French Onion Soup

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French onion soup is one of those things we used to only eat at a restaurant because I could never get the broth to taste quite the way I liked it. That said, not all French onion soups at restaurants are good, no two are alike.  Here is my “go to” French onion soup recipe […]

Forget Wake Stock, we’ve got Steak Stock!

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While digging in the freezer the other day, I found a broken package containing 2 now freezer burnt t-bones. They were burnt to the point that they weren’t salvageable as steaks, but there is no way I’m going to throw away a couple of t-bones! Solution? Make stock! So I filled the stock pot with […]

How to prepare a whole Beef Tenderloin

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Many foodies are afraid of a big piece of meat like the one above. That folks is a whole beef tenderloin. We regularly buy them at Costco, where recently the price has dropped drastically. This guy cost us only $62. To put that into perspective, I often watch people at the butcher’s counter paying $15 […]

More love for the stock

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It was a big weekend here in the FAB South kitchen, as the chefs from the FAB NorthEast kitchen invaded for some culinary adventures, not to mention the draining of more than a few beverage containers. The big experiment of the weekend was the creation of two different Beef Wellington dishes. We began with a […]