Category Archives: Beef

Parfait! Zippy Zanzetti

Kindofa down and dirty Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti, Zanzetti was one of my Aunt Buzz’s default dishes for a busy day. Simple to make and pretty basic – well, Buzz’s was – I tend to, as she put it “gorp things … Continue reading

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Black Bean BBQ Chili

Rich, flavorful, loaded with veggies and black beans, this chili would more than likely be very tasty without adding any meat, but then… imagine a kinda cunning (if I do say so myself), but wicked simple, blend of ground beef, … Continue reading

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Best! Burger Blend

I had been looking around the interwebs for something to do with the cabbage I had on hand after picking up my $10 Mystery Bag from a local family farm, and came across a recipe for a ground beef and … Continue reading

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Asian BBQ Beef Burritos

This just looked too good not to try: thin (sammich sliced) sirloin steak, slow cooked in a pear, ginger, garlic, and tamari sauce rolled into a flour burrito with rice, fresh herbs, green onion, kimchee, and a spiced mayonnaise based … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Quesadillas

Oh, bother! I had made my new fave no-gluten meatloaf (with oatmeal crumbs replacing the bread), and I kinda overdid the veggies added, yielding me a tasty, pretty healthy (with all those extra veggies and all), but very crumbly meatloaf. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Coney Dog Chili Sauce

I had never heard of “Coney” sauce until moving to the midwest. My loss. This beef-y, kinda spicy (you can zip it up to suit your own preferences), chili sauce is pretty darned terrific on a hot dog (might I … Continue reading

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Parfait! Grilled Sausages With Beer & Pineapple

Who knew? As I’ve noted before, I was never really a huge fan of the grilled sausage, until I came across this genious! method of pre-cooking them before popping ’em on the grill to get nicely charred. The secret? Beer. … Continue reading

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Savory Meatloaf

So, yeh, I have a kindofa love/hate relationship with meatloaf. I love me some meatloaf, but generally hate – well, am wicked disappointed – in the results when I make it. And then, there are the meatloaves that turn out … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Steak Marinade and Glaze

Stop! Before you go and get all excited; sad to say, there is absolutely no vodka called for in this recipe. But, that’s ok, that just means there’s more for you to enjoy while you’re putting this vodka free, but … Continue reading

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Parfait! Coney Dog Sauce

Fun fact: Coney Dogs are called Coneys because the town fathers in Coney Island in the early parts of the 20th century passed a law prohibiting restaurants from advertising “hot dogs” out of the fear that good minded folk would … Continue reading

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