Just when I thought I had run out of ideas for soup I saw some Guy on The Food Network eating Cheeseburger soup. Perfect. I come from a strong stock of burger lovers as well as soup lovers so it was only natural I embrace a burger soup. [Read more...]
Sizzling fajitas made with strips of marinated steak, a trio of colorful peppers, onions and fresh cilantro tucked into warm flour tortillas. A Tex-Mex favorite.
With fresh lime juice and spices like chili powder, cumin and oregano, the marinade adds incredible flavor and helps tenderize even the cheapest cuts of meat. Time is all it needs to work magic. [Read more...]
What do you get when you crush up a taco and mix it with pasta? A crazy delicious fusion called Taco Pasta. But I’m not really asking you to make tacos and crush them up. Tee-hee. That would be silly. And strange.
Instead, I deconstructed them and added a little twist. [Read more...]
Homemade Big Macs that taste just like the originals, only infinitely better! Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun. . . right out of your very own kitchen. Healthier and fresher because you control the ingredients.
This is a lighter version adapted from the Dr. Oz show that doesn’t sacrifice on taste even though it’s much lower in fat than the fast food version. The patties are made with lean ground beef, smothered with 2% American cheese and nestled inside light whole wheat buns. [Read more...]
Swiss steaks are tough cuts of beef slowly braised in tomatoes until they are fork tender and melt in your mouth. Round steaks are traditionally used or cube steaks; a round steak run through a tenderizing machine (“swissed”) by the butcher. Here I used round steaks that I tenderized myself by piercing deeply all over with a fork. [Read more...]