I can think of no other dish that says warm, hearty and winter health more than Pepper Steak. I can remember being a small child, and my mom would make this dish quite often. I loved it every time and now my kids feel the same way. Thanks Mom for this staple recipe that I just can't get enough of still to this day. Pepper Steak Ingredients 1 ½ lbs beef top round … [Read more...] about Perfect for Winter – Pepper Steak Recipe
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Planning to ring in the New Year with a champagne toast? Think outside of the box with these creative cocktail recipes - they're sure to start 2013 off with a bang! Poinsettia Champagne Cocktail Ingredients (makes one drink) 1/2 ounce Cointreau or triple sec Champagne 3 ounce cranberry juice Directions Chill all of the ingredients beforehand. Pour … [Read more...] about Champagne Cocktail Recipes
A favorite childhood memory was going to the original Cheesecake Factory with my grandmother. It was a tiny restaurant that served a few sandwiches and a wide selection of cheesecakes. For lunch, I would enjoy a grilled cheese sandwich and fries. I remember the sandwich was on thick toasted sourdough bread with sharp cheddar. For dessert, Grandma and I would split a piece of … [Read more...] about To Die For Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
During our Southern Sugar Expedition, (see previous blogs), we “scooped” a few finds along the way to share with y’all. First and foremost, we stumbled upon Garden & Gun: Soul of the South magazine. Angeleno eyes had never laid eyes on such a publication. Reading Garden & Gun from cover to cover was like the sensation you get when you exit a theater and declare, “That … [Read more...] about What’s For Dessert? Southern-Style Bourbon Pecan Pie!
If you have a large Turkey and a large family get together, we suggest you give as much away to them in disposable cartons as you are comfortable doing. This gives them leftovers for sandwiches and snacks too! And don’t forget the sides! If you made too much food for your family to eat in a couple of days – realistically speaking – you should let your guest take some home … [Read more...] about Organize Your Thanksgiving Leftovers?