If you've got 5 minutes, you can make roast beef! Roast Beef is best seasoned simply with salt and pepper -- it can be ready for the oven in just 5 minutes. Make this recipe with your favourite Oven Roast: Strip Loin, Eye of Round, Tenderloin, Prime Rib, Rib, Top Sirloin, Outside or Inside Round, Rib Eye, Rump or Tri-tip. You can cook beets ahead and glaze just before serving.

Roast Beef with Peppercorn Wine Sauce and Make-Ahead Glazed Beets

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Make your own lunch meats by cooking up a larger roast and using the leftovers for lunches. I tell this to parents all the time when they ask for alternatives to processed lunch meats and we all agree it’s brilliant. (And have you seen the prices of processed lunch meats?) You’ll likely save money going this route, especially when you …

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, …

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 …