Category Archives: Beef

Steak salad with grilled cauliflower. 6/30/20

Tonight we used up part of the leftover flank steak from Sunday. I fixed a hearty greens salad and laid the strips of meat over it. I sliced up the one remaining roasted beet I had and dressed the plate … Continue reading

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Sunday lunch with our kids. 6/28/20

Over the past several weeks our son has been joining us for some tennis playing (non-competitive) and lunch (also non-competitive.) At first we just had burgers and salads but this week I decided to change things up.  John and I … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 6/2/20

Usually you would not think of having beef stew in the summer but we had a piece of beef chuck in the freezer that needed using and John was in a beefy mood. We decided to do the cooking in … Continue reading

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Rotini with mushroom/meat sauce. 5/13/20

Just looking at this bowl of pasta makes me happy! Even though I only allowed myself two ounces of pasta and two ounces of meat, the small pieces of mushroom mimicked the meat, and the sauce was plentiful and delicious. … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 4/27/20

Take your favorite beef stew recipe. Set the Instant Pot on sauté and brown your meat. We used half of a chuck steak. Add your vegetables, add liquid, and herbs and seasoning. Change the setting to pressure cook and the … Continue reading

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🐂 Instant Pot beef stew 4/1/20

We are using up meat that has been in the freezer for more than 6 months. I think that these boneless beef short ribs are the last ones. Making a beef stew in the Instant Pot is really easy and … Continue reading

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🥩 Ribeye steak with mashed rutabagas and spinach. 3/23/20

Today is our daughter’s birthday and we were supposed to be celebrating it in Bari, Italy. Instead she is upstairs having a digital Happy Hour with her friends. I am sorry for her and us but what can you do? … Continue reading

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🐂 Tex-Mex-Grex. 1/30/20

A few weeks ago we bought a flank steak and used half of it grilled. Tonight with the other half we made steak fajitas. This entree was accompanied by a salad. Our daughter came into the kitchen and said, “Why … Continue reading

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🥩 Grilled flank steak. 1/9/20

I have to admit that I kind of went off the rails on Wednesday. Cooking, dieting, cooking, dieting, I needed a break. Although I had planned a nice vegetarian meal of bean tacos, they never got made. John was a … Continue reading

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Off the rails! 10/29/19

I have been doing pretty well on my weight loss journey. I lost 11 lbs. in the first 5 weeks. But then, dunh, dunh, dunhhhh, my sister came to visit. I tend to be quite the pushover when it comes … Continue reading

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