Daily Dinner Table

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Category Archives: meat

Cantonese Pork Tenderloin with Orange Sauce

I was given this recipe from my sister-in-law, Kathy, I don’t even know how many years ago. It’s always a favorite, and especially nice when company is coming. It isn’t … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Taco Fiesta

It has been years since I’ve made this dish. This was a favorite of  my son, Alexander, when he was a youngster. I wanted to make it for him (if … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Steak, perfected

Every now and then you just need a good, thick, steak. I like to go to Sam’s Club and buy a whole beef tenderloin, bring it home and cut it into … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mixta (Mixed) Paella

On a recent trip to Spain, I bought something I’ve always wanted. A genuine Paella pan! A carbon steel pan. They come in a gazillion sizes and it was tough … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

Garden Chicken with Herbed Goat Cheese with Lemon Butter Caper Sauce

This is one of my favorites!  It’s easy, looks great, and is really tasty. Again, I’m not much of a measurer. I’m  a look and feel type of cook. Some … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

Chipotle Ribs

Here is a recipe for some really easy, really scrumptious ribs. You can use either beef ( shown here) or pork ribs. Baby back are exceptionally good, but this works … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Navy Bean Soup

Well, my first attempt turned out pretty darn good! I had to make it quite different from the recipes I’ve found because our freezer was on the blink and I … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment