Steak au Poivre – The Showstopper

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Steak au Poivre is one of those gorgeous meals that fills the house, is showy to make in front of guests and makes you want to curl into the couch after dinner, completely content and satisfied. Tenderloin filets are pan fried and then added to a rich, creamy pepper sauce. Sometimes you need a showstopper.  […]

Steak au Poivre

4-6 tenderloin medallions about 1 1/2 inches thick kosher salt 2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/3 cup cognac 1 cup heavy cream Evenly salt the medallions and roll in black pepper.  Melt butter and olive oil over medium  heat and sear the steaks about 4-5 minutes per […]

Cream of Turkey and Wild Rice Soup

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I woke up with a migraine yesterday. I have to say that after this odd three-week hiatus (unheard of if you’re me), I particularly resented this one. It was just there. No usual phantom warning, flecks of light, odd pain elsewhere. There. Pounding at my eyelids and making it impossible for me to feel like […]