The trick about steak night is to make a menu that highlights the main attraction – the steak – and also has food for everyone. Here is a menu that kept everyone happy.
This mixture of soy sauce, brown sugar and Sambal sauce creates tangy marinade for the small chicken wings and drums. Be sure to marinate for 24 hours and grill on a very hot grill to char the chicken. The sauce is easy to make with Marie’s Chunky Blue Cheese dressing. Just add Sriracha and choppedContinue Reading
I grew up on steamers with a big belly that you would dunk in clam broth to get the sand out, then dunk again in butter before eating. I had my first little neck clam when I ordered spaghetti alle vongole, and have never gone back to steamers. There are many ways to make theseContinue Reading
There is something about the dramatic affect of a massive two inch-thick bone-in rib-eye steak. This fatty is also called a Tomahawk Steak, but I think that name is going away for obvious reasons. Anyway… they are dramatic and delicious, and can feed 3-4 people per cut. The bone has to be five inches inContinue Reading
Roasted red peppers are a great and easy side dish for any meal and have so many more uses from bruschetta to risotto It’s a multi-step process as you have to first blister the peppers to get the skin off, remove the seeds then roast again but it is well worth it. Specialty stores haveContinue Reading
Risotto is a fall/winter dish that I cook with friends when everyone is standing around the kitchen drinking some wine, catching up and having some appetizers before the main event. This makes an excellent side dish or a casual entree especially if you add a protein–I always fresh shrimp or fresh bay scallops. Regardless, thisContinue Reading
I am a big believer in good cookies to end a dinner – and I mean very good cookies. Recently, I found a greater purpose for these tasty treats. When the lock-downs started to roll through the United States, it was tough to keep in touch with people beyond never-ending mass text chains. If IContinue Reading