Beef & Veal

Still stuck in a burger box?  Add new flavour to your burger repertoire.  Just in time for Father’s Day, the Smoked Gouda Burger with Tomato Compote & Pecan Mayo.  Niiiiiiice. A big, beefy burger with...

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French country cooking at it’s finest, Poached Eggs in Red Wine Sauce, or as it’s know in it’s native tongue, Oeufs en Meurette.  From the humble villages of Burgundy, farm fresh eggs poached in a rich...

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Eh One Candied Canuck Burger - WFC Suppied

The “Eh One” Candied Canuck Burger

July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A gourmet burger recipe from the 2013 World Food Championships, the “Eh One” Candied Canuck Burger was my turn in for the World Burger Championship finals in Las Vegas using the secret ingredient, A.1. Steak...

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Goulash, Gypsy Comfort Food - Food Gypsy

Goulash – Gypsy Comfort Food

October 21, 2013 | 4 Comments

Exploring my Roma roots with some good Gypsy comfort food, hearty Romanian Style Goulash.  A rich beef and tomato stew heavy with Paprika, it’s slow food to warm your soul as nights get longer and...

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The Ollie Burger - Food Gypsy

The Ollie Burger, Just for Dad

June 16, 2013 | 5 Comments

Dad is a meat n’ potatoes kind of guy.  On Father’s Day years ago Mom created a burger with all of Dad’s favorite proteins which quickly became legend, even appearing on the menu of  his...

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Russian Borscht, Beety & Meaty

February 8, 2012 | 2 Comments

Made with beets, cabbage, onions and three meats including a smokey kielbasa sausage, salt pork and a nice shank of beef, a good Russian Borscht is winter comfort food that is as rich in aroma...

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Texas Style Chili, big pot - Food Gypsy

Texas Style Chili

January 25, 2012 | 4 Comments

How to warm up on a cold winter night, just wrap yourself around a big pot of Texas-Style Chili. Rather than using ground meat and sauteing, we use a blade roast and slowly braise...

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Korean Inspired Black Coffee Short Ribs - Food Gypsy

Korean Inspired Black Coffee Short Ribs

December 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Slow simmered over low heat to a tender, sweet finish, these short ribs are loosely based on a Korean stew called 'Galbi Jim'. A shot of coffee adds tannins to breakdown the fibers of...

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OH MY GOD, you're in town?! Come on over, I have Boeuf Bourguignon in the oven! Best impromptu dinner party line ever, and something I’ve never said in my life, before last night. There...

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Tomato Sauce & Meatballs - Food Gypsy

Spaghetti & Meatballs

September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s comfort food season, a chilly day found me in the kitchen whipping-up a batch of spaghetti & meatballs, singing “On Top of Spaghetti” and pondering the nature of the sobriety of those writing children’s...

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Braised Short Ribs - Food Gypsy

Braised Short Ribs a la Gypsy – Recipe

March 24, 2011 | 1 Comments

This isn't a complicated dish. It's simple, hardworking food. Beef short ribs are an underrated cut of meat. At first glace they're just short, fatty, bone-in chunks of beef. But treat them with...

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The Squealer Burger - Food Gypsy

The Squealer Burger Recipe (a la Gypsy)

February 27, 2011 | 1 Comments

Inspired by Tookie’s Grill in Seabrook, Texas, an artery clogging taste bud driven delight… why put cooked bacon on top of your burger when you can cook it right in?!  Ladies and gentlemen, welcome, THE...

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