Category Archive: Beef

Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash

Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash

Having never made a tagine before I was intrigued with this recipe. Tagines have their roots in North African or Moroccan cuisine and are slow cooked stews that results in tender meat and vegetables cooked in a cone shaped clay pot. This recipe for Beef Tagine is made without the typical conical shaped clay tagine pot. It’s a simple list …

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Vegetable Galette

Roasted Vegetable Galette

There is something about oven roasting vegetables that just takes them to a new level of deliciousness. The process allows the natural sugars to come out and caramelize creating a nice, slightly sweet exterior on every little morsel while keeping the inside all moist and soft. Imagine combining roasted butternut squash, red onion and cabbage …

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Polenta Tamale Pie WWPP 8

Polenta Tamale Pie

The holidays are upon us and life just seems to be getting more hectic. Are you like me, short on time, have too many things on the to do list and yet need nourishment and prefer a home cooked meal to eating out? Then check out this quick & easy recipe that allows you to have dinner on the table from …

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Easy Fajitas with Mexican Food Finds

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With our new empty nest status hubby Tom has instantly become my new shopping buddy! Have no fear, he is going to like this new assignment as it comes with fringe benefits. Those who shop with me always get “treats” of their choosing. A few days ago we ventured into Trader Joes to pick up a …

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Cheesy Italian Pasta Bake

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Every once in a while I go through my old recipe box and come across a recipe that use to be a part of our regular menu rotation. This Italian Pasta Bake is a casserole that use to be my go to recipe for pot lucks, feeding hungry groups of teenagers or to take to a …

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