Grill Pan Steaks

Sometimes I crave a good piece of steak. I bought some top sirloin filets from Trader Joe’s, and they were awesome. Really tender, not too fatty. I like them better than their filets mignons. I also whisked up a delicious marinade from Rachael Ray. Whisk together 3 minced garlic cloves, 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika, 2 teaspoons of hot sauce, 2 splashes of wine vinegar, and 1/3 cup of olive oil. Rachael also says to add 1 tablespoon of grill … Continue reading

Caesar Marinated Steak

Ken’s caesar dressing is a miracle marinade and a family favorite. It’s really great on everything, especially chicken and steak. I’ve been trying to master the indoor steak for quite a while, and I think I finally have it down. First, marinate your favorite cut of steak. My steak-aficionado cousin has finally declared filets to be the best.┬áHeat your oven’s broiler as high as it will go. Then, put your steak on a broiler pan (or an improvised one like … Continue reading

Bountiful Harvest

Getting farm-fresh produce delivered is the greatest invention ever! Why haven’t I done this before?! I have many friends who get local fruits and veggies brought to them, and I’ve always been intrigued by the idea. Now that I’ve done it, I totally love it. It is so fun getting a bag full of unique and delicious items, things I might not see or buy on my own. It’s a rewarding challenge to figure out ways to use up the … Continue reading