Military, Police, And Firefighters Battle For Best Beef Recipe

Jan 14, 2015, 17:27 PM
Oklahoma's finest take their skills to the grill for Hero Day as they compete for the Best Beef Recipe during the Oklahoma City Home + Garden Show at Oklahoma State Fair Park on Sunday, January 18.

The Oklahoma Beef Council and Oklahoma CattleWomen Inc. invited members of the military, police, and fire fighters to participate in the statewide contest, which will take place on Sunday and will be judged by local celebrities, including "The Food Dude", Dave Cathey. Cathey is the food editor at The Oklahoman.

The Oklahoma Beef Cook-Off is hosted by the Oklahoma CattleWomen Inc. and the Oklahoma Beef Council to educate consumers about the versatile and nutritious quality of beef.

Steak Sliders

Sunday is also Hero Day, a special day to say thank you to local military, police, and fire fighters by giving them free admission to the Oklahoma City Home + Garden Show on that day. If you know an Oklahoma member of the police force, military, or fire fighters, invite them to the show or send them a link to this article so they can enjoy the show for free. They'll simply need to show their credentials at the door.

The winning Best Beef Recipe will be available to the public online at after it's announced during the show.

Need a protein-packed meal idea for your busy family? Steak sliders are packed with protein and provide servings of veggies, whole grains, and dairy (when topped with cheese). Plus, it's an easy recipe to make for a small family or crowd.

Steak Sliders

Step 1: Place cooked sliced beef on top of the bottom halves of mini whole wheat or white hamburger dinner or slider rolls.

Step 2: Top with red or caramelized onions, spinach, arugula or salad greens, and a half slice of bacon (if desired).

Step 3: Spread desired condiments on top halves.

Step 4: Close sandwiches and enjoy.

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The Oklahoma City Home + Garden Show takes over the State Fair Park of Oklahoma January 16 -18. 2015. Come to the show to enjoy presentations from national home and garden experts including Kevin O'Connor of PBS' This Old House, and The Renegade Gardener™, Don Engebretson. Don't have tickets to the show yet? Get 2-for-1 tickets on our Facebook Ticket Deals.

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JANUARY 16 - 18, 2015.