Mini Crescent Cheeseburgers

Tweet The taste of cheeseburgers in a simple appetizer, what more could you ask for? From the Taste of Home site (original here), the note with the recipe explains, “A friend first brought these snacks to a Sunday school party. The original recipe called for pork sausage, but I substituted ground beef with taste-tempting results. […]

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 […]

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, […]

Ramen Beef Pie

Tweet I found this recipe in a Seattle newspaper article that was exploring recipes that used every college student’s favorite cheap food, ramen noodles. The article explains, “Now that work is over, you can finally go home and enjoy a nice, giant helping of ramen beef pie. It’s like Shepard’s Pie or Pâté Chinois, a […]

Poppin’ Fresh Barbecups

Tweet These easy-to-serve sandwiches are a variation of a Pillsbury recipe. We prefer the lighter taste of crescent rolls, and the Manwich sauce makes the recipe even simpler to prepare. We serve our barbecups with fries or hash browns, and a green vegetable. Leftovers can be refrigerated and warmed in the microwave. Ingredients 1 lb […]

Taco Soup

Tweet We loved this soup so much that the first time we made it, we ate it three days in a row. It’s one of those meals that sits in the crockpot on the kitchen counter taunting you all day long.   A definite treat for a cool fall or winter day, the soup can […]

Lasagna Soup

Tweet Decided I was in the mood for a bowl of soup, but wanted to try something different. I knew my search was over when I found Paula Deen’s Tastes Like Lasagna Soup. Everyone in the family loves lasagna, and Paula’s recipe sounded like a fun, new variarion. My version uses a few alternative ingredients, […]