Cooking has been a hobby of Mary’s since her wedding in 1999 (her husband soon tired of boxed Hamburger Helper). She strives to make yummy (and usually healthy) meals from scratch that her whole family will enjoy. She is always researching techniques and learning new things about cooking.
These Yukon Gold mashed potatoes are a big hit at my house. There are actually cheers when my family finds out we’re having mashed potatoes for dinner… they usually enjoy the potatoes more than our main dish!
Beef brisket is a barbecue icon. It has a tendency to be dry, but it doesn’t have to be. If you follow this recipe, your brisket will the most tender, juicy brisket you’ll ever have. It will be the stuff of legend! There are three steps involved: a long sous vide water bath, a cool-down, […]
Hot, fluffy, sweet German pancakes are perfect on a snowy Saturday morning. This breakfast recipe is so yummy, and it is perfect for when you want to make something but don’t have more than the normal staples on hand. German pancakes brown beautifully when baked in a cast-iron skillet, but if you don’t have one, […]
Homemade chicken stock is so easy to make, and uses mostly leftover ingredients. Reducing it concentrates the flavor. Recipes you make using your own homemade chicken stock will be so much better than using the store-bought kind.
There is something about the flavors in Chicken Bryan from Carrabba’s that I love. Tonight I made a chicken pasta dish with many of the same flavors. I wasn’t going for a copycat recipe; I wanted to make something I could call my own. Here it is! First, I use a sous vide to cook […]