Slow Cooker Hamburger Minestrone

It has felt like Spring here in Utah until this past weekend when we got so much snow!  So a nice hearty soup was called for to combat the chill and this one fit the bill. 1 pound hamburger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup diced onion 1 cup peeled and sliced carrots … Continue reading

Chili Pasta Skillet

It was so cold yesterday and today is even colder, comfort food was in order last night for dinner and this fit the bill, tasty and easy and quick! 1 pound hamburger 1 onion, chopped 1 (15 oz) can red kidney, black or red beans, drained and rinsed 1 (14 1/2 oz) can diced tomatoes, … Continue reading

Zesty Hamburger Soup

This is a great dinner for a chilly day and it makes a lot of soup so leftovers! 1 pound hamburger 2 cups sliced celery 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 4 cups water 2 potatoes, cubed 2 cups frozen corn 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow maccaroni 4 cups V8 juice … Continue reading

Mini Shepherd’s Pot Pies

I like to make Shepherd’s Pie on St Patrick’s Day but I also love to try new recipes so this one looked like fun.  It was yummy, not as good as the more traditional Shepherd’s Pies I’ve made but still good and easy too. 1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as per box instructions 1 … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Pizza Joes

I made dinner last night for some friends with little kids so I went looking for kid friendly recipes and found this one which reminded me of one I used to make for my kids called Taco Joes as they never really liked Sloppy Joes so I thought I’d give it a try.  She texted … Continue reading

Beef and Tomato Macaroni Soup

My parents arrived last night for a visit so I had this soup waiting for them once they were settled in.  It was yummy and hearty and perfect for an on again off again rainy day.  It comes from “Cooking Classy”. 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves … Continue reading

Friday Night Nacho Bake

I made this the other night for dinner, it wasn’t Friday but I felt good about it.  It’s a Betty Crocker recipe and was tasty and easy and, as almost always, I changed it up a bit so check the link for the original recipe. 1 pound hamburger 1 bag frozen corn, black beans, onions, … Continue reading