Category Archives: Beef

Instant Pot beef stew. 12/2/18

I have been craving some beef stew. This is the exact same beef stew my mother used to make when I was a kid. Back then I hated everything but I grew up and realized that the comforting flavors of … Continue reading

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Finally cooked something. 11/17/18

Let’s see, Tuesday pretzels, Wednesday egg, Thursday pizza, Friday leftover pizza, and Saturday, I finally make something. I am still needing comfort food and with John spurring me on, we make beef stew in the Instant Pot. John browns the … Continue reading

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Day off for mom. 11/7/18

Usually at our house I am the chief chopper-upper and vegetable maker. Tonight I lounge on the couch while my son and husband take over the dinner duties. John sous vides the steaks and then finishes them on the grill. … Continue reading

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A favorite. 11/4/18

Whenever our son comes to visit he always requests his favorite. Surprisingly I do not recall making this for him when he was a kid.  This dish is actually just some of his favorite things – meatballs, noodles, gravy, and … Continue reading

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Lasagna! 11/3/18

 I do not make lasagna often but our son is arriving today for a week’s vacation and I want to make something that I can get most of the prep done ahead and then just pop it in the oven … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday. 11/1/18

Since we decide that cooking fish in the house is a bad idea due to the fish smell and having people in to see our up-for-sale house, we are casting around for something else to eat. I look in the … Continue reading

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California burger in Utah 10/28/18

When I was a kid growing up in New Jersey we used to go the Palace Diner occasionally. (New Jersey is the state for diners!) I would order a California burger. It seemed so exciting to be eating a hamburger in … Continue reading

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