What to Serve with Steaks | Caramelized Shallots

I told you I’d have leftovers.  And on a Friday night, because that’s how we roll. So after last night’s highly vegetarian dinner, I did feel like I needed a kick of iron.  A good piece of red meat.  Enter tonight’s steak, served with caramelized shallots and that fabulous leftover cauliflower.  I know.  Many of… Read More What to Serve with Steaks | Caramelized Shallots

Autumn Prelude – Steak and Potatoes

It was Beethoven who said that “when the ideas are good, the elaboration is not of such great importance.” I think this attitude is equally important in the kitchen. Take last night’s dinner, for example steak and potatoes.

As I said in my first post, you won’t find earth shatteringly new ways to cook here, just tasty ones. The skirt steak was marinated very simply in olive oil and salt. Why? We were out of pepper and I was too lazy to shop for some. (But I will shop for some tomorrow at the new North Market Spices.)… Read More Autumn Prelude – Steak and Potatoes