Osso Bucco

  Ingredients 1/2 cup all-purpose flour Four 1-1/2- to 2-inch-thick veal shanks (about 2-1/2 lb.) Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbs. unsalted butter 1 cup dry white wine One 14-1/2-oz. can diced tomatoes 3/4 cup lower-salt chicken broth 1 small red onion, chopped (1-1/2 cups) 1 medium carrot, peeled and cut into… Continue reading Osso Bucco

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Corned Beef and Cabbage

St. Patrick is one of Ireland’s patron saints and many Americans with Irish ancestry remember him on March 17, the saint’s religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. St. Patrick’s Day is fixed on March 17. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years.… Continue reading Corned Beef and Cabbage

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Braised Pork (Patatim)

I have been missing home a lot so I’ve been cooking dishes that are my family’s favorite.  This dish is my youngest sister’s favorite.  I made a trip to an Asian store (which was almost an hour away from our house) and found neatly cut pork hock that was not too fatty.  My husband loves pork… Continue reading Braised Pork (Patatim)

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Short Rib Stew with Caramelized Kimchi

My husband “loves” stews.  Anything that is slow cooked is his favorite.  The rich taste of something that is cooked for a long time just triggers his taste buds. This dish just fits that description. Another thing he loves about this dish is the caramelized kimchi (but he would rather have it spicy than caramelized) because… Continue reading Short Rib Stew with Caramelized Kimchi

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Spanish Beef Stew

This dish of Andrew Zimmern reminds me of Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon!  The flavors are so similar but presented in a different way.  Cooking the beef in red wine gives it a deep rich flavor that is so pleasant in the mouth. Another good thing about this dish is that you can fix it in… Continue reading Spanish Beef Stew

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Braised Ginger Beef

During your trips to the supermarket, do you even give any attention to the recipe cards that the store gives out for free?  When I run out of fresh ideas, I check out those recipes and buy all the ingredients from the store.  They usually put these recipes together to promote their items (doesn’t really… Continue reading Braised Ginger Beef

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40 Clove Garlic Chicken

Garlic heaven is what I call this dish. My husband calls it Garlic with Chicken, hahaha.  I don’t care how you call it, I loooove garlic.  I love it best when it is slow cooked or roasted.  Raw garlic strikes a punch.  I hardly eat raw garlic. But if cooked for a long time, garlic… Continue reading 40 Clove Garlic Chicken

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