Category Beef

Stuffed Sweet Peppers – New & Improved

Want a chance to provide me with feedback about Spice Wife?  Now is your chance, until February 4, 2016 at Spice Wife Readers Survey 2016.  Thank you, readers, for those of you that have filled out the survey.  So far, I’ve received a lot of positive feedback and great ideas and I look forward to […]

Chili with Steak and Sweet Potatoes

The days are finally getting cooler. This past weekend was warm enough to rake the leaves wearing a t-shirt and jeans, and today I want to hibernate for the winter (okay, a little too soon for that).  What could be better than a chili for dinner, to warm me up from the inside out?  I […]

Spanish Meatballs in Golden Saffron and Almond Sauce

We are back from a week in Andalusia, southern Spain.  A week packed with touring, exploring, hiking and of course, food.  I made a bucket list of all the food-related items that were a must-see and must-eat while I was there and I fulfilled most of that list.  From  fruity Spanish olive oil and various […]

Shepherd’s Pie or Cottage Pie? It’s All Good! – Part 1

It was time to take a break from more exotic travels and recently, had the opportunity to visit the beautiful, rolling countryside of Ireland.    As always, I tried to find some spices but when in Ireland, it’s time to visit the pubs and try the local cuisine.  Drink the Irish-produced warm Guinness beer.  Soak up […]