Christmas Beef Tenderloin

By Linda Hoffman | January 24, 2013

“Beef….it’s what’s for dinner.”  A very successful ad campaign for the beef industry which, happily for them, coincided with the wild popularity of the Adkins diet.  The Adkins diet lead to spectacular weight loss in many people, and gave rise to modifications found in the equally successful South Beach diet.  But is beef really a…

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Coloradoan Braising

By Linda Hoffman | January 14, 2013

Braising is a cooking technique that is underused, and well-suited to winter menus.  To braise means to cook with moist heat at a low temperature, the pan covered with a lid.  Either at a low simmer on the stovetop or long and slow in the oven, this technique produces meat that is richly flavorful and…

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