Category Archives: Beef

Comfort Food and Good Books

RECIPE: Upside Down Shepherd’s Pie I had another post cooked, written, and ready to go for this week.  Then, as they often do, my students changed my mind. Anyone who knows me could tell you that my favorite kind of … Continue reading

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Rubbing Your Meat

RECIPE: Cowboy Coffee Steak Rub A few weeks ago my friend Laura told me she had an extra ticket to Phoenix Cooks, this fancy schmancy food festival in Scottsdale, and asked if I wanted to go with her.  Uh, a … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef? Right Here.

Recipe: Beer Braised Beef with Onions  We decided to invite the entire crew over for a Sunday dinner to celebrate Labor Day last weekend. That wouldn’t normally be big news, but some of us were celebrating the Labor part of … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredient: Chili Cheese Fritos

RECIPE: Taco Salad with Tomato Lime Dressing WHEW. It’s been a wacky summer. I unwisely scheduled three fairly lengthy trips all within a month. I knew it was going to be nutty when I agreed to all of them, but … Continue reading

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Cheesy meatballs trump grape jelly

RECIPE: Cheesy meatballs and spaghetti I’m a pretty lazy cook. Most days I’ll come home after work and gym and say, “Ryan, what do you feel like for dinner?”. His response is usually a dismissive hand wave and a “whatever”. … Continue reading

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