• Deliciously Easy Swedish Meat Pies

    Deliciously Easy Swedish Meat Pies

    Deliciously Easy Swedish Meat Pies  Deliciously Easy Swedish Meat Pies are a family favorite in my household. For many, many years we have been going to this local Scandinavian festival every summer, and one of the staples there is Swedish meat pies. Swedish meat pies are a delightful little hand pie, similar to an empanada, filled with delicious and savory filling, traditionally made with beef.  My husband and I both look forward to this tradition every year. Which is what inspired me to develop this recipe to make myself at home. Why be limited to enjoying these amazing treats just once a year? They can easily be made at home…

  • Cajun Butter Steak Bites

    Easy Cajun Butter Steak Bites

    Cajun Butter Steak Bites   Cajun butter steak bites are a simple and delicious meal that you can make at any time with minimal effort and time! It is packed with flavor and anyone can make these tasty cajun butter steak bites.  I love simple and quick recipes for the nights when I am busy and don’t have much time to prepare and cook a huge meal.  This post contains affiliate links Have you made these cajun butter steak bites yet? Come on in and let me tell you about it!  Cajun Butter Steak Bites Ingredients  Cajun Seasoning  Paprika, 1 tablespoon  Salt and Pepper, to taste  Garlic Powder, 1 ½ teaspoon …

  • Easy Cheesy Taco Pasta

    Easy Cheesy Taco Pasta

    Easy Cheesy Taco Pasta  Easy cheesy taco pasta is reminiscent of hamburger helper for me, which brings a certain level of childhood nostalgia to me. But as an adult, I find the boxed mixes to be gross, and just a salt bomb. So I’m always disappointed when I crave that childhood meal, go buy it in the store, and then regret it.  Anybody else do this? Crave something, buy it, and then remember why you never eat it anymore? It always feels so disappointing!  This version gives me my childhood meal, but in a simple and elevated way that is delicious, simple to make, and fun. My rendition of this…

  • Easy Muffin Tin Meatloaf

    Easy Muffin Tin Meatloaf

    Easy Muffin Tin Meatloaf  Easy muffin tin meatloaf is a favorite meal in my household, because there is a childhood nostalgia that comes from meatloaf. But it can also be really boring, and this is my fun spin on it that makes a flavorful meal while still being simple and quick to make at the same time. I like to call it my elevated version of comfort food.  This post contains affiliate links Have you tried this easy muffin tin meatloaf recipe yet? Come on in and let me tell you about it!  Easy Muffin Tin Meatloaf Ingredients  Ground Beef, 93% meat/7% fat ratio, ½ pound  Mild Italian Sausage, ½…

  • Chili Lime Steak Bites

    Delicious Chili Lime Steak Bites

    Chili Lime Steak Bites  Chili lime steak bites are easily one of my new favorite recipes. It is the perfect combination of sweet, spicy, with a pop of acid from the lime to really set it off. This simple recipe is perfect for game day parties, or just when you want a delicious bite of steak.  This post contains affiliate links Have you tried these chili lime steak bites yet? Come on in and let me tell you about them!  Chili Lime Steak Bites Ingredients  Top Sirloin Steak, 2 pounds, cubed into bite size pieces  Garlic Powder, 1 teaspoon  Salt and pepper to taste  Steak Seasoning, 1 teaspoon  Chili Paste,…

  • Delicious Beef Barley Soup
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    Delicious Beef Barley Soup

    Delicious Beef Barley Soup  Delicious beef barley soup is a staple in my household in the fall. I always call fall soup season, because it is time for football, hoodies, and deliciously hearty and comforting soups. There is something amazing and comforting about a big pot of soup simmering away on the stove, emitting the best smells that make you hungry.  This post contains affiliate links Have you made this delicious beef barley soup yourself yet? Come on in and let me tell you about it!  Delicious Beef Barley Soup Ingredients  Olive oil, 2 tablespoons  Beef chuck roast, 2-3 pounds, cut into bite size pieces Montreal Steak Seasoning, to taste …

  • Honey Garlic Steak Bites

    Honey Garlic Steak Bites

    Honey Garlic Steak Bites  Honey garlic steak bites are a deliciously simple dish that makes a perfect weeknight meal, or an appetizer at a party.  With just six ingredients and mere minutes to cook, it is my go-to on really busy nights when time escapes me.  This post contains affiliate links Have you tried making these delicious honey garlic steak bites? Come on in and I’ll show you just how easy it is!  Honey Garlic Steak Bites Ingredients  Sirloin steak, cut into 1 inch pieces I didn’t weight them, I just used two steaks  Honey, 3 tablespoons  Teriyaki sauce, 2 tablespoons  Soy sauce, ⅓ cup  Garlic, 4 cloves, minced  Olive…

  • Homemade Sloppy Joes

    Homemade Sloppy Joes

    Homemade Sloppy Joes Homemade Sloppy Joes are about a million times better than the canned version you can buy in the grocery store. They taste better, you know what you’re eating and feeding your family, and it isn’t expensive to make. My husband, Nathan, absolutely loves these because they were a childhood favorite and it is a nostalgic meal. This post contains affiliate links Why I Love Homemade Sloppy Joes I love this homemade sloppy joe recipe because it is quick and easy. It is the perfect busy weeknight meal that is hearty, comforting, and delicious.  Homemade sloppy joes are also an inexpensive and easily stretched meal if the food budget…

  • Old Fashioned Goulash

    Old Fashioned Goulash

    Old Fashioned Goulash  Old fashioned goulash is my latest and greatest recipe. It is something that takes me back to my childhood, and I love that.  This old fashioned goulash recipe is the perfect one pot weekday night dinner that doesn’t take long to make, and there will be leftovers! It is also budget friendly and can be made without an extra trip to the store if you have even a decently stocked freezer and pantry.  This post contains affiliate links I was trying to describe this dish to Nathan when I explained what I was making yesterday. The only thing that came to mind was homemade Hamburger Helper. After…

  • Tater Tot Casserole

    Tater Tot Casserole

    Tater Tot Casserole Tater Tot Casserole is one of the most hearty comfort food dishes that I can think of. Casseroles scream childhood for many of us, and that is part of the joy. My favorite part is the fact it can be made with ingredients I already keep in my pantry and freezer. This post contains affiliate links The only thing I had to pick up today was tater tots. Casseroles are never aesthetically pleasing, instead being very rustic. That is part of the appeal. There is no pretense to create the prettiest plate in the world. Casseroles are always reminiscent of childhood. There is a rustic charm based…

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