Three open faced juicy hamburgers with cheese and homemade buns.

Juicy Burgers

My dad makes good burgers. They’ve even been nicknamed “Billy burgers” and have been requested by many a friend and family member. In an effort to keep up with this very important family legacy, I submit this recipe as tribute. These juicy burgers are simple to make, more difficult to ruin, and packed with flavor. […]

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beef stroganoff on a plate, topped with parmesan and parsley.

Sirloin Beef Stroganoff

I love the simplicity of beef stroganoff. Without a ton of ingredients, this pasta still oozes rich, umami flavor. They also happen to be relatively affordable and common ingredients, making it a frugal option. Besides, I am a huge sucker for the flavor of mushrooms. You might even call me a fungal flavor fanatic. Don’t […]

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The finished beef stew served in a blue-black bowl and sprinkled with some parsley

Stovetop Beef Stew

Spring in Minnesota is a fickle beast. Routine weather swings have you alternately snuggling in blankets on the couch and dawning shorts to dig in your garden. It is hard to know what to wear during this volatile time but it does not have to be hard to plan dinner. This hearty spring time beef […]

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marinated beef kabobs with vegetables marinated but uncooked, laying on a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Marinated Beef Kabobs with Vegetables

These sesame soy sauce marinated beef kabobs are an excellent excuse to get outside and grill – one of my favorite cooking methods. It seems like no matter what you throw on that thing, it tastes better. Like a true Minnesotan, I grill all the way through the winter – although I grumble about having […]

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