FOOD & FLAVORS

During cooler weather, I’m quick to give my trusty slow cooker lots and lots of love. She’s the secret to many evenings’ savory, delicious dinners. But in summer? I forget to bring the slow cooker out of the pantry ... but that's about to change!

It's a delicious dish that's pure comfort: Certified Angus Beef ® brand beef short ribs served on a bed of cheesy shrimp grits. Yum! Serve with a garden fresh summer salad and your favorite red wine for an unforgettable evening in the outdoors

July is National Hot Dog Month and today, July 23, is National Hot Dog Day.Celebrate with Certified Angus Beef ® brand frankfurters — and we have several recipes that will tickle the taste buds of you, your kids and let's be frank, kids of all ages!

BEEF 101

Classic Steakhouse Salad with Blue Cheese

Backyard barbecues are fun, but sometimes you want to eat with your guests — not serve as short order cook. An easy and classic steak salad to the rescue ...

They don't come with a cowboy claim to fame like ribeyes or a New York state-of-mind like the strip steak. They're not lauded for their buttery texture like filet mignon ... but sirloin steaks are flavorful and kind to your budget.

I'm a visual learner. Sure, I read directions and follow instructions when I must, but to really, really understand and perfect a process I have to...

I'm gearing up for a big Independence Day celebration with the works: food, family, fun and games, and a few big bangs for good measure. Food safety matters can make or break a gathering.