February 17th, 2014

Favorite Foods of Presidents

It’s President’s Day! As a lover of food, I want to know . . . what do the presidents of the greatest nation on Earth like to eat?

Above, you’ll see President Lyndon B. Johnson chowing down on ribs, but as a senator he liked to have a hamburger for lunch every day.

Dwight D. Eisenhower enjoyed beef stew – a man after my own heart. And Harry S Truman? Well-done steaks.

I’m on board with the steak part, but maybe ease up on the well-done aspect.

Click here to see more fascinating tidbits about the leaders of our nation and what they like/liked to eat.

And while you’re drooling over their favorite meals, have a happy President’s Day!

Photo courtesy of Bettman/CORBIS via foodandwine.com.

January 21st, 2014

It’s Steak Soup Time!

It’s cold out and nothing warms us up better than soups and stews at this time of year.

And a soup with steak? Yes, please!!!

There are lots of great steak soup recipes out there, but here’s a surefire winner to try — Kansas City Steak Soup recipe.

It’s full of beautiful ingredients like carrots, onions, tomatoes, and — of course — steak!

Not in the mood to start from scratch? Try this steak soup mix which even includes the diced sirloin. Easy peasy!

Enjoy your hearty, soupy feast – and stay warm!

Photo courtesy of AllRecipes.com.

November 8th, 2013

Brush Up on Your Beef Stew

Oh, man! It’s November! That’s beef stew time!

Rich and hearty, beefy meals are calling us these days. But we don’t want to be disappointed when we sit down to that gorgeous bowl of beef stew.

Avoid these “7 Mistakes You’re Making With Beef Stew” and all will be well!

Things like throwing in raw beef (unseared), thickening the stew until it’s ooey gooey thick and serving the stew all by its lonesome are key to avoid if you want a great stew experience.

Don’t blow it for everyone!

Check out all the tips here and make yourself a pot of beefy goodness this weekend!

Photo courtesy of Bon Appetit via FoxNews.com.