Caramelized Pasilla Brisket

It has finally slowed down a bit at work. Now only working one emergency instead of two. Just released guidance here in Michigan regarding Halloween. CDC just did as well. It definitely won't be the same this year. I recommend not putting anyone at risk this year and staying home. However, tell that to a [...]

Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

I just celebrated by 44th birthday and it made me think about how some people think getting old is something we just do. I am older, but not old. Some parts of aging, like grey hair, perimenopause, and some limitations to my workouts were expected. Do we really have to "get old". For every passing [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]

A Thanksgiving inspired beef stew

I was looking up a recipe to adjust for you this week, but found that I ended up developing my own instead.  I had some leftovers to use.  No, not turkey but the other half of a beef roast from another recipe.  The recipe also called for canned cranberry sauce, which is terrible.  If I [...]

Your Level Best Version of Moroccan Beef Stew

Original Recipe from Very Well: Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef Stew This recipe didn't need too much of a makeover.  Around our house, we love beef stew and we love international flavors.  This beef stew recipe has that.  The calories weren't too bad as was the protein and vitamin A.  The tomatoes had to go.  Here [...]