End Of Summer Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde with Grilled Skirt Steak

My end of Summer veggie garden round up includes using up all the baby tomatillos left on the vine, similar to using up the hard green tomatoes that are left on tomato plants at the end of their season.  Only instead of making fried green tomatoes I made roasted tomatillo salsa verde for the grilled […]

Love It Or Hate It Burger for French Fridays

I know this French hamburger is sitting on a bed of black bean and corn salad which is not looking very French for French Fridays with Dorie.  When I started to peel my red onion to make the onion jam for the burger I realized my onion was bad and I didn’t want to go […]

Coca-Cola and Apricot Jam Short Ribs for French Fridays with Dorie

My husband Scott was looking forward to having Cola and Jam Ribs for French Fridays with Dorie this week.  I didn’t want to use the spareribs called for in the recipe so I substituted meatier beef short ribs, they turned out flavorful and tender with a deep colored glaze.   I baked my short ribs […]

Bistrot Paul Bert Pepper Steak For French Fridays with Dorie

Bistrot Paul Bert is a family owned restaurant in Paris that serves up a great piece of beef.  Dorie Greenspan likes their pepper steak so much that she asked for the recipe and put it in her critically acclaimed cookbook Around My French Table.  The online cooking group, French Fridays with Dorie liked it so […]