Month: December 2019

Beef Ragu with Pappardalle

Oh my yummy! What’s better than a delicious home cooked meal?. This sauce is so very good! It’s easy to make too, just brown your roast over high heat and then add all the ingredients to a crockpot, turn the temperature to high, cover and let it cook for 6 hours. This should be served with pappardalle noodles, as these noodles make a great pair up with the beef ragu, the noodles are thick and somewhat wide and will help the sauce adhere to every delish bite of this Beef Ragu with Pappardalle. In the event you can not find pappardelle noodles at your local grocery store feel free to use any wide egg noodle, they’ll do the trick. This recipe makes enough sauce for 8-10, half or quarter the recipe if you like. I froze my leftover sauce, now I have a fabulous sauce to serve the next time I have company over. Ingredients… 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds chuck roast, cut into 4 chunks 1/2 white onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped …

Sugar Cookie Making Success

Great recipe for sugar cookies here, just thought I’d share… (read through all the Pinterest post, included are very helpful suggestions that you should follow, especially if you don’t bake often) I’ve got a Super Sugar Cookie Maker in the house. 😉 Our grandchildren 💙❤️💙 will be doing the decorating soon. 🤩 I just instructed this session, no kidding. w/perfect end results here! Hooray. It’s settled my husband and I make a great baking team. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas. 🎄 g.

Easy Tri Tip Roast w/Vegetables

This is such a easy way to prepare a tri tip and it makes for a very tasty meal. Today I am still under the weather a tad, been fighting a bad cold (or perhaps in hindsight it was influenza B) all week, so this put together and forget about it, way of cooking a tri tip… definitely works! 2 pounds tri tip 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 envelope Lipton onion soup mix 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 1/2 cups water 1 white onion peeled & quartered 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp garlic powder 4 russet potato, peeled and quartered 1 1/2 cups baby carrots 3 celery stalks, chopped into large pieces Process… Bring your meat to more room temperature by setting it out on your kitchen counter 20 minutes before you prep it Heat the oil to hot in a large sauté pan Brown the tri tip of both sides over high heat. This should take no more than 3-5 minutes per side (don’t skip this step, by browning …