Sunday, June 21, 2009

Carnivores 'R Us

This Father's day was filled with the delightful aroma of meaty goodness. Courtesy of Pioneer Woman's brisket recipe. About as easy as falling off a log but a whole lot tastier. Yeah, I know that didn't make any sense.
All sliced up and yummy swimming around in the marinade juices. It was really delicious over mashed potatoes.
Okay, here's a token vegetable. Just some cukes chopped up with onions and tomatoes covered in Italian dressing.
Cream puffs made by the MIL. The story is she hadn't made them in over 20 years and decided to whip up a batch for the special occasion. She said it took her 3 tries to get it right. That's dedication. After the first time I would have tossed it all and bought a package of Ho-Ho's. But I'm glad she persisted.

27 comments:

Lunch Buckets said...

It's getting really hard for me to continue overlooking this PW thing. But I'll try. The meat looks good. Really, really good. I called my dad and he was eating fried chicken, with gravy, and tomatoes. THAT HE GREW. The mouth, it waters.

♥peachkins♥ said...

This beef brisket looks really good.
Happy Father's Day to the daddies in your family...

the ungourmet said...

Looks like the perfect Father's Day meal to me!

We had baby back ribs, they were really great too!

chicamom85 said...

What a beautiful spread.

Anne

Katy said...

Looks good to me! BF would love this. I've never made brisket. Time to change that, I think. Thanks for a delicious idea.

LOL about your MIL. Good on her for presenting a delicious and beautiful dessert. I haven't done cream puffs in a while either. You've just added one more dessert for me to revisit. I LOVE it when that happens!

Tiffany said...

I love brisket but I have a hard time finding the flat cut ones, where the fat is on the top and not in the middle of the meat. Those cream puffs look divine! What a mother in law!

The Japanese Redneck said...

All of it looks good. Your right after the 1st failure, I would have made/bought something else too.

Ramona

noble pig said...

Sounds like some meaty goodness was had! Yum.

Julie said...

Tiffany: I found that brisket at Wal Mart, no less.

5 Star Foodie said...

The brisket looks mouthwatering good!

Sara said...

Everything looks amazing, especially those cream puffs!

Ingrid said...

I'm coming over to your house next year!
~ingrid

Katherine Aucoin said...

What a yummy looking brisket!

foodcreate said...

Fantastic Meal look so Yummy!

Thanks for sharing your recipe:)

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teresa said...

This looks like the type of meal that would have me in a good mood the rest of the day!

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The Blonde Duck said...

You know I love a good brisket.

Alicia said...

Thanks for coming by my blog!! I bet my husband would have loooved dinner at your house!

Joanna Jenkins said...

That is one seriously good looking meal!!!!!! Do you have any leftovers?

burpandslurp said...

Looks fantastic! I wish I had read this beforehand. My daddy would have loved brisket!

Rachel said...

Your beef brisket looks outstanding and your tomatoes/cucumbers/onions remind me so much of my childhood...my grandma used to make that recipe ALL of the time :)

Marta said...

Men like their meat! I'm sure the Father was very happy on his Day with this meal!!! Delicious, moist and tender... I'm sure this brisket melted in your mouth!

lisaiscooking said...

Sounds like a great meal! That cream puff look incredible.

Monica H said...

I'm glad she's so dedicated because ho-ho's just aren't the same :-)

Donna-FFW said...

Love PW recipes. Havent tried this one yet, I must get to it. Looks fabulous. Those cream puffs, are you sharing the recipe?:)

Julie said...

I'd like to share, but it's not mine. If I can get my MIL to write it down, I will.

♥ Katinka said...

Stopping by from SITS and wishing you a Happy Monday!!!!