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Beef pares

The post about rice toppings got me thinking a lot about the times I’ve enjoyed steaming bowls of rice and tender boiled beef topped with lots of toasted garlic and chopped onion leaves. Pares, literally "pair", means the … [Read more...]

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Osso buco, Asian style

Osso buco, or ossobuco, literally translates to "bone hole" which refers to the center bone of the cross-cut of shank with the marrow inside. In culinary tradition, osso buco refers to a Milanese specialty dish that consists … [Read more...]

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Beef hofan

Alex has a thing for beef hofan. She's obsessed with it. It was the only dish that she asked for when she got sick over the holidays (we didn't give her any because her digestive system went on vacation); it's one of about … [Read more...]

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Slow cooker Asian-style glazed beef ribs

Just multiply the amount of ingredients and you've got a party-perfect dish that can be prepared a day or two ahead. In fact, this braised beef dish with barbecue sauce-style glaze benefits from the early preparation as the … [Read more...]

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Cheesesteak burritos

There is a story that goes with this recipe that has to do with lying. You can click the link if you want to read it. Right now, this is about cheesesteak burritos and it is no lie when I say that the idea came into my head … [Read more...]

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My corned beef sandwich recipe

I've always thought that ham sandwich was the epitome of comfort food, sandwich version, but I've changed my mind. About 80 percent of the corned beef that I made went straight between slices of bread. I really need to make … [Read more...]

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Homemade corned beef recipe

No, there is no corn in corned beef. And, contrary to what I had been led to believe in the past, corned beef is not made from the meat of corn-fed cows.Corned beef is salt-cured beef. The "corned" part is more historical … [Read more...]

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Skewered ox / beef tripe a la tempura

I'd call it a satay because the tripe strips were skewered. But the tripe was fried, not grilled, so the dish cannot really qualify as a satay. The tripe strips were also dipped in batter before frying and that makes the dish … [Read more...]