Archives: Beef

Beef and Asparagus Curry

May 31, 2012 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Asian, Beef, Menu Ideas, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Soup/Stew

If you like Thai curry then you’re probably going to love this super quick and easy-to-make dish: tender beef and fresh veggies simmered in a flavorful coconut-infused red curry…YUM!  I had a rib-eye in the freezer so I substituted it for the sirloin steak, and used light coconut milk. I also added some sliced mushrooms and onions […]

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Korean-Style Marinated Skirt Steak

May 9, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Korean-Style Marinated Skirt Steak | Filed in Asian, Beef, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes

Had a bad day? Then make this Korean-inspired skirt steak. You see, you get to take out your aggression on the steak by pounding it with a meat mallet. I call that Kitchen Therapy! The quickly marinated and seared steak is tender, flavorful and super easy to make…perfect for a weeknight meal! Serve with steamed jasmine […]

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Corned Beef Hash

March 16, 2012 by andrea | Comments Off on Corned Beef Hash | Filed in Beef, Breakfast, Main Dish, Potatoes, Recipes

Always an adventurous eater, I first had corned beef hash when I was about 12 years old.  I had no idea what it was but saw it on a menu while dining with my family and decided that’s what I wanted for breakfast. When the waitress placed the enormous plate of hash in front of me, […]

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Balsamic Beef Stew

November 9, 2011 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Beef, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew

Beef stew is classic comfort food. It’s a simple dish yet satisfying to the core. This recipe for Balsamic Beef Stew filled the house with a wonderful aroma while it slowly simmered on the stove, and was the perfect meal for a cold Fall day. Husband was almost giddy when he found out what we were having […]

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Steak Hoagies with Mushrooms, Onions, and Peppers

September 28, 2011 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Beef, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich

This easy, home-style version of the Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich makes a great weeknight or game day meal. The recipe calls for strip steaks (aka New York steaks), a tender and flavorful cut of beef. Serve with kettle-style potato chips, fresh veggies and dip. Enjoy!  Steak Hoagies with Mushrooms, Onions, and Peppers -recipe from Cook’s Country […]

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Skirt Steak Fajitas

July 30, 2011 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Beef, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes

I love grilling recipes and am always looking for new ways to grill a meal. These Skirt Steak Fajitas are super easy and delicious! The steak is rubbed with a spice mixture which I then let marinate for a few hours before grilling it. Set out your favorite fajita makings (salsa, guacamole, etc.) and you’ve got a […]

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How to select the best steak

June 29, 2011 by andrea | Comments Off on How to select the best steak | Filed in Beef, Fun Food Facts, Grilling/BBQ, Handy Hints

Have you ever wondered what the difference between a Prime, Choice or Select steak was? Here’s an explanation of this USDA grading system and what you should look for when buying steaks. How to Select the Best Steak http://www.williams-sonoma.com/recipe/tip/how-to-select-the-best-steak.html   No matter what the cooking method, the same criteria apply to choosing steaks. Look for meat […]

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Grilled Rib-eye Steaks with Parsley-Garlic Butter

April 16, 2011 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Beef, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes

A perfectly grilled rib-eye steak, in my opinion, is the epitome of meaty deliciousness. This is what I chose to make Husband recently as a “Congrats On Your New Job” meal. He lit up like a Christmas tree when I told him what we were having for dinner that night: a juicy, well-marbled steak nicely charred from the […]

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Guinness Beef Stew

March 13, 2011 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Beef, Comfort Food, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew

Beef stew of any kind is always a winner in my house! So with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I thought I’d give Guinness Beef Stew a try. Even if you’re not a fan of the famous dark Irish beer, you’ll still love this stew! The Guinness Draught beer makes the stew rich and chocolatey without giving […]

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Ranchero Beef Stew

November 6, 2010 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Beef, Comfort Food, Recipes, Soup/Stew

Beef stew is always a favorite at my house. Sometimes I like to change it up by making Ranchero Beef Stew, a Spanish-inspired dish that features beef simmered with carrots, green chilies, tomatoes and green olives. It’s hearty, filling and and a nice change from traditional beef stew! The recipe states that the stew only needs […]

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