The secret to making less expensive cuts of meat tender is a good marinade. This one fits the bill. Mix up soy sauce, vegetable oil, ketchup, oregano, and three cloves of garlic, and then marinate the meat overnight. Grill, and slice on the diagonal.
A great soup for a dinner party, Italian Halibut Chowder is seasoned with traditional Italian herbs. The halibut swims in a tomato-based stock with red peppers, onions and celery. Delicious garnished with parmesan cheese.
For best results, mix your dough by hand. Lightly oil mold and blot with paper towel. Lightly flour mold and re-flour the mold before each cookie but DO NOT re-oil. Press a piece of dough firmly and evenly into the mold. Trim the back of the cookie so it's flush with the mold. Tap the dough from mold and place on a baking sheet in the top third of your oven until nicely browned - about 10 minutes.