Shish Kabob

Shish Kabobs……tender, flavorful chunks of delicious marinated meat cooked and served on a stick…. How fun is that? Honestly, the fun factor of any food that is served on a stick is gianormous! This recipe is one that my family has enjoyed for years. These delicious Beef Shish Kabobs have been the star at most … Continue reading

Creamy Beef Stroganoff

Creamy Beef Stroganoff
This recipe has long been a family favorite.  Slices of beef with mushrooms in a rich, tangy cream sauce served over buttered noodles……….What’s not to love?!  We like it best served over buttered egg noodles but sometimes I serve it over cooked rice or individual baked potatoes. Recipe Notes: You can obviously use whatever type … Continue reading

Crock Pot Stuffed Sweet Pepper Soup

Stuffed Pepper Soup
  I love this soup! It has that yummy combination of sweet and savory that I’m absolutely crazy about.  It’s like a delicious bowl of deconstructed stuffed peppers with a delicious broth.   Look at how hearty this soup is.  It’s meaty and has lots of yummy peppers and tomatoes. Recipe Notes: I like to mince … Continue reading

Easy Crock Pot Beef Stew

Crockpot Beef Stew
Easy Crock-Pot Beef Stew!!! Is there anything better than coming home to a delicious, home cooked  slow cooker Beef Stew, just like Mom used to make, all ready and waiting for you to dig in?! Honestly, there are few things that top that list for me.  Especially when the weather is cold and I’ve been … Continue reading

Authentic Ragu Bolognese

Ragu Bolognese Sauce Hazan
[donotprint] Ragu Bolognese is one of my all time favorite ways to adorn pasta.  When I eat at a good Italian restaurant, I almost always order it.  When I travel abroad to Italy, I seek out tratorrias that have Ragu Bolognese featured on the menu.  I love this thick, rich, meaty sauce. Now, what I’m … Continue reading

One Skillet Cheesy Chili Mac

Skillet Cheesy Chili Mac
[donotprint] This recipe for One Skillet Cheesy Chili Mac is really, really, really, a dream come true!  Three reallys?  Yes, three reallys!  Delicious pasta, yummy meaty chili and gooey cheese.  All made in one skillet?  No separate huge pot to boil the pasta.  No colander.  Easy clean-up?  Prepackaged shredded Mexican blend cheese is even preferred over … Continue reading

Easy Baked Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Sweet and Sour Meatballs
[donotprint] This casserole has gone right to the top of my favorite dinner recipe in the ol’ dinner rotation.  Not only is it easy enough for me to make and get on the table during the week night, it’s so crazy delicious that I literally crave it.  We’ve been having it on a weekly basis … Continue reading

Spaghetti Pie

Spaghetti Pie
[donotprint] Spaghetti Pie. It’s funny but that name really doesn’t describe this dish at all!  Spaghetti pie is so plain and boring compared to this amazing dish! This dish really should be called,”Out Of This World, Delicious Parmesan Garlic Angel Hair Pasta with Homemade Meat Sauce and Lasagna Topping!  Do you think maybe that name … Continue reading

Indian Spiced Beef Kabobs

Indian Spiced Beef Kabobs
[donotprint] I’m so excited to share this recipe with you.  I’ve been making this for years.  It’s one of my favorite recipes for Beef Kabobs.  I can’t believe I haven’t posted it before now!  I have to tell you that it’s a bit time consuming because it has a couple of different components that go … Continue reading

Sloppy Joes!

Best Sloppy Joes
I LOVE Sloppy Joes!  They’re one of my favorite things to make for dinner.  They’re quick and easy to prepare and yummy and fun to eat.  I mean…….who can be totally serious or uptight when just a bit of the Sloppy Joe squeezes out of the bun??  After a long hard day at work, this … Continue reading

Sicilian Meatballs

[donotprint]Meatballs………oh how I love thee!!!!  LOVE-LOVE-LOVE thee!  Please tell me you guys are with me on on this!!! Tell me you love meatballs at least half as much as I do…..tell me we are sympatico on this one….I mean there are so many things to love about meatballs……. They’re one of the best ways I know … Continue reading

Brown Sugar Glazed Meatloaf !

[donotprint]I’ve been craving, I mean CRAVING, mad craving,  Meatloaf lately.  I have to admit it’s one of my favorite meals on the whole planet!  Strange as it may sound, I like this Meatloaf more than I like a good juicy steak! When I want Meatloaf, I know just which recipe to turn to…… Old Fashioned … Continue reading

Five Spice Baked Boneless Short Ribs

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[donotprint]OH! MY! GOODNESS!!!  These short ribs are unbelievable!  They have a unique Asian flavor that is refreshing, complex and just plain ol’ wonderful.  This recipe was originally a grilling recipe, from BBQ guru,  Steven Raichen.  I don’t know about you, but in January, even if we are having beautiful southern California weather, I just have a … Continue reading

Easy Pot Roast

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[donotprint] This is one of my favorite ways to prepare a pot roast.  A few simple ingredients and a long, slow roast it in the oven or crock pot and dinner practically cooks itself.  The meat comes out incredibly tender.  This recipe deviates from the standard soup and pot roast recipe in it’s soup combo. … Continue reading

Taco Stuffed Shells

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[donotprint] Here’s a yummy pasta dinner that’s sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. It seems to me that just about everyone loves pasta shells, so, of course, I’m always on the lookout for new and delicious stuffed shells recipes. This one in particular, made a huge hit at our dinner table! Imagine, if you will, combining … Continue reading
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