Category Archives: Beef

Steak, grilled potato, and asparagus. 9/16/22

Tonight we are finishing up our celebrations. Our final celebration is marking the anniversary of John’s retiring from full-time employment. We have enjoyed these years without the tedious commute and the office politics. Better that he be employed as my … Continue reading

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Indoor Labor Day picnic 9/5/22

So much for an outside event today. Happy “All-time record heat” Labor Day. We topped off at about 113F. It’s supposed to be hotter tomorrow. Ugh. Anyway, we made a little picnic in the family room where it was only … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, baked potato, steamed broccoli 8/26/22

Once again having good products means that they can be treated simply and be delicious. John put a dry rub on the flank steak. The rub consisted of salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cumin. He did that around lunch time … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger and salsa slaw. 8/18/22

When I was growing up in New Jersey this type of hamburger was called a “California Burger.” I guess it was because it had produce on it. Now that I live in California we just call them burgers. LOL! Since … Continue reading

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Grilled steak, grilled potatoes, salad 7/19/22

Greetings from the Olympic Peninsula as we begin our homeward trek. Tonight we we are staying at the Quillayute River Resort which has self-catering units. We are so excited to be cooking together again! John does a masterful job grilling … Continue reading

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Burger with cole slaw and cauliflower 6/20/22

If you are thinking, “wow, that looks a lot like last Monday’s dinner”, you would be mostly correct. Significant differences, though, abound. The topping on my burger has changed from cheese to a mix of mayo and sriracha and the … Continue reading

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Hamburger with grilled cauliflower and coleslaw. 6/14/22

A hot day calls for cooking outside. While I made a cool cole slaw indoors, John cooked the burgers and cauliflower on the grill. While John and our daughter had burgers on sesame buns, I had mine without the extra … Continue reading

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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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