Original recipe found on The Cookie Rookie. This was delicious, tasted like good home cooking.
Feel like a warm home cooked meal that is flavorful, this one is for you.
In a heavy saucepan heat oil and once the oil shimmers place basil leaves. Fry the leaves until crispy. 1-2 minutes. Remove and put on paper towel. Set aside.
Add 2 tbsp butter to oil. Add the onion, carrot and celery. Saute until lightly browned.
Add ground chuck and break up and cook until meat only slightly pink.
Season with salt.
Add wine and cook until evaporated, stir occasionally.
Add milk and 2 gratings of nutmeg from zester. Stir well until milk is almost evaporated.
Add the tomatoes to pot. Bring to soft boil and lower to low simmer. Cook uncovered for 3 hours.
If liquid evaporates add 1/2 c water as needed.
When done it is ready to serve.
About half hour before being done boil water and cook your pasta. Serve pasta with the bolognese. Top with basil leaves and parmesan.
Original recipe found on I Wash You Dry
Lemon Basil Grilled Salmon
Delicious quick and easy dish
Heat the grill to medium high heat. I put the salmon in tinfoil to avoid sticking.
In a bowl mix butter, basil, lemon zest, garlic powder and salt and pepper.
Brush the salmon filets with butter mixture. Cook until tender on grill.
Grill the corn. Once done cut the corn kernels off and mix with remaining basil, salt and pepper, and cherry tomatoes.
Serve the corn/tomato mixture over salmon and eat.
Wonderful vegetarian option of a french dip sandwich. Original recipe from Cooking Light.
Mushroom French Dip Sandwich
Heat butter and 1 1/2 tsp oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, stir occasionally for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to low and cool until golden brown. About 30 minutes, add salt and cook for 5 minutes.
Heat 1 tbsp oil in separate skillet. Arrange half of portobello mushrooms in a single layer and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Stir and cook until golden brown all over, about 5 minutes. Transfer mushroom to bowl and repeat until all mushrooms are cooked.
Return cooked mushroom to pan and add broth, sherry, thyme, soy sauce, Worcestershire, and pepper. Bring mixture to boil-reduce and simmer, about 5 minutes. Using tongs remove mushrooms and divide the sauce into four small containers (to dip sandwich in)
Stir mustard and horseradish together and slather on top of half of rolls.
Preheat boiler to high. Arrange 3/4c mushroom half of roll. Add 1/4c onion. Top with slice of Swiss cheese and broil. Cooks for about 1-2 minutes until cheese melts.