Beef Braised with Tomatoes

When the days shorten and nights lengthen, my attention turns to braises.  Deeply flavored and nutritionally dense, tomatoes and beef are a happy combination in this easy to make dish. Beef Braised with Tomatoes is my go-to recipe when I want a savory slow braised boneless chuck roast.  The holy trinity of tomatoes, onions, and…

Beef Chili

Rich chilies, tangy tomatoes and savory beef make a bowl of chili a homey, soul satisfying classic.  A friend had a bonanza of grass fed ground beef, and I was the happy recipient of her largesse.  This bowl of chili was the result. Chili is fast, nourishing, and tasty.  The key?  Good chili powder.  There…