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Braised Short Ribs – yum!

Tonight, Nancy used the early Christmas present she got me – a LeCruset braising pan.  She cooked Braised Short Ribs with a Horseradish/Maple/Rosemary glaze.  Lisa and Mike are in town for Christmas – we all enjoyed this meal!

Here she is cooking :)
Here she is cooking 🙂
The Short Ribs - ready to be cooked.
The Short Ribs – ready to be cooked.
Braised Short Ribs - Cooked.  Boy were they good.
Braised Short Ribs – Cooked. Boy were they good.

ThermoWorks Thermapen Review

Nancy and I are currently buying food from BistroMD in order to achieve some weight-loss.  The food is pre-cooked and comes to us frozen.  Each meal therefore must be reheated in the microwave oven.  In order to ensure our food is properly and evenly heated without over-cooking it, we purchased an Instant Read Thermometer by ThermoWorks called Thermapen.  This thermometer is great!  I have also used it when cooking meats on my smoker.  If you’re looking for a very accurate, instant read thermometer, this is it!

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