Beef up the season’s eatings

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 17, 2008

You can literally beef up your holiday entertaining with luscious beef recipes that will make everyone in the family happy.

Each of today’s lean beef recipes is rich in essential protein and nutrients needed to fuel and strengthen your body. This will help keep you energized and maintain balance in your diet throughout the holidays. Who knew healthy eating could taste so good?

Beef Skewers with Garlicky White Bean Dip

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Get the celebration started with skewers of lean top sirloin steak strips sprinkled with a zesty seasoning blend and broiled to perfection. Serve with homemade white bean dip for a tangy combination.

Home for the Holidays

Give your guests the gift of flavor with savory beef appetizers. These small plates are a festive way to celebrate the season on a holiday budget.


Enjoy a special holiday dinner starring beef tenderloin. Your guests will love this boneless cut because it’s tender and delicious, and you’ll feel jolly because it’s a lean cut that’s easy to portion and prepare. Look to tenderloin for a special-occasion cut that’s worth every penny when cooked to perfection For more on beef cookery, nutrition and recipes, visit

Always use a thermometer to check the internal temperature of beef steaks and roasts. Be sure to let roasts stand before carving to allow the temperature to rise to the desired doneness and for the juices to redistribute, resulting in easier carving and serving.

Tips for making the perfect holiday roast

The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate traditions and bring together family and friends. Nothing says special occasion like a beef rib roast. And Herb-Seasoned Rib Roast with Red Wine Pan Sauce is an easy-to-follow recipe that guarantees sensational results.


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