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Cornish Pasties

7 reviews

My Great-Aunt Gladys was from a small mining town in England where pasties were popular. I loved to watch her craft each Cornish pasty, as she made them in different sizes depending on who was eating. Serve with a green salad to make a wonderful meal. —Verna Hainer, Pueblo, Colorado

Pressure Cooker Burgundy Beef

2 reviews

When my adult children come for dinner, this is the recipe I turn to first. They all just love it!...


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Pressure-Cooker Sauerbraten

6 reviews

One of my all-time favorite German dishes is sauerbraten, but I don't love that it normally takes five to 10...


Cuban Ropa Vieja

1 review

I love having this as a go-to recipe for a weeknight meal. Its great authentic Cuban taste puts it at...


Slow-Cooked Pepper Steak

38 reviews

After a long day working in our greenhouse raising bedding plants, I enjoy coming in to this hearty beef dish...

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Sirloin in Wine Sauce

4 reviews

Begin any meal with savory Sirloin in Wine Sauce from Barbara Kamm of Wilmington, Delaware. “This recipe is a family...


Sweet-and-Sour Beef Stew

12 reviews

This chunky meal in a bowl makes terrific use of nutrient-packed vegetables. It has a deliciously sweet and tangy taste....

Wintertime Braised Beef Stew

30 reviews

This easy beef stew is incredibly rich. Since it's even better a day or two later, you may want to...


Slow-Cooked Hungarian Goulash

26 reviews

The tasty family dish boasts a rich creamy sauce certain to satisfy goulash lovers. I enjoy sharing recipes with friends...


West African Beef Stew

4 reviews

"My husband and I run a dorm for missionaries' children, who live and work with us in Yamoussoukro while their...


Skillet Beef Stroganoff

4 reviews

I don't recall where I got this skillet beef stroganoff recipe, but I've been making it for 40...

Thai Beef Stir-Fry

14 reviews

A distinctive peanut sauce complements this colorful combination of tender sirloin strips, cauliflower, carrots, broccoli and mushrooms. I like to...


Sirloin Strips over Rice

10 reviews

I found this recipe in a movie magazine some 20 years ago. It was the favorite of some male star,...


Steak San Marino

9 reviews

I'm a busy pastor's wife and mother of three, and this delicious, inexpensive and easy main dish helps my day...


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So-Tender Swiss Steak

30 reviews

This fork-tender Swiss steak with rich gravy was an often-requested main dish around our house when I was growing up....


Easy Marinated Flank Steak

4 reviews

I got this recipe from a friend's collection many years ago. It's how my family makes steak on the grill...

Chipotle Beef Chili

2 reviews

I love spicy food, so I think this chili really hits the spot. If you are sensitive to chili peppers,...


Game-Stopper Chili

1 review

This hearty chili with sausage, beef, beans and barley is perfect for the halftime food rush. People actually cheer when...


Beef in Mushroom Gravy

17 reviews

Reports Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington, "This is one of the best and easiest meals I've ever made. It...


Jamaican-Style Beef Stew

17 reviews

This delicious stew makes a hearty supper with a lighter touch. The leaner cut of meat, herbs and seasonings and...