Beef Main Dishes

  • How to Cook Beef for the Freezer in the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

    With the arrival of spring, our days include more outdoor activities than these past few months. It’s a wonderful...

  • Green Chile Shredded Beef Cabbage Bowls — 30 Days of Whole Foods Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

    They say you eat with your eyes first, so feast your eyes on this slow cooker shredded beef cabbage...

  • Pineapple Chili

    I know it sounds super weird, but it's really good!  The pineapple lends a natural sweetness that balances the...

  • Easy, Shredded Taco Beef in the Slow Cooker

    Chicken tacos are a staple in my house. It's an easy go-to when I don't know what else to...

  • Beef Tips in Gravy in the Slow Cooker – 75 Days of Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

    This recipe for beef tips in gravy is a good one for any time of year, but you don't...

  • Slow Cooker Beef Gyros – 75 Days of Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

    I have made several different versions of gyros sandwiches.  I've made them with chicken.  I have a meatball version...

  • Beef Shwarma in the Slow Cooker

      We loved this meal!  First, because it just tastes great.  It's a bit of a change from the...

  • 10 Ways to Cook Ground Beef – No Recipe Required

    It's been a while since I've added a post to this series.  In the past, we've covered: 10 Ways...

  • Tex Mex Shepherd’s Pie – Quick Weeknight Dinner

    If you've got ground beef already cooked and frozen (one of my favorite quick-cooking tricks), this meal is a...

  • 10 Minute French Dip Sandwiches

      I always feel like life is supposed to slow down after the holidays, but that doesn’t seem to...

  • Freezer Cooking – Ground Beef in the Crock Pot

    One thing I like to do to help cut down on meal prep time is have pre-cooked meats in...

  • Easy Crockpot Beef Fajitas

    One of the most popular recipes on my site right now is one of the newest - Easy Crockpot...

  • Slow Cooker Meatballs and Spaghetti Sauce

    My husband grew up in a traditional Italian family, which meant big pots of meatballs and gravy simmering on...

  • Cheesy Hamburger Soup

    We love soup in our house.  This is a hearty soup, perfect for winter. The recipe comes from an...

  • 3 Ingredient Slow Cooker Beef Teriyaki with Pineapple

    This has everything I love in a meal: It's simple to fix.  I'm pretty sure even the slowest cook...

  • Reuben Calzone

    I adore Reuben sandwiches but I'm terrible at making them myself. I always end up losing half the sandwich...

  • How to Stretch Ground Beef & Bulk Meatball Recipe

    The cost of ground beef has sky rocketed lately.  I was shocked to pay $10 for a 2.25 lb....

  • Spicing Up Pre-Made Hamburger Patties

    It's not like patting out my own hamburger patties is hard, but sometimes I like the convenience of the...

  • African Pulled Beef Sandwiches in the Slow Cooker with Yogurt-Mint Sauce

    Part of my family is heading to Disney World in a couple weeks.  Because I'm in the group going,...

  • Ingredient Spotlight: Ground Beef

    Apologies for the photo of the raw ground beef.  It's possible that the only thing worse is a photo...

  • No Recipe Required – 10 Ways to Cook Beef Roast or Other Cuts of Beef

    Have a cut of beef in your freezer that you need to fix for dinner?  Not in the mood...

  • Wimpys aka Sloppy Joes

    When I was growing up, my family always called sandwiches like this Wimpys.   I'm not sure how old I...

  • Reuben Sliders on Pretzel Rolls

    Reuben sandwiches are a combination of a lot of strong flavors: Corned beef or pastrami Sauerkraut Swiss cheese Rye...

  • Velma’s Chili from Mitford Cookbook and Kitchen Reader

    Have you read the Mitford series books by Jan Karon?  Father Tim and Cynthia feel like old friends and...

  • Pan Fried Steak and Steak Burgers with Red Wine Onions and Laura’s Lean Giveaway!

    One of my daughter's male friends told her that the way to catch a guy is to cook him...

  • Beef and Bean Topped Potatoes

    This is a quick meal, except for the potato baking.  But even that can be done in the microwave...

  • How to Use Your Oven as a Slow Cooker

    Saturday was our first ever Virtual Freezer Cooking Day via Facebook.   I say first ever, because it was so...

  • Meatballs and Spanish Rice

    I found this recipe in Whole Foods for the Whole Family cookbook.  I've done a little altering to it...

  • Freezer Meatballs – extra large batch

    88 meatballs.  That's a lot of meatballs to stash away in the freezer. It boggles my mind, but somehow...

  • Ingredient Spotlight: Broth

    How do you like the new look of the site?  If you're reading in a reader or email, click...

  • Bramble Beans

    A friend gave me this recipe years ago.  I make it every once in a while and we like...

  • French Dip Sandwiches in the Slow Cooker

    4 ingredients (6 if you count the cheese and buns) + 1 slow cooker = 1 splendiferous dinner.  And,...

  • Ingredient Spotlight: Beef/Pork Roast

    This post is part of a new series where you get to link up your recipes! Each week I’ll...

  • Southwestern Steak and Cornbread Dressing in the Slow Cooker

    I love a good slow cooker recipe, especially one that has just 4 ingredients. This has the flavors of...

  • Hamburger Stroganoff

    This is a guest post from Ashley at AP Freewriting 101. If you are interested in guest posting on...

  • Grilled Sandwiches

    Have I mentioned how much I love our new grill?  Oh yeah, I think I have. The other day...

  • Grilled Round Steak with Red Wine Vinegar and Homemade Seasoned Salt

    We rarely eat steak.  It’s more of a money issue than anything else.  Yesterday I bought this round steak...

  • Beef and Black Bean Taco Bake

    This is a beef spin on the Black Bean and Corn Chicken Taco Bake.  I was trying to come...

  • Easy Pepper Steak in the Slow Cooker

    I printed this off the web so many years ago, that I can't remember where it came from exactly. ...

  • Easy Meatball Subs

    I'm not sure why I never thought of doing this before.  It was so quick and simple.  My boys...

  • Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

    At the end of January I posted 19 Soup Recipes to Warm You Up.  I asked for your favorite...

  • Slow Cooker Beef Vegetable Soup

    So, I made up a new soup recipe.  I wanted a beef vegetable soup that I could just throw...

  • Smothered Steak with Mushrooms and Onions

    I really liked this Smothered Steak.  One of my foodie resolutions was to cook with fresh mushrooms.  They aren't...

  • Cooking Meat to Freeze for Later

    I know that picture has nothing to do with meat or cooking, but it does show what freezing looks...

  • Salsa Verde Steak in the Slow Cooker

    This is so good and easy.  A delicious Mexican meal that cooks in a crockpot - 2 of my...

  • Mel’s Diner Chili

      A few weeks ago I helped with a chili cook-off at church.  I'm not a big chili fan,...

  • Round Steak with Vegetable Gravy in the Slow Cooker

    I found this recipe stuck in my tattered recipe binder, jotted on a calendar page from 1998.  I used...

  • Beef Bourguignonne

    Is there a food blogger out there who has seen the movie Julie and Julia who has not felt...

  • Harvest Apple Pot Roast – Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner.

    The Beef. It's What's for Dinner recipe challenge this week was for Beef Pot Roast with Maple Sweet Potatoes. ...

  • East Meets West Burgers

    It's What's for Dinner Wednesdays.  I was asked, along with a few other bloggers, to participate in a recipe...