Category Archives: Beef

Let’s Make Reubens!

Yeh, I know… “Who doesn’t know how to make a Reuben?” Well… me, for one. I mean, the basics are obvious, corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing, and then, cook’s choice; rye or dark pumpernickel bread. But! There are … Continue reading

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Air Fried Strip Steak – Plus Bonus! New (and Better!) Marinade

So… this happened: tender, tasty strip steak in the air fryer, and most certainly one of my better marinades. And it all started with a ‘buy one, get one free’ deal on strip steak at the butcher counter. A couple … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Because, of course, I get all my most authentic Asian recipes from the nice folk at Betty Crocker, courtesy of my husband’s email; I thought that this slow cooker recipe for Mongolian Beef – by way of Taiwan Barbecue, according … Continue reading

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Barbecued Corned Beef

Fergettabout yer boiled dinner, this is my fave way to prepare corned beef, and, if you truly feel the need to have cabbage and potatoes with it, might I suggest Waldorf Coleslaw and some of the Best! Mashed Potatoes on … Continue reading

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Building a Better Burger

Everyone, it seems, has a secret burger recipe that makes theirs the best by far; and then they go and share it everywhere. Me too. I am not gonna claim that this is the ne plus ultra of burgers. But … Continue reading

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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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