Category Archives: Beef

Grilled burger and black-eyed pea salad 5/25/22

We do not eat much red meat at our house but when we do I choose ground beef over any other cut. Forget your prime rib or filet mignon and just give me a straight up burger (or meat loaf, … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburgers and tabbouleh 5/6/22

Does anybody else do this? You know you have to go back to dieting on Monday so you eat everything that you would not normally eat in the days leading up to D-Day. So yes, I am human and we … Continue reading

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Three ways I stretch a pasta serving. 2/6/22

Last week I made a tasty meat sauce that was actually more mushrooms than meat and served it for three dinners and one lunch. Of course that was a lot of pasta to eat so I used some tricks to … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with mushroom/beef sauce. 2/2/22

On Wednesday I made a mushroom and beef sauce to dress our Carba-Nada fettuccine. Usually we just stick with vegetables for a sauce but since our son is with us we gave everyone a treat. To make the sauce first … Continue reading

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Vacation nibbling. 2/1/22

We are on a week’s vacation with our son so we are making dinners that he likes. He and I go shopping every day for groceries for that night’s dinner. It is not an efficient way of buying groceries but … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve and Christmas, 2021

This is the first year since 2017 that the whole family has been together. I did not think to take much in the way of food pictures but here is a summary of what we had. The baking of cookies … Continue reading

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Flank steak, baked potato, Brussels sprouts. 11/18/21

We had a change of plans tonight because I bought a bunch of Brussels sprouts and wanted to see if I could reheat them successfully for Thanksgiving. Our three remaining meals for the week were Chilean sea bass, chicken enchiladas, … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak and three vegetables. 11/9/21

I have been trying to add more vegetables and cut back on carbs at dinner. Since starchy foods are my favs, this move often leaves me grumpy. Tonight’s dinner of three veggies with grilled flank steak left me full and … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, grilled potato, Brussels sprouts

Tonight was one of the rare nights when we have red meat. John heavily seasoned the flank steak and then grilled it for six minutes. I microwaved the potato halves and then handed them off to him for a final … Continue reading

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Deconstructed stuffed cabbage. 9/21/21

This was our last dinner before leaving on vacation. I made it in the Instant Pot. Even though it was simpler than actually stuffing the cabbage leaves it was still a lot of work. Delicious, though. Since we were celebrating … Continue reading

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