Easy Black Bean Chili

This super easy Black Bean Chili has been my go-to chili for years! Perfect on a chilly winter’s night or on game day!

Easy Beef Stroganoff with Cognac Cream Sauce

This Easy Beef Stroganoff with  Cognac Cream Sauce won over my persnickety spouse. I tortured him with a shoe leather version when we were newlyweds and have been redeemed!

Pot Roast with Mushrooms, Tomatoes & Red Wine

Pot Roast with Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Red Wine is a heavenly, slow cooked entree that requires very little hands on time!

Marinated Grilled Ginger Flank Steak #BestBeef

 Beef is always the top choice for a celebratory meal at our house. To celebrate the week before classes commenced, I pulled this Marinated Grilled Ginger Flank Steak recipe from my archives for a special meal that didn’t break the bank.

Vegetable Beef Soup with Roasted Garlic #SundaySupper

This Vegetable Beef Soup is chock full of veggies, given a flavor boost from roasted garlic and super hearty with orzo and Parmesan. Plus it’s just plain delicious! Perfect for dinner with leftovers doled out into thermoses for a homemade, back to school hot lunch.

Grilled Butter Burgers #SundaySupper

Wisconsin-based Culver’s made the butter burger a household name. I tossed thin hamburger patties on the BBQ, topped them with compound butter, then served these homemade Grilled Butter Burgers on toasted buttered buns.