Archive for September, 2007

Grilled Filet Mignon

Click on photo to enlarge. This is my recipe for Grilled Filet Mignon. I don’t actually measure what I put in my marinade, I’ve made it enough that I can just eyeball it. Feel free to experiment with the amounts you use. What follows is a rough estimate of what I use for two steaks. […]

Pampered Chef Party

We had some friends over last week for a Pampered Chef Party. One of the cool new gadgets we got to try out is the Pampered Chef Salad Chopper. It’s like a pair of scissors, but with a blade and a scooper instead of two blades. It allows you to cut up your ingredients all […]

Enchiladas and Tostado Nachos

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Labor Day Cookout

I was feeling a bit adventurous on Labor Day and decided to experiment a bit with a typical meal that I make. THE MENU Baby Back Ribs Corn on the Cob Sweet Potatoes Corn Bread Pecan Pie Corn on the Cob: I picked up some fresh California Sweet Corn from the local Albertsons and let […]

  If you are a fan of Cabernet Sauvignon you will LOVE this estate grown Cab! I found it to be very balanced and smooth. This could easily be mistaken for a $100 wine. I paid about $40 for it at CostCo, but you should be able to find this just about anywhere. You might […]

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Dinner Impossible

The Food Network has a show called Dinner Impossible hosted by Robert Irvine. On each episode Robert is given some sort of crazy food challenge that he has to complete within a certain amount of time. The first episode I saw named Race on the Rails: Dinner Train: Impossible involved him preparing dinner for passengers […]