ratatouille

Ratatouille Made Easy

Ingredients: 2 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced 1 red, 1 green, and 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 2 eggplant, cut into approx. 1/2 inch cubes 2 zucchini, cut into approx. 1/2 inch cubes 2 pounds tomatoes, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1/4 cup olive oil […]

cassoulet

Easy Cassoulet

Ingredients: 6 chicken thighs, skinless and boneless olive oil 3 carrots, sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 15 ounces butter beans, drained and rinsed 15 ounces black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup red wine 1 teaspoon thyme, crushed 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 8 ounces smoked sausage, sliced […]

steak

Steak au Poivre

Ingredients: 2 6-8 ounce steaks, 1-inch thick lots of black pepper, freshly crushed coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 shallot, minced 3 tablespoons brandy 1/4 cup white wine 1 tablespoon heavy cream To Make: Season steaks liberally with salt and pepper, pressing firmly in to the meat. Heat oil in […]