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Tag Archive: ground beef

Traditional Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage plus Tasty Tuesdays

Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage (TÖLTÖTT KÁPOSZTA) – cabbage leaves stuffed with meat and rice and cooked in a tomato sauce.

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Amazingly Flavorful Low Fat Meatballs

If I were considerably younger I might consider calling these “Amaze-balls”, but I am far too old to be able to say that and not sound foolish. But, these meatballs are amazingly moist and flavorful and adaptable to a variety of cuisines. And they happen to be lower in fat. The recipe is based on …

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Mezetti – Beef and Noodle Skillet Meal

Here’s a great one skillet meal that’s been in the family for years. Hearty, beefy stick to your ribs meal that cooks up in about 45 minutes, most of it hands off time, making it perfect for a weeknight. I have no idea where the name Mezetti came from, I assume it’s the name of the person that …

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Stuffed Squash

The Autumnal Equinox is here! I am ready for cooler weather and hearty slow cooked foods. What I am not ready for is Pumpkin Everything!!! Ugh, it has been everywhere for the last month: on my newsfeed, on my blog hops, in the grocery store. Enough already. There are so many other delicious squashes out …

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Applewood Smoke Meatloaf – Gourmet Warehouse

A few weeks ago the folks at Gourmet Warehouse contacted me to ask if I would be interested in trying a few of their products. I got a free spice rub and marinade, they get a few recipes, we both get free advertising from each other. Works for me! And if you are wondering “would she …

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Beef Stroganoff

Here’s another Russian recipe in honor of the Winter Olympics in Soichi, Russia: Beef Stroganoff. I am not sure how I missed this recipe when I made up my lists for Weeknight Dinners and Favorite Mushroom Recipes. It might have had something to do with the fact that the boys won’t eat sour cream or mushrooms. But, it …

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Glazed All-Beef Meatloaf

I received three new cookbooks for Christmas, plus I bought one for myself on clearance ($3 – woohoo). The biggest and best was from Ma’am. The almost 900 page, Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook with 2,000 recipes! At first glance I had about 20 recipes I thought about making, then M suggested we have meatloaf on Tuesday night, …

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Barilla 4 Layer No Boil Lasagna

First things first, Barilla is NOT sponsoring this post. I just happen to like the recipe that used to be on the back of the box of their No Boil Lasagne. Now it is a new 5 layer recipe. I prefer this one, mostly because it fits better in my pan. Also, the new one …

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Stuffed Grape Leaves

This is the year I am determined to use all three parts of my grape plant: the fruit for jelly and raisins (I do this every year) the vines for decorations the leaves for Stuffed Grape Leaves. Yes, if you or your friends/family grow grapes you can use those leaves to make this instead of buying …

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Enchiladas, Margaritas and Micheladas

I feel the same about Cinco de Mayo as I do about St Patrick’s Day. Both have become perverted by the alcohol industry in America (particularly the beer industry). What started as a celebration of ethnic pride has in many cases just turned into an excuse to go out and drink heavily. Ugh! So, am I selling out …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.