Easy Beef Empanadas for the Freezer

As part of our Bulk Cooking for the Freezer: Ground Beef ebook, we include several recipes using taco-seasoned browned ground beef. This one is super easy and delicious. Give it a try, and if you like it you might want to try out the rest of the recipes in the ebook.   Want to cook […]

The Hamburger Plan

Here is my “Hamburger Plan”, probably one of my most used so far. I love having all of my favorite recipes in one place, and I find myself referring back to it often… Here are many ideas pertaining to hamburger, “master recipes” are on the left, “secondary recipes” are indented – you assemble these from the master recipes. You can also freeze the portion of the master recipe that is required in the secondary recipe and assemble the secondary recipe on the day you want to eat it. I do this a lot when trying and/or learning new recipes.

USDA Beef Grades

The United States Department of Agriculture, known as the USDA, inspects and grades meats based on nationally uniform Federal standards of excellence. These standards are applied by USDA graders, who then are monitored by supervisors who travel throughout the United States to make sure that all graders are applying the standards in a uniform manner. […]

Making the Perfect Brisket

When a Texan says barbecue, they aren’t talking pork. They may be referring to cabrito, but more than likely you’re going to be eating beef. Barbecue to a Texan really means brisket. This is one of the toughest, leatheriest, most difficult to cook cuts on a cow because the brisket is a muscle used for […]

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