Understanding Beef Cuts

Hey everyone. I thought it would be good this week to demystify the various cuts of beef.  So…  here goes…. Chuck:Ground beef dishes, stew, pot roast, short ribsRib:Rib roast, rolled roast, rib steak, and back ribsShort Loin:Steak (tenderloin, porterhouse, T-bone), tenderloin roastSirloin:Steak (sirloin, filet mignon), carpaccio, ground beef dishesBrisket and Shank:Ground beef, stew, corned beef, […]

Italian Roast Sandwich

I cannot express enough how delicious this recipe is.  So much so that we are practically fighting over the leftovers.  I really think it’s perfect for game day or any day really.  We had chips with it, but I think it would be well accompanied with fried mushrooms, green bean or any other typical ‘pub’ […]

Oklahoma Indian Taco

I recently reviewed an amazing book, Summer Under My Quilt.  This recipe was provided by the debut author, Crystal Sellars.  Being a fellow Oklahoman, I can tell you the book very much depicts the part of the state the author and I grew up in.  I hope you’ll check the my review and book out, […]

Wild Mushroom Beef Stew

It’s been so cold this winter that I’m trying out new soups left and right.  I’m also working on stepping out of my comfort zone.  That hasn’t always been my strong suit. So, as one of my new trial recipe I tried this out.  My husband thinks it will be even better if it was […]

The Ultimate Classic Coney Sauce

When I was a kid, my Mom and step-dad took me to this place in Tulsa, OK called Coney Island.  It wasn’t an island, just a fast food joint, but it seemed magical.  A place where they MADE chili dogs right in front of you!  It was on special occasions that we went, like when […]

Baked Taquitos

Ingredients 10 large flour tortillas 1 lb Ground beef or ground turkey taco seasoning 1 can green chiles 1 tbsp garlic minced 1 Onion chopped 1 green bell pepper chopped, optional Servings: Instructions Brown 1-2 lbs of ground beef or ground turkey with onion, bell peppers, and or garlic if desired. We used turkey. As […]

Tina’s Baked Spegetti

 Ingrediants ½ lb ground beef or turkey 1 package spaghetti ¼ of a smoked sausage, cut into small pieces 1 bell pepper, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped Garlic powder Italian seasoning Seasoned Salt 3 small cans tomato sauce 1 c shredded cheese. Directions Cook spaghetti and set aside. Brown ground beef […]

Beef Pie Recipe Guest Post

“Pheasant pie?” huffed a long-nosed young man, who had just arrived to their table, staggering under the weight of a huge pie.

BBQ Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Sauce and What Do Aliens Eat? Story

What Do Aliens Eat? –Story & Recipe– I did lots of research on aliens to write Starseed, a novel about a sixteen-year-old girl raised on Earth who is half-human and half-extraterrestrial.  At school, Kaila falls in love with Jordyn, also a hybrid, but raised far from Earth. When Jordyn and  the “hive,” a group of teen aliens, […]

Ramen Pizza

Let me start by saying that this may not be for everyone.  It looks yummy, but just tasted okay.  I think it would be way better if more ingredients were added than what I put.  My Monkey complained, so I only put meat, onion, and cheese.  Next time I’ll put more pizza ingredients for more […]

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