Monthly Archives: December 2008

Beef Stroganoff

This dish, of Russian origin, has been adopted by chefs the world around, and with good reason. The combination of the tender beef and the creamy sour cream is a heavenly pairing, and if prepared carefully, a masterpiece of cow … Continue reading

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Snacky Pecans

This one’s for you, Aunt Patsy. A popular cocktail-hour snack in the deep south, where the pecans grow big and beautiful, this little recipe joins the plethora of delicious preparations concocted by generations of pecan-loving snackers. Crystal is the hot … Continue reading

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Borscht # 2

Borscht # 1 was a summer-style borscht, served cold & great for a hot day. This one is the winter version, and to many, I’m sure, the more traditional borscht. Lots of big beef flavor and hours of simmering bring … Continue reading

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Oyster Stew

Well winter is well upon us now, and though I don’t love the cold, I do love some of the things cold does to food. Oysters, for instance, are best in the cold months when they’re not spawning. If you’re … Continue reading

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