Beef & Barley Soup

One of the best parts of holiday roasts is the wonderful soups you can make with the leftover bones.  Beef and barley soup is a great way to repurpose some of your holiday roast beef leftovers.  If you have any leftover beef bones, cook them up with your favorite herbs and vegetables into a lovely…

Hamburger Tetrazzini

Hamburger Tetrazzini: because eating 15+ leftover Memorial Day Weekend BBQ burgers is probably not a good idea.  Tetrazzini is one of those recipes that my Mom used to make regularly when I was growing up, that her mom used to make for her, and that I now make occasionally when nostalgia strikes.  One of those classic…

Majadito

Majadito is a Bolivian rice dish that is usually served up under a fried egg and alongside fried plantains.  The mushy texture of the dish might be slightly off putting to the western palette, but having been raised on the stuff, the warm mushy texture, studded with savory beef jerky, is delightfully comforting.  After moving…

Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned beef and cabbage is a once a year specialty in this household.  Honestly, although I do love corned beef, I personally can not stand smell and taste of boiled cabbage and I rather not think to deeply upon what makes corned beef “corned” beef.  But once a year, around St Patty’s Day, we get…