Fancy Pot Roast

Print Recipe Fancy Pot Roast aka "Braised Beef with Sweet Onion and Carrot Puree" This is based on the pot roast I grew up with, but with a nicer presentation. The veggies turn into a naturally sweet, silky sauce that you might be able to sneak by picky kids. This is...

Nomtacular Chili

When I was a kid, I judged a chili contest at Art Park. Being a kid, I was not that into spicy foods, so I (along with most of the other judges, who were all adults) voted for the least spicy offering in the contest, “Ridiculously Easy Chili”. And since it...

Pasta with Roasted Parsnips and Italian Sausage

Italian sausage + roasted parsnips + pasta = OM NOM NOM This one is from Daily Unadventures in Cooking. It’s tasty as written, but I like it best with a few tweaks: Roast the parsnips longer, so they get nice and brown and sticky (it takes me 40 minutes, vs. 25....