Beef Fillet Açores Atlantico

On one of my trips to São Miguel island in the Acores, we checked out the upscale menu at the Açores Alantico Hotel.  Tableside service enabled me to grab this recipe which delighted everyone.  Serves 2 4 tablespoons brandy 1…

Carne Guisada com Batatas - Braised Chuck Roast

Carne Guisada com Batatas - Braised chuck roast is just what cold weather calls for.  It uses the 7 - bone chuck roast, referred to by some as "blade meat" is the best choice for this dish  The best use of blade and neck beef meat…
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Cozido - Boiled Dinner (Perfect for Carnival)

  Serves 6 to 8 This is an abbreviated version of the recipe in Portuguese Homestyle Cooking. Typically, pig's ears, snout, feet, or the head itself are included with beef, chicken, and sausages. However, you can vary the…

Beef Braised with Red Wine and Tomatoes (Carne Guisada com Vinho Tinto e Tomate)

    Serves  8          Here is another recipe for the 7-bone chuck roast.  Compare with the oven one and see which you might like the most.  This stovetop pot roast is a…