Make Your Sandwich Great Again!

Here are the candidates that promise todeliver great flavor. The good news isyou can vote for all of them!The secret is in the sauce. Swap out the plain mayo you use on your sandwich andmix up a special kicked-up spread in minutes.The Grilled Reuben with my homemade1,000 Island Dressing  Marshall Field’s Special Sandwich withhomemade 1,000 Island […]

Steak with Dijon Cream Pan Sauce

When I am grilling steaks in my (favorite) cast iron  pan on the stovetop it’s an opportunity to make  a delicious pan sauce. Those wonderful browned  bits and juices do not go to waste. They are  used to make a simple pan sauce that adds  great flavor to the steaks.  I used a littlewine, cream, dijon, and tarragon.  Sear the steaks without moving on […]

Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak

 Whip up this simple blue cheese sauce  the next time you are grilling steaks.  It’s so easy and takes your steak dinner to a  new level. It’s great when you’re having company.  Also keep it in  mind for one of your holiday family dinners. Here goes…  Mince the garlic and add to the cream.  Let simmer on low until reduced and […]

The Easiest Cranberry Sauce

This is so easy and yummy you’ll never serve that canned stuff again.   Just 2 ingredients: cranberries and sugar.  Put the cranberries in an ungreased casserole.  Sprinkle the sugar on top but don’t stir.  Bake @350º for 30-35 minutes. Stir about 3 times while cooking. A delightful sauce recipe from  Susan Branch.  Good hot or cold.  The […]

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