Tag: beef

aussie grassfed beef & mushroom cowhand stew

aussie grassfed beef & mushroom cowhand stew

Disclosure: I am a brand ambassador for True Aussie Beef & Lamb. (Yes, I’m very lucky to be working with a great company!) And, I’m compensated for creating recipes, including this one, aussie grassfed beef & mushroom cowhand stew, and for them using their product(s). Believe me, I don’t partner with […]

aussie beef lollipop sticks

aussie grassfed beef lollipop sticks

There are so many things that mark the blooming of Spring and the bursting of Summer. From traditional holidays, like Easter and Spring Break, to newly celebrated occasions like Cinco de Mayo. And, of course, we can’t forget weddings and graduations. Yes, grads are exploding at every level from Kindergarten […]

spinach feta greek meatballs

spinach feta greek meatballs

The most time-consuming part of this spinach feta greek meatballs recipe is patting out the water from the thawed spinach! That’s it! I probably used multiple paper towels. It’s quite amazing how much water there is in the frozen chopped spinach. While I didn’t make them ‘bone dry’, I did […]

great american diner grilled burger patties & onions

great american diner grilled burger patties & onions

There is nothing better than a hamburger cooked in a screamin’ hot cast iron skillet. And, this great american diner grilled burger patties and onions proves that prior statement hands down. You don’t need much seasoning when you start with a grass fed ground beef. Then, add some nice sweet […]

cabbage roll soup

cabbage roll soup

Aromas, scents and food are the most provocative memory stimulators for me. When I go out very early in the morning on a warm summer day, the scent of dew, grass, leaves, and nature immediately evoke memories of being at camp as a kid. In the Fall, when I smell […]

all american grilled steak

all american grilled steak

The all american grilled steak falls into the category of finding excellent quality ingredients. Actually, I know that all recipes start with good high-quality ingredients. Doesn’t matter what I’m making, I always look at those ingredients and ask myself, if that the best I can afford, find, buy, use? All of […]

pepper encrusted bison tenderloin & grilled onions

pepper encrusted bison tenderloin & grilled onions

I am a fan of bison. All cuts of bison. Tender and tasty, it’s much like beef but different. When you look at bison that’s not been cooked, you’ll immediately see that it’s much redder than beef. That’s because bison doesn’t have a lot of marbeling, or internal fat, like […]

bosnian pot

bosnian pot

Earthy. Hearty. Filling. Rustic. Those are just a few adjectives that describe this Bosnian Pot. Add to that flexible and easy, and you know you want this on your dinner table now! Actually called Bosanski Lonac, this Eastern European culinary specialty has deep rich flavors, and you can vary the […]

pot roast lasagna

pot roast lasagna

Usually when you make a pot roast, you make a big one. You probably have leftovers. The meat is tender tasty and perfect for so many other dishes. Once you taste this pot roast lasagna, the next time you make a pot roast, you’ll probably buy a much bigger one […]

israeli beef roast

israeli beef roast

Yes, this takes some time, but trust me, it’s worth every minute you put into it!  It’s the antithesis of ‘fast’ food~~ ‘slow’ food to perfection! One of the most ethereal things about Middle Eastern cooking is the combination of spices used in dishes or simply sprinkled on flatbread.  On […]

short rib vegetable stew

short rib vegetable stew

Short ribs. Usually you see recipes for this cut of beef for slow cooking or maybe grilling. Short ribs are a popular cut of beef. And, can be butchered in several ways.They can be boneless or bone in. In Korea the short ribs are butterflied and cut into thin slices. […]

~tomato garlic basil beef stew~

tomato garlic basil bone marrow beef stew

The method of stewing meat is a very old cooking technique. Stewing meat requires patience and time because you want the meat exceptional tender. Traditionally, stews have been made with less expensive, tougher cuts of beef. Hence, time breaks down those fibers becoming tenderized and easier to chew and enjoy. […]

beef chunk chili

beef chunk chili

Winter is just made for chili. Now, there are hundreds of kinds of chilis. I mean chili cookoffs are big time popular in the cooking contest circuit. I’m sure many of you’ve been to at least one chili bash where everyone touts their chili as the best. This beef chunk […]

winter lager chuck roast

winter lager chuck roast

If you spend time searching my website using the word or words, beef roast, pot roast, beef stew, beef soup, roast, and words that relate to this ultimate comfort food, you’ll find a few. That’s because I don’t think there’s anything better than a pot roast with lots of thick […]

