Thyme and Tea Rubbed Flank Steak with Gremolata

Thyme and Tea Rubbed Flank Steak with Gremolata | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for flank steak first marinated in black tea and lemon, then rubbed with tea leaves and thyme, grilled, and then topped with a fresh gremolata.The six of us packed into the car, we head off for a few hours of family bonding. We pull into the downtown, slowly creeping through weekend traffic and […]

Steakhouse Salad with Grilled Rib Eye and Balsamic Vinaigrette

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A steakhouse-style salad recipe complete with homemade balsamic vinaigrette and herbed croutons, grill-seared rib eye steak, crumbly cheese, and outdoor dining.The end of the year is a whirlwind of papers and projects sent home that are currently occupying every inch of the living room rug and the entire dining room table. There are bubbles left […]

Thai Basil Beef with Coconut Rice: $4/Serving Whole Foods Meals

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A recipe for fragrant and spicy Thai basil beef served over rich coconut rice all for under $4 a serving. The door swings open, the screen door behind it creaking on its hinges, the winter wind whistling as the sounds of my children’s voices cut through the calm of the house. Chaos has come.The three […]

Back to Basics: Garden Vegetable Beef Soup

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A hearty, made-from-scratch beef soup recipe packed full of garden vegetables just in time to warm you up from the cool autumn air. I kissed my kids on their way out the door, closing it tight behind them, their small bodies wrapped in extra layers making their way down the leaf-lined street. I clutched a […]

Smoked Beef Brisket Secrets

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Ole’s technique, tips, and recipe on how to acheive tender, smoked beef brisket to rival some of the best Texas barbecue joints. My parents were the children of small town Midwestern teachers and farmers who spent most of their formative years in Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Wisconsin. My six siblings and I grew up around […]

Spinach Ricotta Lasagna Made by My Kids

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In which we turn our homemade ricotta into a spinach-and-ricotta-filled lasagna with ground beef and a homemade tomato sauce. The recipe and method of which was created and carried out by the four kids in our family with some help from their mom. “A light exists in spring Not present on the year At any […]

Poblano Black Bean Chili with Cilantro Avocado Cream

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Mildly piquant Poblano peppers add kick to this full-bodied black bean beef chili recipe with a cooling cilantro and avocado cream on top. We woke up in Narnia. Snow had cascaded down from a dark midnight sky and left a soft white blanket that covered the ground and coated the trees. The grey mountains of […]