French Onion Soup with Braised Short Ribs

French Onion Soup with Braised Short Ribs

French Onion Soup with Braised Short Ribs




Some recipes are classic for a reason and don’t really need to be improved.  So this recipe for French Onion Soup with Braised Short Ribs is less of a new recipe and more of a rendition of a classic.  French Onion Soup is very simple, onions, wine and beef broth cooked into a rich soup.  This version doesn’t use beef broth, it uses the rich flavors of beef short ribs until the soup itself becomes a rich and flavorful broth. Continue reading “French Onion Soup with Braised Short Ribs”

Championship Level Cheesesteak Recipe

Championship Level Cheesesteak Recipe




Championship Level Cheesesteak Recipe

On February 4, 2018, the Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl.  Before they were NFL champions, the city of Philadelphia were the NCS champions (National CheeseSteak).  This recipe takes all of the familiar flavors of the Philadelphia classic but everything from the cheese, to the sauteed onions and peppers, have been elevated to make this a Championship Level Cheesesteak Recipe. Continue reading “Championship Level Cheesesteak Recipe”

The 2017 On The Eaten Path Year In Review

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The 2017 On The Eaten Path Year in Review




At the beginning of last year, I decided that I was going to share my love of food with the world.  I started this blog to share every great dish I discover, eat,  and cook.  Somehow along the way, I got so enamored with cooking that I haven’t shared nearly enough of my food discoveries.  Today that changes.  With no further ado, here is The 2017 On The Eaten Path Year in Review

 

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Short Rib Chilli Con Carne

Short Rib Chilli Con Carne

Short Rib Chilli Con Carne





There are very few things better than a big bowl of Short Rib Chilli Con Carne on a winter day.  We got our first little bit of snow this weekend, and as soon as I heard the forecast I knew what I wanted to make.  This dish uses whole dried chilies instead of chili powder and the flavor is deeper and richer than anything you’ll get out of one of those little cans.   Continue reading “Short Rib Chilli Con Carne”

Potato Gratin with Roasted Hatch Chilies

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Potato Gratin with Roasted Hatch Chilies





Potatoes and chiles are two of my favorite ingredients.  This recipe is a spicy twist on classic scalloped potatoes.  The roasted chilies add heat, but the cream and cheese make sure the spice never gets unbearable.  This Potato Gratin with Roasted Hatch Chiles is an easy hearty side dish that is cheesy, spicy and delicious.   Continue reading “Potato Gratin with Roasted Hatch Chilies”

Spicy Shrimp and Creamy Parmesan Grits

Spicy Shrimp and Creamy Parmesan Grits

Spicy Shrimp and Creamy Parmesan Grits




My recipe for Spicy Shrimp and Creamy Parmesan Grits combines the sweet, briny flavor of shrimp with the creamy comfort of grits.  The sauce is spicy, and slightly acidic, which balances nicely with the rich, creamy grits.  This is a recipe you’ll come back to over and over again, because it is easy, comforting, and absolutely delicious. Continue reading “Spicy Shrimp and Creamy Parmesan Grits”

Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken





Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken is the king of all comfort foods.  The combination of crisp, crunchy, breading and moist, juicy, meat is the culinary equivalent of a hug from your grandmother.  This recipe is perfect for a Saturday afternoon picnic, served with waffles for brunch, or for a classic Sunday dinner.  Whenever you decide to eat it, I’m sure you’ll love it. Continue reading “Extra Crispy Buttermilk Fried Chicken”