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Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Hey friends! How is summer treating everyone? I hope you’re enjoying days full of sunshine, hiking, biking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, and more! Real Food Real Deals Need a cheap quick recipe so you can spend your days out it the sun? Annemarie’s your gal. The inspiration for this Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole came from the …

Grilled Beef Sandwich: The Best Way to Use Leftover Beef

Leftovers. Definition: Food in the back of your fridge in some sort of tupperware container that you are never ever going to eat and are going to eventually throw out three weeks later. Instead of eating the exact same thing day after day, turn your leftovers into an entirely different meal altogether. It’s so easy …

Grandma Devlin’s Irish Stew

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Have you ever thought how oddly we Americans celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? In Ireland, it’s a holy day. But in the states, we celebrate by dyeing everything green, pinching each other, and by drinking green beer and Guiness. The holiday was started in the states in the 1700s by Irish immigrants, evolving …

Hungarian Goulash {Recipe ReDux}

  The food in Hungary makes me hungry. The most well-known Hungarian dish that comes to mind is Hungarian goulash, and I kind of have this thing for goulash. Here’s a picture of the goulash we had at a food stand at the market in Budapest. Mmm. Hungarian goulash in #Hungary. #budapest #goulash #golaz #streetfood A post …

Slovenian Beef Goulash (Goveji Golaž)

“Getting stationed in Ljubljana is like ‘overseas light’” (words from a wise Embassy spouse I’ve had the privilege of getting to know). And it’s true. It’s very easy to live in Ljubljana. Just check out this post I wrote about life here: 10 Things You’ll Learn on a Trip to Ljubljana that are different in …

Simple Osso Bucco

Yes, I said simple. Despite what prices at fancy restaurants might tell you, Osso Bucco is not hard to make at all. It really is a fix it and forget it type of dish. I had never had these tender fall-off-the-bone shanks before until a few years ago. When we were living in Tennessee the …

Hamburger Monterey

  By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by The Mushroom Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. When I started this blog, my sweet great-grandparents began sending me some of their favorite recipes.  One of their favorites, Hamburger Monterey, quickly …

Braised Beef Neck Roast

Beef neck roast?  What in the world??? That is what I was thinking when I saw it too.  We got it from our local farmer when we bought 1/4 cow and I wasn’t sure what to do with it.  I saw online somewhere to cook neck low and slow, so I figured it would be …

Shamrock Steak and Dumplings

Today’s post is from the hubby’s grandmother’s handwritten Irish cookbook: Shamrock Steak and Dumplings!  Since this is a slow-cooked one-pot meal, it is a simple way to enjoy a delicious meal with little effort.  Serve it with a side of Irish Soda Bread and you’re set! Shamrock Steak and Dumplings   Print Prep time 25 mins …

Beef Kebabs (aka easiest weeknight dinner EVER!)

As the hubby and I were sitting down to dinner this evening, this was our conversation: Me:  Hold on…Let me save the prettiest ones to photograph later. The Hubby:  What?  You are really going to put shish kebabs on your blog? Me:  Sure, why not? The Hubby.  Well they are the easiest thing to make …