Tag Archives: Beef

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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Beer Marinated Flank Steak

So. I was minding my own bidness, checking out the meat case at my market, and BAM! I come across a nice looking flank steak, and, it has a $3 off coupon slapped on top! Bonus! I rarely make flank … 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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Not Your Nonna’s Brisket

We were eating lunch and kinda watching an old episode of The Kitchen on Food Network where Marcella Valladolid showed how to make Machaca, a marinated, then slow cooker braised beef brisket used for some quite nice looking tacos. We … Continue reading

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