Ragù – not from the jar!

Ragù alla Bolognese originated in the northern city of Bologna, Italy. Less tomato saucy and full of other vegetables and meat. Here’s my version following closely the recipe past down from our Italian family. This is another staple dish in our family. Good, hearty – a 1 dish meal!

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Savory Herb and Spice Rubs for Steaks

Easy spice rubs to add savory flavors to steaks. You’ll love both! Make each and rub on separate steaks for a truly tasty variety.


Lettuce-Wrapped Moroccan Meatballs with Tomato Salad and Yogurt

Generously seasoned warm meatballs tucked inside crisp cups of lettuce with fresh tomato and herb salad and a dollop of creamy yogurt make for a great contrast of flavors in each bite. Many ingredients, and well worth the effort.

Slow-Roasted Prime Rib

Prime-rib roast rubbed with a paste of extra-virgin olive oil,, garlic, chopped fresh rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper, then it’s slow-cooked at low oven temperature until the meat becomes meltingly tender, and the herbs and garlic infuse it through and through.

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Argentinian Burgers

Lots of ingredients, but not hard to make. Truly worth the effort if you want something other than an ordinary burger.

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Gourmet Glazed Meatloaf

Attention in prep, lots of ingredients, long cook time! This is not basic meatloaf, but it isn’t hard to prepare and the spices, herbs, peppers, and fresh ginger make it worth the time and effort!