Guinness Beef Stew

I distinctly  remember the first time I ever tried beef stew.  I was about 13 years old and new to Canada.  One night for dinner, I was given a plate of white rice topped with this wonderful, rich, home made beef stew.   I remember what a fantastic meal it was – rich broth, creamy… Continue reading Guinness Beef Stew

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Lemon Zest

My husband grew up eating brussels sprouts but I did not.  The first time I have ever had them, I have to admit, I hated them.  I hated them but politely ate them anyway.  Arkadi on the other hand gobbled them up and proceeded to tell me how they used to eat brussels sprouts all… Continue reading Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and Lemon Zest