Napa Beef Wraps

napa beef wraps

This is one of those recipes that has few ingredients, and the pack a powerful palate punch!  Add to that the fact that it can be prepared within about 30 minutes, no dilly dallying, and you’ve got something that will be a crowd pleaser! The crunchiness of the Napa cabbage […]

bacon dripping skillet steak & eggs

bacon dripping skillet steak & eggs

Probably close to a perfect food~the egg. And, what is better with an egg than a nice cut of beef! And, it’s a given that eggs aren’t just for breakfast. In this case, the bacon dripping skillet steak & eggs makes a mighty fancy dinner dish. Just add some nice […]

sweet and spicy beef roast

sweet and spicy beef roast

This is really a super easy pot roast! Just a few ingredients, let it slow cook and you have this sweet and spicy beef roast. Now I love a good pot roast and with this one, you can choose to do in the oven or in a slow cooker. I’ve […]

grilled hamburger sriracha soup

grilled hamburger sriracha soup

Hamburgers. Love them. Love them when they’re cooked on an outdoor grill then put on a soft tender bun and topped with good ol’ classic yellow mustard, pickles, lettuce and onions. Nothing fancy for me. Not even cheese. I don’t know about you, but sometimes we have burgers leftover. So […]

happy belly goulash

happy belly goulash

I figure the name of this dish says it all~happy belly goulash! Yes, with just a few ingredients. A little time. And, a loving hands, you can make happy bellies around your dinner table! Now the ale I used in this recipe, I think, makes a big difference in the […]

rustic family beef stew

rustic family beef stew

When I think of ‘comfort food’ what comes to mind are images of earthy food. Food that’s still recognizable in its real form. Processed food just doesn’t make the cut for me. I also have subtle, yet noticeable, scents and aromas that I can really conjure up in my mind, […]

meatloaf meatballs

meatloaf meatballs

Meatballs. Meatloaf. Really what’s the difference? I mean they are so close in the ingredients that you use to make them that you could say they’re pretty much the same, right? Main different is the size. These meatloaf meatballs make your belly happy! Sooooooooooooo, I’m combining the two and making […]

~grilled spicy smokey skirt steak~

grilled spicy skirt steak

Skirt steak. Long, flat and it’s usually folded over at least once when it’s packaged. Unfold it and it’s long and varies in thickness from one end to another. Now, skirt steak is more prized for its flavor rather than its tenderness, so don’t expect a melt-in-your-mouth beef. Expect to […]

jamaican jerk london broil

jamaican jerk london broil

This grilled jamaican jerk london broil has an array of flavors that pop on your palate as you chew each bite. You’ll not notice the slight ‘chewiness’ of this cut of beef as you taste the wafting hints of warm spices like cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg. Then there are the […]

sriracha steak bites and pasta

sriracha steak bites and pasta

Yes, this sriracha steak bites and pasta is a one-pot wonder recipe that will do a disappearing act real fast. Now if it doesn’t, it’s also one of those dishes that gets better the next day. If you have leftovers, then you’re gonna be dancing and twirling! Just check my […]

french onion beef sliders

french onion beef sliders

When I make a beef roast, like what we call ‘stringy beef’ because it’s a less expensive cut of beef, usually chuck, that’s full of flavor, but must cook really slowly, we usually always have leftover meat. In fact, sometimes I get a large roast just to have these leftovers […]

tagine of beef and vegetables

tagine of beef and vegetables

Tagines are vessels of beauty and history, And, you know, there’s no better way to explore ancient history than through food. The tagine (this one is from Le Souk) has a rich and long story. And, I’ve written a post on this for the International Housewares Association’s new website ‘Inspired Homes’. […]

