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March 31, 2015

Beef Tenderloin for any ocassion

Even though I usually reserve beef tenderloin for special occasions, it is always a good choice for dinner. Because it is a lean and very tender cut of meat extra ingredients are usually added to enhance the flavor. Here are a few suggestions for preparing tenderloin and tips for trimming.

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Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions and Smoked Bacon

Whatever the occasion, beef tenderloin is an excellent choice for the main course. It is a lean, tender cut of meat that benefits from adding a few ingredients like bacon, garlic and onions.

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December 02, 2013

November Wine Dinner

This was a fabulous wine dinner. The entrée was a salted pastry encrusted beef tenderloin. The flavor was amazing. It resembled a beef wellington with the difference being that the crust wasn't eaten. It was peeled away from the meat.

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August 13, 2013

Marinated Grilled Beef Tenderloin

This tenderloin was absolutely melt in your mouth delicious. Tenderloin is exactly as it is named, tender. But because it is such a lean cut of meat the flavors are usually created by rubs or marinades. This was a food and wine dinner hit!

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September 27, 2012

MOREL and Beef Stroganoff

If you love rich, you'll love this recipe. It is rich in every sense of the word. Morel mushrooms are not only rich as in pricey, they're rich with flavor too. You can use any mushrooms but for special occasions use the morel.

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July 01, 2012

Herbed stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Pinot Noir Sauce

The sauce is rich, the herbs are flavorful and the meat melts in your mouth. What more could you ask for. Oh I know a light but earthy Pinot Noir.

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September 20, 2010

Trimming a beef tenderloin

If you have more time than money, try trimming your own beef tenderloin. Follow these tips for easy, successful results:

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September 17, 2010

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Sides for Topping

The tenderloin is a lean and very tender cut of meat that is often prepared for special occasions. I say "enjoy it anytime even just for two." The left overs can be used later for sandwiches, in a salad or frozen for later. Reheat and enjoy a fantastic meal after a long day at the office.

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