London broil is a thick cut of sirloin. Thinner cuts are sold as top round steak. This cut is not quite as tender as the more expensive top sirloin, but definitely retains that rich flavor. As a result, this is a good cut to marinate. Marination helps break down the […]
Stuffed peppers are a great meal-in-one choice for camping. These are filled with Italian-style beef and healthy brown rice, then wrapped in foil to take along on your trip or bake at home.
Poor Man’s Stroganoff takes the old army S.O.S to a new level. It’s a fabulous meat-stretcher that will appeal to those families on a budget. This version has the rich flavor of beef stroganoff without the price tag of a more expensive beef roast. For you younger folks, S.O.S is […]
Beef tips are a richly-flavored entree that goes perfectly with mashed potatoes, rice or buttered noodles. When made with sirloin steak, they are called “sirloin tips.” Duh! However, I much prefer them made with chuck roast rather than sirloin, and here’s why. Sirloin is a lean cut of meat. It […]
Lasagna roll-ups are so easy to make, and they look downright classy on the plate. This recipe makes 10 individual portions, so it’s the perfect entree for a large family or small guest party. Start off with a tossed salad, and accompany the roll-ups with steamed asparagus and garlic bread […]
Corned beef hash is a great way to use St. Patrick’s day leftovers, but don’t wait until the holiday to try this version. Canned corned beef is readily available and works just as well as leftovers. Traditional corned beef hash is pretty basic and includes corned beef, potatoes, and onions, […]
Spaghetti sauce (or tomato gravy to my Italian friends) is a staple in most households. Rather than watching over the pot for a long, slow-cooked version on the stove, it’s just as easy to toss it all in the crockpot. You won’t need to worry about stirring or boilovers, and […]
Chili purists will argue that adding beans is a definite no-no, and I actually prefer mine sans beans. However, adding beans not only helps stretch the meat, it also adds vegetable protein and fiber to the dish. Although I’ve used kidney and pinto beans here, feel free to use your […]