Category Archives: Beef

Island-Style BBQ Flanken Ribs

A long, long time ago, I worked as a designer for a large medical school in Boston, and, seeing as how we were in the city, we got visits from food trucks at lunch. I didn’t always indulge in the … Continue reading

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Sriracha Barbecue Meatballs

Now that I’ve found some frozen meatballs that actually taste decent (Whole Foods), I’ve been exploring different sauces and flavor profiles to make simple, tasty meals that go beyond “spaghetti and meatballs.” I had a bottle of Trader Joe’s Sriracha … Continue reading

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Catalina Tacos

Let us face it, it is most always a good day for tacos, and these tacos have a little sumpin’ sumpin’ extra. Salad dressing. Catalina salad dressing. Not added on top, though, cool beans if you do, but cooked in … Continue reading

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Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

This is one of those recipes from the nice folk at delish.com that showed up on my husband’s computer that he immediately wanted to try. It looked good, and is really wicked simple to toss together, so I figured, “why … Continue reading

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Reuben ‘Za!

What is not to love? I had some of my Barbecued Corned Beef left over, a small can of decent sauerkraut draining, some (very) nice Emmental cheese ready to cube, and all the rest of the ingredients to toss together … Continue reading

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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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