Julie And Julia, A Movie For Lovers Of Food And Life

Easy family dinners can come from your own kitchen but have the flavors of far away. I mean that you don't need to cook like the greatest Italian Chef to make an Italian inspired meal. You don't need to study in Thailand to use the characteristic flavors in a simple cooking method.



Crock pot queso dip -- No Super Bowl party is complete without a classic queso or cheese dip recipe, and it's especially important this year to any Packers fans who'll be watching. The Pioneer Woman has a meaty slow cooker beef bourguignon that will definitely spice up your party planning.

In a large stock pot, place leg bones and enough cold water to cover. Bring to a rolling boil, and boil approximately 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat, and rinse under cold running water. Thoroughly clean stock pot, and return cleaned bones to pot. Add 6 quarts of water bring to a rolling boil, and reduce to a gentle simmer. Add onions, ginger, star anise,cloves, cinnamon stick, cut up flank steak, salt, fish sauce, and rock sugar. Simmer about 1 1/2 hours, and remove flank steak. (Steak should be done through but chewy) Cool steak in bowl of cold water to keep it from drying out and turning brown. Refrigerate flank steak. Continue simmering broth for approximately 3 hours, skimming scum and fat from broth occasionally, and stirring bones from time to time.

Valanni - $38 3-course pre-fixe brunch menu, plus complimentary truffles for all moms at this recently renovated latin/tapas style restaurant. 1229 Spruce St.

The menu mostly consists of Irish fare, such as Shepherds Pie, Bangers and Mash or my favorite Guinness beef stew, all priced very affordable. They also offer a classic menu as well. During the day and early evening the crowd consists of mostly families and some business people there for lunch or dinner.

In another skillet slow cooker beef bourguignon heat the Olive Oil and sear the mushrooms until they are browned on all sides working in batches if necessary to ensure proper browning. Set aside.

Shepard's pie is a one pan dish that can be prepared in advance and frozen. Defrost it in the fridge a day or two before you want to serve it, pop it beef bourgogne the oven before dinner, and you can have this comfort food any night of the week.

Whether you are getting fatigued or perhaps very lazy, absolutely everyone needs to have a break sometimes. These painless meals for dinner time can be done promptly plus they're mouth-watering. Take a guilt free night!