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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef (with gluten-free option)

Mongolian beef over lo mein noodles

Mongolian beef made in the slow cooker is tender and full of ginger and garlic flavor. Mongolian beef is typically made with flank steak, but I made this one with sirloin, which I cut into thin strips. I have a bunch of sirloin steaks in the freezer that I got on clearance. Whenever I see

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Red Wine Pot Roast

Pot roast meat with potatoes and carrots and gravy in a bowl

I was hosting a holiday party for my horseback riding club last weekend, and I needed a recipe that would be a crowd-pleaser but still relatively easy to make. Braising is one of my favorite cooking methods, so a pot roast was perfect. I was cooking for 20 or so people, so my go-to of

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Red Wine Braised Short Rib Pot Pie

Red wine braised short rib pot pie

I was invited to a pie-themed party this weekend and wanted to make something unique. I was torn between a beef bourguignon pot pie and a short rib pot pie. I decided to go with the short rib pie because I knew I could do the short ribs well. I decided to incorporate some saffron

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Beef Stew: Inspired by Grandma’s Goulash

Beef stew

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using the link (more information). I love my German grandmother’s goulash. I have the recipe, and I can come pretty close to making the real deal. We were supposed to get snow or rain today,

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Sirloin Chili (Dutch Oven or Slow Cooker)

Sirloin chili

This chili was perfect for the snow day we had here a couple of weeks ago. I let it simmer on the stove for several hours, but it could also be done in a slow cooker. The beef was super tender, and the chili had a lot of flavor. I’ve included instructions for either method below.

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Slow Cooker Creamy Tomato & Tortellini Soup

creamy tomato & tortellini soup

I tried to make a tortellini soup in the slow cooker a few years ago after seeing it on one of those Facebook videos. The recipe called for cream cheese, which never really did anything but become a chunky mess. It was definitely a fail. I’ve wanted to make my own version (that would actually

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Gnocchi Bolognese With Braised Short Rib

Gnocchi bolognese

I have a “book club” with a group of girlfriends that really isn’t a book club – we get together and eat good good and drink wine. Why is it called book club, then? Long story! Last week, we were at a restaurant that has some great short rib dishes. One of my friends ordered

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Short Rib Ravioli

Short Rib Ravioli

There is a new local restaurant in an area that desperately needs some good restaurants. One of their specials the first night I went was short rib ravioli, and it was amazing. I knew I needed to try to replicate it at home. I took a major shortcut and used sauce from Wegmans because I

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Braised Short Rib Risotto

When my mom was in town for Christmas last year, she ordered this braised short rib risotto when we were out for dinner one night. I tried a bite and it was amazing. Ever since then, I’ve wanted to try to replicate it at home, and I’ve also been wanting to use my new Le

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Improvised Two Bean Soup – Saved from Disaster

I ended concocting this yesterday when I needed something to bring to a potluck event. I made potato salad, but I didn’t like how it tasted. It ended up turning out fine, but I needed to get something else together in case the potato salad was a total fail. It seemed like my normally stockpiled

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