Archive For The “beef” Category

Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes Soup with Mushrooms

Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes Soup with Mushrooms

This is another use-up-the-leftovers innovation otherwise known as everything-but-the-kitchen-sink soup in our house.

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Beef and Mushrooms Over Broccoli

Beef and Mushrooms Over Broccoli

For most working moms like me, a quick stir fried dish is probably a menu regular. At our house, a stirfry of vegetables and some kind of protein is certainly a dependable standby. When I am burnt out on ideas of what to cook for dinner the usual beef with broccoli or chicken with broccoli…

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Good Ol’ Roast Beef – A Family Favorite

Good Ol’ Roast Beef – A Family Favorite

This is one of my daughter’s favorite dinners. Not just the roast beef, but in combination with collard greens and rice. I have tried different variations with the roast such as adding carrots and potatoes, have tried it with leaner cuts other than chuck, tried it with herbs and spices, and even tried it with…

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Rice Noodles with Beef & Mint

Rice Noodles with Beef & Mint

My husband just brought to my attention last week how lush the mint plants have gotten in the backyard and brought me a couple of leaves to smell. I haven’t gotten that fresh aroma out of my system and I just had to come up with something to cook it with. This recipe came about based on what I had in my pantry and what I knew would appeal to both my meat eating husband and noodle loving daughter.

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Chili Lime Steak Fajitas

Chili Lime Steak Fajitas

It has been a blissfully blistering summer and especially when the girls were away on vacation, my husband and I depended on fast and easy meals like plain ol’ steak and potatoes. As good as it is though, that soon gets old and one of my favorite ways of sprucing up a steak dish is…

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Beef Tapa

Beef Tapa

I made TapSiLog to feature the Uncle Ben’s Whole Wheat Rice Giveaway but in our house, the real star is always the meat. This is simply called Tapa or Beef Tapa in the Philippines which kind of confuses some people who are more familiar with the term ‘tapa’ as it applies to Spanish tapas or…

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Steak Diane sans Flambe’

Steak Diane sans Flambe’

OK, so this is the sans Flambe’ version of this months Recipes to Rival because I don’t have any liquor in the house besides red wine and I wasn’t sure if my husband will let me experiment to see whether I can set his wine on fire or not. Flam·béed or not, this made for…

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Albondigas (Meatballs Soup)

Albondigas (Meatballs Soup)

The most recent Four Foods for Friday asked whether we use ‘from scratch’ or ‘ready made’ meatballs. My answer was that we use both. Sometimes we make our own just as when Jade made the Wedding Soup and the Filipino style Meatball Soup with Noodles. We just recently tried out the frozen Italian meatballs from…

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