Category Archives: Beef

Crock Pot French Dip Sandwiches with Pickled Onion

I love my crock pot. You drop the food in before work and when you get home – it’s dinner! I had this roast in the freezer and wasn’t really sure what I was going to do with it. I … Continue reading

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National Cheeseburger Day – And You’re Invited!

Tomorrow is National Cheeseburger day (not to be confused with National hamburger day) – A day to celebrate America’s favorite sandwich! Hamburgers have been around for a long time. There are several ideas of where they came from, but they … Continue reading

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Marinated and Grilled Round Steak

I found some round steak on sale. It’s a fairly inexpensive cut of beef, but can be pretty tough if you don’t slow cook it – like braising it. But we weren’t in the mood for slow cooking, so I … Continue reading

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National Hamburger Day

It’s National Hamburger Day! This delicious sandwich, named after that town in Germany, Hamburg, Other than that, no one quite knows who invented or anything else. But it is the meal of the modern American. Memorial day symbolized the start … Continue reading

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Carne Asada – Marinated and Grilled Beef

Grilled beef Mexican style. I love Mexican food. Carne Asada is a simple, flavor grilled beef that is perfect as the main course or in tacos or burritos. It’s so easy to make and so easy to eat!

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Prime Rib Roast

It’s National Prime Rib day – which is perfect because it’s my husband’s favorite food and it’s his birthday! No one knows who started this special day for prime rib, but why not? Some prime rib facts: A rib eye … Continue reading

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Smokey Roast Beef Sandwiches

I love roast beef sandwiches, especially when they have that smokey flavor. But who has time to pull out the smoker when  you are craving that rich taste? Enter liquid smoke – I love the stuff! I use it on … Continue reading

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Kale, Bacon and Blue Cheese Stuffed Flank Steak

Flank steak is a great way to prepare lean beef and you can make it look pretty fancy! Just fill it with a delicious stuffing (like blue cheese, bacon and kale), roll it and cook. An easy dinner for company … Continue reading

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It’s National Nachos Day!

Where did nachos come from?  Are they all American or Mexican?  Well, the story goes that, in the small town of Piedras Negras, Mexico in 1943, a group of wives of the US soldiers stationed just over the border in … Continue reading

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Cornbread Waffles and Chili

We were looking for something different for breakfast.  I had made a pot of chili but another chili omelet just seemed boring.   My husband asked, what’s wrong with just chili and cornbread for breakfast?  And then it dawned on … Continue reading

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