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Beef BBQ Tips

For tender, juicy and flavourful beef follow these guidelines: Select lightly marbled roasts or steaks Well-trimmed meat eliminates smoking and flare-ups.  Slashing fat along the edge will keep steaks from curling. Season meat before BBQing.  If marinade was used, discard it or boil for 5 to 10 minutes before basting onto or serving with cooked [...]

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Marinating Steaks

Pierce steak numerous times with fork. Marinate in 1 cup (250 mL) acidic liquid (citrus juice, wine, etc.) plus seasonings for 12-24 hours in refrigerator OR 20 – 30 minutes, if using packaged quick marinades. Grill, broil or pan-fry turning only once or twice with tongs.  Do not cook past medium. Thickness Rare Medium ½” [...]

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Grill Up a Juicy Steak

Season with pepper, etc. Grill, broil or pan-fry using high heat, turning only once or twice with tongs. Cook as follows: Thickness Rare Medium Well ½” to ¾” (1-2cm) 3 – 5 minutes/side 5-7 minutes/side 7-9 minutes/side 1” (2.5 cm) 5-7 minutes/side 7-9 minutes/side 9-11 minutes/side

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Spicy Thai Steaks

These spicy Thai steaks are perfect served  over salad greens or rice noodles & topped with Jalapeno sauce.

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Summer Grilled Beef Salad with Feta and Mint

This is Kirstin’s version of a traditional Lebanese Fattouch salad. It is a complete one-dish meal packed with vitamin C, iron and antioxidants. The most important ingredients are the lemon, feta, mint and of course the beef. If you are missing some of the salad mixings, just substitute with one of your favourites.

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