Tag Archives: Ground beef

Sloppy Joes With a Difference

The nice folk at Southern Living shared a recipe for Sloppy Joes made with Dr Pepper and peperoncini (!) – and so, of course, I had to try it. With a few tweaks here and there. I also opted to … Continue reading

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A Better Burger

I actually have this filed as ‘Best! Burgers’ – and the recipe is based on Craig Claiborne’s ‘Ultimate Burger’ recipe – but calling something ‘Ultimate’ or ‘Best’ tends to set off some folk, so… Surely ‘Better’ is a nice name, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Fractured Tacos

And so, nine years later, we revisit my Aunt Buzz’s Fractured Taco Casserole. I have taken a few more steps away from my favorite Aunt’s 1960’s casserole; adding refried black beans to the taco meat and using tortilla chips in … Continue reading

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Parfait! Soul Rolls – Now Baked!

Soul Rolls – a recipe from Coolio – are one of my most popular and asked for appetizers. Even friends who have trouble with gluten will make an exception for these. And – yes – I love my friends, but … Continue reading

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Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

Ah yes, ’tis the season for gathering together and spearing small balls o’ meat with toothpicks while sipping sparkling cocktails. Sounds like a plan to me! Now, these meatballs are bit different; none of that grape jelly stuff – we … Continue reading

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Beef & Pork Enchiladas

The original recipe for these tasty treats was “Weeknight Enchiladas” from the nice folk at Southern Living Magazine; but, of course, I had to make a few changes… like, using “meatloaf mix” (ground beef and pork) from the market in … Continue reading

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Korean Meatballs

I am always a bit iffy about calling a recipe “nation” whatever because, invariably, there will be that person who writes to say “that is nothing like “nation” food!” so – consider that mebbe these are Korean inspired meatballs, but … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp Burgers

For my brother, Butch, who always said: “Forget about the salad bar at a buffet, you wanna concentrate on the shrimp!” I’ve featured shrimp burgers in the past, and they were quite good, but, they were really fried shrimp cakes … Continue reading

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Another Meatloaf

I don’t really know what to say; I just come across a new and different meatloaf recipe and have to try it. As meatloaf goes, this is a pretty simple and straightforward recipe; just ground beef, ground pork, seasonings, eggs, … Continue reading

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Bloody Mary Burgers

Around about these parts, folk take their Bloody Mary’s very seriously; order one and each bar will serve it with their own special twist, like sliders on sticks, sausage, shrimp, celery, and da google only knows what else sticking out … Continue reading

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