Category Archives: Beef

Mahogany Beef Stew

I was looking for a beef stew with a different type of flavor, something to set it apart from the usual. The hoisin sauce REALLY makes it!! I also decided to add a touch of dijon. This stew is really … Continue reading

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The only prime rib recipe you’ll ever need!

I searched a ton of recipes and read a ton of reviews before choosing this one.  The cooking style of this really intrigued me (a high temp the whole time), but I was also hesitant because when you buy an expensive … Continue reading

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Traditional shepherd’s pie gets a new twist!

Sunday I was in the mood for shepherd’s pie, but I was also in the mood for beef stew.  What to do??  Mix the two!!  I also topped it with mashed cauliflower to save a few calories/carbs.  You wouldn’t even … Continue reading

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Not your average (boring) chili!

I’ve been experimenting with chili for years and this is the only way I can eat it now.  Once you try this you will never go back to plain ground beef chili!  I actually measured my spices for you yesterday because … Continue reading

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Traditional (sort of) Ragù Bolognese

Instead of my usual (but oh so delicious) sauce with meatballs yesterday, I wanted to try a meat sauce instead.  I started researching bolognese sauce recipes and was very surprised to find out traditional ones aren’t tomato based.  What??  I … Continue reading

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If you LOVE Thai food like me – make it at home! Slow Cooker Red Curry Beef

I love curry and I love coconut milk – how can you go wrong with that combo??  I was so happy to find this recipe in my my Williams Sonoma Essentials of Slow Cooking cookbook.  I can honestly say this turned … Continue reading

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Asian braised short ribs

One of my favorite things to make and eat is short ribs!!  If cooked properly, the meat just melts right off the bone.  You can also buy boneless which I do when I add it to chili (slow cooked), but … Continue reading

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