Category Archives: Beef

The Big Ragu!

If you ever watched Laverne & Shirley, then the chances are good that you’re familiar with Carmine “the Big Ragu” Ragusa, one of the recurring characters on the show portrayed by Eddie Mekka. While I’ve learned to make a yummy Bolognese Sauce, … Continue reading

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Feeling Retro?

I have many, many variations on meatloaf. OOOPS! Wrong Meat Loaf. Sorry, Mr. Loaf! 😉 I mean this kind: While many of my meat loaf recipes don’t require a meat loaf pan, my recipe for Old Fashioned Meatloaf bakes up best … Continue reading

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It’s a Festival of Lights!

FINALLY, I’m addressing the second specialized request from my first ever poll, which asked for “something meaty with a kick for autumn.” Well, it’s not autumn any more, but this is the first dish I thought of when I saw … Continue reading

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What’s Spanish About It?

I think it must be the olive. 😉 A few nights ago, I decided to make something we hadn’t had in a while — Spanish Meatloaf. My inspiration comes from a recipe in one of my Betty Crocker cookbooks. Betty’s version uses … Continue reading

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Where’s the Beef?

Stroganoff, that is. 😉 As any of you who read my blog at all regularly know, I try to cook yummy, healthy, affordable food. As such, I tend to shy away from convenience products such as Hamburger Helper, preferring to … Continue reading

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…So if She Sells Shells on the Seashore…

…I’m sure she sells seashore shells. Hubby and I enjoy having stuffed pasta shells. There’s a yummy meatless kind I make — Spinach Cheesy Stuffed Shells.  We also enjoy Meat-Stuffed Shells Florentine. A few weeks ago, though, I was casting about for something a … Continue reading

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Oh, Bologna!

No, I’m not talking about the luncheon meat — although Oscar Mayer had a great ad campaign for it (go on, take 31 seconds from your day and enjoy the ad — you know you want to!). I’m talking more … Continue reading

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