Mama Perk’s {melt in your mouth} Drip Beef

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This is the most delicious, moist, tasty beef I have ever made. It is so simple to make and could easily be done in the crock pot.  I got the inspiration from my girl Katie over at The Perks and I put a little twist, just cause I never leave anything alone!

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chuck roast (mine was 2.5lbs)

3 T butter

2 T olive oil

1/2 packet ranch dressing

1T Good Seasons Italian dressing powder

2 large onions, sliced

1 can beef broth

1 cup water

1 T soy sauce

8 oz jar peperoncini with juice

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Place butter & oil in large Dutch oven, stir in dressing powder and sear beef apx 5-7 mins on each side. Get a nice brown caramelized sear.

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Remove meat, set aside to rest, add onions and soften.

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Add beef back to pot and add broth, water and peperoncini to pot. Set on low and cook ALL day. I cooked mine on super low for 6 hrs.

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I did my meat the day before we wanted to eat it, I would advise you to do the same. If you will allow meat to sit overnight in the fridge all the fat (there’s a TON of it) will rise to the top, solidify and you can scrap it all off. Reheat and shred with 2 forks. 

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I served mine with toasted onion rolls, topped with Swiss cheese and the peperoncini.

No joke this was DELISH!!!!!!

I will be making this again.

Ta-Ta for now- Mama Bird

Perfect Meatloaf

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Perfect Meatloaf, ahh it is one of those things that people either  love or hate. I for one enjoy  meatloaf, but I don’t ever order it and would be heststant to eat it at someone’s home. I mean who the heck knows what “they” put in their meatloaf? Here is my super yummy, family friendly, kids and Hubs approved

PERFECT  MEATLOAF!

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Mama’s Meatloaf

1 lb meatloaf mix*

1 piece of bread, crust removed

1/4 to 1/2 cup chili sauce

1 egg

3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce

1/4 cup parmesan cheese

1/2 t garlic, salt & pepper

1 T fresh chopped parsley

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Mix everything together and allow to sit in fridge for a few hours, or overnight, or just while the oven preheats!  Dump onto a broiler pan, this allows all the grease to drain and I am convienced that this is one of the keys to a perfect meatloaf!! No one wants greasy meat! Top with sweet and sour catsup (recipe below) Bake at 350 for 1 1/4 hour or until center is cooked through.

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*Meatloaf Mix  is great and REALLY adds to the flavor, there ore no seasonings just a combo or ground meat, you can always use ground turkey or beef

Sweet& Sour Catsup:

3 T catsup

2 T brown sugar

1 1/2 T mustard

1 T apple cider vinegar

Mix everything together and drizzle over top.

ENJOY!

xoxo, Mama Bird