California tamale pie

Ingredients

1 lb lean ground beef, browned
3/4 cup yellow corn meal
1 1/2 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
1 pkg chili seasoning mix
1 tsp seasoned salt
1 lb can tomatoes, cut up

1 lb whole kernel corn, drained
2 1/4 oz sliced ripe olives, drained
1 cup cheddar, grated

How to prepare

Stir together corn meal, milk and egg. Add remaining ingredients, except cheese. Pour into crockpot, cover, cook on high 3 to 4 hours. Sprinkle cheese over top, cover and cook another 5 minutes. Yield: 6 servings

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Rouladen

Ingredients

Beefsteak cut 1/4″ thick 10 x 5″large
stuffing
1 slice of bacon
1 little stick of a carrot (like a pencil)
1 tbsp chopped onion
1 tsp chopped parsley
1 tsp mustard

Salt
pepper
sauce
instant soup dissolved in water
cream
red wine
lemon juice

Seasoning
vegetable oil
white thread to tie roll or toothpicks

How to prepare

Take beefsteak (if too thick flatten cut between two layers of cellophane), salt and pepper it. Spread mustard onto beef, put bacon on mustard (lengthwise) spread mixture of parsley and onion onto beef, put stick of carrot onto all, roll the whole thing together, tie roll with thread or use toothpicks to stick through. Put oil into saucepan of medium heat, heat, put rouladen in oil and fry from all sides till brown, pour soup into pot so that the meat is about halfway covered by liquid, (don’t forget to put the lid on afterwards), let simmer for a 1 hour. Remove rouladen from sauce and keep them warm, season sauce to taste with lemon juice, red wine, mustard etc. Finally add a good measure of cream, bring to a short boil and remove from heat. Serve on a plate with a little sauce poured over, serve the rest of the sauce separately to pour over side orders.

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Chicago Style Italian Beef

Ingredients

1 rump roast, rolled
flour
shortening
6 cups water, divided
4 beef bouillon cubes
1 tbsp oregano
2 tbsp garlic salt
1 tbsp paprika
2/3 cup reserved broth
6 tiny hot peppers*
2 bay leaves
Pepper, to taste
Bay leaves, to taste
Sliced french bread

How to prepare

Coat the roast with flour and brown in a dutch oven or similar pan in a little shortening on top of the stove. After browned on all sides, drain off the grease and add 3 cups of water. Cover and simmer for 2 1/2 to 3 hours, until done. Remove from liquid and cool meat completely, reserving liquid. After meat is completely cooled, slice thinly with an electric knife. Bring remaining ingredients (except bread) to a boil and sliced beef. Simmer for 1 hour*. Remove peppers and bay leaves. Serve on sliced french bread. Add a little broth to the bread as well. (In Chicago, they serve it really soaked. ) Serve with pepperoncini peppers.
* The meat needs to simmer at least an hour. If you prefer, after the initial hour of simmering, put it in a crock pot and let it simmer all day. This also freezes well.

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Spanish steak roll w/ saut

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1″ thick
1 tsp garlic powder, divided
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 red and green bell pepper, cut lengthwise into strips
1 sm white onion, thinly sliced
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 tbsp sour cream or low-fat yogurt
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 tsp chili powder
1 4 oz can chopped green chilies
Lemon slices
Cilantro sprigs

How to prepare

Cut top sirloin steak to about 1/4″ thickness sprinkle with 1/2 tsp garlic powder and pepper heat 1 tsp oil and butter in 12″ heavy frying pan over medium-high heat until hot pan-fry steak 5-7 mins for medium- rare doneness, turning once remove steak to heated platter, sprinkle with 1/2 tsp salt keep arm add remaining 1 tsp oil to frying pan add red and green peppers, onions, mushrooms, and walnuts cook 2 mins, stirring frequently spread steak with sour cream, top with chilies starting at long side, roll up steak jelly- roll fashion, secure with 6 wooden picks spoon vegetables around steak roll, garnish with lemon slices and cilantro sprigs to serve, carve steak roll between wooden picks, remove and discard wooden picks.

