Bloomin Onion Beef and Rice Casserole

My P.S. and I dined out at Texas Roadhouse the other night. I received a coupon for a free appetizer for my birthday, which was in June and they were closed due to the pandemic. I thought it was nice of them to note it and catch up at a later date. We looked at each other and were eager to order a cactus blossom (also called a blooming onion). It’s not only a great appetizer! Continue reading

Pulled Pork Wild Rice Casserole

I’m still hunting ways to use the large amount of pulled pork that results from a pork butt roast done in the crockpot. I’ve had a few successes. We really liked the pulled pork with noodles I posted awhile back. The other night I decided to actually record the recipe and substitute wild and white rice for the noodles. We live wild rice Up North and it’s always nice to find a dish we can slip it in. Continue reading

Cold Veggie Pizza

My absolute favorite summer food is cold veggie pizza. I’m not sure what the real name of this dish is and I’m not going to research it. Although it doesn’t have a pizza crust and the vegetables are raw, not baked, it will always be cold veggie pizza in our house. It’s a 40 year tradition, a family favorite of all ages.  It was a very popular dish in the 80s.  At least one person brought it to every church potluck. Continue reading