Catalina Macaroni Salad

This delicious salad was prompted by a post on What’s For Dinner Moms? blog.  I love pasta salads but using straight mayo tends to get boring.  I do love Catalina Dressing so this recipe tickled my fancy.  I hoped it would tickle my tongue!  It’s summertime and we eat a lot of cold salads with burgers or sandwiches for dinner.  After a long day for both my P.S. (Patient Spouse) and I like to have dinner ready fast. 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

Meat Lovers Pizza Soup {Our 6th Anniversary!}

Meat Lovers Pizza Soup

Meat Lovers Pizza Soup

Six years old! I was amazed when I saw I had reached 1,000 followers a few months back, and the number keeps climbing. What a cool bunch of people you are, to follow my blog and read my recipes! Over the past 6 years I’ve posted 869 recipes and I still enjoy sharing my ideas. I’ve only accidentally repeated a recipe a couple of times..  My memory is perhaps not as strong as my creative streak! Continue reading