Browsing Category Beef

My Italian Meatballs-Soft and Tasty!

Since I started cooking, I always made meatballs by winging it from my head. I like them with a lot of flavor and SOFT, not hard! I know everyone has their own favorite version of Italian meatballs! ! Some people like to add onions, some people add raisins, which I like too. My way of doing them has evolved into this recipe that I use…

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Hungarian Goulash in the Crockpot

Paprika is the star in Hungarian Goulash! It is a delicious dish, traditionally served over spaetzle or flat noodles. There are many variations of Hungarian Goulash! You can vary this recipe by adding a little more or little less meat. I used stew meat since the crockpot makes meat so tender! This recipe has a yummy taste of sour cream stirred in at the last half…

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Steak San Marco

“Steak San Marco is a simple steak stew recipe that goes back decades, and it needs no updating! It is so unbelievably tasty and tender, I don’t mind leftovers the very next day! There are not many ingredients to it so you might wonder how it gets so delicious! The spices are simple but tasty! I used to make it on top of the stove…

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Chili, Like Wendy’s – For Real!

“Everyone has a favorite chili recipe, I am sure! Wendy’s Chili is our favorite, and I finally found a way to make it as good as theirs, even after trying so many of the copycat Wendy’s out there. Not one hit it right…except this one! Sometimes I change the type beans, depending on what I have, or I use 2 different kinds of beans, but…

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Sweet and Tender Oven BBQ Pork Chops for Two

” I discovered a great new, EASY way to have pork chops from H. Anton of North Dakota in a Cooking for One or Two Cookbook I like. Prep is 3 minutes tops and it was SO tasty! My husband and I both raved about it. She used lemon slices, but I just added a splash of lemon juice. I changed her directions just a…

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Paula Deen’s Classic Meatloaf~Fast & Easy!

A really delicious meatloaf by Paula Deen, made with oatmeal, not breadcrumbs. Soft and very tasty, it is easy to make and cooks fast in the microwave. Enjoy! MEATLOAF INGREDIENTS: 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup onion, chopped 8-ounce can diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 cup quick-cooking oatmeal 1-1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 pound meatloaf mixture (ground beef,…

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Sausage and Peppers – The Easy Way!

“A very easy way to make sausage and peppers! The tomato paste makes its own sauce with the steamed peppers in the oven. You can use more peppers and really mound up the dish because the peppers steam down. I really like using ground sausage instead of links.  Or I buy the links and remove the casing. You get more little pieces of sausage dispersed…

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Beef Stroganoff in a Pressure Cooker

“Super Fast!  Beef Stroganoff made in a pressure cooker gives you the most tender meat and a delicious high intensity of flavor! I love it best cooked this way! It cooks in 8 minutes, it is so fast! My pressure cooker happens to be a top of the stove, 8-quart Presto, but you can use this recipe with any brand, and it can be a…

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Beef Stew and Dumplings

For me, making beef stew in a pressure cooker has always been the best method, beating out even the crock pot. The meat is so very tender and soft, and these simple ingredients are all you need for a great beef stew. I’ve made it this way for years in a pressure cooker. It only takes a few minutes to prep the ingredients and 11…

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Minute Steak with Wine

“How can this be that surprisingly tasty when it is simple, fast, and has just a few ingredients?  I can only think it is because the steak is so thin that the wine and herbs really soak into every fiber of the steak.   Could it be because of  all the changing in the heat as you cook it?  I’m really not sure why, but trust me, this…

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New England Shepherd’s Pie

  “ A quick and simple New England version of the English shepherd’s pie I grew up with. It has no added spices, just salt and pepper and Gravy Master, simple but real good! A layer of vegetables on the bottom makes this a one dish meal.  I change it up sometimes substituting ground turkey or ground lamb, … really delicious!  This one in the picture has string…

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School Lunch Room Sloppy Joes

  “A very special school cafeteria cook is my Aunt Gloria, and she gave me this school recipe which I have treasured through the years and made it for my own family. I used to look forward to the day this was on the menu at school! This was back in the day when school cafeterias served all homemade food from scratch! Even their bread and rolls were…

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Foil-Wrapped Steak Supper

  “An old recipe and a very good one!   It is super easy and quick and no pan to scrub!  What could be easier?   Use this simple technique of wrapping a meal in foil for any meat or vegetables you would like. I change it around to what I have on hand.  This version has celery, carrots, and potatoes.  Lots of times I add whole onions….

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Bill’s Meatloaf

     “This is one of the few things my husband makes…. the best meatloaf ever!  I love this meatloaf!  He came up with this recipe on his own years ago.  It is so tasty and moist, it needs no gravy.  This is cooked in the microwave so it cooks fast.   The custard cup placed upside down in the middle of the dish collects any excess…

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