NY Strip with Sun Dried Tomato Basil Pan Sauce

This recipe is an adaption of my mother’s recipe: Filet Mignon with Goat Cheese and Pancetta Pan Sauce and Creamed Spinach. Being a somewhat broke 20-something-year-old, buying a NY strip is a splurge in itself, so filet was out of the question. I didn’t have any goat cheese or pancetta in my apartment, so I made…

Stuffed Bell Peppers

This recipe was taught to me by my mother, who was taught by her Sephardic Jewish grandmother. My great-grandma Bella was originally from what is now Turkey, but immigrated to the U.S. during WWII. I’ve only had this meal a few times, but it’s delicious to make when you’re in the mood and you have…

Beef Stew

So depending on whether or not you have a Dutch Oven pot and/or a Crock Pot, the time for this recipe varies. I will say, the longer you let it sit (at a lower temperature), the more melt-in-your-mouth it gets. I don’t own a Dutch Oven, but I do own a hamidown Crock Pot. This was…