Baked Pasta with Beef

Dinner doesn’t get any easier than this and bonus, it was yummy! 2 1/2 cups (7 oz) pasta of your choice (I used 16 oz of ziti ) 1 pound hamburger 1 (26 oz) jar spaghetti sauce (I used a 32 oz jar) 1 1/2 cups (6 oz) shredded mozzarella (thought I had mozzarella but … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Easy French Dip Sandwiches

Made this for dinner last night, one of the freezer meals that I put together.  It was delicious!  It comes from “Six Sisters’ Stuff”. 2 – 3 pounds roast, either pork or beef (I used pork this time) 2 (14 1/2 oz each) cans beef consomme (located in soup aisle) 6 – 8 buns of … Continue reading

The Best Crockpot Beef Stew

Bob made some steak for dinner on Sunday and it was really tough so he was getting ready to toss it but I told him to save it and I would make some stew out of it and it would probably soften up after being in a crock pot all day and it did!  This … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef

The caterer served us shredded beef at work during the week and I was thinking about how good it was and how the hungry boys at my house would love it so I decided to give it a try.  This recipe comes from a blog called “Add a Pinch” and was so easy and came … Continue reading

Beef Taco Ring

It’s time for the next installment of “Cooking with Courtney” where I teach my newly married daughter how to cook!  Yesterday it was this Pampered Chef recipe which I’ve been making since my kids were a lot smaller because they used to really like it.  The picture above shows the basic recipe but you can … Continue reading

Beef and Cheddar Macaroni Casserole

This is a casserole that I used to make a lot when my kids were little because it was a dish that everyone liked and would eat.  I don’t make it a lot anymore but my friend Lori requested it when I offered to make them dinner tonight.  She has little and big kids at … Continue reading

Shepherd’s Pie

This recipe came to me in an email from Food Network, by Melissa d’Arabian.  It is easy to make but time consuming however you can tell by the taste (which was excellent) that it was made from scratch and slowly.  I read online that this actually isn’t truly Shepherd’s Pie because Shepherd’s Pie has lamb … Continue reading

Chuck Wagon Dinner

So here is another version of the Chuck Wagon dinner, this one comes from the “Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook”, doesn’t taste like diet food at all though. 1/3 pound lean ground beef (I used a full pound) 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green pepper (left this out) 1 garlic clove, … Continue reading

Pot Roast of Beef

I’m sure you all have a pot roast recipe that you use all the time so here is mine.  It’s super easy and super yummy!  This recipe came with the first crock pot we bought. 3 medium potatoes, thinly sliced (I use about 4 because Courtney loves potatoes and I leave the skins on for … Continue reading