Category Archives: beef

slow cooker beef ragu with pappardelle

Date: April 30th, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/slow-cooker-beef-ragu-with-pappardelle Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 70 minutes cooking Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: I added an onion and some chopped spinach because we had some and its an easy way to … Continue reading

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Beer Braised Brisket

Date: April 4th, 2015 Recipe: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/beer-braised-brisket Coleslaw recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay/creamy-cole-slaw-recipe.html Modifications:  Didn’t have dijon mustard, so I used some stone ground stuff we had. Missed the broiling step, which would have added a nice crust to it, I’ll do that next time. I had … Continue reading

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Beef Stir Fry with Snow Peas

Date: June 2nd, 2014 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2010/10/beef-with-snow-peas/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: two adults, two toddlers + 1 lunch Modifications: Left out the red pepper, cause yeah. I had a large enough skillet and we cut the recipe back a bit, so I cooked … Continue reading

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Orange Beef and Broccoli

Date: May 1, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/04/21/lighter-orange-beef-and-broccoli/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Probably 4 adults Modifications: None intentional, BUT Ben for SOME REASON did not get the orange so there was no orange zest in the sauce so it wasn’t very “orangey” – I was … Continue reading

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cabernet braised short ribs with chard and shells

Date: 1/25/2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/11/13/cabernet-braised-short-ribs-with-chard-and-orecchiette/ Modifications: None. Time to table: 60 minutes, with a couple hours for the meat to braise Servings: 6 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Notes: We decided to have this after the kids went to bed on Saturday … Continue reading

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Beef Stew

Date: December 21st, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/12/16/beef-stew/ Modifications:  I used a few more vegetables and a little less salt than the original recipe called for. Also left out the mushrooms, cause yeah. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 2 hours simmer time … Continue reading

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Crockpot Italian Beef Sandwiches

Date: November 12th, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/10/23/crock-pot-italian-beef-sandwiches/ Modifications:  No changes Time to table: 15 minutes prep time, 8 hours cook time Servings: Probably enough for 6-8 sandwiches Erin: Love Ben: Love Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: This was incredibly easy to make … Continue reading

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