Creamy Ham and Mushroom Rotini

Creamy Ham and Mushroom Casserole

Creamy Ham and Mushroom Casserole

I pulled the heel from our last ham out of the freezer the other day.  I cut the ham into pieces, removing the grizzly bits and fat and setting them aside for bone broth.  I ended up with 3 cups of beautifully diced ham to play with.  I’d been in the mood for a creamy pasta dish.  Ham would work well with the baby bella mushrooms I also had on hand.  Add a few vegetables and we’d have dinner. 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

Mushroom and Ground Beef Stroganoff

Ground Beef Stroganoff

Ground Beef Stroganoff

When I was writing the post for Rice Goulash, my mind wandered back to more of the kids’ favorite dishes when they were growing up.  Beef goulash, made using ground beef with a mushroom soup gravy had to be served with egg noodles.  There were rarely any leftovers on beef stroganoff nights!  I looked for an actual recipe online and found one at Betty Crocker and was ready to cook! Continue reading