Pan Seared Steak

Pan Seared Steak

Pan Seared Steak

I am slightly embarrassed to admit I’ve never cooked a steak. Never grilled, never pan-fried, etc. My P.S. (Prepares Steak/ hubby) always does it. He fancies himself an expert at preparing steaks and I’m good with that. He is good! But he was out-of-town and I was alone in the castle with a steak. I’d picked up a piece of sirloin and wanted it for dinner. Research was needed! Continue reading

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Beef pot roast isn’t one of my favorite meats.  It has to have a hook, a pop, that elevates it over the pot roast my Mom used to make.  When I found this Scandinavian recipe that uses dried fruit, cinnamon and ginger, I couldn’t wait to try it.  I would change it to a crockpot recipe and the wonderful smells would float through the castle for hours! Continue reading

Curried Cole Slaw and Ground Beef Stir Fry {Whole30}

Curried Coleslaw and Ground Beef Stir-fry

Curried Coleslaw and Ground Beef Stir-fry

My blogging buddy from A Solitary Feast is doing the Whole30 nutritional reset thing.  Julie posted a recipe that was perfect for what I had in my fridge that needed to be eaten. I had a small amount of ground beef and a bag of coleslaw. We like curried dishes and this one seemed super simple for a day where I was still coping with stomach flu. At least my P.S. would eat well! Continue reading