Simmering/stewing or braising is all the same - a fabulous way to bring out tenderness and remarkable flavours from some of the less tender cuts of beef. Prep is simple and cooking is hands-off. Make with Beef Short Ribs or Simmering Steak such as Blade, Cross Rib or Brisket, or Stewing Beef Cubes or Shank.

Bulgogi-style Braised Beef with Skillet Baby Bok Choy

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Bulgogi-style Korean beef leftovers make a great lunch, OK even breakfast if you ask my daughter who regularly heats up dinner leftovers for breakfast. If you want to re-purpose leftovers into something new, check out the chop suey idea here. Heads up: braising brings out the terrific beef flavour but takes some time so this recipe works best on weekends. …

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 …

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 …