Tag Archives: Ground Beef

84. Grilled Hamburgers (with Lima Bean and Cucumber Salad)

I bring you CARD NUMBER EIGHTY-FOUR! Ok, that’s a lie. Leah actually brought card number 84. She made the burgers and the assorted toppings and the lima-bean cucumber salad. I just made the dessert, but I’ll get to that later. … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Meatballs in Sauerbraten Sauce

More meatballs! So far I have shared with you two of the Meatballs-Four-Ways: Meatballs Stroganoff and the Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce. This time it’s the exotic-sounding “Deutsch” Dinner. I love that “Deutsch” is in quotations. It instills me with a great … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Oven Meatballs in Barbecue Sauce

MEATBALLS–TAKE TWO! This is the second meatball dinner from the “Meals to Double-Up and Divide” of Better Homes & Gardens Cooking for Two (1977). To refresh your memory, the deal is that I made 48 meatballs and froze them up … Continue reading

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BH&G Cooking for Two: Meatball Stroganoff

On Sunday morning I drove my buddy Mr. Buckeye* to the airport (lucky bitch flew to a Mexican resort for a week of sun, scuba, and margaritas while I’m here in Baltimore dealing with never ending body work on my … Continue reading

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Impossible Lasagna Pie

My darlings! I am so sorry that I’ve been AWOL. I went on a week-long vacation at the end of September with my mum’ and between recovering from my trip and catching up on work, I have neglected the blog. … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: 115. Hot Appetizers

So I threw myself a birthday party! (over 2 months ago) So sue me.  I don’t remember every detail of the party or have photos of everything–it was my party after all. And I had, like, 10 people over. So I … Continue reading

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Wiener Wednesday: Skyline Coney

From the shores of the Ohio River in Cincinnati, I bring you the Skyline Coney! Well, actually, the can of chili is from Dayton or Akron or wherever it is in Ohio that my friend Leah is from (she gave … Continue reading

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Impossible Taco Pie

I love anything with a superlative in its name. Especially anything called Impossible. Couple that with the phrase Taco Pie and you’ve got a simply irresistible dish. Seriously, I love Mexican food. Especially at-home Americanized Mexican food. There’s really not a … Continue reading

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WIENER WEDNESDAY: Coney Islands

What says “hot dog” more than Coney Island (and also, what says “eating so much that you vomit” more than Coney Island)?  Although I had no designs on eating so many hot dogs that I’d puke, this chili-dog dish fit … Continue reading

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62. Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Hungarian Style) My 100th Post!

Yep, my 100th post! Well, at least that’s what wordpress tells me. And although I didn’t mention it at the time, I hit my 1 year mark at the end of February! This meal will commemorate both milestones. It’s a … Continue reading

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