Beef Strogonoff

No one really knows why the popular dish Beef Strogonoff got its name.  Theories usually point to various members of the prominent Russian family named, not surprisingly, Strogonoff.  But recipes appeared at least as early as 1871, proved popular and resulted in many variations across the world. Here are ingredients for a basic recipe: 1 lb. beef stew meat 1 cup sour cream 2 cups of white mushrooms (sliced) 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 can cream of chicken soup 1 tablespoon garlic (minced) 1 tablespoon onion (chopped) 1 tablespoon paprika 1/2 cup red wine 1 bag egg noodles Begin by browning the garlic, onions and mushrooms in a deep skillet, then remove into a bowl on the side.  […]

Stuffed Mushrooms!

Such a simple idea, and if done right delicious beyond words–a recipe for stuffed mushrooms! Keep in mind one can use some other meat that crab, depending upon taste. For example, chopped shrimp or sausage are both fine. Pull stems from mushrooms, hollowing them out for stuffing. Clean them thoroughly as well (no one wants grit in their food). Now prepare the stuffing itself. In a bowl mix the garlic, onion, chopped crab meat, parsley and parmesan cheese all together with the olive oil. Apply via spoon into each mushroom. Once they are all stuffed, cap each with a small piece of provolone. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F, then place all the stuffed mushrooms on a sheet with foil. […]