Category: Beef

Christmas Dinner

I had never made a boneless New York Strip roast before, and I broke my cardinal rule of party planning (never make a dish for the first time the day of the party.) Fortunately, as you can see above, all

Posted in Beef, Carrots, Feast, Garlic, Grilled, Peas, Potato, Roasted, Salad

Grilled French Bread Pizzas–Four Ways

Grilled French Bread Pizzas, Four WaysEach pizza serves 2 or more, depending on if used as a meal or appetizerFrench bread loaf, 12 inches (approximately)Your choice of toppings (your options are infinite.) I used (from top to bottom): Cheesy Garlic

Posted in Bacon, Beef, Cheese, Garlic, Grilled, Mushrooms, Olives, Onion, Pizza

Bacon-Spinach Mashed Potatoes

Bacon-Spinach Mashed PotatoesServes 6 (approximately 1/2 cup or 4 ounces by weight) 3 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and quartered1 teaspoon olive oil3 cloves garlic, smashed and minced1/4 cup (2.5 ounces by weight) Fage Greek yogurt2 tablespoon real bacon bits

Posted in Beef, Garlic, Potato, Roasted, Side DIsh, Spinach, Vegetables

Asian Beer Braised Beef Short Ribs

Asian Beer Braised Beef Short RibsServes ?  (Depends on how many racks you prepare. Plan one per person.) I made this with a pressure cooker. It cooks faster and creates tender meat. You could do this in the oven by roasting

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Beef Stew and Cheddar-Chive Biscuits

Beef Stew Serves 2 (1.5 cup portions) 2 pounds beef, cubed into 1/2 inch cubes2 teaspoons olive oil1 large onion, diced2-4 cloves garlic, mashed and minced4 tablespoons flour6 tablespoon water16 ounce beer (your preferred type, darker is better in this)2

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Simple Steak Dinner

I made this on the eve before our eldest returned to college.  I asked what he wanted and he told me steak and my spinach salad.  I like to make the foods that people specifically want. Steak DinnerServes ? (Depends

Posted in Beef, Mushrooms, Onion, Steaks

Grilled Sirloin Steak with Warm Barley-Spinach Salad

Grilled Sirloin Steak with Warm Barley-Spinach SaladServes 4-5 24 ounce sirloin steak1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons red wine (any variety)Black pepper Place steak in a Ziploc baggy. Add next four ingredients. Let the steak marinate, turning occasionally,

Posted in Barley, Beef, Cookbook, Grilled, Salad, Spinach

Asian Steak with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Asian Steak with Asparagus and MushroomsServes 4 1 pound lean beef steak, 1/2 inch thick1 large Vidalia onion, chopped2 discs of fresh ginger, 1/8 inch thick, sliced into matchsticks2 cloves of garlic, mashed and chopped1 pound asparagus, chopped into 2

Posted in Asian, Asparagus, Beef, Cookbook, Mushrooms

Mushrooms and Beef in Cream Sauce

Mushroom and Beef in Cream Sauce Makes 6 servings 12 ounces beef roast, cut into ½ inch cubes 16 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 medium onion, diced 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 ounces red wine 4 ounces water 8 Tablespoon

Posted in Beef, Cookbook, Creamy, Mushrooms

Lasagna Two Ways

I give you two variations of the same recipe. Life is all about choices. Having a couple options give you more control over your life. Make choices, prioritizing needs, and taking responsibility are frequent topics on my twice-weekly MakeYourSomedayToday podcast,

Posted in Beef, Cheese, Lasagna, Pasta, Spinach