The Best Authentic Carne Asada

Carne Asada - the entry point for me into the world of authentic Latin-American food. My husband actually was the driving force that brought this into our house. He was introduced to marinated, Latin-American style "carne asada" a few years ago. He was leaving work late, and the school handy man, a Salvadoran immigrant, was…

Beef Ribs

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Nothing says the end of May like Smoked Beef Ribs on the grill. It hasn't been the sunniest Memorial Day weekend but we definitely made the best of it. When shopping, I was surprised how expensive the beef ribs were this time, since usually they are a cheap cut of meat.…

Reverse Seared Butter Basted Ribeye

What is fun about cooking is that sometimes the most delicious meals don't need to be that complex. Our dinner tonight is ribeye steak from Alpine Butcher with butternut squash and asparagus. Now this might not sound like a lot but reverse seared in butter, garlic, and rosemary is transformative! Our steak obsession hasn't changed…

Pasta Marinara

What a day it has been! We went up to Vermont and went snow shoeing and I don’t know about any of you, but a pasta dish sounds amazing after trekking in the snow. My husband and I love simple marinara sauce and homemade pasta meals (especially after steak last night). It really has gotten…

Bolognese Ravioli

Happy Sunday! I cannot believe that it is half way through January but here we are. Today we decided to make Bolognese ravioli, taken from the Jamie Oliver and Gennaro Contaldo YouTube video. What better way to kick off a short week than with meat filled pasta?! Ravioli's origin dates back to the 14th century!…