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Black and Blue Salad

I think I am doing this all backwards.It is freezing cold, half the country is covered in snow and ice, you probably want soup, and I am giving you salad.The heart just wants what it wants, you know? Plus, eating salad you can pretend you are in California, land of eternal sunshine and summer and …

Philly Cheesesteak Macaroni

It’s been a pretty long while since I made you macaroni and cheese.  So long in fact that I was afraid my kids might riot. So I decided that if I was gonna do it then I was gonna DO IT. And this dish right here is how to do macaroni and cheese up right.

BBQ Grilled Meatloaf

Ohhhh meatloaf. You are such awesome traditional comfort food fare.I actually don’t make it very often, but the guys around here go crazy for meatloaf when I put it on the table. (and they don’t even notice that I always use ground turkey instead of ground beef!)THIS meatloaf is another of my recipes walking the …

Chipotle Beef Burritos

So before we get things confused here, let me just clarify that this burrito is made with chipotle peppers and is not some kind of hopeful ode to Chipotle the restaurant. Because I’ll let you in on a little something: i have never been to chipotle (that was my attempt at type-whispering and I think …

BBQ Bacon Burgers

These BBQ Bacon Burgers are a grilling season staple! Juicy beef burgers are topped with cheddar, crisp bacon, BBQ sauce and bacon onion jam! 339 posts, nearly all of which are recipes, and not one single beef burger.That had to be remedied.Especially because, well, I don’t know about your guys, but my guy likes BEEF.

Slow Cooker Beef, Beer & Barley Stew in Bread Bowls

Well.I was very busy during our 15 minutes of snow this past weekend. . Winter Storm 2013!!!! It really cracks me up when the weather people get all freaked out and give us round-the-clock precipitation coverage in our very extra mild climate and then name the weather things that sound like clever Starbucks drinks. “Wintry …

Coffee Braised Pot Roast

Coffee Braised Pot Roast is a slow cooker recipe that will totally rock your socks off. This easy pot roast recipe will impress the coffee lovers in your life; it’s loaded with flavor and requires very little work! I’m calling 2018 the year of the post makeover. This was originally published in January, 2012, when I …