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Navigating the Meat Case

The first time I walked into a butcher shop I felt completely out of my element. Navigating the meat case was and can still be intimidating at times. To understand the meat case at a butcher shop or supermarket, you must first understand the different cuts […]

Peruvian Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado is a classic Peruvian dish. The variations are as distinct as the family making it. However, potatoes and steak are the two main ingredients that always remain the same. This version is adapted from a tiny restaurant a friend took me to during […]

Beef – Is on the Menu….All Week!

Earlier in the month I bought a package of steaks and pork chops. Somehow the packages ended up in the freezer before they were divided up and sealed. Needless to say they had to be used before frost bite set in. I had four huge steaks thawing in the refrigerator and here is what I made with them. On Taco Tuesday we had steak fajitas. Asian style Friday was Broccoli Beef Stir-fry. The next night Salad Saturday a  steak salad with grilled vegetables. Lunch the next day, steak sandwiches.

My steak and potato boys definately had their fill. It is not often that we have beef. What a shame it had to be consumed all in one week.