Beef, Bean and Cheese Freezer Burritos

These beef, bean and cheese freezer burritos were a weekend project for me last weekend. My husband and son really like a certain brand of frozen burrito made with ground beef, beans, cheese and rice. They are kind of expensive, so I decided to make a homemade version. I started with some premade, uncooked tortillas.Continue reading “Beef, Bean and Cheese Freezer Burritos”

Stewed Steak with Mashed Potatoes

Stewed steak with mashed potatoes is comfort food at it’s best! While it is still hot in the afternoons here, our nights and mornings have been cool like fall. Fall weather always puts me in the mood for soups, stews, roasts, and other comfort food. This recipe takes a few hours in your oven sinceContinue reading “Stewed Steak with Mashed Potatoes”

Crispy Honey Beef with Snow Peas

This crispy honey beef with snow peas recipe is another flavor packed dinner you can make in under an hour. It only has a few ingredients, but the cooking method and combination of flavors makes this dish amazing. This dish works great with snow peas, but if you can’t find those, you could also subContinue reading “Crispy Honey Beef with Snow Peas”

Dirty Rice + Cajun Corn Maque Choux

Does anyone else like Zatarains Dirty Rice mix? My husband and I ate it all the time in college when on a budget, and we haven’t had it in years. I decided to make some because it is delicious. If you haven’t had dirty rice before it is simply ground beef, rice and seasonings allContinue reading “Dirty Rice + Cajun Corn Maque Choux”

Homemade Gyros Meat + Gyros

We have always been big gyros fans. They are such a quick, fresh, tasty option when eating out. It always seemed impossible to make them at home, since in restaurants they cook the meat on a huge rotating skewer. Then at some point I found this recipe with a method for making gyros meat atContinue reading “Homemade Gyros Meat + Gyros”

Pakistani Beef Stew (Nihari)

One of my sons saw a YouTube video of someone making this dish and asked me to make it. I love it when my kids are interested in food we haven’t tried. I love cooking new things and it is even more fun when I know someone really wants to try the dish. Nihari, orContinue reading “Pakistani Beef Stew (Nihari)”

Beef Birria Tacos

Mexican food in all it’s forms is so incredibly flavorful and enjoyable. My family and I were fortunate to live in California for 15 years and eat the wide variety of authentic Mexican food that was available there. In recent years, a lot more Mexican food has been showing up here in North Carolina too,Continue reading “Beef Birria Tacos”

Glazed Meatloaf + Mashed Potatoes

I have shared this glazed meatloaf recipe on facebook before, but I haven’t posted it on my blog. My daughter asked me to make it, so I figured I’d post it here as well. It is a fairly basic and easy meatloaf recipe, but the glaze makes it extra good. It is a simple comboContinue reading “Glazed Meatloaf + Mashed Potatoes”

Flavorful Beef Rouladen

My family loves German food. We always get super excited when traveling if we find a German restaurant. I want to expand my knowledge of German cooking, but is hard not to make our favorites. My kids most frequently ask for sauerbraten, but these beef rouladen are a close 2nd. I am not going toContinue reading “Flavorful Beef Rouladen”