French Dip Squares

Although I’ve been mostly avoiding Facebook until after the elections because it makes my brain bleed, I do look for jokes, memes and recipes occasionally. I saw a video of this recipe and gasped. I actually had 2 cans of crescent roll dough and a roast in the fridge. My roast was moose but it’s so similar to beef you wouldn’t notice the difference. I even had provolone! Continue reading

Porcupine Meatballs

Porcupine meatballs were one of my childhood favorites.  It’s hard to imagine anyone NOT liking them.  Ground Beef and rice rolled into little balls, simmered in a tomato sauce?  Check!  They were usually served over yet more rice.  I ate the dish often as a kid, served it to my own kids, then forgot about it.  What?!?  Time to return to one of the best retro dishes, a simple recipe from the 60s! Continue reading

Blooming Onion Hotdish

I think we’re probably all in the mode of using what is in our pantries and fridges at this point.  It reminded me of a post I wrote awhile back and never did publish.  The few pictures I did take weren’t very “pretty” so I was hesitant to make the recipe public.  But my attempt at using up an unusual leftover led to really tasty results. Continue reading