Brussel Sprouts in a Cream Sauce

GG_brussells sprouts

Growing up in an English family, brussel sprouts were always a part of any big meal.  My mom would boil them perfectly every time and I really enjoyed them as a kid.  When G and I got married and I mentioned making sprouts as a side dish for Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner, he was never […]

Steak and Smithwicks Pie

Sirloin Tip cut and dredged

With an upcoming food media project looming on the horizon, I need to get my pastry skills up to snuff. I decided that a nice meat pie would be a good first tester. I began doing a bit of reading to see what others are doing with their meat pies. I came across this post […]

Beef Wellington is much easier than you might think

wellie

Beef Wellington is one of those dishes that people tend to be terrified of. It just seems to be such an elegant and complex dish that we all think it must be incredibly difficult to make. When I announced that we were making Wellies for Valentines Day dinner, Mooby was a bit concerned that we […]