Category Archives: Date Night

Filet Mignon with Brandy Mushroom Sauce

filet mignon with brandy mushroom sauce First, I know I haven’t posted for 2 weeks.  In my defense, I have been busy and last week I was on vacation, so I wasn’t cooking that much and I was certainly trying to stay away from my laptop.

I’m back!  Still busy (sitting at my desk waiting for an important work document to arrive) but figured I could squeeze in a few minutes to post the absolutely freaking amazing delicious mushroom Brandy Sauce I made Sunday with Filet.  Whenever we go on vacation, I am dying to get right back into my kitchen when we get back.  Usually I am inspired by something amazing I had on vacation, but no I woke up Sunday and knew I just had to have Filet for Sunday dinner.  Probably because I had a lot of fish on vacation.  Anyway, it’s 4:16 and as I look at this picture of the Filet, I am getting really hungry.  The sauce was so good, but I know I already said that!  I will say the sauce is supposed to be for four people but Bill and I pretty much finished it ourselves, so if you are making this for 4 sauce lovers…………double it! Continue reading Filet Mignon with Brandy Mushroom Sauce

Steak Diane


This dish was the first thing that Bill ever cooked for me, it was his signature dish (and yes, I was sold!).  It has become the “go to” dish for us for celebrating our Anniversary, Valentine’s Day or any special occasion.  I have doubled the sauce because it is all about the sauce here.  The fries and steak are just a vehicle for the amazing sauce!

Don’t be afraid to light the brandy, but make sure you step back when you do it!  Must be enjoyed with a really  nice cabernet.  Continue reading Steak Diane