Atlanta Beef Brisket

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It’s confession time here in the Child Family house.  I love beef brisket!  You too? There is something about it that is so satisfying, and meaty – it is probably one of the best cuts off the cow.  I could eat brisket for every meal and not get tired of it. I am serious.  Beef… 

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Summer Pasta Puttanesca

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I am a meat eater at heart.  I know, shocking that I write, edit, recipe develop meat based recipes in my spare time.  However, I wanted to share a recipe that I have had a few times that really satisfies me.  I saw this recipe on the America’s Test Kitchen series on PBS – and… 

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Garlic-Stuffed Roast Beef with Chipotle

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Oh, great – we got 3 crockpots for our wedding.  Fantastic, I don’t even know what to do with one crockpot vs. three!  Well, never fear, MarinateMeBaby is here!  All kidding aside, everyone of us had to learn how to cook.  We have all had to learn to utilize different equipment and cooking techniques, we… 

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Slow Cooker Korean Beef Taco’s with Cucumber Slaw

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Looking for a quick, low-maintenance dinner?  If your like me, you have two full time jobs – a parent and then the one that makes you money.  You know, the up and tumble riggers of life that pull you from the house for 10-14 hours a day? Here is a weeknight dinner idea that will… 

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Clams and Beer

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I love clams. I love clams. Now with that admission out – let me talk to you about a guilty pleasure – Clams in Beer. Now, I don’t drink by choice – however, I would be remiss not to discuss what beer will do to a clam. With garlic, onions – oh boy! A couple… 

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Braised Short Ribs

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The Braised Short Rib – It is so rustic and yet such a refined dish that packs a ton of flavor if you do it correct. Tom Colicchio (Top Chef Fame) first published this recipe in 2008 with food and wine – and it has been a favorite of mine ever since. It does take… 

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Bloody Mary Flank Steak

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This recipe can be prepared with either flank or skirt steak. I first saw this recipe on Guy Fieri’s show – Guys’ Big Bite. I have stuck pretty close to his recipe and found it to be very easy to follow and it produces some amazing results.