Ground Beef and Cabbage – So easy and so delicious!

Ground Beef and Cabbage – So easy and so delicious!

This is a great one-dish meal – just add some good bread to soak up the juices or serve over rice or pasta. Plus, it offers the perfect way to get nutrient-rich cabbage into your meal routine. To watch my cooking demo video for this…

Simple Blended Burger: Bursting with Flavor and Crunch!

Simple Blended Burger: Bursting with Flavor and Crunch!

I came up with this recipe for the #BlendedBurgerContest of the Blended Burger Project sponsored by Bon Appétit and the Mushroom Council. While the recipe doesn’t include sourcing specifics, and, as submitted called for ingredients you can find at any grocery store, I did use…

Frozen Steak? Just Grill or Pan Sauté It. Really! No Need to Defrost.

Frozen Steak? Just Grill or Pan Sauté It. Really! No Need to Defrost.

Not only can you grill (or pan saute) steak when frozen, many recommend it. I will update this post with references, but, for now, based on repeated experience as grilled by my husband Steve, here are the instructions for grilling frozen steak: Heat the grill…

Steak – Definitely Not Just for Grilling!

Steak – Definitely Not Just for Grilling!

My husband would have never agreed with the title of this post before trying steak prepared via a simple stove-top technique presented by Chef Tiffani Faison on NECN earlier this week. Although we tune into NECN mostly for the weather (we are big Matt Noyes…

Bottom Round Pot Roast with Onion Gravy

Bottom Round Pot Roast with Onion Gravy

I found this recipe in my “keeper” folder but, of course, could not remember much about it…except that both Steve and I must have enjoyed it, hence its place in the “keeper” folder.  Memory like a screen these days…  ANYWAY… I tried it again and…

Cajun Roast with Maque Choux – Wonderful Beef Chuck Recipe

Cajun Roast with Maque Choux – Wonderful Beef Chuck Recipe

I found a small chuck roast on sale – but really didn’t want to do the typical pot roast or beef stew thing.  What to do?  Well, I found a recipe with a spicy Cajun flavor and just had to try it. Here is the…

Anything Goes Quesadilla Casserole

Anything Goes Quesadilla Casserole

Talk about easy – and, if ingredients are chosen  with a bit of thought, healthier than one would think.  And really tasty, too! Just look at this: Note: Click  HERE for my guacamole recipe. This was my second time making quesadillas – both times as…

Stuffed Cabbage

Stuffed Cabbage

The one other time I attempted making stuffed cabbage, I ended up with a bit of a mess because I didn’t know the trick to geting the cabbage leaves off the head intact and also pliable enough to roll and stay rolled.  But, this time…

Grilled marinated flatiron steak, fresh green beans, and potatoes…

Grilled marinated flatiron steak, fresh green beans, and potatoes…

This was such a low-key yet delicious meal.  Flatiron, or top blade steak, has  “a rich, deep, beefy flavor,”  to quote the guys who wrote “The Complete Meat Cookbook” (Aidells and Kelly). Yes, there is the “signature” line of gristle down the middle of the…