dinner · entree · pork

Secret Ingredient Smothered Pork Chops

You ever run across a recipe in an old cookbook and think, "there's no way that could work"? This happens to me A LOT. I've found Velveeta made into fudge (no way that could work!) and 'impossible' cakes made without eggs (how could that work??). But sometimes, just sometimes, it actually DOES work. This recipe… Continue reading Secret Ingredient Smothered Pork Chops

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