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Pre-Cooking Ground Beef


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In addition to batch cooking on the weekend, I brown my ground beef (all of it) as soon as I get home from the grocery store. We don't eat many hamburgers. It saves time because it cooks more quickly because it's not frozen and is ready when I need it later that week: shepherd's pie, chilli, etc.

- Submitted by STORMTMB 4/1/2010 in Cooking | 5 Comments
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LITTLEWIND53 4/2/2010 6:46:00 PM

    I do this a lot, and it's ready when I want or need it. I have never rinsed it before. What a great idea. will have to try.

P.S. If I'm sure I will be using it all for one type of meal (such as speghetti sauce, etc) I will season accordingly. Sometimes I will cook is 2 or 3 batches and season each one a bit differently.
SLIMJUDI 4/2/2010 6:39:00 PM

    Just wondering, does anyone season the ground beef when cooking it all at one time? If so, with what?
ANNANN63 4/2/2010 6:14:00 PM

    I do this and then freeze it in amounts perfect for recipies.
DIANE929 4/1/2010 7:25:00 PM

    Helpful hint...After cooking ground beef,put beef in a strainer and run it under hot water,rinsing the meat runs off extra fat and calories without changing the meats flavor or texture....
MSAXON94 4/1/2010 4:15:00 PM

    What a good idea. Never thought of it.

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