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Beef, Kid Friendly Recipes, Main Dishes

Baby BBQ Meatloaf

September 1, 2017
Baby BBQ Meatloaf

Meatloaf is the ultimate go-to Mom Meal, isn’t it? Comforting and classic, meatloaf is always there for you when you need a meal idea. You are going to love our easy dinner recipe for Baby BBQ Meatloaf.

There are three things I love about this meatloaf recipe. 1-The individual meatloaves are perfectly portioned for quicker cooking. 2-They are perfectly seasoned with the zing of bbq sauce.

And 3-they are totally adorable.

Maybe I need to get out of the kitchen for a minute.

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Beef, Camping, Low-Carb, One Pan

Dutch Oven Pot Roast with Cabbage and Onions

May 29, 2017
Dutch Oven Pot Roast with Cabbage and Onions

Pot Roast is a regular meal at our house. There is something about the simple roasted flavor of a Dutch Oven Pot Roast that is so satisfying.

Nothing fancy, no special techniques. Just sear, add vegetables and seasonings and pop it in the oven.

On a bed of green cabbage and sweet-savory onions, this tender roast is even more tasty.

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Appetizers & Snacks, Beef, Grilled

Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Meatballs

May 22, 2017
Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Meatballs

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Grilling season is in full swing!  If you can cook it on the grill, you can bet we are going to try it. Including these savory and sweet Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Meatballs.

This recipe is perfect for parties and cookouts. The best part of this easy grilling is the flavor. You get that salty and tangy teriyaki POW with a little sweet pineapple mixed in.

Plus, these yummy grilled meatballs only take 6 ingredients. Six! These are great to make ahead and have ready to throw on the grill at your next summer cookout. (A perfect appetizer recipe for Memorial Day!)

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Beef, Casseroles, Main Dishes, Mexican

Salsa Chorizo Casserole

April 26, 2017
Salsa Chorizo Casserole

I have an addiction to Mexican food. Mexican-American.  Tex-Mex.  Authentic Mexican.  Just about any recipe with that flavor profile is a home run for me.  Is it the big bold flavors?  The passionate use of cheese?  The bright and colorful ingredients? Salsa Chorizo Casserole captures all of these things I love.

Did I just say “passionate use of cheese”?

(awkward silence)

Warning…this recipe also includes the wanton use of salsa verde and chorizo.

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Beef, Chili, Main Dishes, Mexican, One Pan

Chili Colorado Skillet

March 31, 2017

Lord have mercy, lemme tell ya’ll how good this Chili Colorado Skillet is. This rivals any restaurant version I’ve had. If you are a fan of this spicy Mexican dish, you have to try our recipe.

This Mexican-inspired recipe features chunks of beef slow-simmered until tender in a rich, bold and spicy chili sauce.  That’s the best part. Spicy!

Serve with rice, refried beans and tortillas for a delicious and filling meal.

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Beef, Kid Friendly Recipes, Main Dishes

Sloppy Joe Stuffed Peppers

March 11, 2017
Sweet and tangy Sloppy Joes stuffed in sweet bell peppers and topped with cheese. This easy stuffed peppers recipe will be a family hit!

I am always on the lookout for easy dinner recipes that use ground beef. So think sweet and tangy sloppy joes stuffed in sweet bell peppers and topped with cheese. Sloppy Joe Stuffed Peppers…a major mom moment.

This easy stuffed peppers recipe will be a family hit! And you don’t really have to think about ’em. Just throw together, bake and eat.

Plus, you’ve got two options to make this recipe: The Easy Way or The Easier Way.

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Beef, Featured, Friends & Family, My Favorite Recipes, Potatoes, Soups

Hungarian Stew

February 11, 2017
Hungarian Stew

This recipe for Hungarian Stew is one of my favorite all-time food memories.

Everyone has food memories, right? That amazing grilled steak you had at that restaurant a few years ago. Or that crazy-indulgent dessert your grandmother used to make for you as a kid? Those awesome little red, white and blue popsicles they had in your school cafeteria?

Isn’t it wonderful how so many of our life experiences involve food….the flavors, the surroundings, the smells. You can literally taste that memory.

So let’s go back about 15 years to one of my favorite girls’ weekends ever. To the meal I have been craving for over a decade.

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