This is another cookbook that I found in the bargain bin at The Strand and use all the time. Francine Segan has filled this book with trivia and great ideas for meals covering a wide range of movie genres. It’s just really fun, and the food is good.

Last night I made the Beef Tenderloin with Pink Peppercorn Sauce (from the Romantic Dinner For Two chapter), and Adam made mashed potatoes. He makes The Greatest Mashed Potatoes Ever, so that is always his kitchen job.

Prepping the beef.

This is the yummy and ridiculously easy sauce (I tweak almost all recipes, so this has more heavy cream than the recipe calls for).

Adam’s mashed potatoes, in our Kitchenaid stand mixer (greatest kitchen tool evah!). So delicious!

UPDATE 6/8/08: Here is the actual recipe for the steak (I’ll have Adam write the mashed potato recipe another time):

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