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Bolognese Sauce…the Italian way!

 Here are a few helpful tips when  cooking bolognese that will make this a “truly tasty Italian meal”     1. This is slow food. Do not skip, or rush through the ingredients or the process.            2. Allow your sauce to cook very gently for several hours to deepen the flavors.       3. Use bacon,  because it truly enhances the flavor    4. Use the combo of ground meats. I  use …

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Quick and Easy Beer Chili

Chili!!!! Chili is always always always a hit with everyone in my family! It’s my oldest’s absolute favorite food! And my little ones seems to really love it too! Out of all the many chili recipes I’ve made I think this might be my favorite! This recipe is adapted from Simply Whisked. 2lbs ground beef1 onion (chopped)3 cloves garlic (minced)1/2 …

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Ranch Beef Tacos

This is such an easy taco recipe but with a fun twist from the normal! Tacos are always a hit at my little ones and happy kids at dinner time make for a happy mama. I love serve tacos with a big bowl of black beans and some chips and salsa. 1.5 lbs ground beef1 pkg taco seasoning1 pkg ranch …

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Taco Crescent Cups

I love anything that is perfect for little kid hands! These taco crescent cups were a super easy dinner and also easy for my kids to eat! Everyone could top them with whatever they wanted and they made for a great quick dinner! 1lb ground beef1 pkg taco seasoning2/3 cup water2 cans crescent rolls1 cup shredded colby jack cheesetoppings: salsa, …

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Sloppy Joe Sliders

I was going to make these when we were getting together with friends but at the last minute that got cancelled so I just made them for dinner for my family.  There wasn’t a single one left! They devoured them them all and my son was sad there weren’t more.  My 2 year old called them “fluffy joes” which kept …

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Cheeseburger Meatball Sandwiches

Both of my children are currently loving meatballs of any kind. My oldest LOVES meatball sandwiches so I thought this was a fun twist on it! They turned out great and everyone loved them! Meatballs:1lb ground beef1/4 cup finely diced onion1 egg1 tbsp worchestershire sauce1 tbsp ketchup1/2 tsp garlic saltpepper to taste1/2 cup panko Sauce:8oz tomato sauce1/3 cup ketchup1 tbsp …

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Hamburger Steaks with Grilled Onions

This is one of those recipes that came about because of a craving.  I was going to make something else with ground beef that night but then I was thinking about this local cafeteria we would go to after church or on Wednesday nights with my family. I would often get a hamburger steak with mashed potatoes and green beans. …

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BBQ Meatloaf

The first time I had this meatloaf was a few months ago at a friend’s house.  I’m usually not a big meatloaf fan but this one was so good that I had to get the recipe from her.  Everyone was very happy when I made this fro dinner a few weeks ago. Meatloaf2lbs ground beef1 cup breadcrumbs1 medium onion (diced)4 …

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Greek Meatballs over Lemon Dill Risotto

We love risotto. And we love the beautiful flavors of greek food. This recipe is a new family favorite, it was soooo good and will be in the regular rotation of meals for sure. This recipe was adapted from Dinner at the Zoo. 1 lb ground beef1/4 cup breadcrumbs1 tsp oregano1 clove minced garlic1 egg1 tsp salt1/4 tsp black pepper1 …

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Smothered Burritos

This recipe was a huge hit at my house and has already been requested again! They were so flavorful and the homemade chili gravy was so good! This recipe is adapted from House of Yumm. Beef:2 lbs ground beef8oz can tomato sauce1 tbsp chili powder1/2 tsp salt3/4 tsp cumin1/4 tsp garlic powder1/4 tsp onion powder Chili Gravy1/4 cup butter1/4 cup …

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