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Sirloin tips and mushrooms

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb sirloin, cubed
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/3 cup water or beef broth
1/2 cup dry red wine
1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp dijon mustard

1 tsp cornstarch
1/2 cup whipping cream
chopped parsley

How to prepare

Coat a wide skillet with non-stick vegetable spray. Brown the meat. Add garlic as pieces brown, move them to a casserole dish that can be covered. Add 1/4 cup wine to the skillet. Saut’ mushrooms in the wine and add them to the casserole with the meat. Microwave the casserole, covered for 4 minutes, stirring each minute, on high. Remove from microwave, cover and bake in the conventional oven for 1 hour on 275

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Crockpot hungarian goulash

Ingredients

2 lb round steaks, cut in 1/2″ cubes
1 cup onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tbsp flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1 1/2 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp thyme, dried, crushed
14 1/2 oz tomatoes
1 cup sour cream
noodles

How to prepare

Put steak cubes, onion, garlic in crockpot. Stir in flour and mix to coat steak cubes. Add all remaining ingredients except sour cream. Stir well. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours add sour cream 30 minutes before serving, and stir in thoroughly. (high: 4-5 hours, stirring occasionally.) Serve over hot buttered noodles.

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Steamed Chicken with Mushroom in Oyster Sauce/鮮菇蠔油蒸雞/Chinese Food, Cooking and Recipes

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Vietnamese warm beef salad

Ingredients

Dressing 888
1 medium red onion, peeled and cut into paper-thin strips
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt & ground black pepper
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar

1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp olive oil freshly beef 888
1 lb beef sirloin or other tender cut (eye of round, filet of beef)
10 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp nuoc mam (vietnamese fish
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp sugar
freshly ground black pepper
1 head chicory (frisee)
1/2 head of soft lettuce, such as boston, red leaf or oak leaf
1 small bunch of watercress
2 tbsp vegetable oil

How to prepare

Make the dressing: combine the onion, garlic, sugar, salt, vinegar, olive oil and black pepper to taste in a large salad bowl; mix well. Set aside. Prepare the beef: cut the beef against the grain into thin 1 by 2″ strips. In a bowl, combine the beef, half of the minced garlic (reserve remaining half for frying), fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar and ground black pepper to taste. Let stand for 30 minutes. Clean the lettuces and watercress. Drain and pat dry with paper towels. Add the greens to the dressing, but do not toss. Preheat a large skillet over high heat and add the vegetable oil. Fry the remaining minced garlic until fragrant and golden. Add the beef and saut quickly, shaking the pan, over high heat to sear, about 1 minute (the beef should be medium-rare). Pour the seared meat over the greens and toss gently. Divide the warm salad among 4 individual plates. Sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper and serve with french bread, if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

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Ingredients

2 lb Round steak
3 tb Oil
4 Lemon slices
3 md Sliced onions
2 Cloves minced garlic
1/2 c Flour
1 cn Beef bouillon
1 cn Beer
3 tb Brown sugar
1 Tbsp parsley flakes
2 ts Thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
1 oz To 8 oz cooked broad noodles -or 2 cups cooked rice

GARNISH
Green pepper slices, fresh parsley and cherry tomatoes
Cut steak into serving size pieces. Brown on both sides in
3 tb Oil to which you have added lemon slices.

How to prepare

Remove steak to pan large enough in which to bake it. Layer onions and garlic over meat. Sprinkle flour over top. Now combine bouillon, beer, sugar, parsley flakes, thyme, salt and pepper. Pour over steak and bake uncovered in 325 degree oven for 3 hours. Serve over cooked broad noodles or cooked rice. Garnish with green pepper slices, fresh parsley and cherry tomatoes. Serves 5 – 6.

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