Chicago-Inspired Italian Beef Sandwich

Chicago-Inspired Italian Beef Sandwich Recipe By:Chef John “I tried to combine the traditional Italian beef sandwich with the French dip sandwich with a little nod to the pulled pork sandwich. Instead of using thinly sliced roast beef, I used stew beef, with apologies to my friends from Chicago.” Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds boneless beef chuck, cut into 2-inch pieces salt and ground black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 6 cloves garlic, sliced 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1 teaspoon freshly … Continue reading Chicago-Inspired Italian Beef Sandwich

A Minnesotan’s Beef and Macaroni Hotdish

A Minnesotan’s Beef and Macaroni Hotdish Recipe By:JDawg “My grandpa’s recipe. Old-school and traditional Minnesota staple.” Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 2 cups elbow macaroni 1/2 large green bell pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 large onion, chopped 1 (16 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 pound tomatoes, coarsely chopped 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon dried basil 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco(R)) 1 cup beef broth Directions Cook beef in large skillet over medium heat, … Continue reading A Minnesotan’s Beef and Macaroni Hotdish