Bloomin Onion Beef and Rice Casserole

My P.S. and I dined out at Texas Roadhouse the other night. I received a coupon for a free appetizer for my birthday, which was in June and they were closed due to the pandemic. I thought it was nice of them to note it and catch up at a later date. We looked at each other and were eager to order a cactus blossom (also called a blooming onion). It’s not only a great appetizer! Continue reading

Beef and Vegetable Burrito Bowls

Burrito bowls are a way to choose your favorite ingredients or work with what ingredients you want to use up from your fridge to make a meal. I had a spaghetti squash calling to me and it became the actual bowls for the meal. With the right spices, this meal was a Mexican dream.  Although not vegan, it could easily be adapted.. Continue reading

Dried Beef Cheeseball

Dried beef isn’t something I ever had as a kid. Our beef was purchased a half at a time, nothing dried. My P.S. had it as a kid, often as SOS: chopped and creamed on toast. They were military people, perhaps that was common to their culture. I loved it the first time my MIL made it for us. She sent a jar hone with us and so I had to also learn how to make gravy. