Tag Archives: Beef

Catalina Steak Tacos

This is a kinda weird – but very tasty – taco combination that may leave some of the taco purists out there cold and dismayed. I don’t really care, these were fine – if ‘untraditional’ – tacos, and, they helped … Continue reading

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Parfait! Corned Beef Salad

My friend Jenny’s Gram knew her way around salads – especially potato salad and – yes – it’s true, corned beef salad. Jenny and her Gram used this almost exclusively as a sammich filling, but, it turns out it also … Continue reading

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Parfait! Barbecue Corned Beef

What’s not to love? Corned beef (flat cut, please); cooked on a bed of chopped sweet onions in a slow cooker with assorted seasonings and beer… then, slowly roasted over a bed of chopped potatoes with a very nice (if … Continue reading

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Liverwurst Pâté

Wait, don’t go! This updated version of an old party standby is really, really good; and dead simple to toss together – just what you need at this time of the year! Spread on some crusty bread with mebbe a … Continue reading

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Braised Barbecue Bone-In Beef Short Ribs

I was looking for ideas. Rich was out of town on bidness, and, in a weak moment, I’d picked up a small pack of bone-in beef short ribs. He prefers when I make the boneless short ribs, preferably with the … Continue reading

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NOLA Soup

It was early August, and we found ourselves slouching about New Orleans. “Why?” While I will admit that the time of year was not optimal for a couple of Northeastern Illinois guys to visit; my husband was presenting at a … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

Well… technically, this is Pasta Soup – since I was fresh out of lasagna noodles. I did have high fiber elbow pasta, though, and that worked a treat. Since I was going with the high fiber pasta, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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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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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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