Category: Beef

By Dennis Weaver   I like cooking with spices.   I like exploring and trying something new.  Of course, we’re all a bit reluctant to try something new if dinner is on […]

How to Use Spices in Everyday Meals

Valentine’s Day is just days away. Are you ready to wow your sweetheart? We have dinner in restaurants often. That’s nice, but we do it often enough that it doesn’t […]

A Guy’s Blueprint for Valentine’s Day

There are lots of recipes online for various potato casseroles.  The most famous of the potato casseroles may be a Shepherd’s Pie.  It’s a great way to use those leftover […]

Easy Meal: How to Make a Shepherd’s Pie

Pizzeria Meatloaf Ingredients 1 ½ pounds of lean ground beef 2 large eggs 1 small can tomato paste ½ cup bread crumbs 1 can olives, chopped ¾ cup chopped red […]

Mini Meat Loaf Recipes

 How to Make Stuffed Burgers (with or without a stuffed burger press)   We discovered stuffed burgers a long time ago.  But they were simple affairs. We would grind up […]

Nine Ways to Make Stuffed Burgers

Teeny Tiny Spices Taco Seasoning
How to Make Simple Meals with Spices It’s been two years now since we started carrying spice blends from The Teeny Tiny Spice Company of Vermont. I’ve used them every […]

How to Make Simple Meals with Spices

This thirty minute chili hits the spot on a cold winter day. It’s made with canned beans so it’s a snap to put together. We think you will love this […]

Black Bean and Rice Chili Recipe

This thirty minute chili hits the spot on a cold winter day. It’s made with canned beans so it’s a snap to put together. We think you will love this […]


You don’t need much more for this than a pot and can opener.  It’s super easy to make and was the winner of an extended family chili cook off. This […]

Merri Ann’s Easy Chili

A friend came in the store raving about the barbecued beans that his neighbor brought to the Fourth of July party.  “Everyone was asking for the recipe.” His neighbor turned […]

Jill’s Barbecued Black Beans

These sandwiches can be made grilled, open-faced, or panini style.  The caramelized onions accent the sandwich as relish might.   The secret ingredient in the sauce is apricot jam. We used […]

Hot Turkey Sandwiches with Sweet and Sour Onions

This is a meat lover’s spaghetti dish.  Chicken breast cutlets are placed on beds of spaghetti and then topped with the meat-rich Bolognese sauce.  The Bolognese sauce is made with […]

Chicken Spaghetti Bolognese

This is a basic recipe that works well.  You can vary the amounts of steak or chicken and the vegetables.  You’ll find a choice of seasonings Ingredients 12 ounces of […]

Beef or Chicken Fajitas

These are pretty little meatloaves.  We made them in an eight-cavity pan, just about right for individual servings.  Freeze any extras–wrap in aluminum foil, put in freezer bags, and freeze […]

Grandma’s Glazed Meatloaf

Ingredients 5 slices bacon 1 small sweet onion, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup parsley, chopped 1 cup fine bread crumbs […]

Bar K Ranch Mini Meatloaves