Monday, September 30, 2013

Stir Fried Beef with Garlic and Rosemary

Total Time: 30 minutes

Grade: B-

Make Again: No

Recipe Source: Everyday Food

I  didn't love this as much as I thought I would. It was an Italian twist on stri-fry served on top of polenta.

I guess part of the problem was having trouble getting the broccoli cooked properly. It tasted ok, but I don't think I will make again. The picky eater liked it, and it was easy, so maybe I'll change my mind, but I would cook the broccoli separately probably, then mix it in at the end.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Breakfast Strata

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Rest Time: 1-24 hours
Cook Time: 50-55 minutes

Grade: A

Make Again: Yes

Recipe Source: Comfort Food Makeovers

Recipe is available from which is a great place to watch for free access to their recipes and videos.

I make stratas all the time, most often a skillet strata as a way to use up leftovers. They can be done without the resting time. But this is a nice one if you have the time to rest the strata, because the assembly is easier. Plus it is nice to get something done ahead of time.

They say to use whole milk and not substitute. I make stratas enough that I know I am fine with the lower fat milk. I still found this rich enough. In fact I like it better this way. It was very good. Leftovers were still good. I even froze a serving and had that later, and that was good too. I will definitely use this recipe again.