Good day! Today I have a very special recipe for you, from the recipe box of my ain grandmother. She is the master of easy cheffery: many of her recipes are low-to-medium effort, and yet they all manage to be alarmingly delicious. If I remember correctly, she sent my mother off to college with a copy of The Compleat I Hate to Cook Book. I’m not sure how she manages to make such tasty, easy-esque food—possibly with the assistance of pixie elks?—but I borrow her recipes one by one in the hopes of learning to cook more like she does.
While today’s recipe contains more ingredients than I usually tolerate cooking with, I’ve nonetheless found it to be well-worthwhile to a lazybum like me because (a) it’s delicious, (b) it makes a respectably large amount of food (so if you average out time spent per portion, it’s reasonable), and (c) if you freeze portions and then reheat them later, the sauce helps it to taste just as good as when it was fresh.
When I wrote to my grandmother to ask if I could post her recipe, she wrote back not only granting permission, but offering additional lazybum-friendly hints on how to prepare it. Read More