Let your slow cooker make a batch of chipotle beef, and turn that into quick and easy worknight enchiladas with a few ingredients from the pantry. You'll have extra beef to stash in the freezer (and extra yummy chipotle sauce, too).
Fire up the grill! It's time to serve up some burgers. Beef, turkey, salmon, veggie: here are some of our favorites, from The Perfect Pantry and from many other food bloggers.
Give beef brisket a sweet-and-sour tang with a gravy made from pomegranate molasses and mint. So unusual, and easy to cook in the crockpot. Leftovers make great sandwiches, too.
An unusual beef, vegetable and apricot stew that combines warm spices with lemon and cilantro for a bright, exotic flavor profile.
Authentic Chinese condiments make the sauce for this easy stir-fry recipe of beef, bok choy and sweet bell peppers.
Make this French-style beef stew ahead of time; like most stews, it's great on the day you make it, but it tastes even better the second day.
Use a Dutch oven or a tagine pot to make this Moroccan beef stew with apricots, onions, cinnamon and lots of "warm" spices. Combining meat and fruit is a specialty of North African countries.