Category Archives: Beef

Marinated Then Grilled Chuck Roast

The nice folk at Betty Crocker published a recipe that just intrigued the heck out of me. A chuck roast, but on the grill. No slow roasting dry braise, no slow roasting wet braise (yechhh). But… it’s a chuck roast, … Continue reading

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Sloppy Joes With a Difference

The nice folk at Southern Living shared a recipe for Sloppy Joes made with Dr Pepper and peperoncini (!) – and so, of course, I had to try it. With a few tweaks here and there. I also opted to … Continue reading

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Mrs Maisel’s Brisket

So, first things first: Full disclosure: I could not find a brisket at my market, and the social distanced line to talk to one of our very nice butchers was longer than I cared to deal with at the time, … Continue reading

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A Better Burger

I actually have this filed as ‘Best! Burgers’ – and the recipe is based on Craig Claiborne’s ‘Ultimate Burger’ recipe – but calling something ‘Ultimate’ or ‘Best’ tends to set off some folk, so… Surely ‘Better’ is a nice name, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Fractured Tacos

And so, nine years later, we revisit my Aunt Buzz’s Fractured Taco Casserole. I have taken a few more steps away from my favorite Aunt’s 1960’s casserole; adding refried black beans to the taco meat and using tortilla chips in … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Rub for Barbecue!

There’s still time! Don’t trust your corned beef to the spice packet that it comes with; make your own seasoning blend. I use this rub as the base for my slow cooked, then barbecued corned beef, and trust me, it … Continue reading

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Steak in the Air Fryer

Friends of ours have been sharing fine looking images of the steaks they had made in the air fryer; so, I was intrigued… How would it be? Would it be messy? Would the kitchen smell? And I found answers (in … Continue reading

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Reuben Casserole Surprise!

We LOVE this casserole, but… Two things – and really, these are GOOD SURPRISES – not like with those mid-century casseroles where the “chicken” turns out to be pulverized saltines or something. So… Surprise Number One: this tasty little casserole … Continue reading

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Flanken Cut Beef Short Ribs in the Pressure Cooker

Yesterday, I posted about one of my new fave barbecue blends – a Tamari and Pear combo with roasted garlic and sriracha barbecue sauce. Today, we’re gonna take that sauce, add flanken cut beef short ribs, toss it all in … Continue reading

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Almost a Reuben Casserole

I had some leftover Barbecued Corned Beef in the freezer, a rather fine jar of German sauerkraut in the pantry, and some cherry tomatoes that needed to be used. What to do? Well, with a little help from the nice … Continue reading

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