Beef Shanks in Red Wine

Beef Shanks – who would ever guess what a fantastic find they are.  Last week, when I was at the store I purchased four beef shanks and decided to slow cook them in the oven.  It is amazing that just a few ingredients could produce one of the most marvelous meals; perfect on these cool fall days. The marrow […]

Marinated Green Beans

Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to summer. Time for picnics, BBQ’s, and outdoor fun.  When planning your outing and food menu, these green beans are sure to be a hit.   Served cold or at room temperature, you can make them ahead and they are ready when you are.  Pack in your cooler and you are […]

Panko Parmesan Shrimp Appetizer

What to do with one pound of shrimp and only thirty minutes?  That was my thought the other night when friends called at the last minute to come for dinner and I had one pound of shrimp in the refrigerator.  I quickly said “I’ll bring the appetizer”, the pressure was on.  We were leaving in […]