Hamburger Hash

Tweet This Betty Crocker recipe (original here) is described as an “Easy hamburger dish that’s made in slow cooker—perfect for a dinner.” Certainly worth a try. The Expert Tip with the recipes says, “This recipe is a tried-and-true kid pleaser. Take it to Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts or school events, and there’s little chance you’ll […]

Senate Bean Soup

Tweet Don’t let this pork and bean soup recipe from Betty Crocker (original here) trick you. This isn’t pork and beans. This is the real thing—a warm soup made with great Northern beans and ham, thickened with mashed potatoes. Ingredients 2 cups dried navy beans or Great Northern beans (1 lb), sorted and rinsed 12 […]

Dirty Rice

Tweet I’ve only ever made Dirty Rice from a mix, so this simple recipe from the June 2003 issue of Southern Living (original here) caught my attention. The mixes are pretty easy, but this looks easy enough that I will probably give it a try eventually. Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 2 garlic cloves, […]

Barbecued Frankfurters

Tweet Today is my sister Kerri’s birthday, so I’m sharing one of her favorite meals. The spiral macaroni in the meal came to be known in the family as “Kerri curls” because her hair fell in perfect little ringlets when she was young. They looked just like the macaroni, only a lovely strawberry blonde. Mom […]

Mini Pumpkin Biscuits

Tweet Here’s a cute biscuit that makes me think I’ll consider Jack’o’lanterns for Thanksgiving. How could you not want to make such cute biscuits? The photo and the recipe are from the Betty Crocker website (original here). Ingredients 2 cups Bisquick® Original baking mix 3/4 cup mashed cooked sweet potatoes 1/4 cup warm water (105° […]

My Sausage Stuffing

Tweet After watching enough Thanksgiving specials on Food Network, I created my own recipe for sausage stuffing. It’s influenced by Rachael Ray, Paula Deen, and Bobby Flay. Ingredients Nonstick spray (Pam) 1 large onion, chopped ½ cup chopped celery ½ cup shredded carrot 1 pound maple sausage 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning Salt and pepper 2 […]