Fry Baby, Fry! Beer Battered Fried Fish and Onion Rings, Avocado Fries

When you have a pot of oil for frying, why not throw a bunch of things in? Avocado Fries are just fabulous, with Beer Batter Fried Onion and Fish, with Fried Artichoke Wontons, and Bacon Wrapped Dates to start. What a dinner! Continue reading

Oxen Shvantz Suppe – Braised Oxtails

Ox tails are the tail of an ox or steer, cut into 2 to 3 inch pieces. Braised with wine for hours they are tender and juicy. They are wonderful on a cold, rainy winter day. Continue reading

Easy Meaty Chili

Sometimes, on a cold day that looks like it might rain, you have to have chili. Usually, I make a big pot of it, and it cooks a long time to let the beans get nice and soft. Sometimes, you just don’t have that kind of time, but you don’t want something that came out of a can. Continue reading