Beefed Up Stew

 No one appreciates a wonderful homey smell emanating from the oven more than kids. This beefy stew is elegant enough for sharing or says ” I love you lots!” to family. Especially on hearth cozy days. I used to be such a DYI foodie and downright snob. Not now. I respect humble great tasting food…

Turkey Hot Brown

The Food Network’s Bobby Flay has the Kentucky Hot Brown on the menu in his restaurants. This is one important dish with as many variations from Chef Fred Schmidt’s original 1920’s recipe at The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky, as there are mint juleps at the Derby. Back in the middle nineties, my daughter and…