Welcome to “Taste Matters.” This is where I dish up some tasty tidbits for your week with a kitchen tip or two, my current cookbook crush, some menu ideas from some of my favorite food bloggers to get you through your week, a weekend entertaining theme and menu, recipe roundups for even more meal ideas and even some food for thought!
Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs Barbacoa are tender, succulent, spicy and delicious! Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice is the perfect accompaniment!
David said: “Made this tonight and followed the recipe. It was a hit! Only change was I had 4 pounds of boneless short ribs. Worked great with the original quantities listed. Fed four of us, and enough left over to shred for enchiladas!!! Thanks!”
Thank you, David!
THEME: Denim and Diamonds
Add to the sparkle of the holiday season with a Denim and Diamonds themed party. Ask your guests to wear their denim, diamonds (or rhinestones) and cowboy boots. (Big hair optional.) Serve this southern-style menu buffet style for ease then let everyone shake off their holiday stress with some line dancing!
Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges
by Betty Rosbottom
Sunday Casseroles serves up the perfect Sunday dinner with family and friends! All 60 recipes feature modern casseroles with fresh, whole ingredients. Dig into dishes like Only Vegetable Moussaka, Cold Nights Sausage and Potato Gratin and Chicken Pot Pie with Fall Vegetables and Golden Cheddar Crust. Best of all, many can be made ahead of time.
Fall and winter is pear season! Did you know pears ripen from the inside out? They’re one of only a few fruits that don’t ripen well on the tree so they must be picked when mature but underripe. Because of that, it’s not always easy to tell when they’re ready to be enjoyed. Here’s ….