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.
So this Christmas season brought me into the crazy world of instant pots, since that is what Santa got me this year. As a chef for many years I have used all sorts of pressure cookers,steam cabinets and combination ovens that to the normal population will scare people but was everyday. These instant pots are all of high dollar equipment that was a day to day tool in my professional life into a small compact cooker that is going to make my life so much easier I believe. So the first thing I was going to do was make this chuck roast chili which will take hours if doing it on the stove top or in the oven, but in the instant pot it takes 35 minutes to cook. The flavors of the tender beef roast meat and the firm but soft beans in the chili infused sauce was incredible flavor and very hearty after a day playing in the snow.
As fall starts to creep in and the temperatures outside start to fall, there is nothing like a great bowl of hearty chili to make you feel warm inside. This quick and easy beef and bean chili is great way to fill that void. The chili has a great chili taste you expect and is full of beef, beans and vegetables cover by a thick rich sauce. The bonus is that chili is mostly made with ingredients that most pantry's already have and pretty much any of your favorite beans can be used. If you are looking for vegetarian option, just replace the beef with double the beans. Check out the recipe below.
Barbacoa Beef is beef the cooked in deliciously flavored chili packed marinate sauce that is cooked over hours until you can pull it apart with two forks. Barbacoa is typically made with beef, lamb or goat seasoned with dry chilies then cooked until tender. The barbacoa beef is great in all sorts of Mexican-style dishes, on salads, sandwiches or even just served over rice or pasta. The preparation is very simple and can be easily done before work or school and you can come to dinner ready and you home smelling absolutely wonderful. Check out the recipe below in post.
Burritos are one of the most recognizable Mexican-style food. Burritos are found frozen in a gas station to award winning restaurants. The filling is normally rice with some form of protein, beef or beans being the most common. A wet burrito is a burrito that is covered in a chili based gravy that is similar to enchilada sauce but thicker and typically wrapped in a flour tortilla instead of corn which enchiladas are made with. Check out the recipe below in post.
Some of my favorite recipes to cook are the meals that take time cook slowly over a few hours and fills your house with the sweet smell of what is coming out of the oven or slow cooker. I am not sure if the food just tastes better or just the hunger of me waiting for the food to be ready. I like to believe it the the first part. These easy glazed korean short ribs are nothing but great tasting. The sweetness of the brown sugar and honey mixed with the acid of the soy sauce with a bit of heat from the chili paste just make a great combination that the whole family will love. All of the cooking liquid in crusts the meat so it comes out tender and juicy. Check out the recipe below.
For Superbowl Sunday, instead of ordering the number one food for the day, pizza I decided to make a big batch of beef stew. Beef stew to me is one of those meals that makes you feel all warm inside and with the freezing cold temperatures here, it was a perfect fit. This recipe has all of the classic ingredients with a few changes that I have adapted over the years. Please check out the recipe below and feel free to leave comments below if you have tried my recipe.
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!!