Tag Archives: beef

Tex-Mex style steak and cheese sandwiches

All the flavours of fajitas – on a bun! My menfolk had requested Philly cheesesteak sandwiches a week or so ago, but I just couldn’t oblige. I didn’t want anything to do with the state of Pennsylvania after the Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Fabulous fajita skillet casserole

All the flavour of this Tex-Mex favourite, with none of the mess! I love fajitas but I don’t love how messy they can be to eat. This dish packs all the fabulous flavour of fajitas into a delicious, easy to prepare … Continue reading

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Korean-style Sweet Potato Noodle Stir-Fry

A simplified version of a delicious and healthy dish Based on a traditional dish called japchae, this Korean-inspired stir fry is a flavourful meal that the whole family will likely enjoy. Gluten-free sweet potato noodles are reminiscent of rice vermicelli … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef, Mushroom and Barley Stew

Some dishes just scream ‘comfort food’ and this is one of them. It’s not fancy nor is it fussy to prepare, but is sure is delicious. The most significant thing about this recipe, and the reason I’m posting it today, … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo)

For winter warming, there’s not much that beats a hot bowl of soup. In my neighbourhood, there are several great spots to enjoy pho, the Vietnamese soup that has entrenched itself as a worldwide favourite. I feel inclined to add … Continue reading

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Braised Beef Shanks Osso Bucco Style

Beef shanks are an inexpensive cut that, cooked properly, can be incredibly flavourful and tender. Some of our area’s best beef, including the shanks I used to test this recipe, comes from Roadapple Ranch, one of the Ottawa Farmers’ Market’s … Continue reading

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Belgian-style Elk Stew

I first tasted traditional Belgian stew (sometimes called Carbonade Flamande), as a teen on a trip to Europe. The sweet-sour flavour combined with the tenderness of the meat made it an unforgettable dish for me. It’s a great make-ahead recipe … Continue reading

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