Tag Archives: Brandy

Parfait! Slow Cooker Salted Caramel

Also known as Dulce de Leche, this fine caramel sauce is dead simple to make, but it will take about ten hours in your slow cooker, so plan accordingly. We’re having friends over for diner this weekend, and Rich found … Continue reading

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Macerated Peaches

Yesterday, I posted a really nice (and gluten free!) recipe for a baked cheese blintz casserole. Today, we’re gonna prep some fruit to scatter over the top of your blintz slices. How about peaches? The market had some nice white … Continue reading

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Parfait! Thousand Island Dressing – HoJo’s Style!

I have published several Thousand Island Salad Dressing recipes, here, here, and here, for a start, so, why revisit the concept? I mean, I already have a recipe I consider to be The Best, but then… I came across Ask … Continue reading

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Beef Stew

Yesterday, I did a post about prepping pearl onion, carrots, and ‘shrooms for use in today’s feature: beef stew. I split the posts up because, as I was looking over my notes, I added a lot of stuff to my … Continue reading

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Pork Chops in Brandy ‘Shroom Sauce

So. This is kindofa cheater recipe. I took my regular buttermilk marinade – which is killer for chicken as well – and prepped a couple of nice bone in chops the day before making this dish. And it turned out … Continue reading

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Parfait! Peppered Pâté

What’s not to love about this tasty little treat? It’s a snap to make, too; one large skillet, a couple of bowls, a food processor, and, well, rather a lot of good butter, but, hey!, this is an occasion food, … Continue reading

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Marinated Sirloin Steak With Brandy and ‘Shrooms

There was an article in the food section of the paper about flat iron steak, a cut of chuck that, if prepared correctly, is very good and not too, too pricey. I was interested, and heading to the market anyway, … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 31: Roasted Applesauce

Still warm from the oven, this applesauce would make a great side to a fall dinner, even on a fall-feeling late summer day. Left to rest in the fridge overnight and then enjoyed as you will, the flavors have blended … Continue reading

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Parfait! Butter Fried Rib Eye Steak

Steak. Steak and butter. Steak and butter and ‘shrooms. Steak and butter and ‘shrooms and blue cheese and brandy. A good steak really doesn’t need anything more than a hot pan, bit of butter, and salt and pepper; but this … Continue reading

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Parfait! Peach Butter

Just in time for holiday gifting! Peach butter is dead simple to make – only three ingredients, and one of them (the brandy) is optional – but wicked tasty. A bit of this on a toasted Bays English muffin is … Continue reading

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