In the crazy world we are living in, especially if you have hungry kids, there is always the need for an easy weeknight meal that will deliver happy full bellies. In the zesty skillet macaroni with meat sauce is the perfect dish. The pasta is cooked to perfectly tender in a homemade zesty meat sauce that thickens as it cooks and topped with creamy cheese and basil. The best part is the meal takes under 30 minutes and requires 1 skillet with a lid.
As it goes with asian inspired food, the go to is a simple stir-fry. It seems like everyone has a certain recipe that they love and can be made in minutes. This beef and pepper stir fry is no different. The stir fry can be made in under 20 minutes and is packed with flavors from all of the spices and cooking liquids the stir fry is tossed in at the end. The stir fry is served with simple to use pad thai noodles that made a great substitution for the standard rice.
With the temperatures going down, its time to buckle down with some great fall meals. Shepard's pie is a great hearty meal that is typically made with lamb, but ground beef is a great replacement if ground lamb is not available. In this easy and delicious sweet potato shepard's pie, the meal packed with meat and vegetables and topped with a sweet and delicious sweet potato topping. The dish is very easy and healthy meal that is perfect for any family. The ingredients are very simple and easy to find anywhere.
As when it comes to steak, I prefer the steak well seasoned in placed of having steak sauce all over the steak. However with this sweet and spicy hoisin sauce, the sweet and spicy flavor is perfect with the grilled beef. The sauce is a mix between different regions around the world. It is very high in asian flavors with the soy and hoisin sauce and the ginger. With the butter stirred in at the finish is very french inspired adding much richness making this sauce delicious over the sliced steak.
There are some days you want the great flavors of the barbecue, but with bad weather sometimes its just not in the cards. These slow-cooker barbecued beef skewers have the great lightly chard flavors from the quick sear in the pan prior of going into the slow cooker The skewers are cooked elevated so the cooking is even all around, which makes the beef tender. Plus while the beef is cooking, the homemade sauce is cooking right below filling with the wonderful beef juices.
In the summer, there is nothing better then a great juicy burger out on the patio. These Oklahoma style fried onion burger, there is a layer of fresh onions that are fired into the beef then flips over as the onion juices seep into the burger. Frying burgers in a cast iron skillet gives the exterior of the burger a great browned exterior and a juicy interior.The burgers come out juicy, messy and absolutely delicious served on a toasted buttered bun. It is hard to just have one.
Beef Stroganoff is a classic dish from eastern europe into russia with french techniques that is typically made from the scrap meat off of the beef tenderloin sauteed with wine, onions, mushrooms and a small amount of sour cream. With the replacement of beef tenderloin with a more inexpensive cut of beef such as tri-tip or sirloin, you get the same lean beef flavour that is desired in this dish and with baby portabella you get a great earthy flavor that button mushrooms lack. The beef stroganoff can be made well under 30 minutes and is a family favorite. Typically beef stroganoff is served over egg noodles, pasta, rice or over potato fries are the most popular options around the world.
Short ribs are a great hearty winter entree , as they are loaded with marbled meat that cooks extremely tender, packed with flavor and really easy to make. Peruvian food is a great melting pot of food as there is big influence from different migrations such as Chinese, European, Indian and Japanese immigrants in the past few centuries. In this peruvian-style short ribs, it is braised an asian-spiced sauce that fills the beef with a delicious flavor and comes out fork tender. The recipe can be done in either a slow cooker or in a dutch oven with the instructions below.
Every family is always looking for a quick and easy recipe that is also inexpensive. Sloppy joes is a favorite with everyone of all ages and is a classic americana meal that almost everyone has enjoyed. Sloppy joes is a great midweek dinner that is inexpensive and extremely easy and quick to make. The meal can be made ahead of time and reheated in a pan and tastes just as good. If you are looking for a healthier option, serve the sloppy joe mix over lettuce to cut the additional carbs from the bun.
Most beef pot roast recipes have a heavy sauce with a heavy brown gravy or a soup base. In this Instant pot cola pot roast is cooked in a sweetened stock with the cola and sugar. The beef roast has a great balance of sweet and savory with a pinch of heat and can be cooked fork tender in 45 minutes in an instant pot or 6 hours in a slow cooker. The cooking liquid can be transformed into a sauce or simply spoon the cooking liquid over beef when finished if desired.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!