The official monthly consumer newsletter of the Kentucky Beef Council.
October 2016 - Vol. 1 - Issue 9
October? More like CROCKtober.

Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping, and holiday decor is getting into full swing. But slow down there, Christmas, there is fun to be had before you arrive! This cool weather calls for some comfort food. Dust off the crockpot and check out some great, tummy warming recipes perfect for the whole family. See below for inspiration! 
Slow Cooker Comforts
Slow Cooking Made Easy

A slow cooker is a busy parent's best friend. Just toss in your ingredients in the morning - and come home to a tasty, ready-made meal. Step away from the kitchen. All you need are a full simple ingredients, a slow cooker, and an appetite when you arrive! We've put together some of our favorites into this delicious recipe collection. Check it out!

No slow cooker at home? No problem. Sometimes it's best to just get back to the basics. This Classic Beef Pot Roast is a long time favorite! What's even better - the leftovers are extremely versatile. Throw it in a sandwich, crispy beef tacos, or add it to your next queso dip! 

Good Grubbin'

Who says food isn't supposed to be fun? And what could be more tun than a mummy face made of string cheese! These quick and easy pizzas feature homemade beef sausage and are the perfect festive treat for Halloween. Have the kids join you and get cooking in the kitchen. Maybe let this be the one time to encourage them to play with their food!
Beef Stew - in a pumpkin!

When it comes to entertaining, some people may argue that the presentation is almost as important as the taste itself. Nothing says fall like pumpkins! Whip up your favorite beef stew or chili recipe and serve it in a cleaned out pumpkin. Your guests will appreciate the presentation and love the warm treat on those cool fall evenings! Try one of our favorites...

Beef in the Bluegrass
Why I Farm Roadtrip - Jim and Jimmy Gilles

"I'm the fifth generation." Jim smiles. "I went to the University of Kentucky, got a degree in Ag Economics, and decided I wanted to come back to the farm. I do whatever is needed around the farm. I don't have a title, but the meat business is kind of my niche."
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