Tagged with beef

sloppiest joe

sloppiest joe

my favorite sloppy joe comes from DC’s famous ted’s bulletin in capitol hill (with a new location on 14th street northwest). it’s sweet and tangy, and this recipe from pioneer woman ree drummond recreates it perfectly. while it seems like a lot of ingredients, it’s a fairly simple recipe. the key to a perfect sloppy … Continue reading

patty melt

patty melt

hi. this is the most college kid meal ever. it’s cheap, easy, and really delicious. this might be a recurring theme on this blog. oh well. i immediately texted my brother this recipe and he made it the next night. he added mushrooms, and i’m not mad about it. while you could make your own … Continue reading

chili with tortellini

chili with tortellini

it’s winter in DC, and the temperature is dropping fast! what better to make for dinner than chili? i found a recipe for chili tortellini that peaked my interest. this is total college kid food material because there are few ingredients (in my version) and it’s very hearty! the cheese tortellini adds a great cheese-y … Continue reading

lebanese beef pitas

lebanese beef pitas

ground beef is always in my freezer for quick meatballs, spaghetti sauce, or meatloaf. i found this recipe while watching ‘aarti party’ on the food network one afternoon. i was drawn to the different ingredients, including garam masala (which can be found in the spice section of most grocery stores). it seemed easy enough, so … Continue reading

ma! the meatloaf!

ma! the meatloaf!

my ma has never made meatloaf. at least not to my knowledge. my first experience was while living in the sorority house. life. changed. kidding… but it was damn good! i took inspiration from INA GARTEN’s recipe. added some more veggies. serve with mashed potatoes & salad. maybe a glass of red wine if you’re … Continue reading

moroccan meatballs

moroccan meatballs

speaking of winter grub, meatballs in a tomato stew sounds right on target. it may seem like a lot of ingredients, but the majority of the list is spices. many of which i already had in my pantry. it’s a perfect meal for a group or family because it’s hearty and relatively healthy. no side … Continue reading

utilitarian bolognese

utilitarian bolognese

there’s nothing quite as useful as versatile leftovers. my favorite is a big batch of bolognese, or meat sauce. it’s cheap to make & can be transformed into a variety of different dishes in the following days. day 1: spaghetti bolognese. day 2: mince on toast (breakfast/lunch) day 3: cottage pie. (a british casserole dish … Continue reading