Pasta Rustica

I could spend a lifetime cooking regional Italian dishes and still not get more than an inch deep. The variations of ingredients and techniques are a never-ending journey that brings immense pleasure and satisfaction to discover.  There is a fantastic vintage cookbook from Elizabeth David, simply titled Italian Food that offers not just an exploration…

Texas Beef Brisket

Texas beef brisket! Typically thought of as a summer bbq delight, this is a great diversion from leftover turkey.

Coffee Rubbed Sous Vide Tri-Tip

Tri-tip is a fantastic cut of beef that is always a crowd pleaser. This ground coffee dry rub and sous vide preparation method will result in perfect tri-tip every time.