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Braised Short Ribs

MAKES 8 SERVINGS 2 pounds boneless chuck short ribs Salt and pepper 4 ounces clarified butter (see Note) 2 pounds onions, julienned 16 ounces veal or beef stock 12 ounces Belgian-style ale (preferably Goose Island Matilda) 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped 1 bay leaf 2 tablespoons …

CHILI CON CARNE

MAKES 8 SERVINGS 2 tablespoons canola oil1 pound lean ground beef 1 medium onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (10-ounce) can tomato soup 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 (19-ounce) can kidney beans 1 (19-ounce) can chickpeas 1 cup frozen corn 1 (4.5-ounce) can …

TANGY BEEF STEW

MAKES 10 (1-CUP) SERVINGS ¼ cup all-purpose flour½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 2 pounds stewing beef, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 cup water ½ cup ketchup ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ cup vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 large onion, …

SAVORY MANGO EMPANADAS

MAKES 16 SERVINGS Empanadas:2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced ¾ pound ground beef 2 tablespoons tomato paste ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon cayenne 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes ¼ cup pimento-stuffed green olives, roughly chopped ½ cup …

BUTTERMILK-SOAKED PORK CUTLET SANDWICHES

MAKES 4 SERVINGS Start to finish: 20 minutes, plus marinating 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin1 cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Thai red curry paste, divided 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups panko bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon cider …

ROSEMARY-CIDER BRINED EASTER PORK

Start to finish: 26 hours (1 hour active) MAKES 8 SERVINGS 1/4 cup kosher salt 1/4 cup packed brown sugar2 cups apple cider 1 bunch fresh rosemary 1 bunch fresh thyme 1 teaspoon chili powder 4 pound pork loin roast 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable …

TEXAS BOWL OF RED CHILI

MAKES 8 SERVINGS 1 pound ground sirloin 1 pound ground chuck2 large yellow onions, finely chopped 1 (12-ounce) bottle Lone Star or Corona beer 2 (10-ounce) cans chopped tomatoes with chili peppers 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon dry oregano leaves …

PUMPKIN-ROASTED RED PEPPER CHILI

MAKES 6 SERVINGS 2 medium yellow onions, quartered1 (16-ounce jar) roasted red peppers, drained 1 (15-ounce) can   pumpkin puree 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste 2 pounds ground bison 1 pound boneless pork ribs, roughly chopped 2 cups chicken broth 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon ground …

Bean-and-beef enchilada casserole

MAKES 6 SERVINGS Non-stick cooking spray8 ounces extra-lean ground beef ½ cup (1 medium) chopped onion 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1 (15-ounce) can  no-salt-added pinto  beans, rinsed, drained 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chile peppers, undrained 1 (8-ounce) carton light sour cream 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon garlic …