Category: Beef

bring on the cool weather and the slow cooker

So in 80% of the country it is Fall.  There are cooler temps, leaves changing colors and the smell of burning fireplaces in the air (oh how I love that smell).  Where in live in SE Texas we are still in the 80’s (that feel like the 90’s some days) …

An Update for Taco Tuesday

Does your family have Taco Tuesday every week?  I love the idea and just may have to make it a weekly deal in our home…especially is this taco skillet was on the menu. No Mess… I don’t know about you but one of my least favorite things about hard (& …

love in the oven

When someone asks me what my favorite meal is one of my top answers is roast and potatoes.  This French Onion Roast is a super yummy version of my classic recipe, and you won’t believe how easy it is. What makes this so special? Three words…French Onion Soup Mix (sorry …

grilled goodness for DAD

Father’s Day is this weekend!  That’s so crazy.   I can’t believe it is already the middle of June and time to celebrate the men in our lives. Celebrating DAD In our home, Father’s Day has always included a home cooked meal, whatever my dad wants, and then typically we …

A slider to remember

So there has been a ton going on my life lately and sometimes there just doesn’t seem to be the time (or energy) to make a big dinner so instead lets make a little dinner with BIG flavor….Blue Cheese Bacon Slider! A slider is a favorite for me and The Hubby. …

stay in for this favorite…fajitas

The Hubby has started cross fit in the last couple of months…yes I said The Hubby is doing cross fit.  Now just to be clear, I am not doing cross fit The Hubby is doing cross fit and I am so, so proud of him.  He has been so committed …

cute, mini & skinny meatloaf

I have been craving comfort food lately.  You know what I am talking about a cheesy hamburger macaroni bake, or maybe some loaded mashed potatoes  or even better how about a salisbury steak with a rich gravy…boy oh boy I could get myself in trouble with all those for sure.  As …

fajita skewers please…

Who is ready for grilling season…I AM!!  There is just something so great about getting outside and cooking over an open fire (or having The Hubby do it) and experiencing the great flavors that come with it.    It just seems to make everything taste better, even the stuff that …

A special treat…beef tenderloin

In my family beef is always on the menu for special events and this Peppercorn Crusted Beef Tenderloin is quite the treat.   As I have mentioned before my Mammaw is in a memory care facility and sometimes leaving there can be difficult for her (especially in the evening) so …

traditional makes a great roast

Not too long ago The Hubby and I went on one of our infamous shopping trips to Costco.  You know one of those trips where you not only get the essentials such as endless amounts of toilet paper and paper towels but you also end up with way too much …