Beef Stew With Potatoes, Peppers And Tomatoes

: : : The original dish I wanted to cook was Hungarian Goulash, which is one of my favorite dishes. However, when I started to gather the ingredients, I realized that I did not have enough onions and paprika powder, not enough thyme leaves, lemon peel and caraway seeds in my pantry. Since I did […]

Korean Inspired Beef Stew (Galbijjim) (kalbitɕ͈im)

> > This  stew is very similar to a traditional Korean Galbijjim (kalbitɕ͈im), except that I have omitted some of the typical additions such as  jujube, ginkgo nuts, carrots, pine nuts, chestnuts, shiitake, and seogi mushrooms. This version is a simple home-version of the Galbijjim, unlike the more elaborate version you would get in a restaurant or even […]

Beef & Pork Stew with Sausages, Potatoes, Spätzle and Veggies

: : : I LOVE soups and stew of any kind, but served from a pretty serving dish like this will bring even the most simple soup or stew to a higher level 🙂 : Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! : : Click here to read about  ARROGANCE & NARCISSISM OF THE HIGHEST […]

Gratinated Beef, Beans & Potato Stew With Fried Onions

> > This  must be my 25th different use for beef ribs other than just plain BBQ. Incidentally, this is also without a doubt one of my best loved way’s to cook beef rib’s. It is a bit robust for this time of the year here in Florida, but as I said often – thank’s […]

Beef Goulash & Bread Dumplings

: : : A stew is one of these typical, beloved, easy to prepare dishes that have almost disappeared from fine restaurant menus and, sadly, from most household dining tables (or kitchen tables). Many home cooks shy away from it because of the extended cooking time. But, once you realize that the actual prep time […]

Sliced Beef Shanks Braised In Merlot

> Shank’s of beef, veal, lamb, or game is perfectly suitable to be braised slowly in wine. The cooking liquid and gentle heat of slowly simmering breaks down the collagen, producing a wonderful texture and great flavor, unlike any other part of the animal. One can use the shank meat for stews, soups, goulash, bulalo, […]

Crappy Weather Food – Beef, Beans And Other Stuff

> Hurricane season has finally arrived in Florida, and boy, has it ARRIVED 😦 While God has spared us a hurricane so far, we had constant rainstorms for the past two weeks, resulting in extensive flooding, turning many streets into rivers and parking lots into lakes. Hearty food is the partial answer to that misery, […]

Hungarian Beef Goulash

> > Today  I combined breakfast, lunch and dinner all into one fabulous meal. (I did however have a few fruits throughout the day). Goulash is one of the dishes which were a staple in the South of Germany when I grew up and it was enjoyed in most homes and simple and even fine restaurants frequently. Goulash is quite […]

Ungarischer Rinder Gulasch (Hungarian Beef Goulash)

> > In  my opinion, one of the best way’s to prepare a tough beef cut is to transform it into Paprika Gulasch  (Paprika Goulash or Hungarian Goulash). While there are  many great and not so great recipes out there, the basic principle to a great goulash is simple: Same amount of onions and meat by […]

Pork Congee – (猪肉粥) – (Pork Porridge)

: . : : Click here for more  Pork  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Pig  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Congee  on  ChefsOpinion : : P.S. There is an extensive article about congee from around the world below the following pictures : : Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! : […]