Beef

Roast Beef Wraps with Cheese & Roasted Red Peppers

Roast beef wrap pinwheels

I love quick and easy recipes that still look pretty and taste amazing.  These Roast Beef Wraps with cheese and roasted red peppers make a great party appetizer or fun lunch treat.The Gardening cook is a participant in the Amazon Affiliate Program. This post may contain affiliate links. I earn as small commission, at no…

Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Beef Stew

This fork tender old fashioned beef stew is made just the way Momma made it! Rich and savory with big chunks of meat and vegetables are the ultimate comfort food.

Ah – the joys of using a slow cooker.  When the weather is cold and you are looking for something comforting for dinner, bring out your crock pot.  For me, there is nothing quite like the taste of an Old Fashioned Slow Cooker Beef Stew.  Cooking beef this way ends up in the most amazingly tender…

15 Tips for a Fun Indoor Camping Party & Free Printables

Indoor Camping Party

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s time for an indoor camping party! We love to camp at our house, but sometimes it’s hard to find the time to get away for a real camping weekend. For times, like this,…

Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers – a Spicy Dinner Time Recipe

Mexican style stuffed peppers #TexasPete #SaborbyTexasPete #ad

Thank you  ¡Sabor! by Texas Pete® Mexican-Style Hot Sauce for sponsoring this post.  #TexasPete #SaborbyTexasPete  It’s time for some Mexican style stuffed peppers! Liven up the Taste Buds with these Mexican Style Stuffed Peppers. My husband and I often eat out at our favorite Mexican restaurant.  When we do, you can guarantee that at least one of…

Summer Time Hot Dog & Fresh Vegetable Stir Fry

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhatAGrillWants #CollectiveBias Summer is the Perfect Time for my Hot Dog & Fresh Vegetable Stir Fry. During the summer time I am always looking for simple recipes that are easy to make and lend themselves to outdoor eating. …

Mex-Italian Burger – It’s Grill Time

It's grill time with a Mex Italian Burger. Get the recipe thegardeningcook.com/

Mex-Italian Burger Cookbook We love grill time at our house, and nothing is better on the grill than a home made burger.   They put any fast food burger to shame and are simple to prepare. This Mex- Italian Burger combines the two culinary methods into one rich and delicious burger. This burger combines the creamy…

Paleo Beef Avocado Blueberry Salad with Maple Mustard Dressing

Paleo Beef Avocado Blueberry Salad with maple Mustard dressing.

Anyone new to a Paleo diet may start thinking they will get tired of salads, since they can be a staple of the food regime.  But This Paleo beef avocado blueberry salad is anything but ordinary, and is so delicious, you will find that it keeps sneaking into your lunch time pattern. This Paleo Beef…

7 Recipes for An Asian Dinner Party

7 Asian Dinner party recipes

Join us for an Eco-Friendly Asian Dinner Party with a Leafware Dinner Set. What fun my friends and my husband and I had this weekend with our eco-friendly Asian Dinner Party! I tried out some of my newest Asian recipes with our guests and we had a blast trying the new dishes, drinking wine and…

Slow Cooker Tavern Style Pot Roast and Vegetables

Slow Cooker Tavern Style Pot Roast

This Tavern Style Pot Roast in easy to make in a Crock Pot. Once in a while, my husband and I go to Golden Corral for their buffet.  One of the dishes on their buffet that I really like is their pot roast.  It is always very tender and the vegetables are also good.  This Slow…

Garlic Lovers Roast Beef

Garlic Lovers Roast Beef

Treat your Family to this Garlic Lovers Roast Beef If you love garlic as much as my family does, this recipe for Garlic Lover’s Roast Beef will delight you.  Almost every  bit if the roast has a bit of garlic in it! The seasoned crust of the roast beef also adds so much to the…

Roast Beef with Rosemary and Garlic

Roast Beef with rosemary and Garlic

Printable Recipe – Roast Beef with Rosemary and Garlic. My husband’s favorite meal is roast beef, so I cook it often. I’m always trying new ways to delight his taste buds.  And for me, the flavors or rosemary and garlic pair perfectly with a big slab of beef. Tonight’s version is a studded roast of…

Grilled Top Steak with Lime Marinade

Grilled Steak with Lime Marinade

Printable recipe – Grilled Top Round Steak with Lime Marinade. At our house, we grill year round outside.  So I am always trying new ways to grill steak.  This recipe for grilled top round steak is easy to do. It does need marinating for at least 6 hours but you could do this over night…

The Secret to perfect BBQ Short Ribs

The secret to perfect BBQ short ribs every time: thegardeningcook.com/

My husband is a rib man.  He often chooses them on the menu when we go out to eat.  I make BBQ ribs all the time but normally it is a rack of spare ribs that we cook, since they cook fairly quickly on the BBQ. But there are days that I just feel like…

11 Recipes for a Slow Cooking Summer

These 11 recipes for the slow cooker will save you cooking time and keep your kitchen cool this summer.

