Beef Rice a Roni {copycat recipe]

Beef Rice a Roni {copycat recipe}

Beef Rice a Roni {copycat recipe}

I never got to eat much Rice a Roni as a kid.  I think that’s because it came in such small boxes and with 5 kids and 2 adults, my family would have needed many boxes to fill us up.  So when I was visiting friends’ houses and got to eat Rice a Roni, it was a treat!  I’ve only tried the version with ground beef and that is what I wanted to try to replicate.  This recipe came close, with a few modifications.  Or as close as I can remember. Continue reading

Beefy Golden Mushroom and Rice Casserole

Beefy Golden Mushroom Rice Casserole {Copy Cat Recipe}

Beefy Golden Mushroom Rice Casserole {Copy Cat Recipe}

I’ve always loved golden mushroom soup but as I can’t eat canned soups any more I missed it. I thought I’d posted a copycat recipe for the soup but can’t find it now. Ever do that? Lose a post you’re pretty sure is there? Sigh. Well I didn’t find it so I found a new recipe for golden mushroom soup already built into a beef and rice casserole.  Since a ricey kind of casserole is what I was wanting to make, it was a good find! Continue reading

Vegetable Beef Soup {Childhood Favorites}

Vegetable Beef Soup

Vegetable Beef Soup

It’s anniversary time!  Four years ago today I started my food blog.  I’ve learned so much from writing a blog!  I’ve also learned so much about writing a blog.  I recently spent about 8 hours learning to post the recipes in a neat little box where you can print them easily.   I’ve been able to write web pages in html since 1998 but that recipe box was HARD!  I’m now a pro at it (not). Continue reading