Friday, March 9, 2018

Meal No. 2053: Filet Mignon with Madeira Mushroom Sauce

When Mookie and Kristen were here on Wednesday night, I was feeling like making a sort of fancy feast: filet mignon in a Madeira mushroom sauce, Brussels sprouts gratin, and homemade creamy mashed potatoes. I think we were all delighted and amazed at how really very good it all turned out, as if somehow we'd taken it to a whole 'nother level on a basic weekday night.

"Filet Mignon with Shiitake Madeira Sauce," in The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook, compiled and edited by Julie Fisher Gunter. Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House (1999), p. 237.

"Brussels Sprouts Gratin," by Alison Roman. From Cooking on

"Creamy Mashed Potatoes," from Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman. Published online 03 November 2007.

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