Beef

Italian Wedding Soup

This updated take on a classic Italian Wedding Soup combines beautifully tender meatballs with veggies, rich broth and couscous for a meal the whole family will love.

Cranberry Bourbon Meatballs

Growing up my mom always used to make bourbon meatballs around the holidays which we would devour on little tooth picks feeling oh so fancy. This year I wanted to try making a new version that incorporated some of my homemade cranberry sauce (available for purchase through Preserve International) and […]

The Best Classic Spaghetti and Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs were without a doubt one of my late Papa Andy’s favorite meals of all time. Although he grew up in New Jersey the son of Slovakian immigrants, the Italian immigrant neighborhood was but a stone’s throw away and he grew up eating and loving the food so […]

Beef & Barley Stew

Tell me, is there really anything better than a piping hot bowl of stew on a cold day? I think there is not. And this Beef & Barley Stew the perfect, hearty, healthy meal to get you through a long winter. Flavorful beef stew meat and veggies are slowly simmered […]

Low Carb Steak Fajitas

Flank steak (when done right) is one of my very favorite cuts of meat and is far more economical (and in my opinion more flavorful) than many other more expensive options. The keys to getting a super tender flank steak are to tenderize it with a meat mallet (or rolling […]

Barbacoa Beef tacos

This is one of those set it and forget it recipes that makes you remember why you even got that slow cooker in the first place. Rich, flavorful beef chuck roast is slow cooked to perfection with chiles and spices until it is tender and smoky. I love it in […]

Carne Asada Tacos

Carne Asada, which literally translates to “grilled meat”, typically refers to a marinaded and grilled flank or skirt steak and is an absolute staple here in Texas. While flank steak works great, I prefer using skirt steak not only because of it’s deliciously beefy flavor, but because it’s relatively inexpensive […]

Grilled Steak with Chimi Churri

Summer time is grilling time in Texas and this year for us has been all about the beef. We’ve been cooking a lot of flank and skirt steaks that are both flavorful and quick to cook, but my favorite cut of meat to grill is the flat iron steak. Previously […]