Tag Archives: Sherry

Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

And so, again I find myself, for the fourth time since last December, making a batch of Sherry Peppers Sauce, which, I totally do add to every single savory dish I make. A good friend adds a splash of good … Continue reading

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Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

Y’know, I make a batch of this stuff three or four times a year – I literally add it to just about everything savory that I make – so I am kinda surprised that has been two years since I … Continue reading

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Sherry Mayonnaise

We’re building a shrimp salad. So. We’ve made Julia Child’s Peas and set them aside to cool; now let us turn our attention to the sauce – not unlike a Rémoulade, and just the thing to combine with shrimp, peas, … Continue reading

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Pasta Sauce With Beer

I’ve posted my method of doctoring jarred pasta sauce, with additional herbs and seasonings and, well, stuff; to make it my own. Now, I’ve made a couple of simple adjustments and, in my not-so-humble opinion, the sauce is even better. … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup With Ricotta and Sherry

How’s this for a perfect springtime soup? Asparagus, cooked with shallots in chicken stock, then blended with sherried Ricotta cheese and served warm. And, the whole thing, with just a wee, tiny bit of prep, comes together in well under … 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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Creole Pork Chops With Lemon and Thyme

My husband came across this recipe somewhere on the faceplace, and, when he shared it to my wall, a bunch of our friends volunteered to come over for a taste test. I am always good for that, but, this recipe … Continue reading

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Parfait! Sherry Peppers Sauce

The holidays are fast approaching, so now would probably be a good time to ensure that your pantry is up to date and stocked with the besics you’re gonna be needing for the heavy cooking season to come. Even without … Continue reading

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NOLA Soup

It was early August, and we found ourselves slouching about New Orleans. “Why?” While I will admit that the time of year was not optimal for a couple of Northeastern Illinois guys to visit; my husband was presenting at a … Continue reading

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Stir Fry Broccoli

Who says I can’t stir fry? Well, as a rule, I do; I often lack a certain strength of conviction to get my wok or stir fry pan hot enough over high enough heat. Thing is, this stir fry doesn’t … Continue reading

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