Thursday, December 28, 2017

Countdown to 2018: Main Dish

Today, Sarah of Fantastical Sharing of Recipes, has asked us to share our favorite Main Dishes from the past year.  

I didn't even know where to begin so I decided to share entrees from each of the following categories.


This skillet seared filet mignon paired with roasted vegetables in a salad was a wonderful start to the New Year last January.  I think it may become a tradition since just looking at this is making me drool.


This Provencal Chicken, marinated in seasoned olive oil and then grilled was one of my personal favorite new poultry recipes.


OH MY YUM!!!!  This venison marinades in red wine for 3 days before it is braised to tender, juicy perfection.  I hope somebody gifts me some venison this year because I can't wait to make this again. This French Style Braised Venison Roast was to die for.


My favorite pork recipe was just published a couple of weeks ago.  I made this Pork Wellington for my first Christmas dinner party of 2017.


I had a lot of new seafood recipes last year but I finally had to settle on this Lobster Pot Pie that I served as a first course at a dinner party last January.

Meatless Entree

Noodles and Cabbage have long been a favorite around here.  I can't believe I had never shared them before this year.


If there is anything better than a slow braised, meaty, flavorful pasta sauce I certainly don't know what it is.  This delicious sauce is made with with Beef Shank in the Slow Cooker.  It doesn't get any easier than that.  

I hope you enjoy these recipes and I hope you stop by and see what the others are sharing today as well.  See you tomorrow.

More Main Dish Delights


  1. I don't usually go for pasta with meat sauce on it because of texture issues, but I'm seriously drooling over your beef shank version. I'm fairly certain I could handle it!!!

    1. It is so rich and delicious Colleen. The texture is silky not at all like browning some hamburger and throwing it in sauce before serving.

  2. Oh my goodness all of these sound so good! I think I must be hungry because just looking at your pictures has me salivating!!

    1. I know Paula...a couple of these are going right onto the menu.

  3. Love how you divided this up! I'm definitely wanting to make that venison if I can get my hands on some. When I lived up North, we had the hook up and my freezer was always stocked with tenderloin, steak, and ground venison.

    1. I hope you get some Sarah and I hope someone shares with me this year too.


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