I was reminded brisket weather is here from daughter-in-law, Jessie, who served a delectable, fall-apart beef brisket last week. “It’s your recipe,” she said. That brisket with red gravy was mouthwatering, really, served alongside buttery mashed potatoes. But true disclosure, it wasn’t my own, but one which a Jewish friend gifted me with years ago. This recipe may sound strange to some of you, especially … Continue reading Three More Brisket Recipes
OK, now for those of you who have my previous do ahead turkey gravy recipes, rest assured they are all very good. But this year I went full tilt and adjusted a couple of ingredients. Like the carrot amount – I had usually put in 2 carrots but the last time I made it they seemed to make the gravy too vegetal tasting – … Continue reading My Latest & Greatest Do-Ahead Turkey Gravy
“Pease porridge hot, pease porridge cold, pease porridge in the pot 9 days old.” My garden peas have pushed through the soil, still tiny but looking strong. For some reason, that childhood rhyme came to mind, so indulge me! Peas are really a lovely seasonal vegetable, so when they’re abundant, peas are in my meal rotation a lot. These legumes are good for you, too. … Continue reading Spring Stir Fry: DIY Universal Stir Fry Sauce
I was in the mood for apple dumplings so I made a batch. It was the perfect fall day for making apple butter and applesauce, too. Judy M., a longtime reader, loves the apple butter from Nashville House in Nashville, Indiana. “My sisters and I want to get together and make apple butter and we’re looking for that recipe,” Judy said. She has great memories … Continue reading A is for Apple: Dumplings, Butter & Sauce!