Beef Shank Kådu with Fresh Vegetables and Vermicelli Noodles

Posted on Jan 5th, 2014

It's currently 9 degrees outside, with a windchill of -11 degrees -- it's the perfect time for a pot of my delicious Beef Shank Kådu (which means…

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Beef Stir Fry with Eggplant, Mushrooms and Bean Sprouts

Posted on Aug 9th, 2013's what's for dinner.  🙂  I love that commercialized tag line. Beef stir fry is another one of those versatile dishes that you…

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Beef Stir Fry with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Bell Peppers and Onions

Posted on Sep 30th, 2013

I posted a recipe a while back for another version of Beef Stir Fry (with mushrooms, onions, broccoli, eggplant and bean sprouts).  Here is another…

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Beef Tinaktak

Posted on Feb 5th, 2014

Beef Tinaktak is a delicious Chamorro dish.  It's one of my favorite comfort foods--I love drowning my rice with the coconut milk kådu…

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Braised Oxtail Soup

Posted on Oct 7th, 2014

Don't let the name of this dish turn you off.  Oxtail, as the name describes, was commonly the meaty part of the tail of an ox.  Nowadays, they are…

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Chamorro Bistek (or Bisteak)

Posted on Sep 26th, 2013

Bistek (or Bisteak) is a favorite Chamorro dish.  The addition of achote (or annatto) gives a unique flavor, along with the tanginess of the added…

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Cheeseburger Biscuits

Posted on Sep 17th, 2014

Cheese...seasoned ground beef...bacon...all baked in a fluffy biscuit (did I mention there was BACON?). 🙂 These little pillows of delight are…

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Corned Beef with Cabbage and Onions

Posted on May 11th, 2014

This is another classic Chamorro comfort dish.  Most Chamorros grew up eating corned beef, maybe because it used to be inexpensive.  Now, it's…

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Corned Beef with Corn and Tomato Sauce

Posted on Oct 6th, 2013

Chamorros love canned corned beef!  It's called Latan Kåtne (canned meat) in Chamorro. Corned beef can be prepared many different ways, depending…

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Easy Homemade Chorizos

Posted on Jul 9th, 2017

I made pancakes for my kids' breakfast this morning, but the hubby and I wanted something heartier. Here's my version of homemade chorizo. It's…

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Ground Beef Stir Fry

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2014

Stir fried lean meat and vegetables are delicious and healthy meal choices. Use your favorite vegetables or whatever is in season. I like using…

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Hannah’s Carne Asada Tacos

Posted on Feb 21st, 2014

My daughter loves to cook as much as I do, and she loves to experiment with new dishes.  This is her take on Carne Asada Tacos, complete with her…

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Hannah’s Teriyaki Burgers

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2013

My daughter is quite the budding chef.  She whipped these burgers up from some ingredients she found in the fridge and pantry.  She calls them…

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Hearty Beef Stew

Posted on Sep 11th, 2014

Beef stew is a comfort dish that everyone should know how to make.  That and chicken soup -- both are recipes you should have in your cooking…

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Homemade Beer Chili

Posted on Sep 7th, 2013

Homemade chili such a versatile dish that can be changed up depending on the ingredients you add. My family's favorite is chili made with ground…

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Juicy Cheeseburgers with Baked Smothered Fries

Posted on Feb 25th, 2014

I may be dating myself, but one of my favorite burger places to eat was Cool Spot, a quaint drive-in burger joint in Barrigada owned and operated by…

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Korean Lettuce Wraps (Ssambap)

Posted on Aug 17th, 2013

When my family and I lived in Seoul, we had a favorite restaurant that was nestled along the Han River.  Like many Korean BBQ restaurants, this…

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Lasagne al Forno

Posted on Sep 15th, 2013

I first made this lasagne years ago, when I lived in Germany (yes, Germany, not Italy).  There was this small family run Italian…

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No Tomato Chili

Posted on Mar 10th, 2014

My family loves chili. Chili with rice, chili dogs, chili with Frito's corn chips, or Chili with Doritos chips -- you name it, we love…

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Pot Roast, Chamorro Style

Posted on Sep 28th, 2013

Whenever I find myself feeling a bit homesick, I think of something to cook that soothes my longing for my island home. Chamorro Pot Roast is one of…

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Short Ribs Soup (Kådun Kåtne)

Posted on Sep 12th, 2013

It's cold and rainy right now in the Colorado Rockies...perfect weather for Short Ribs Soup.  We call this Kådun Kåtne in Chamorro.…

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Smoked & Slow-Grilled Brisket

Posted on Feb 1st, 2014

There's nothing like a good BBQ, be it pork ribs, a good steak, or a brisket.  But to get a great tasting, tender brisket, you need to cook it long…

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Smoked Beef Brisket – A slightly sweet, smoky version

Posted on May 4th, 2014

I love a good BBQ.  It's rare that I use a dry rub when we BBQ at our house, especially since my daughter makes excellent marinades.  However, when…

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Tater Tot Casserole

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

If you're looking for a stick-to-your-ribs comfort dish, this one is it.  Tater tots, seasoned ground beef and cheese sauce are all baked into a…

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Tender and Juicy Burgers

Posted on Dec 13th, 2014

I love grilled ribs and steaks, but occasionally I crave a really good, juicy burger. I'm not talking about those flat, plain, frozen patties…

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Thai Beef Salad

Posted on Aug 29th, 2014

This popular Thai beef salad can serve as an appetizer or a meal.  It's quick and easy to prepare so you can have it on your table in just a few…

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