Beef Main Dishes

  • Grain-Free Stuffed Bell Peppers

    If you’re trying to eat more grain-free, no/low-carb foods, these are for you!  And even if you aren’t looking...

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

    For the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing how to cook different meats for the freezer in the  Instant...

  • 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 Graduation Party Menus Plus Desserts and Snacks!

    It’s that time of year when our graduates take the stage with caps and gowns and march off to...

  • 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....

  • How to season frozen 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...