Meatless Schmeatless: 15 Hearty Beef Recipes to Warm Up to this Winter

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‘Tis the season for beef recipes. Winter is the time to dig out the flannel and the down from the basement and pull the crock-pot out from the back of the pantry. As the temperatures drop and we want to be outside for shorter spurts of time,…
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Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup

Every morning, when the kitchen staff arrives, they follow the same routine. Part of that routine involves putting the caldo (soup) on. We make this caldo fresh every morning and by one o’clock in the afternoon, it’s always gone. We have…

Beef Salpicón Tostadas Recipe

Editor’s Note: Mamiverse is proud to showcase the talents of Julianna Glassanos, a promising Latina Student Chef at the Culinary Institute of America/San Antonio. Enjoy her delicious recipe and join us in saluting all the young chefs following…
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Churrasco: Nicaraguan-Style Grilled Beef Tenderloin

  Churrasco is the Argentinian word for grilled beef. But it was Nicaraguan immigrants of the Sandinista era who popularized the dish in Miami. Today, we have dozens of Nicaraguan steak houses, ranging from ranch house-style restaurants…
Carne Asada Salad

Carne Asada Salad (Ensalada con Carne Asada)

This salad is a wonderful way to take leftover carne asada and salsa and transform them into an easy meal. The combinations of flavors and textures make this a fun dish to enjoy any time of year, but if it’s warm outside, put on some salsa…
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Weekend Cooking: Stacked Enchiladas

One of my favorite meals to make ahead on a Sunday evening is enchiladas. Whether they are rolled, stacked, or in a casserole, the combination of corn tortillas, cheese, chicken or beef and a zesty sauce makes a hearty weekday meal delicious…
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Weekend Cooking: Easy Stews (Guisos)

There’s this misconception about guisos or stews: they are hard to make. But guisos are extremely easy to prepare and not to mention economical to feed an entire hungry tribe. These easy stews just take a bit of time and patience until the…
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Wok Latino Cooking 101: Lomo Saltado

Editor’s Note: My first experience with Grace Young’s Cookbook, Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge, led me to enter the delicious world of the wok.  I prepared Yang Chow Fried Rice and Beef Broccoli—recipes featured in Grace’s award-winning…
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Stir Fried Beef and Potatoes (Lomo Saltado)

Stir-frying is intrinsic to Chinese cuisine, yet this Stir Fried Beef and Potatoes dish is anything but typical. Narrow strips of beef are marinated with vinegar and cumin, then cooked with a colorful assortment of onions, peppers, and tomatoes,…