Christmas Dinner 2011

Sometimes holiday traditions are welcomed and in our family recently beef has been on as the main course for Christmas Dinner. This year I made mushroom and spinach stuffed beef tenderloin. It is easy to make. Start by saluting mushrooms and shallots. The recipe...

Eggs Benedict. Christmas Breakfast

Eggs Benedict. I’ve been hesitate about trying to make this dish. Always wanted to, but breakfasts aren’t my strong point. The poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce were my blocks. Seemed so difficult. Recently I had Eggs Benedict at the Reston Hyatt and...

Maybe not the Feast of Seven Fish, but…

It was a Feast of the One Fish. While I really would like do a Feast of the Seven Fish on Christmas Eve, it would have been crazy for us to do it for the four of us (Opa is visiting). We would have been eating fish for weeks afterwards and fish really doesn’t...

What's for Dinner? Shrimp à la Grecque

What’s for dinner tonight? Shrimp à la Grecque, that’s what. It is six simple ingredients: olive oil, garlic, shrimp, tomatoes, parsley, feta cheese. In 20 minutes, you’ve got a wonderful meal bursting with flavor. Throw in crusty bread and...

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