Keto Shepherd’s Pie

Because, January is all things Keto. This casserole is three layers. The bottom layer is fresh green beans cut into 1/2″ pieces, sautéed briefly in butter, S&P, finely chopped mushrooms and cream. Simmer this down to thicken and then place this bottom layer into your casserole. The next layer is browned ground beef, finely diced…

Keto Stewed Peppers & Beef

Beef chuck makes a fantastic stewing beef because it’s flavorful and tenders up nicely when stewed. It’s super Keto friendly as its nicely marbled with adequate fat. Yes, fat. Oh, how I love Keto-ing. Cut your chuck roast into your preferred size for stewing. I find if I cut the pieces too small that sometimes…

Old Fashionned Roast of Prime Rib

The aroma when you arrived home to the scent of a roast in the oven is why this simple meal must be written.  Nothing compares. I’ve cooked a four rib roast and an extra large eight rib roast.  In my family, a four rib roast serves 4 adults. Yes, it’s a feast. The principal is…

Lulu’s Best Chili…Ever!

I know your chili is fantastic, too, and chili is as personal as a dialect.  But I’m sharing this because people eat this chili and say, “Wow, this is really good.”  And then I smile. Brown, season with salt and pepper your beef and turkey, deglaze with red wine and remove into a stainless bowl….

Spaghetti & Meatballs

  I’be been making meatballs for years.  I’ve never made ones that were remarkable, despite the claims of the recipes I read. I think I can say that this meatball is a keeper.  The key seems to be to have equal parts “mix” to meat ratio.  I used 93% lean beef because I’m adding my…

Lemony Farfalle with Seared New York Steak

This dish is a balance of cold pasta and hot steak,    zesty lemon and fresh cilantro, comforting farfalle pasta and herbaceous arugula. Cook your farfalle in salted boiling water, drain, drizzle olive oil and toss.  Refrigerate. Wash and set aside arugula and roughly chopped, destemmed cilantro. Let your steaks rest out of the fridge…

House Bolognese

First stitch kitchen gauze into a 4″ x 4″ or so pouch, leaving one side open in which to add your pickling spice.  Sew the open side closed and set aside. In a large dutch oven, brown your beef in olive oil.  Season this with salt and pepper.  Remove your beef and now sauté your…

Beef and Spouts

This is something we could eat everyday.  It’s a soupy, crunchy beefy dish served as is or with rice noodles or even mashed potato.  If rice is your thing it would be excellent with rice.  As follows: Brown your ground beef with slivered onions, chopped celery, chopped ginger, chopped, garlic, salt and freshly ground pepper….

Simply Stunning Asian Spaghetti

Asian Spaghetti Make it and people will make sounds when they eat this divinely simple dish.  Serving with chopsticks as the implement of choice is a must! Start with browning beef in a little peanut oil.   Brown your beef and add nicely diced onion.  Now when this is all hot and the onions are…