Make Ahead Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury steak was in the air.  It seemed like everywhere I turned one week someone was posting a Salisbury steak recipe.  I’d recently made Swiss steak, a fond memory of my childhood and Salisbury steak also fit into that category.  Again, as I mentioned in the Swiss steak post, I was mostly all about the gravy.  I liked to put it on white bread.  Yes, a carb nightmare.  I’ve grown up since then. Continue reading

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Post-Easter Soup

Post Easter Soup

Post Easter Soup

I had another ham bone to use, courtesy of the crockpot spiral ham I made before Easter. When I’d made my last pot of bean soup I brought some to my Dad. He mentioned using cloves for seasoning. I was intrigued. He said to add the whole cloves from the start so they soften and are edible later in the soup. I liked the idea of clove seasoning in the soup and couldn’t wait to have a ham bone to make more bean soup! Continue reading

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Scandinavian Pot Roast

Beef pot roast isn’t one of my favorite meats.  It has to have a hook, a pop, that elevates it over the pot roast my Mom used to make.  When I found this Scandinavian recipe that uses dried fruit, cinnamon and ginger, I couldn’t wait to try it.  I would change it to a crockpot recipe and the wonderful smells would float through the castle for hours! Continue reading