Category Archives: Beef

Beef and barley soup

We recently changed cafeteria vendors at work and I’m definitely going through an adjustment period. The last vendor had me totally spoiled with tomato soup. Their soup station had 4 spots for soup that rotated throughout the week, but over in a separate corner, next to the crazy sandwich lady (just don’t get in line […]

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Shan style simmered cabbage and beef

Ok. This is it. No more slump. I’m calling it. Sorry for the absence. Can we still be friends? (Say “yes” because I have a ridiculous breakfast to post later this week and you want to be around for it.) How have you been? I’ve been busy. So busy that I keep falling back to tried and true recipes (like making […]

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Grilled beef with jalepano chimichurri

How are your New Year’s Resolutions going? Still holding strong after 17 days? If not, don’t be ashamed. The cleanse that Hubster and I embarked on only lasted about 48 hours before we decided the universe was conspiring against us and we should reschedule our “two weeks off drinking + eating super healthy” to February. […]

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Simmered meat sauce

Crock pot cooking is not for the faint of heart. It takes some faith. It forces you to pile tons of ingredients into a cooking vessel and then wait hours to find out if it was worth it. There’s no seasoning as you go, no “This is starting to go poorly so, honey, maybe you […]

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Asian beef stew

It seems that everyone I know (in life and through the innerwebs) has a bit of fall fever. After this scorching, hurts-to-go-outside summer, it’s no wonder that we’re all craving cool temperatures, dressing in jeans and sweaters, and indulging in slow-cooked comfort food.     There’s really no need to wait for the later. I don’t care what height […]

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