Slow Cook: Sloppy Joe's

September 8, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 3-4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes

This all-American throwback sandwich popped up in the midwest around the 1930s becoming a staple of lunch counters and home kitchens alike. There’s a reason Sloppy Joe’s have remained popular for so long: kids love them and they’re a cinch to whip up. This recipe also uses ingredients you can find around the house and comes together relatively quickly. You can use a skillet to..

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My Cook: Steak Fajitas

September 5, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2.5 hours

Sizzling skillets sure sound like fun, until you get oil splatter all over your shirt! Suvie’s super simple steak fajitas recipe is an easy way to get your fajita fix without having to fix your shirt. We use a pre-cut shaved beef from the grocery store (like what you would use for Philly cheesesteaks) to maximize our marinade and produce a tender steak with minimal effort, but you can..

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Slow Cook: Ropa Vieja

August 5, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 2

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 11.5 hours

Ropa vieja is a Cuban dish that translates to “old clothes”. While this may not be the most appetizing description, it refers to this dish’s signature meat, flank steak, when it breaks down to long, juicy strands of meat after a lengthy braise. While we often think of flank steak as a quick-cook cut best marinated and then grilled over red-hot coals, in this dish we skip the grill..

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My Cook: Chimichurri Steak

July 22, 2019
- Beef,

 

Serves 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Chimichurri is an Argentinian sauce known for its bold, bright flavor profile. While traditional Chimichurri consists of chopped parsley, oregano, garlic, olive oil, and vinegar, we chose to up the ante giving ours a deep herbaceous flavor with fresh cilantro, a pop of lime juice, and some heat from chili powder and red pepper flakes. Its fresh, summery taste is the perfect complement..

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Slow Cook: Short Rib Ragu

July 18, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 13.5 hours

Short ribs are one of the most versatile cuts of beef. They can be seared, glazed, braised, roasted, grilled, the list goes on and on. There are two reasons for this versatility: first, short ribs have lots of delicious beefy fat, and fat means flavor. Second, short ribs have a really fine texture, so when you braise them they get very tender and melt in your mouth. This is all a..

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My Cook: Beef Bulgogi

July 16, 2019
- Beef,

 

Serves 4

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Bulgogi is one of Korea’s most popular dishes and it’s now one of ours. It translates to “fire meat” which references its traditional cooking method using a grill over open flames, but can also describe its “oo, that has a kick” flavor. The minced fruit added to the marinade gives the beef a juicy sweetness which playfully contrasts with kimchi’s fermented tang and spice. The other heat..

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Slow Cook: Pastelón de Plátano Maduro

June 27, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 3 hours and 15 minutes

Pastelón de plátano maduro is a popular dish in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic and is composed of layers of sweet, mashed plantains and savory beef. Some people liken pastelon de platano maduro to Caribbean lasagna where the plantains take the place of the pasta. The finishing touch for all the delicious layers is a sprinkling of gooey, melted cheese. The..

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My Cook: Meatballs with Marinara and Garlic Bread

May 7, 2019
- Beef,

 

Serves 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes

We’re making dinnertime quick and easy with this classic meal. Our simple meatball recipe comes together in a flash thanks to meatloaf mix (a blend of pork and beef), which is convenient and flavorful. Garlic and parmesan cheese add depth of flavor to the meatballs, while egg and panko breadcrumbs act as binders to hold all that deliciousness together. The meatballs are..

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My Cook: Steak au Poivre with Smashed Potatoes

May 1, 2019
- Beef,

 

Serves 2

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Steak au Poivre is a luxurious staple of French restaurants all over the world. A juicy medallion of beef (traditionally the prized fillet mignon cut) is crusted in a layer of coarsely ground peppercorns and seared to perfection in a hot skillet. The pan sauce that accompanies the steak is prepared in a dramatic flourish tableside as the cognac is flambeed to cook off the alcohol and then..

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My Cook: Texas Chili and Cornbread

April 10, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 7.5 hours

Texas chili is distinguished from other chilis by two things. Number one, it must be made with whole pieces of beef, no ground meat here. Second, it must not have beans. Our Texas chili recipe features smoky and spicy chipotle peppers, as well as the bitter addition of unsweetened cocoa powder. Chocolate is an influence from south of the border where it is prominently used in molé, a..

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