Mushroom braised short ribs
Martin Turzak/Shutterstock Personal Chef Jana Silvia loves to make her mushroom braised short ribs simply because, “everybody loves them!” she explains. The secret is to have fresh ingredients like Yukon gold potatoes and porcini mushrooms in the mix. This comforting dish can be cooked in a slow cooker or a Dutch oven, either way they come out equally delicious. Check out this easy and delicious version from Taste of Home, then find out where to find the best American comfort food in all 50 states.
Filet mignon with soy beurre blanc
Olinchuk/Shutterstock Although this dish may sound fancy for an amateur, Chef Silvia tells us that all we need is a good piece of filet, and a few other key ingredients. A beurre blanc sauce simply consists of simmering some vermouth and reducing it, adding soy sauce and cream then finishing it off with some butter. Isn’t your mouth already watering just thinking about it? Here’s a similar recipe from a Kansas City Steak.