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November 2015

Martini Steak

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    Good day. I have decided to go back a rewrite some of my old recipes (I wrote this recipe 8 yrs ago).  I made Martini Steak for my hubby and he still loves it. I even made it for his friends at elk camp and it was a big hit. This recipe is especially good for tougher cuts of steaks. Since I tend to buy meat in bulk, I will make up several of these and store them in the freezer. That morning, I just pull out a baggie and let the steaks defrost. Then all ready to go and grill!

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Martini Steak

serves 2

2 steaks


¼ cup liquid from green olive jar
¼ cup gin
⅛ cup Vermouth
1 tsp ground pepper
2 crush garlic heads


Wedge of blue cheese (or Gorgonzola)
Sliced green olives

Add the first five ingredient, the marinade, in a zip-lock freezer baggie. Mix well and add steak. Marinate steaks in fridge for 4-8 hours or in freezer.

Drain off marinade and grill steaks as you like. Serve steaks with sliced olives and crumble cheese on top. Enjoy!






Autumn Dinning Room

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    Good day, do you remember my autumn reading corner? Well there use to be a big hutch there and I moved the it to the middle of my living room.

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It does cut the room in half a bit, but my living room is veryyyy long, with three distinct areas. So the hutch gives each space a cozy feeling. Luckily those huge windows really add light to the room.

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Autumn Dinning Storybook Woods 707For the back of the hutch, I just hung a large picture. Simple and I think it is a great look for this time of year!

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