Tag Archives: red wine

Venison Steaks with Peppery Sour Cream and Brandy Sauce

By Cat, May 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This last fall, I bought a share of a buffalo from friends who also hunt.  When my share arrived, it included elk and deer steaks from their fall hunt, in addition to … Continue reading

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Braised Italian Chicken or Game Hens, with Green Beans, Tomatoes & Olives

By Cat, Oct 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Braising meats is one of the most healthful ways to prepare them, as they cook in a moist, warm environment. If you use bone-in meat, you also get the benefit of the minerals … Continue reading

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Hunters’ Chicken (alla Cacciatora)

By Cat, Jun 2014; updated April 2017 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Back in the 1970s, I challenged a roommate who was going on a 500 calorie a day diet, to see who would fare better after 2 months: her ultra-low cal plan; or … Continue reading

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Semolina Gnocchi, with Rich Tomato Sauce

By Cat, June 2009 (Photo collage, right, from Italian Food.about.com (9)) Includes: 1. Gnocchi introduction; 2. Semolina Gnocchi; 3. Rich Tomato Sauce See also: 1. Gnocchi alla Romana (Baked Semolina Gnocchi) 2. Potato Gnocchi; 3. Ricotta Gnocchi Gnocchi is pronounced correctly as nyoh’-kee (the ny sound is similar to ñ in Spanish), but commonly mispronounced … Continue reading

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Moussaka (Greek & Middle Eastern Lamb Casserole)

By Cat, Aug, 2007; updated Jan 2009 to add a vegetarian version (Photo, right, by Cat; Corning Ware chicken fryer, below, from Blue Cornflower.com (2))) This delicious Greek casserole resembles lasagna, with eggplant instead of pasta, typically lamb instead of beef, and a different herb-spice flavor. … Continue reading

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Pastitsio or Pasticcio (Greek Pasta Casserole)

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This delicious Greek casserole, pronounced as “pahs-tee’-choh” (or “pahs-teet’-see-oh” in Italian (4)), resembles lasagna, but is seasoned differently, and is made with a tube pasta, instead of flat lasagne pasta.   It … Continue reading

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Dad’s Beef Stew with Root Veggies

by Cat, April 2014 (Photo, right, from Cat’s photo collection; photo, below from mibekfarms.com/stewtips.html) When my Dad was the chief cook and bottle washer at home (while my Mom worked at the bar), one of his favorite dishes was beef stew. He … Continue reading

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Beef Brisket, Braised with Cranberries

by Cat, Dec 2008 (Photo, right, by Cat) See also: 1. Slow-Roast or Braised Beef Brisket in Red Wine with Mushrooms Growing up, we didn’t have brisket very often – except for Corned Beef on St. Patrick’s Day at the Catholic … Continue reading

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Beef Pot Roast

by Cat, Sept 2008 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also (this site): 1. Beef Brisket Braised with Cranberries; 2. Slow-Roast Beef Brisket in Red Wine with Mushrooms; 3. Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Burgundy) See also (other sites): 1. Fine Cooking.com: Red Wine-Braised Pot Roast (2); 2.  Fine Cooking.com, Beef … Continue reading

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Chicken Braised in Wine: Coq au Vin and Coq Veronique

by Cat, October 2010 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Includes: 1. Coq au Vin; 2. Coq Veronique (Using chicken or game hen) See also: 1. Brining Chicken; 2. Brining Poultry; 3. Cornish Game Hens, Grouse, Pheasant & Other Small Fowl; 4.  Roasting a Bird When I … Continue reading

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