Steak with Parmesan Butter, Balsamic Glaze, and Arugula

Easy-peasy, quick to make, and extremely yummy in your tummy plus it looks fabulous on the plate. 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese plus Parmesan cheese shavings 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, room temperature 1 12-ounce rib-eye steak 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots 1/2 teaspoon (packed) dark brown sugar […]

Steak Tacos with Cucumber-Avocado Salsa

My new favorite tacos with a killer salsa! Serves 6 For the salsa: 1 medium English cucumber, seeded and diced (about 2 cups) 2 medium firm-ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, and diced 1/2 red onion, diced Juice of 2 limes (about 1/4 cup) Salt to taste 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 3 jalapeƱo peppers, seeded and […]

Hunter’s Chicken / Chicken Cacciatore with Portobellos and Sage

Anyone who knows me, knows I loved living up in Portland. One of my favorite casual restaurants there was Papa Haydn’s on the eastside. Almost every time I ate there, I ordered the Hunter’s Chicken. I was craving that so much recently, that I seriously started looking for a recipe — ANY recipe — for […]

Smothered Pork Chops

Okay. Don’t tell Bobby this . . . but I also have a terrible crush on Tyler Florence although I have to admit Bobby is a better cook in a lot of catergories. Still — when it comes to Southern food, Tyler has the edge. I know this isn’t on my heart diet, but I […]

Ribeyes with Goat Cheese, Watercress and Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

It’s summer time again . . . and even if the livin’ ain’t easy, ribeye steak always makes you THINK it’s easy. This is another DELICIOUS Bobby Flay recipe . . . I’ve made it three times — and each time as I’m enjoying every bite, I’m imagining that Bobby (yes, we’re on a first-name […]