Skillet or Pan-searing is a way to cook steaks bistro-style - it's quick way to cook and you get a fabulous pan-sauce to top your steak. Start by using your favourite Grilling Steak like Top Sirloin, Strip Loin or Rib Eye - or branch out an use new cut like Bottom Sirloin Flap (a.k.a. Bavette).

Pan-Seared Beef Bavette with Chili-Maple Sauce

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Add this recipe for Pan-Seared Beef Bavette with Chili-Maple Sauce to your arsenal of quick, and tasty, weeknight meals.  While this bistro-style skillet steak cooks up, you have about 10 minutes to get a couple side dishes going. Couscous with a handful of frozen peas to soak up some of the chili-maple sauce and microwave-baked sweet potato. There you go, …

Beef & Mushroom Thai Lettuce Cups

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Lettuce cups are great for nights when a heavy dinner timed just before my child’s sports practice just won’t do. Flipping and tumbling in gymnastics with a heavy dinner in your belly is not something I even want to think about! Beef & Mushroom Thai Lettuce Cups   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15 mins Total time …

Rotisserie Roast Beef is the easiest way to serve beef from the barbecue when you've got a crowd, whether cooking on a rotisserie or by indirect heat instead. You can use any Rotisserie Roast: Top Sirloin, Sirloin Tip, Outside or Inside Round, Cross Rib or boneless Prime Rib.

Beer-Soaked Beef Rotisserie Roast with Skillet Corn and Kale Salad

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Making a bigger roast ensures you’ll have leftovers for lunch. It takes no extra work and leaves you with lots of meal options. If you know you won’t use leftover roast beef within 2-3 days you can freeze it for up to 2 months for a head start on enchiladas or chili. Beer-Soaked Beef Rotisserie Roast   Save Print Prep …

Quick Cook beef cuts like kabobs, stir-fry strips or minute steak are the answer to speedy cooking! Make with Beef Kabob Cubes cut from your favourite Grilling Steak like Top Sirloin, Tenderloin or Strip Loin. Here is an easy recipe that features your favourite take-out flavours.

Glazed Beef Kabobs with Easy Asian Eggplant

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Kabobs cook up quick and it’s so easy to add extra to the grill to make sure you have leftovers for lunches. Invite the kids to help thread the meat on to the kabob sticks (with your supervision). On busy weeknights, there is often not enough time to get the kids to help out making the entire meal, so just …

Grilling Steak is so easy - with just a few how-to tips! Make Southwestern Beef Steak with Succotash Sauté using your favourite Grilling Steak: T-Bone, Porterhouse, Top Sirloin, Strip Loin, Wing, Tenderloin, Bottom Sirloin Tri-tip, Rib Eye or Rib.

Southwestern Beef Steak with Succotash Saute

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Here’s a recipe where you can toss the leftovers into a container and call it lunch. The tender pieces of steak go great with the corn, zucchini, peppers and edamame in this colourful succotash. Southwestern Beef Steak with Succotash Saute   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Kids Cook! Get your kids …

Once you know a few tricks, marinating beef is a great way to take advantage of bringing out the best in value-cuts. Use for Tri Tip or Marinating Steaks like: Flank, Skirt, Inside/Outside Round, Sirloin Tip and Eye of Round.

Tandoori Marinating Steak with Roasted Curried Cauliflower

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Does the sound of cooking tandoori or curried anything make you want to take a pass for fear your kids won’t eat it? One of the challenges of feeding a family is dealing with different likes and dislikes. I never bothered making separate meals, even for my nose-plugging kid, who at one point did not like the smell of spicy …

Super simple school lunch Quesadilla

Super Simple Quesadilla

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  My kids will happily eat wedges of cold quesadillas for lunch. And with cooked ground beef on hand in the freezer, I can make these with the kids in a snap. Super Simple Quesadilla   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10 mins   Kids Cook! Get your kids involved in the kitchen …

So Simple Beef Provolone Pizza

So Simple Beef Provolone Pizza

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Take this pizza lunch idea and run with it to suit your child’s tastes and what food you have on hand. Use cooked frozen beef from the freezer to save time and, come to think of it, include frozen corn too! Consider making this the night before so the pizza can cool completely. I always tell my kids, to avoid food poisoning, …

Big Batch Beef

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Big batch cooking saves time when it comes to packing healthy kids’ lunches. I got into the habit of cooking ground meat before freezing it a long time ago and now it’s just park of my unpacking groceries routine. It’s a great head start on pasta sauce, chili, soups, or casseroles, and on busy weeknights saving 15 minutes matters! Big …