moroccan beef ragu sauce

moroccan beef ragu sauce

Here’s the salad I served this Moroccan beef ragu sauce and pasta with~~Mediterranean Celery and Olives. It was the perfect match, at least in my palate option, with the warm spicy ragu. This salad offered a crunchy crisp juicy salty and sweet contrast~~my small dinner party guests agreed, so that’s […]

coal miner's pinto & navy beans

coal miner pinto & navy beans

If you work, you’ll probably want to make these beans on the weekend. Believe me, they keep in the refrig a few days, and you can freeze them. I’d say put the coal miner’s pinto & navy beans in smaller containers, freeze and then use for so many things~~from refried […]

warm skillet steak salad

warm skillet steak salad

Simple quick and easy recipe ideas that pack a skillet full of healthiness appeal to lots of us. And, that’s exactly what you’ve got with this warm skillet steak salad. The cool thing about this kind of salad is that you can fill the ‘quadrants’ with whatever you love. Next […]

country style beef meatballs with gravy

country style beef meatballs with gravy

Nothing speaks of comfort food than country style beef meatballs with gravy. Rich and hearty, turning simple ground beef into these tasty meatballs makes you think you’re eating something like prime rib! There’s just enough fat in this 85/15 ground beef to add some deep flavor and after you season […]

steak au poivre with lemon pepper butter herb sauce

steak au poivre with lemon pepper butter herb sauce

Steak au poivre is French for pepper steak. Typically, it’s made with filet mignon. However, there’s no hard and fast rule that says you have to use filet mignon. I mean it’s quite pricey! This is my ‘variation’ my boho’ing of traditional steak au poivre. Yes, there’s the peppery taste, […]

iieana's beef empanadas

lleana’s beef empanadas

This is a sponsored post from Knorr’s and Zooppa~~I was given an opportunity to create five recipes they sent me, photograph them, then enter into the Knorrs contest on Zooppa. So, nothing was ‘boho’d’ but I shall give you some of the things I learned from making the recipes~~here goes […]

beer drenched cowhand beef

beer drenched cowhand beef

If you’re a cowhand on a roundup I’m sure by the end of the day you could eat one of those heifers in one sitting! You’re flat out starvin’~~I’ve watched enough of Ree Drummond’s shows to know that~~cowboys are hard workin’ and deserve stick to the ribs grub! And, who […]

mexican-inspired southwestern chuck roast

mexican-inspired southwestern chuck roast

I know when you read how long I cooked this roast you’re gonna say, a 2 pound roast and that much time! But, believe me, I did. Maybe it was because it was an organic grass-fed piece of beef, but letting this roast cook until it was shredding apart was […]

bohemian bolognese

This recipe has been developed over nearly 30 years.  It won the ‘Gallo Family Vineyards’ family recipe contest.  Once you try it, you’ll know why.  I’ve had many many many make this recipe, and they have never been disappointed. I know, it sounds pretty ‘impressive’ to add the word ‘famous’ […]

jingle bell yummies

jingle bell yummies

Looking for some new recipes to cozy ’round with family and friends during the holidays~~well, here you go~~these most fave boholicious recipes of mine are ‘wrapped’ in holiday glimmer and glamour, sooooooooooooooooo click on the picture and see what you’ll unwrap! Here’s to grooviness in your life and on your […]

New York Strip Pomegranate Beef Stew

When you cook this put on the Frank Sinatra music ‘New York New York’!  I say even beef stew sometimes should be made with the finest cuts of beef, and, in this case, I went with a grass fed New York strip!  Now some may say I’ve compromised its flavor, […]

Mediterranean Slow Roasted Pot Roast

There’s just so much about this ‘pot roast’ that’s not a ‘pot roast’…what I mean by that is that while this is a cheap, relatively speaking, cut of meat~~I mean it is a lowly chuck roast~~the way it’s cooked, the herbs, the wine and the infusion of all the flavors […]

