Time To Make The Doughnuts

As Certified Angus Beef ® brand employees our noses are attuned to the odor of sizzling beef. The tantalizing smell of flavor is always circulating in and around the Culinary Center. But suddenly something entirely different wafted our way ... something sweet and comforting and oh, so delightful!  Continue Reading

You Can Tie A Roast with These Simple Steps

You may be a seasoned pro when it comes to cooking beef, but old dogs can still learn new tricks. Do you know how to properly carve a roast? What about how to tie a roast? The new Roast Perfect app — available on iTunes and Google Play, includes step-by-step video instruction on these and other roasting tips.   Continue Reading

The Question Every Dad Wants You To Ask

You have the power to give your dad the best gift ever on Father's Day (it's comin' up quick, you know!). If you follow a few easy steps, you can't go wrong — unless you and your dad are vegetarians. In that case neither of you should be reading this blog. And let's be honest, here — vegetables are tasty but they pale in miserable comparison to a rich and flavorful, tantalizingly hypnotic steak on Father's Day. So ... ask dad THE QUESTION:  Continue Reading

The Great American Burger

We celebrate grilling season with barbecues and picnics. We revel in the great outdoors with family, friends and flavorful dishes. The humble American burger is often at the center of these celebrations. As you get set for summer, consider this ...  Continue Reading

Braised Chuck Roast with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Some of my best meals are made in a slow cooker. I love to while away my time in the kitchen slicing, dicing and chopping, don’t get me wrong! But a slow cooker allows for some free time — a luxury on busy weekdays. This recipe for Braised Chuck Roast with Roasted Red Pepper sauce is ideal for the low and …   Continue Reading

Those Who Live by the Sword …

Live and eat by the sword. At least that was the case — and an extremely popular attraction — during the 2016 Cayman Cookout. Chef Tony Biggs traveled to Grand Cayman Island for a little flavorful fun in the sun. What happened next can be summed up in one word: swordplay.  Continue Reading

Where Chefs Come To Play With Their Food

The Certified Angus Beef ® Education & Culinary Center in Wooster, Ohio is a wealth of talent and intriguing ideas. A chef, entire culinary team or other foodservice industry group arrives on an almost daily basis to experience what is essentially a working ‘think tank’ for beef. Chefs and restaurateurs come to experiment with flavor, create new menu …   Continue Reading

Prime Rib Roast for Spring Celebrations

Prime rib is the quintessential celebration roast. It’s a classic cut that brings simple elegance to the table. Prime rib’s rich, beefy flavors, paired with a sauce of roasted vegetables, is perfect for spring gatherings. Print Prime Rib Roast with Vegetable Gravy Author: Certified Angus Beef ® brand   Ingredients 5 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® rib roast …   Continue Reading

Southwestern Beef and Bean Stew

Hearty stews are one of my favorite weeknight meals. Not only do they feed a crowd that usually seeks seconds, but most of the time there are leftovers for lunch the following day. This Southwestern Beef and Bean Stew is a quick and delicious dinner idea. I’m betting it will soon be one of your family favorites, too! The …   Continue Reading

Irish Beef and Brew Stew

Irish Beef and Brew Stew is the perfect recipe for feeding a crowd of friends and wee ones, too. Hearty vegetables like potatoes, carrots and cabbage pair with braised beef in a rich stew that’s slightly sweet thanks to a secret ingredient. Stew over this: slow-cooking is key. Coat chuck roast chunks in flour and spices. …   Continue Reading

Baked Hominy with Cheese and Peppers

Have you heard of hominy? If you’re like many people it’s a bit of a mystery. I knew it had something to do with corn — just what I wasn’t sure. Fortunately, a new recipe from Certified Angus Beef ® Chef Peter Rosenberg changed all that. Hominy is corn soaked in mineral lime. According to Huffington Post, the alkali process — known …   Continue Reading

Irish Braised Corned Beef

My great-great-grandfather emigrated from County Down, Ireland in 1835. I can only imagine how big the world surely seemed to a six-year-old boy on the grandest adventure of his lifetime! Fast forward four generations. Young Robert’s direct descendants are still farming the land his parents settled, and others tend farms nearby. Though not familiar with original Irish customs, my family and cousins’ families continue …   Continue Reading

Add Herbs for Fresh Flavor

Fresh herbs and steak go together like ... salt and pepper? Left and right? Eggs and bacon? You don't need to create expansive plots or even be much of a green thumb to succeed, though. Potted herbs can often be found at your local grocer or home and garden center. A few plants on a sunny windowsill and you're set for flavorful, aromatic bliss.  Continue Reading

Recipes for Chili Weather

When the temperatures plummet, there’s nothing more satisfying than a bowl of sweet and spicy chili. And chili is perfect for casual winter get-togethers (hello, game day or sledding party!) or busy weeknight dinners (thank you, slow cooker). Here are a few of our favorite chilly weather chili recipes. Enjoy!  Continue Reading

Prime Rib Roast

We're feeling a little like Santa — sittin' pretty with goodies to deliver! We want to beef up your holidays with a mouthwatering Prime Rib Roast. It's the perfect way to celebrate the season, and feast with amazing flavor.   Continue Reading

Beef Up Holiday Appetizers

This stunning salad is ideal for holiday dinners. It combines beef tenderloin with orange slices, pomegranate seeds, sea salt, and arugula. Get the recipe from Family Foodie. Thyme mayo compliments Certified Angus Beef ® brand tenderloin, caramelized shallots, and crusty bread. Recipe available from Wishes and Dishes. Simple, tasty roast beef is a great way to begin holiday …   Continue Reading

Rare Favorites [11-20-15]

Read about flavor euphoria from a group of bloggers who recently visited the brand's Education & Culinary Center in Wooster, Ohio. They've used the app and learned from expert chefs. They great beef when they roast it!  Continue Reading

Peppered Ball Tip Roast

Peppered ball tip roast is great for busy weeknights, and easy with instructions in the Roast Perfect app. Here's how it goes ... the work day is over and you rush to the grocery store to grab something for dinner.   Continue Reading

How to Carve A Beef Roast

You've prepared a beautiful beef roast, cooked it perfectly, and allowed it to rest so all of those flavorful juices remain inside the meat. There's only one thing left to do: carve the roast. Make sure you slice it right ... or else!  Continue Reading

Rare Favorites: [11-13-15]

Sometimes we all need a little help from our friends and boy, do we know some talented cooks! This week — and every Friday through roasting season — we plan to share recipes from a few of our favorite bloggers. Enjoy this week's featured dinner ideas!  Continue Reading