Beef, Main Dishes, Soups, Tex/Mex, Uncategorized

Beef Taco Soup

This taco soup is so easy to throw together for a tasty, filling, healthy meal!  Make it even easier by keeping browned ground beef in your freezer in one pound packages.   Then you just grab a package and dump in for recipes like this one!  I like to make a double batch of this soup for dinner and then…

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Beef, Main Dishes, slow cooker, Uncategorized

Three Packet Roast

This is such a flavorful roast.  It makes a nice gravy to pour over mashed potatoes, too. And the best thing about this roast?  It is super duper simple.  I got this recipe off of Pinterest several years ago.  The “pin” I used is no longer available of course.  But don’t you worry, I think I can remember it. Three…

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Beef, Chicken, Pasta, Soups, Uncategorized

6 Great Freezer Meals with Pasta

Anyone love pasta?  It freezes great in recipes like lasagna and ziti.  A pot of cooked pasta also makes a great addition to some freezer recipes to help it become a complete meal.  Here is a round-up of our family favorite freezer recipes that include pasta: Jennifer’s Pizza Pasta -This recipe is always a hit.  I always make double when…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Summer Recipes, Uncategorized

Chad’s Hamburgers

My husband has somehow become the hamburger person in our family.  Even my grandparents prefer him to make the burgers when we are there.  His burgers always end up delicious!  And now he’s training our oldest son to make them just as wonderful.  I asked him for a recipe, but there are no exact measurements.  🙂  However, here are the…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Uncategorized

Marianne’s Taco Pie

My friend Marianne introduced me to this simple recipe a few years ago.  I love the flavors, simplicity, and the fact that it makes extra!  🙂  It uses refrigerated crescent roll dough, but if you’ve sworn it off, any homemade pizza dough would work. Hope you enjoy!   Taco Pie (from Marianne) Ingredients: 1 lb. browned, drained ground beef 1…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Pasta, slow cooker, Soups

Pasta Fagioli Soup

So, I tried two different knock offs of Olive Garden soups this week….Chicken Gnocchi and Pasta Fagioli.  I was so disappointed when the Chicken Gnocchi did NOT taste like Olive Garden’s and it really didn’t taste good at all.  So bummed.   BUT, the Pasta Fagioli turned out delicious and made an enormous amount.  The recipe completely filled my  crock…

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Beef, Main Dishes, Pork, slow cooker

Rhonda’s BBQ

This is the BBQ recipe I made, froze, and took on the trip last weekend.  Everyone enjoyed it.  It is super easy because it uses the slow cooker!  I doubled it & froze some for our family to have later.  Why not?  It was just as easy to make 2 batches as it was to make one. ENJOY! Beef &…

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