Tag Archives: Beef

Chipotle Sliders with Homemade Ketchup

This is another repeat meal, one I’ve made several times over the years, sometimes for company.  It’s always a big hit.  I think it’s the homemade ketchup that really takes it over the top, but the burgers themselves are also … Continue reading

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Swedish Meatballs over Egg Noodles

I found this recipe in Rachael Ray’s “Get Real Meals” book, and we both loved it.  Swedish meatballs are quite different from the expected American or Italian style meatballs we know so well.  They are tangy with more spices than … Continue reading

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Mom’s Taco Soup

Wow, this is my first blog post since February!!  I don’t think I’ve ever taken that long of a hiatus before.  I’m working on getting a new blog up and running, one with its own domain, a somewhat different scope, … Continue reading

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Spanish Sloppy Joes

I have a soft spot for sloppy joes, I think they are so much fun to cook and eat.  But the same recipe over and over?  No thank you.  So I look for alternate types of this messy sandwich, with … Continue reading

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Macaroni Goulash

I never had goulash of any kind growing up (that I remember, anyway).  I’ve been curious to make it and have searched around for a good recipe.  The one I liked the best was Paula Deen’s, but I couldn’t bring … Continue reading

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Spicy Flank Steak Fajitas

These were quite tasty!  I found the recipe in Emeril’s “Sizzling Skillets”.  We really enjoyed this meal. Fairly easy to make, and it’s tough to beat a good fajita dinner. Ingredients: 2 tbs lime juice 2 tbs chopped cilantro 4 … Continue reading

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Italian Nachos

These were quite excellent!  I had some corn tortillas close to expiring, so I fried them up into chips and used them to make these nachos.  Of course, nachos are traditionally Mexican flavored, but these were an interesting twist on … Continue reading

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Pastrami Sandwiches

These were so good.  The recipe is from Tom Colicchio’s “‘wichCraft” book.  This was the classic preparation of this popular sandwich, except that it had a homemade mustard sauce that really took it over the top.  Matt claims that he … Continue reading

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Hangar Steak with Homemade Steak Sauce

We had this a few weeks ago, and it was really amazing.  It was my first time cooking hangar steak, and it definitely won’t be my last!  It had such a moist and lovely texture.  This recipe comes from Bobby … Continue reading

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Cheese Enchiladas with Chile con Carne

I was in Barnes and Noble a few weeks ago, browsing the cookbook section (moth to a flame!) and I ran across a book I’d never seen before.  It’s called “The Homesick Texan Cookbook”.  I was interested, so I picked … Continue reading

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