Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff, a favorite in our house

I have seen Stroganoff prepared at eating venues in all variations, even by Star chefs. I’ve really never eaten this dish at a restaurant, so today I’ve planned to prepare this meal at my house to satisfy my husbands cravings. Traditionally, beef stroganoff is made with tender cuts of beef such as filet mignon, sirloin, top round or ribeye steaks. These cuts are flavorful and … Continue reading Beef Stroganoff, a favorite in our house

Seafood paella

Paella, a traditional Spanish cuisine

It was Fall 2022 and we anticipated a Mediterranean cruise departing from Barcelona. We spent four days in this awesome city and got to taste the Paella, which is a local cuisine in one of the many fine restaurants. Paella is a traditional Spanish dish that originated in the Valencia region. It is a flavorful rice dish typically cooked in a wide, shallow pan called … Continue reading Paella, a traditional Spanish cuisine

Bierschinken German Deli meat

Bierschinken made with the “Schinkenfee”

Every few weeks I have a craving for a good quality Wurst that I can eat with my home baked Bauernbrot (German crusty bread). Living in the American South it’s not easy to find a good variety of Deli meats. I like to make my own so I know the quality and what’s inside. I found the Ham-maker “Schinkenfee” on Amazon which made Wurst processing easy. Continue reading Bierschinken made with the “Schinkenfee”

Tarte Flambée, Flammkuchen

Flammkuchen or Tarte Flambée 

Tarte flambée, as the French call it, is proof that good recipes don’t need tons of ingredients. But good ones! Tarte flambée is always on our table when we don’t really feel like cooking. This is done so quickly, that it does not require a long rise time or the cumbersome preparation of other ingredients. Continue reading Flammkuchen or Tarte Flambée