Category:  Beef

Beef & Brown Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

In Beef, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 18/07
Beef & Rice Stuffed 8-Ball Zucchini

The first time I laid eyes on an 8-ball zucchini, I was intrigued. Its forest green skin with pale green striations is quite pretty, but the summer squash’s… Read More »

Hamburger Wedge Salad

In Beef, Easy Meals, Grilling, Salads
by Ann on 06/06
Hamburger Wedge Salad

Various sources credit the early fame of the wedge salad to diners in the 1950s and 1960s. Its appeal waned in the 1970s as consumer preference shifted towards… Read More »

Slow Cooker Mexican Flank Steak

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 28/03
Slow Cooker Mexican Flank Steak with Mango Pineapple Salsa

I’m a big fan of recipes that incorporate a variety of vegetables with a basic protein in one easy-to-assemble dinner. And when a meal is versatile and can… Read More »

3-Ingredient Chuck Roast in Foil

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 10/01
3-Ingredient Chuck Roast in Foil

Last September, my husband and I celebrated our 20th anniversary. When I think about that number, it’s sort of shocking to me. Though I feel like college wasn’t… Read More »

Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Skillet

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice
by Ann on 11/10
Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Skillet

As the days grow shorter and the nights become colder, this is a meal we eat often.  Comfort food for all the right reasons.  It’s an economical, one-pan… Read More »

Bourbon & Coca Cola Steaks

In Beef, Grilling, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 08/08
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Typically, we keep steak preparation simple in our house. A sprinkle of spice rub is often as fancy as it gets. This clever steak marinade, compliments of Michaela… Read More »

April Fool’s Meatloaf Cake

In Beef, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 29/03
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My dad’s favorite April Fool’s joke wouldn’t play very well this year.  When I was a girl, he’d celebrate this mischievous holiday by waking me up with the… Read More »

O’Brien Irish Stew

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups
by Ann on 10/03
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Most Americans think of stew as having a thick gravy base.  But traditional Irish stew is more broth-like and began as a hearty peasant dish made with what… Read More »

Loaded Dinner Nachos (healthy with a “neat” vegetarian option)

In Appetizers, Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 20/01
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You could say it was love after the first neatball!  In all seriousness, I was truly skeptical when Laura Lapp first offered me a bite of the healthy… Read More »

Toasted Cheeseburger Wrap (with a “neat” vegetarian option)

In Beef, Easy Meals, Pizza & Sandwiches, Vegetarian
by Ann on 16/12
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The daily task of getting dinner on the table can often be a grind for even those who truly enjoy cooking.  Dinnertime is so often the busiest time… Read More »