~smoked ale campfire beef stew~

smoked ale campfire beef stew

This recipe is one of several in a series of eats we recently had while wilderness camping in Colorado~~there’s just something about being at nearly 11,000 feet elevation that makes the air crisp, the sleeping hypnotic and the eating intoxicating!  This roast was pre-cooked at home just for convenience sake […]

~cast iron skillet ny strip~

cast iron skillet ny strip

Not much to say about this NY Strip other than it’s dang good!  It tasted like something from a fancy steak house like Mortons or the Palm~~hummm, maybe better! It’s super easy, and the really important thing here is getting the best cut of meat your budget can afford. Not […]

~standing rib roast~

~standing rib roast~

Disclaimer~~This is just not for special occasions!  Holiday dinners call for something pretty fanceee schmanceee, and there’s nothing more stunning and delicious than a standing rib roast!  Christmas for us as the kids have grown up, started their own families and have their own lives has morphed from lots of […]

boho beef bourguignon

boho beef bourguignon

Funny how you get inspired to do a dish.  Since we’re having dinner guests tonight, since I had about a 2 1/2 pound chuck roast, since I didn’t want to do ‘just’ a country roast with veggies…I needed inspiration.  Enter my friend, Chris, who’s website is The Cafe Sucre Farina.  […]

Temrika Meslalla (Garlic Beef with Green Olives)

temrika meslalla (garlic beef with green olives)

My heart gravitates to certain cookbooks~~those that are ethnic, those that have a rustic peasant allure to them, those that incorporate non-typical ingredients including spices and herbs, those that take me out of my culinary comfort zone, those that expose me to a global table and those that have gorgeous […]

Smoked Chipotle Red Wine Beef Short Ribs

When I find something really interesting on sale, as in marked down 50% or more, like these beef short ribs, I snatch ’em up…good thing there wasn’t anyone around eyeing them, too, because I might have gotten really snitty, horned in, and grabbed ’em!  There were just four, perfect for […]

Red Wine Rump Roast

Red Wine Rump Roast

This is the kind of cooking that will drive people cra cra if they come to your house while it’s cooking!  The smells…the scents…the aromas~~oh, yeah, you’ll be winning friends who want to be invited to dinner.   Scents like this remind me of growing up, going to my Grandma’s […]

ras el hanout beef stew

Dine around the world without ever leaving your home!  That’s what cooking and experimenting and a spirit of adventure lets you do in the kitchen.  I’ve done several recipes with Ras el hanout thanks to my precious and treasured friend, Nanou, who’s from Algeria introduced me to it.  When I […]

Harissa Beef Brisket

I travel the world without leaving my kitchen!  This dish takes me and my family to North Africa~~Harissa Beef Brisket.  If you haven’t tried harissa, you must add it to your spice drawer, cabinet or rack.  What is it? Ol’ Wikopedia says, Harissa (Arabic: هريسة‎) is a Tunisian hot chili sauce whose main ingredients are piri piri (type of […]

Marco Polo Middle Eastern Spiced Chili

Let your palate begin the journey as you travel the “Spice Route” with an array of Ras El Hanoot seasonings once considered as valuable as gold and silver. There is no one word to describe this “Marco Polo Middle Eastern Spice Chili.”  As you savor the first chunky spoonful, is […]

Slow Roasted Smoked Paprika Chuck Roast

Slow Roasted Smoked Paprika Chuck Roast

Don’t underestimate the value and flavor of the chuck roast…I mean this is ‘chuckie’ at his best, and when slow roasted with smoked paprika and some other spices, it’s fall apart, velvety soft and baby butt tender meat! I roast chuckie til he’s about 20 minutes from being done then […]

cowboy chuck roast & fresh veggies

cowboy chuck roast & fresh veggies

Sometimes an inexpensive cut of beef can be transformed into sometime chic, luxurious and exquisitely tasty with just some simple ingredients—that’s the Bohemian Bold way of Ally’s Kitchen! I grew up on these peasant cuts of meat—the key to making them tasty is to cook them slow & on low. […]