Portobello Cheesesteaks

No matter how hard I try, I just don’t like mushrooms. I really wish I did, but it’s not happening. However, my mostly vegetarian husband raved over this recipe. I will admit that the olive and pepper mix that went on top of the sandwich was just beautiful! I wish I had snagged a picture…

Sautéed Lemon Chicken with fried capers

This was the second dish we had for Christmas Eve dinner. My oldest son said I was setting a high precedent for future years by fixing both steak and chicken. This chicken was packed with lemon flavor. My sauce ended up richer and darker because I left it covered and simmering while I focused my…

Skillet Steak with pickle salsa verde

We decided to try two recipes out of the book for our Christmas Eve dinner. Normally we are with extended family, but for 2020 COVID-style we were at home with my mom as our only guest. This dish was easy to pull together and cooked quickly. It was a hit around our dinner table. Wow…

Quick Preserved Lemon Slices

I realized that I’ve been cooking, but not posting! I need to do some catching up here. This may be the simplest recipe in the entire book. But I needed these lemons for Christmas Eve dinner (more to come about that in the following post). They did the job and froze beautifully. I’ll be using…