Beef

Soy-Marinated Beef Skewers with Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream

Marinated Beef Kebabs

Do you know Matt Armendariz? You probably do. He’s the super creative and super talented force behind Matt Bites. He’s a fellow Texan. A fabulous photographer. And he just released his cookbook, On a Stick! It’s a fun book full of fun food by a fun guy. Skewered appetizers. Stuck entrees. Impaled desserts. (I should [...]

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Stuffed Cheddar Bacon Cheeseburgers

Stuffed Cheddar Bacon Cheeseburgers

The question isn’t cheese or no cheese, it’s cheese on the outside or cheese on the inside? We don’t really buy ground beef very often. And when we do, there’s a 95% chance that it’s going to be turned into burgers. To help save on our grocery budget, we’ve started purchasing our meats from a [...]

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Stuffed Fajitas with Monterrey Jack Grits

Stuffed Fajitas with Monterrey Jack Grits

It’s not just great taste that keeps a dish on our menu, it’s also versatility. Because there are an infinite number of things that I can put between two slices of bread, having “just sandwiches” never, ever gets old. For that reason alone, sandwiches are awesome. And so is stuffed flank steak. You place your [...]

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Beef & Veggie Stir Fry

Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

Flank steak is one of our favorite cuts of beef. It’s great on the grill so it makes plenty of appearances during the summer. It makes a great roulade which you can stuff with just about anything. And it makes killer fajitas on Margarita Night It’s also what we usually grab when we’re making a [...]

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Filet Oscar Crostini

Filet Oscar Crostini

When people ask me which recipe from the blog is our favorite, we don’t really have to think about it. The one dish that I think everyone in the world should try once is Filet Oscar: filet (or tenderloin steak) topped with crab meat, asparagus tips, and Bearnaise sauce. It sounds fancy but each component [...]

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Brie & Brisket Quesadillas/Tacos with Mango Barbecue Sauce

Brie and Brisket Quesadillas with Mango Barbecue Sauce

Updated from the archives I was fortunate enough to not only grow up in southeast Texas amid an incredible abundance of Tex-Mex restaurants, but to grow up just down the street from an incredible Mexican woman. Homemade tortillas, migas, and tamales were just a very few of the authentic Mexican dishes that Martha turned out [...]

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Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

I’m not a big crockpot person. In our house, it essentially serves three roles: 1. Maker of pulled pork sandwiches 2. Maker of French dip sandwiches 3. Taker-upper of pantry space And for further proof, I submit Exhibit A: My blog’s Crockpot tag ——> We love French dip sandwiches – fall-apart tender meat slow-cooked in [...]

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Steaks with Cilantro-Corn Gremolata

I haven’t always been steak savvy. Proof? I once cooked a T-bone in the crockpot. I wanted a barbecue beef sandwich and figured that a T-bone + barbecue sauce would cut it. The horror on a friend’s face when I told them my plans for dinner! When you buy a slab of steak at the [...]

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