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12 March, 2011

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash
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2 large red bell peppers 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 lb boneless beef shank, or normal stew beef, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces Kosher salt & pepper 2 large onions, chopped 4 large cloves of garlic, minced 2 t caraway seeds, toasted and ground 3 T Hungarian sweet paprika 3 T all-purpose flour 2
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21 January, 2009

Revenge of the Roasted Beast

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This past weekend, we had a late family holiday get-away in the Pocono’s and I volunteered to make dinner for one of the nights, so I pulled out my recipe for Roast Beast, the same one I posted here last month. This time, I made four roasts instead of just one, for a crowd of
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21 December, 2008

Roast Beast

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I just tried a new technique for taking a relatively inexpensive cut of beef (the eye round roast) and turning it into a juicy and flavorful roast beef dinner. As usual for the meals I post about here, it’s not fast, since it takes about 30 hours total, but it’s definitely easy. Note: If your
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15 July, 2008

La Cense Mail Order Beef

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Last week, the good people at La Cense Beef sent me a quantity of their products to try for free in the hopes I’d tell you good things about them here. And after trying some of the items they sent, I am certainly impressed. Their website proclaims that their beef is all natural, hormone free,
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28 April, 2008

Beef Stew

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It’s a chilly and rainy Monday here, so I decided that even though the weather has recently been unseasonably warm, today would be a good day for beef stew. I picked up a couple of pounds of bottom round chuck steak, which I cut into chunks and got rid of as much of the fat
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26 April, 2008

Fajita Seasoning

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1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1 package Adobo seasoning Next time, I think I’ll add a little heat, in the form of cayenne pepper.

13 April, 2008

Hamburgers

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I made hamburgers for dinner last night. A pound of 85/15 ground beef, a small diced onion, some finely diced herbs like rosemary and parsley, some of my favorite smoky paprika mix, salt, pepper, maybe a little steak sauce … and here’s where I may lose you. Trader Joes sells canned roasted beef in beef
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1 March, 2008

Antibiotics in Meat

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Senators Ted Kennedy (D., Mass) and Olympia Snowe (R., Maine) must have read The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, because he recently introduced a bill to limit the use of antibiotics in chicken, beef, sheep and pork farms. According to the book, modern industrial cattle farms force the cows to eat something they normally wouldn’t
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