Barbacoa Beef

Barbacoa Beef

I took advantage of having a slow cooker at our last airbnb in Ahipara to make Barbacoa Beef for taco bowls.  Barbacoa is, in Mexican cooking, beef, lamb, or other meat that has been slowly cooked with seasonings, and is typically shredded and used in burritos or tacos.  We've only had Mexican food once since we left Hawaii and we were both craving it - plus, this is ridiculously easy to make.

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Beef Stew

Beef Stew

Beef stew has been a long-standing favorite in my family. For several years, we had it on Christmas in lieu of a roast or something more traditional because I loved it so much.  Today our weather turned towards winter and I found myself dreaming of a hearty beef stew.  I knew I could wing it and make something, but I had flagged the recipe in the Flour, Too cookbook to try ages ago and figured it was about time.

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