Tag Archives: red wine

Instant Pot Pot Roast

We continue to sing the praises of our Instant Pot®. Whenever we let the afternoon get away from us without the pre-planning necessary for a nice dinner, the Instant Pot® comes to our rescue. This recipe is another winner; we … Continue reading

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Beef Pot Roast with Red Wine Gravy

If you’re not familiar with Romertopf®, it is a type of earthenware. The Römertopf® is made using some types of clay. The clay is porous and left unglazed, allowing the Romertopf® to breathe during the cooking process. Food cooked in … Continue reading

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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

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Mulled Wine with Clementines

This has been a cold winter. Warm drinks, especially when there as good as this one, help us get through the coldest nights. We found this recipe in the winter 2017 issue of a trade magazine from Surdyk’s, a local … Continue reading

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Onion Marmalade

Onion Marmalade Onions + marmalade? This may sound like an oxymoron, but like jalapeño jelly, we suggest you try it rather than reject what sounds like an odd concept. We credit Diane Rossen Worthington of the Tribune News Service for … Continue reading

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Boneless Chicken Breasts Nicoise

We never know where a new recipe will take us. This recipe from Mary Ellen Evans’ book, Bistro Chicken, published in 2004, is just the latest example. When we decided to make the recipe, the obvious thought was that the … Continue reading

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Standing Rib Roast

We broke with our usual Christmas tradition and served a standing rib roast for Christmas dinner. Well, OK, we did have beef tenderloin for Christmas last year, but in this household, change is incremental! (Of course, we couldn’t make a … Continue reading

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Beef Short Ribs

We made this recipe from Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa) recently. You can find the recipe from her show on Food Network here. We used less wine than she recommended (an entire bottle). Half that amount was plenty! We served … Continue reading

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Montalcino Chicken with Figs and Buttered Gnocchi with Pancetta and Nutmeg

We made this excellent chicken recipe for Sunday night dinner. This dish was featured by Rachael Ray and can be linked here. She claims she serves this recipe for her husband on their anniversary every year in memory of the … Continue reading

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Crockpot Beef and Wine Stew

This recipe appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press today, and this recipe resembles the crockpot beef stew we have made for a long time. We prepare the ingredients the night before and keep the beef and vegetables in the … Continue reading

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