sauce made with brandy (my favorite), lots and lots of shallots, and homemade French fries. If you’re familiar with Michael Pollan, you likely know his food philosophy is that you can eat whatever you want, as long as you make it yourself. He points [...]

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Beef Tips

by Sara on February 21, 2011

slow cooker beef tips

In my family, this is serious comfort food. It’s also easy to make and hands-off, rendering it perfect for family gatherings when you want to actually spend time with your family, instead of slaving over the stove all day. We like to enjoy this meal on a holiday, but I also love it on a [...]

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