Dinner, too…Greek Hunter’s Stew

Another of my husband’s favorites for dinner tonight. Stefado (Hunter’s Stew) is a chilly weather dish that hits all the right notes. Best when made with game meat like venison, rabbit or even lamb, stefado is also wonderful when made with beef. Cubes of meat are browned in butter. (Let the butter brown in the pan a little before adding the meat for best flavor.) Add salt, pepper, 2 bay leaves, 1 clove crushed garlic, 1/2 stick cinnamon, 1/2 cup red wine vinegar, 1/4 cup red wine, 1/2 small can of tomato paste and add 2cups of water (or more … Continue reading Dinner, too…Greek Hunter’s Stew

Thank God it’s Friday

The weekend is upon us and my thoughts, as well as my Client’s turn toward entertaining at happy hour. Mrs. Client’s table linens have arrived and fit each dining room fabulously. I spend 2 hours ironing the two tablecloths because the dining room’s linens are so large they really require a double board, which unfortunately I do not have. 108″ rounds are hard to press because without double-size boards you are constantly trying to keep the already ironed fabric from pooling on the ground and re-wrinkling! It is a task that I don’t relish…but I carry on….. Tonight’s hors d’oeuvres … Continue reading Thank God it’s Friday