Cola Crock Pot Roast

When I’m in the mood for some  “meat and potatoes”  there’s nothing like  a good pot roast. This is such an easy crock pot recipe. Anyone in your family can  make this one. Perfect for a lazy day. It’s fast and slow. Fast prep and slow cook. You’ll have a very tender roast and lots […]

Sunday Supper Beef Pot Roast

You can enjoy this classic Sunday supper with almost no effort. This moist and tender  pot roast couldn’t be any easier. I’ve made this with any size chuck roast. The first was a small one and the next is a  larger one that gave us leftovers for  another dinner.  It uses very basic pantry ingredients.  […]

Steak with Dijon Cream Pan Sauce

When I am grilling steaks in my (favorite) cast iron  pan on the stovetop it’s an opportunity to make  a delicious pan sauce. Those wonderful browned  bits and juices do not go to waste. They are  used to make a simple pan sauce that adds  great flavor to the steaks.  I used a littlewine, cream, dijon, and tarragon.  Sear the steaks without moving on […]

Easy Savory Brisket

This is a tired-and-true beef brisket recipe  that has a savory au jus-like brown gravy. It’s fork tender. Very simple to make with a few basic ingredients. There’s really nothing to this easy recipe.Just pour the mixture over the brisket. Put in a shallow casserole just big enoughto hold the brisket and 1 C liquid.  Cover […]

Blue Cheese Sauce for Steak

 Whip up this simple blue cheese sauce  the next time you are grilling steaks.  It’s so easy and takes your steak dinner to a  new level. It’s great when you’re having company.  Also keep it in  mind for one of your holiday family dinners. Here goes…  Mince the garlic and add to the cream.  Let simmer on low until reduced and […]

Easy Stuffed Peppers

You’ll have these in the oven in no time,because you can skip browning the beef.  That’s what makes this recipe so easy! Just mix your raw beef with; chopped onion, egg, salt, pepper, garlic powder, a dash of Worcestershire sauce, all to taste and half of the soup.   Then add enough milk or water to the  remaining soup in the […]

Classic Pot Roast

This is a dinner for meat and potato lovers. Tender, flavorful beef roast with lots of good gravyfor the mashed potatoes.  The pot roast is browned and then slowly braised for hours making it fork tender.  Pat the meat dry with a paper towel. This is very important for the browning process.  Seasonings and cut up […]

Crock Pot Taco Chili

A big mugful topped with sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese. I found this recipe at my Publix.  They were giving out samples and I  just picked up whatever was needed  and made it when I got home. It was ready to go in no time leaving the rest of the fall afternoon open  for tackling […]

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