Peposo – Peppered Beef Stew

Peposo - Peppered Beef Stew is a traditional Tuscan dish that warms you from the inside out. www.foodiewithfamily.com

When I was in Tuscany as a DaVinci Storyteller in September, I had a lot of very memorable food related moments. We went to a Michelin starred restaurant, ate at a seriously chic and deservedly popular seafood restaurant, ate a 4-inch thick Florentine style steak, and much more. With all of that, though, my favourite…

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Best Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Bacon

Best Slow-Cooker Beef Stew with Bacon from foodiewithfamily.com

A simple, hearty, satisfying beef stew generously brimming with mushrooms and crisp bacon is the stuff on which dreams are made when the skies turn grey, the leaves turn crayon-coloured, and the weather turns cooler. There is something soul-satisfying about walking from the crisp outdoor air into a warm house filled with the enticing aroma…

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Carne Asada Tacos {Grilled Beef Tacos}

Carne Asada Tacos {Grilled Beef Tacos} from foodiewithfamily.com

I know Taco Tuesday is a thing, and I love, love, love both tacos and alliterations, but I have a real issue with Taco Tuesday. I eat tacos far too often to feel like Taco TUESDAYs can be thing. Don’t place limits on my taco consumption, internet. Just don’t do it. All tacos all the…

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Carne Asada {Grilled Beef for Salads, Tacos, and Burritos}

Carne Asada {Grilled Beef for Salads, Tacos, and Burritos}

I have a fast and fabulous recipe to share with you because -PEOPLE- this is going to be the biggest grilling weekend of the whole year. I’m talking about Carne Asada {Grilled Beef for Salads, Tacos, and Burritos}. This is one of the classic meats (literally and figuratively) of Mexican street tacos. Flavourful, slightly charred…

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Slow-Cooker Copycat Chipotle Barbacoa Recipe

Slow-cooker crockpot Copycat Chipotle Barbacoa shredded beef

Mrawrrrrrrr. Today’s Slow-Cooker Copycat Chipotle Barbacoa Recipe makes me purr. I can’t help myself. Garlicky, tender, shredded beef braised low and slow in a spicy, smoky, flavourful barbecue sauce. It doesn’t hurt matters that it cooks all day (or all night!) while you run errands or do yardwork or try desperately not to eat the…

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Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili or Coney Sauce or Chili Fries sauce from foodiewithfamily.com

This post was originally published on May 3, 2011. Wowza! It got a little facelift in the form of new photos and a lovely printable recipe. Dig in, friends! Rain, mixed precipitation, and more rain… This has been our weather pattern for the past three weeks.  Add colder than normal temperatures and you get an…

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Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Beef

Slow Cooker Italian Shredded Beef full of sun dried tomatoes, wine, garlic, fire roasted tomatoes, olives, and capers from foodiewithfamily.com

I have a culinary wheelhouse. When in doubt, I almost always fall back to something Asian inspired with ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and a hint of heat or something Tex Mex or Mexican related with garlic, beans, meat, and -in all likelihood- a metric ton of cheese. And people, I’m happy like that… But every…

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Taco Soup

Taco Soup in a slow-cooker or on the stove-top from foodiewithfamily.com

The church we attended when all five of our kids were born had a charming habit of providing two weeks of meals for families with new babies. I cherished the food I received after the births of my children. You could say they were like manna from heaven. This family-favorite, Taco Soup, was one of…

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15 Minute Korean Style Beef

15 Minute Korean Style Beef. Slightly spicy and somewhat sweet, with a taste reminiscent of bulgogi from foodiewithfamily.com

Raise your hand if you need a go-to dish that delivers major taste-bud tingling, pleases everyone in the house, is easy on the wallet, and is done in about 15 minutes from start to finish? Yeah. I’m seeing a lot of hands. It’s kind of universal, isn’t it? Enter 15 Minute Korean Style Beef, stage…

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