Father’s Day Recipes from Mrs. Burke’s Kitchen

Outdoor Grilling

It’s Father’s Day! Dad may be master of the grill, but doesn’t he deserve a day off? Here are some easy but tasty recipes to make your Father’s Day cook-out a fitting tribute to the man of the house.

Fired Up Steak Strips

3 lbs of steak of your choice, ribeye or sirloin
1/3 cup Soy sauce
1/4 cup olive oil
3 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds
2 cloves garlic
2 tsp Siracha or Tobasco sauce
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/2 tsp onion powder

Slice steak into strips and place into plastic bag or dish.
Peel garlic and place in blender with all other ingredients and blend till liquid. Pour marinade over steak strips and let marinade in frig over night turned over occasionally to make sure all sides are covered.

Place strips of steak on skewers and grill till done to you taste. Approx 15-20 min turning to cook evenly.


Cajun Beans and Bacon

1 pkg dry red beans
1 pkg thick pepper bacon
3 16oz cans crushed tomatoes
1 large sweet yellow onion
2 med cloves garlic
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 c cider vinegar
2 tsp sweet hot mustard
1 tsp tobassco
1 tbl chile powder
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp hot hungarian paprika
2 tsp thyme

In a large (6 qt) crock pot place dry beans with enough water to cover, cook till tender. Approx 6 hours on low. Drain and place back in pot.

Cut bacon into small pieces and cook until crisp, drain on paper towel. Crumble and add to beans.

Dice onion and garlic, add tomatoes, brown sugar, vinegar and the rest of the seasonings to beans.

Let cook on low for 3-4 hours. Serve with cornbread.


Jimaca Slaw

1/2 medium jimaca
1/2 medium white cabbage
1/4 c lime juice
8 oz sour cream
1 tsp sea salt
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp dry cilantro

In a medium bowl shred jimaca and cabbage. In mixing cup combine sour cream, lime juice, sea salt, cumin and cilantro. Stir until well blended. Pour over cabbage mix and toss until well coated. Place in refrigerator one hour.