Downtown BBQ Short Ribs

DownTownBBQShortRibs

Beef Short Ribs… they are some of the most tough pieces of beef, and the most flavorful. I find that a great way to have these meat treats is to utilize low and slow cooking method via a flavorful liquids. Now our namesake is marinade, but another way to go is braising. Beef short ribs… 

Read More »

Beef Bourguignon

Beef-Bourguignon_Finished

I have to admit that I am a lot like you.  I turn on the TV on Saturday mornings and watch cooking shows.  I do it to get inspired – as like you I have a normal 9-5 job that pays the bills and cooking is a hobby.  I enjoy a bevy of different shows… 

Read More »

Atlanta Beef Brisket

AtlantaBeefBrisketMain

It’s confession time here in the Child Family house.  I love beef brisket!  You too? There is something about it that is so satisfying, and meaty – it is probably one of the best cuts off the cow.  I could eat brisket for every meal and not get tired of it. I am serious.  Beef… 

Read More »

Summer Pasta Puttanesca

summerputtmain

I am a meat eater at heart.  I know, shocking that I write, edit, recipe develop meat based recipes in my spare time.  However, I wanted to share a recipe that I have had a few times that really satisfies me.  I saw this recipe on the America’s Test Kitchen series on PBS – and… 

Read More »

Smoked Fish Brine Recipe

Smoked Trout on Grill

I love smoked fish.  I didn’t think I would ever say that when I was a child.  When I went on Boy Scout trips, we would get our fishing license and we would pull countless rainbow trouts out what ever stream or tributary we fished at – and I would lament the part where we… 

Read More »

Braised Short Ribs

11417291914_a907a8d31a_b

The Braised Short Rib – It is so rustic and yet such a refined dish that packs a ton of flavor if you do it correct. Tom Colicchio (Top Chef Fame) first published this recipe in 2008 with food and wine – and it has been a favorite of mine ever since. It does take… 

Read More »

Beef Enchilada’s with Sinful Cilantro Cream Sauce

BeefEnchiladaPost

I think I have shared this story with you before, however this recipe begs for it to be repeated. So, if you have heard it before please let the new folks read it for the first time. Dateline: 1998 Cindy (my wife) and I moved to Las Vegas, NV for a job, we didn’t have… 

Read More »