Category Archives: beef

Replay: Ode to the Redskins Victory Chili

I posted this recipe a couple of seasons ago but it’s a perfect standby for a gorgeous football Sunday.  Better yet, make it today to the sound of touchdowns and field goals while screaming “sack him!” and let the flavors … Continue reading

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My Intro to Bulgogi & Kimbap

The deli in my office building changed ownership a couple of months ago.  Now, phrases like “we sold out” and “it’s unbelievable!” are increasingly heard around the building.  Recently I went to the deli for turkey on wheat and got back on the elevator with an amazing array … Continue reading

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Chinese Five Spice Shrimp & Chicken

As you may have guessed, Chinese Five Spice is not one spice, but exactly as it sounds – a mixture of five spices.  According to most any food authority you might consult, you will learn that it is comprised of five tastes:  … Continue reading

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Pinwheel Steaks

In keeping with the “lose the muffin top!” theme, Mr. Cheese and I are really struggling to come up with some yummy high-protein dinners that are not over loaded with calories or carbs.  We are not necessarily cutting out carbs altogether, … Continue reading

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‘Blind’ Jamaican Beef Patties

Ja Mon!  For those of you who think I am cooking beef patties that are specifically for blind people, get lost already!  The meaning of ‘blind’ in the recipe title is all about having an idea of what the beef patties … Continue reading

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Playing With Food: Steak Sambuca I

While Mr. Cheese and I are still on our ‘let’s eat less carby stuff’ kick, I am finding it difficult to come up with dinners that aren’t just the same old hat, like chicken (“we had that 2 days ago!”)  … Continue reading

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Short Rib Tacos (use your slow-cooker!)

While huffing it at the gym a couple weeks ago, I flipped the tv channel to (what else?) the Food Network and happened upon the middle of a show with Marchela Valladolid called Mexican Made Easy.  Who knew?!  When did this … Continue reading

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Get the Extinguisher! It’s Steak Au Poivre.

       Steak au poivre is one of Mr. Cheese’s favorites and the first time I made it, I was so impressed! Until that point I had only tasted it in restaurants and it always seemed like such a fancy dish. … Continue reading

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Ode to the Redskins ‘Victory Chili’

 I posted this recipe a couple of seasons ago but it’s a perfect standby for a gorgeous football Sunday.  Better yet, make it today to the sound of touchdowns and field goals while screaming “sack him!” and let the flavors … Continue reading

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Holy Nuts, it’s Jicama Slaw!

I wanted to make jicama slaw last night from scratch, as a new recipe.  I thought it would be the perfect side to our crab cakes and corn on the cob, but my local grocer was out of the stuff and … Continue reading

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