Bobby Flay’s Porterhouse Steak Is the Picture of Simple Perfection
Feb13

Bobby Flay’s Porterhouse Steak Is the Picture of Simple Perfection

How do you cook porterhouse steak to perfection? What marinade or seasoning should you use? How long do you need to cook it so it’s done to your liking? These are questions that you probably have in mind if you’re faced with the idea of cooking porterhouse steak at home. And these are questions that this recipe for celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s porterhouse steak will answer. What a delight it is to enjoy a perfectly...

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This Italian Bean Stew Will Keep You Cozy on Cold Nights
Feb12

This Italian Bean Stew Will Keep You Cozy on Cold Nights

Winter is not my thing. It’s not just because I don’t like to spend my mornings shoveling snow off my driveway. It’s more like I’m a sunshine guy – my whole family is. We love having fun under the sun, and the gray and cold bleakness of winter gives us the blues. What we do love about winter is the food – delicious, hearty, indulgent, bone-warming winter food like this Italian bean stew. This bean stew is an...

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Pan-Seared Steak: A No-Fuss Recipe for Cooking Steak
Feb12

Pan-Seared Steak: A No-Fuss Recipe for Cooking Steak

Some people feel intimidated by the idea of cooking steak. I understand why. Steak can be tricky to cook and requires your full attention while cooking. If you leave it cooking for too long, you’ll end up with beef that’s too tough to eat. If you take it out too soon, your beef is going to be too raw even for people who love their steaks rare. This recipe for pan-seared steak, however, is a good recipe to work with if...

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Grilled Montreal Flank Steak: A Simple Steak Loaded with Flavor
Feb12

Grilled Montreal Flank Steak: A Simple Steak Loaded with Flavor

I’m not too fussy when it comes to steak. A little salt and pepper for taste and a quick stint on the grill are usually enough for me. But when I want my steak to be more flavorful, or if I want to treat my family to something delicious, I experiment with steak marinades. One of my favorite recipes so far is this one for grilled Montreal flank steak. Canada has great food, and this steak recipe proves it. It’s pretty...

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Gumbo-laya: Two Louisiana Classics in One Bowl of Goodness
Feb10

Gumbo-laya: Two Louisiana Classics in One Bowl of Goodness

Winter is still not done in my part of the world, and here I am longing for spring and warmer days. Still, even though spring couldn’t come soon enough for me, I continue to relish the ability the cold weather gives me to enjoy a hot and satisfying stew. Particularly stews like this gumbo-laya. As you can guess by the name, gumbo-laya is a fusion of two Louisiana classics: gumbo and jambalaya. This stew is hot and bold and...

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Braciole: A Classic Italian Dish for Your Valentine Dinner
Feb10

Braciole: A Classic Italian Dish for Your Valentine Dinner

Nothing says love than a home-cooked meal, especially if said meal took time and effort to make. That’s why I think the best way to say “I love you” on Valentine’s Day is to serve your loved one with homemade dinner that’s delicious and requires you to give your best effort, a dinner like braciole. Braciole is flank steak rolled around a filling of breadcrumbs, cheese, and herbs, and roasted in tomato...

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