Homemade Chili Recipe

I can’t believe I don’t have a homemade Chili recipe in the collection already! Especially when it’s this dang good! With the first slight breeze in this Louisiana air, I instantly thought of a big pot of hearty Chili. Gotta love the throw it all in and simmer recipes! One of the keys to a

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs Recipe

The goal still remains. My Cookie Crew WILL be able to make at least 5 restaurant quality meals in their own kitchens! I believe in you. So, I’m adding to your recipe arsenal. Here’s how I use red wine to braise beef short ribs! Caught a sale on boneless, beef short ribs at one of

Marinaded Skirt Steak and Chimichurri Sauce

You know I wouldn’t send you into the summer without a bomb Skirt steak recipe for the grill, right? I work hard choosing and developing flavors for you. Only the best for my Cookies. And when you try this recipe, you’ll know I’m telling you the truth. Skirt steak is one of my favorite cuts

Cheesesteak Stuffed Lasagna

Cheesesteak Stuffed Lasagna. I don’t think I need to say much today. Yup. I used sirloin steak, because, well, it was on sale. Ribeye, Ny Strip, whatever floats your steak boat is fine. Just make sure it’s cold prior to slicing. Makes life so much easier. I pop it in the freezer for 30 mins. 

Braised Oxtails

“Coop, I need an oxtail recipe!” “No oxtails on the blog??” “Upload an oxtail recipe!!” Those are just some of the most read lines in my emails. Finally, here is my Braised Oxtails recipe. Oxtails render a lot of fat. Like, a lot, a lot. So, trim as much fat off as you possibly can

Swedish Meatballs

I’m mad. Hurt. Disappointed. All of that. Oh, why you ask? Thanks for being so concerned. Well, I can’t find any dang LIGONBERRY JAM for my Swedish Meatballs! How am I gonna have a legit Swedish Meatball plate without the jam?? Like this… Okay, I guess we’ll be fine without the jam. Especially if you

Pan Seared Steak

Valentine’s Day is approaching. I love showing my Cookies how to create restaurant quality dinners at home for this very occasion. Restaurants everywhere will be jam packed! And I think it’s nicer to celebrate with your loved one in the comfort of your own home anyway. It’s more personal and intimate. And impressive!  You guys

Sloppy Joes

Ever watched the movie “It Takes Two”? It was one of my favorite childhood movies! I adored the Olsen twins. They’ve been my homies since their “Full House” days. Where was I going with this? Oh! Sloppy Joes! There’s a scene in “It Takes Two” where one of the twins eats a Sloppy Joe. She