I don’t know about you, but i love making crock pot recipes all year round.  In the winter I normally make casseroles and stews in it. During the summer, I still make these recipes but also make all sorts of main courses. side dishes, BBQ food and desserts in it too. Join me for recipes for…

Savory Hearty White Bean Chili

Slow Cooker White Bean chili

We love chili at our house.  It does not matter if it is warm or cold outside, a big helping bowl of this hearty white bean chili always hits the spot. It is my latest addition to my crock pot recipes collection and my family just loved it. This recipe can be made with ground…

Savory Cheeseburger Pie

Savory Cheeseburger Pie

My husband is English and loves a traditional Shepherd’s pie.  This recipe for cheeseburger pie is a take on that dish made into an American version. The dish is simple to do.  I make it the way I make shepherd’s pie…a bit of this and a bit of that. Whatever is in the fridge or…

Savory Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

This savory slow cooker pot roast has a flavor that cannot be beat.  The meat cooks beautifully, and ends up being fork tender and full of flavor. There is nothing quite like crock pot recipes for easy cooking and superb flavor. Plus the house smells great while the meal is cooking. And did I mention…

Slow Cooker Beef stew

Crockpot Beef Stew @crockpotrecipes #slowcookerrecipes

Ah…crock pot recipes!  Pop the ingredients into a big pot, smell them cooking all day long and have a meal all prepared at dinner time.  What is not to like? This Crock pot beef stew is one of my favorite ways to get dinner on the table in a very easy way. This recipe for…

Ground Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Ground Beef stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff has proven itself again and again to be a classic, well loved and tasty dish.  This recipe uses ground beef instead of sirloin strips for a less expensive version.  But don’t let that fool you.  The taste is all there! This recipe is as easy to make as one of your packaged hamburger…

Taco Salad in Edible Tostada Bowls

Delicious taco salad in tosdada bowls

Years ago, I went out for lunch with some teaching friends of mine.  One of the items on the menu was a taco salad. Believe it or not, I had never heard of this delightful concoction.  Ever since then, when I eat Mexican, I often choose this as my order. I love the taste of…

Best Taco Recipes

Round up of 10 Fabulous Taco recipes

Step outside the box with one of these Taco recipes Tacos are a popular Mexican recipe.  Who can resist the traditional hard taco shell filled with ground beef and your favorite toppings?  It is one of my favorites. Here are a few other taco recipes that take the traditional taco to a new level.  The…

My Favorite 30 Minute Meals

In a rush for dinner? Try one of these meals, ready in 30 minutes or less.

On the Table in 30 minutes or less. There never seems to be enough time in the day for me.  Especially during the week. Weeknights are so busy for me.  I am always on the look out for recipes that just won’t take much time after a busy working day.  30 minutes is as much…

Cheesy Pasta with Mushrooms and Ground Beef

Cheesy Hamburger and Mushroom Casserole

Forget Hamburger Helper Casseroles.  Why put all those chemicals into your body when you can make a hamburger casserole that is almost as fast and twice as delicious. (and to say nothing about how much more healthy it is for you. Let’s face it. Some nights are not made for long involved recipes.  This fast…

Sirloin Steaks with Irish Whiskey Sauce

Sirloin steaks with Irish Whiskey sauce.

Printable Recipe:  Sirloin Steaks with Irish Whiskey Sauce These are delicious steaks,  and go well  with potatoes, vegetables, or a side salad.  Be sure to add some garlic bread to soak up the delicious sauce in this sirloin steaks with Irish whiskey sauce. I love cooking with alcohol. It adds a depth of flavor that…

Rotini Pasta & Beef Sauce with Mushrooms

Rotini Pasta & Beef Sauce with Mushrooms

Printable recipe:  Rotini Pasta & Beef Sauce with Mushrooms I am fond of any type of pasta with meat sauce.  I try different varieties all the time and they all taste just a bit different depending on what you put into the sauce. Most of the time I use a basic marinara sauce, which uses…