Hearty Beef Ragu

This was definitely a hearty meal and tasty too.  Lots of leftovers which always taste better the next day.  Another good quarantine meal. 4 cups pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 2 (14.5 oz each) cans Italian diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (24 oz) jar spaghetti sauce 3/4 … Continue reading

Chicken and Orzo Skillet

If you follow my blog (and if you do, thank you so much!), then you know that I am a huge fan of one pot meals and 30 minute meals.  This one is both, as well as tasting delicious, in fact there were no leftovers, always a good sign.  I made some changes to the … Continue reading

Classic Irish Soda Bread

Celebrated St Patrick’s Day with this soda bread and some potatoes of course! 2 cups flour 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons cold butter, cubed 2 eggs, divided 3/4 – 1 cup buttermilk 1  Preheat oven to 375.  Spray with cooking spray or line … Continue reading

Graham Streusel Coffee Cake

My father in law came for a visit so we invited all the grandkids who are living near us to come over for dinner.  I made this for dessert and it was a hit and so easy to make. streusel 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup chopped pecans 1 … Continue reading

Zucchini Salsa

I know exactly what you’re thinking – #1 She has gotten way out of control with this zucchini thing and #2 that doesn’t look very appetizing! Let me explain, I found this recipe for zucchini salsa and decided why not since my kitchen is covered in zucchini and so I gave it a try and … Continue reading

Mexican Beef and Pasta

This dinner hit all the buttons for my family, basically it’s taco pasta and it was yummy!! And easy to make!  My two favorite things. 3 cups pasta 1 pound lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 (14 1/2 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can … 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