Tag Archives: flour

Pear Upside Down Cake

Here is the second pear recipe we made recently. This is a variation on pineapple upside cake, which has long historical roots. So does the cast iron skillet in which this cake is prepared. Here is one relevant online history: … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes, Dessert, Fruit | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Best Swedish Meatballs

Classic Swedish meatballs include bread (often day-old) soaked in milk. This recipe appealed to us because the milk product (heavy cream) goes into the gravy, not the meatballs. And the gravy is the star of the show! No disrespect to … Continue reading

Posted in Beef | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kare Raisu (Japanese Curry with Rice)

The Japanese term for curry is kare, and this is a great curry recipe. This recipe empties out the spice cabinet and the vegetable drawer. We credit this recipe to Daniel Gritzer at seriouseats.com. The dashi called for is a … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slow-Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are great, but the usual preparation requires the better part of an hour in the oven. That’s OK if you don’t have any other dishes requiring other temperature settings in competition for time in the oven. Reheating is … Continue reading

Posted in Potato, Slow Cooker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Beef and Guinness Stew

This recipe comes from recipetineats.com; the author is Nagi, from Sydney, Australia, but the flavor is dependent upon Irish beer. The chef for this stew clearly states there is no satisfactory substitute. Importantly, you will not taste any beer in … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Best of British Pot-Roast Beef

Here’s a toothsome addition to your slow cooker repertoire. Americans may not be familiar with topside beef roast, which is what this recipe calls for. This cut comes from the inner muscle of the cow thigh, and is both tender … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Slow Cooker | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vanilla Waffles

We enjoy waffles for a leisurely weekend breakfast. Leisurely is the key word. If you only have time for toaster “waffles” or are accustomed to the flavor of Bisquick, then this recipe is not for you. For the rest of … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment