beef · dinner · entree · one pan

Country Meat & Potatoes Skillet Dinner

Sometimes, just sometimes, simple is better. Instead of using 27 different ingredients for dinner, sometimes 3 just works. Instead of taking hours to cook one meal, sometimes taking minutes is better. Instead of presenting a pretty plate of food, sometimes just spooning your dish on a plate works. This is one of those "sometimes" dishes.… Continue reading Country Meat & Potatoes Skillet Dinner

beef · dinner · entree · one pan

Bacon Cheeseburger Mac Skillet

I'd love to meet someone who has never made Hamburger Helper. When I was in college, Hamburger Helper was my dinner savior. I made so much of it that I think I made myself sick. My favorite, of course, was the stroganoff (both pasta AND potatoes) and cheeseburger mac. That last one is also my… Continue reading Bacon Cheeseburger Mac Skillet

beef · sandwich · slow cooker

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

There are a lot of regional sandwiches I've never had before. I've never tried beef on weck, a classic hoagie, and I hate to admit it---I've never tried an Italian beef sandwich. Pretty much any sandwich hailing from the upper midwest or northeast I've never tried. I'd like to change that, though. My husband and… Continue reading Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

baking · Casserole · dinner

Cheeseburger Bake

I'm an avid collector of cookbooks. I'm not picky, either. I'll collect old cookbooks, new cookbooks, cookbooks from recognizable chefs, obscure cookbooks, church cookbooks, cookbooks that are falling apart...you name it. My FAVORITE cookbooks to find in the wild, though, are Gooseberry Patch cookbooks. Gooseberry Patch started in the late 80's as a mail-in recipe… Continue reading Cheeseburger Bake