Saturday, May 26, 2018
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You Asked For It: Creole Beef Tips

I would like the beef creole recipe from La Cave. Thank you.

Carol Sandstrom, Belleair

I supposed that Carol is referring to the Indian Rocks Beach fine dining establishment that closed in the early 1990s. That's sort of a tough recipe for us to find so many years after it closed, but Ellen Uzonwanne of Palm Harbor sent in a version and I hope it will remind Carol of that favorite restaurant meal. The fresh ingredients coupled with the seasoning and Worcestershire sauce make this a flavorful dish. I simmered the dish for about 10 more minutes to make the sauce a little thicker. When you brown the flour, watch it closely and don't rush the process. Chop the vegetables while you keep an eye on the skillet. This is a quick and easy weeknight dinner for busy families.

Recipe request

Barbara Middleton of St. Petersburg is looking for a Margarita Cupcake recipe. She had them at a party and would love to make them.

Marilynn Myers of St. Petersburg sends a great big thank-you to Petra Bauer for the Edamame Salad from Backfin Blue Café.

Recipes tested by Times correspondent Ellen Folkman unless otherwise noted. Send requests to You Asked For It, P.O. Box 1159, Crystal Beach, FL 34681 or email [email protected] Include your name, city and phone number.

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