Duck Bolognese: Exploring a Classic Meat Sauce with a New Twist

Duck Bolognese: Exploring a Classic Meat Sauce with a New Twist

Have you had the pleasure of tasting a bolognese sauce? If you are a meat eater, bolognese sauce was made for you. I’m going to explain what it is, why it is so delicious and how I have transformed the classic recipe by using ground duck instead of beef. What is bolognese? First and foremost,… 

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Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas - Solid Gold Eats

This recipe deserves and subtitle, such as “how I am surviving the week” or “how I’m getting dinner on the table while being utterly exhausted.” SGE has been absent of my recipes for several days because I’ve been too darn tired to cook, let alone cook something, photograph it and share the recipe with you…. 

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Grinding Meat for Steak Burgers with the Cuisinart “Prep 9″ 9-Cup Food Processor (Sponsored)

Grinding Meat for Steak Burgers with the Cuisinart “Prep 9″ 9-Cup Food Processor (Sponsored)

There are burgers, and then there are steak burgers. If you have had a true steak burger, you know the difference. Steak burgers have a richer, meatier flavor, and the texture is usually a little looser than other beef burgers. What sets them even further apart is when you take steaks and turn them into… 

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Polish Roses Bison Burgers with Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic + Giveaway #FarmToJar (Sponsored)

Polish Roses Bison Burger with Farmer's Garden by Vlasic (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Farmer’s Garden is a new variety of pickled treats from Vlasic that I have incorporated into a burger recipe you know you want to bite into. Pickles deserve more than the just the side of the plate! Since I know the title of this recipe may be confusing to some, let me start there. You’ve… 

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Weeknight Brazilian Feijoada with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored)

Weeknight Brazilian Feijoadas with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Brazilian Feijoada, say what? Those two words didn’t mean much to me until I was researching Brazilian recipes for McCormick, who is sponsoring this recipe and providing a giveaway to one of YOU! You may remember my Grilled Indian Spiced Chicken Skewers recipe, which highlighted the Flavor Forecast of Indian curry powder, another great spice… 

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Transforming Taco Night with Taco Macaroni and Cheese

Taco Macaroni and Cheese - Transforming Taco Night - Solid Gold Eats

Me to John: “What do you want for dinner this week?” John: “Tacos.” Every. Single. Time. Don’t get me wrong, I love tacos, too. It seems like most Americans love taco night, right? What is it about stuffing ground beef in a tortilla shell with cheese, lettuce and spicy sauce that seemingly all of us… 

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Hard Cider Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Hard Cider Pulled Pork Sandwiches - Solid Gold Eats

Everyone needs an easy weeknight meal that they can count on. A meal with few ingredients, little prep time and a lot of flavor. Whenever I know I am working late for an event, I always try to put something in the slow cooker so that I do not have to think about dinner after… 

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Mexican Casserole with Pinto Beans

Mexican Casserole with Pinto Beans - Solid Gold Eats

Mexican food hits our dinner table just about once a week, enough that I needed to figure out how to switch things up so that it wasn’t tacos after tacos after tacos. Well, let’s just say we both love tacos, but even we get tired of having them over and over again. You could almost… 

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Grilled Asian Inspired Chicken with Pickled Vegetable Slaw

Grilled Asian Inspired Chicken with Pickled Vegetable Slaw - Solid Gold Eats

John and I have been grilling almost every dinner. The weather is perfect – sunny, warm and dry but not too humid that we don’t want to actually eat outside, too. Mosquitos are here but the citronella plant keeps them away. Knowing Indiana, the humidity and high heat are on their way (we had average… 

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Solid Gold Eats Recipes in The Indianapolis Star – May 2014

Grilled Salmon Tacos

What a busy month of May it has been over here at Solid Gold Eats! If you hadn’t heard, I am now a regular contributor to The Indianapolis Star where I have a recipe featured each Friday in the paper and online. It has been so much fun working on this new partnership and I… 

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Sous Vide BBQ Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts

Sous Vide BBQ Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts - Solid Gold Eats

A Sous Vide machine + a charcoal grill + BBQ sauce = the most tender, juicy and flavorful chicken breasts I’ve ever had. No flippin’ joke. In an effort to keep this recipe from having the longest title ever, let’s give credit to the sous vide machine and go from there. We have been grilling… 

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