Beef, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Recipe.

This veggie-filled beef dish is a wonderful way to make everyone in the family happy with a comforting, savory, and familiar meal. Have leftovers? The mixture is great to use as pasta sauce. And like most savory tomato-based dishes it tastes even better the next day. You can also turn leftovers into chili by adding… Read more »

Beef, Building Culinary Skills & Competence, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Recipe, World Cuisines.

Amy Myrdal Miller, MS, RDN, FAND DISCLOSURE: This post is a collaboration with Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner., on behalf of the Beef Checkoff, as part of my role as a member of the Beef Expert Bureau. During a cool rainy afternoon in mid-April my husband and I were watching an episode of Bizarre Foods:… Read more »

Food & Flavor, Health, Mystery Virus, Wine.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This is part 6 in a series of blog updates on my health status. I was 26 years old when I finished graduate school in Boston. I had dreams of starting my own consulting business. There I sat in my basement apartment, trying to figure out how to make money using my newly… Read more »

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

This recipe features the classic flavor profile of Greek cuisine. Olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano, which are used in the marinade for the flank steak, are featured in savory dishes throughout Greece. Barley is commonly used in Greek baked goods like barley rusks; here it gives a chewy, satisfying base for this hearty… Read more »

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

This is the perfect meal for a warm summer day. The tzatziki, a classic Greek cucumber and yogurt sauce, adds an appealing fragrance and flavor. An added bonus is the fact that you can prepare everything needed for these delicious bowls—including marinating and cooking the beef—and put together a quick and easy lunch or dinner… Read more »

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

With a little advance prep, you can enjoy these Italian whole grain and lean beef bowls—packed with vegetables in the Mediterranean tradition—in a matter of minutes. Just prepare all ingredients ahead of time. Want to save even more time? Buy quick cooking farro and a prepared pesto sauce. What’s farro you ask? It’s a whole… Read more »

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Family Meals, Food & Flavor, Lean Beef, Produce on the Menu, Recipe, Sustainable Food Choices, World Cuisines.

A foodservice colleague of mine frequently says, “Sauce is boss”, which refers to the power of a great sauce to make us fall in love with food.  In Spain the boss sauce is Romesco, which is sometimes referred to as Spanish ketchup. Romesco gets its alluring smoky flavor from roasted tomatoes and red bell peppers… Read more »