Savory Lentil Burger Sliders

First, this is not vegan.  We are not vegetarians.  I’m simply seeking a few meat alternatives in an attempt to reduce our meat consumption, and in the process, hopefully lower our overall cholesterol levels.  When we first got married, my … Continue reading

Butterflied Grilled Tri-tip for Fajitas

A simple marinade produces great results. As mentioned previously (, I only pick these up when they are on sale. First, butterfly the tri-tip. Start with the thickest end of the tri-tip away from you.  With your sharpest knife (I … Continue reading

Farmer’s Market Find: Horticulture Beans (aka Borlotti) in a rich Turkey Stock

Okay, so I tried to keep it simple. If you can find fresh horticulture beans/ borlotti beas/ cranberry beans, this is the recipe for you. To learn more about horticulture beans, read here: Note:  I did not blanch these beans … Continue reading

Leftover Turkey: Turkey Broccoli Tetrazzini

It’s so nice to have friends who remember you!  I’ve been getting phone calls lately for leftover ham bones and turkey carcasses with the pan juices…lucky me! Made my own turkey stock from a fried turkey (or roasted? not sure) … Continue reading