Category Archives: Beef Recipes

BBQ Beef Ribs

Geesh, Cheap Bastid waited until after Labor Day to write about a fantastic dish tailor made for late summer grilling and feasting—BBQ Ribs. Well, better late than never. And, at least in our little slice of SoCal, the grocery stores … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta

I’ve been cooking pasta for years.  I’ve scorched it.  Left it nearly raw.  Turned it into mush.  But mostly I’ve cooked it just fine.  It got a lot easier a couple of years back when Mrs. CB gave me my … Continue reading

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Saint Patricks Day Favorites

On St. Patricks Day everybody is a leprechaun for the day.  We wear green.  We drink green beer.  We eat corned beef and cabbage.  Come to think of it, about the only things there that are genuinely Irish are corned … Continue reading

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Chinese Steak

Sometimes you just have to “change it up” just a bit.  I love cooking Salisbury Steak and I love cooking Swiss Steak.  Both are Midwestern comfort food classics.  OK, actually what I love is eating Salisbury Steak and Swiss Steak.  … Continue reading

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Grilled Sirloin for Two

Help!  All of a sudden I’m getting an Andy Williams song coursing through my brain—“It’s That Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”   Arrrghhhhh, I can’t stand its incessant reverberation at Christmas let alone in June. This is supposed to be … Continue reading

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