Beef

Basic Instructions, Beef, Bread, Misc

Homemade Tortillas

Make five tortilla shells, throw the first three away (the cost of eduction) and I promise, you’ll never return to the cardboard tasting tortilla shells from the package. Besides the great taste, you almost always have the ingredients on hand and don’t have to wait to make a trip to...

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Beef, soup, Vegetables & Sides

Vegetable Beef Soup

This is a basic recipe for homemade vegetable soup. Where baked goods are more of a science that needs exact measurements, soup is an open field for creativity. But whatever ingredients you add, the better the stock (broth) you start with, the better the soup. 

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Classic Italian Meatballs

I found the basics of this recipe in an old Italian cookbook. The original recipe didn’t call for pork or dropping the meatballs in breadcrumbs and used marjoram instead of nutmeg.  It’s a simple recipe, but the best meatball recipe I have ever tried.

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Classic Steak Marinade

I’ve been using this marinade for…oh my gosh…dare I say it?…decades!  It’s a perfect combination of vegetables, herbs and oil to flavor the meat and acidic ingredients to tenderize the meat. 

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