Braciole

I didn’t realize I had missed some posts, so I apologize! I try to write a bunch of posts and schedule them, but sometimes I forget to go back and write more posts for you all. Today’s recipe for Braciole is of an Italian origin. Braciole is the plural of “braciola” and I gather is … Continue reading

Baked Hamburg & Rice

Here’s a funny little bit of history for you. Supposedly, in Hamburg Germany, ground round was being used to create a Hamburg Steak, or Hamburger Steak, a form of meat dish possibly originating as early as the 1860s. In America we often think of it as a Salisbury Steak, topped with mushroom gravy or other … Continue reading

Stuffed Cabbage

Even though I occasionally like sauerkraut, and I use cabbage when I make my stir fry dishes, I am not a fan of cooked cabbage. They are a staple of Eastern European cooking and also appear in some Asian countries. Typically, the include a meat, spices, vegetables, and grains such as rice or barley. Depending … Continue reading

Meatballs (?)

An untitled recipe for some sort of ball of meat or roll. I am calling it meatballs for lack of a better name. Morton’s Tender Quick is a curing agent, not a meat tenderizer, generally used to cure meats such as salami and corned beef. I’m not really sure what these may really be! UPDATE: … Continue reading

Meat Balls

Make up a batch of meatballs, place on a cookie sheet and freeze. Once solid, place them in freezer storage bags. Take out a few when needed and add to spaghetti sauce, soups, etc. Meat Balls 2 pounds ground beef 1 c sour cream 1 pkg dry onion soup mix 1 1/2 c bread crumbs … Continue reading

Chili (New York Times)

  We love chili at my house. I bake a small cornbread while the chili is bubbling and serve together, sometimes with honey butter. Yum. There are many varieties of chili, spawning the infamous chili cookoffs around the country. We prefer our chili mild, and I myself despise kidney beans so I use black beans … Continue reading

Gravy Soup, not very gravy-like

Still being in my soup mood, I thought it would be nice to try Gravy Soup, which was posted a few recipes back. Considering the name, I thought this would be a thicker, gravy or stew like soup. With this in mind, I set out my ingredients. I hope you will forgive the image quality … Continue reading