Monthly Archives: July 2009

Short Ribs, Under Pressure

Mmmmmmmmmm. Short ribs. One of the toughest, fattiest cuts of beef, but definitely one of the best. And although most recipes call for a long, slow braise to make them edible (Korean galbi is an exception, and a very tasty … Continue reading

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Shrimp Creole 2

Here’s another shrimp creole recipe, somewhat simpler than my earlier one. I’ve reduced the fat in the recipe by making a smaller roux, substituted fennel for the celery, increased the wine to 1 cup, and used a little less tomato. … Continue reading

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Orzo with Tomatoes, Feta & Mint

In Italian, “orzo” means barley. Originally, these cute little rice-shaped pasta grains were made from barley, but now they’re made from the same thing as most boxed pasta, semolina. I guess this dish is sort of a pasta salad, because … Continue reading

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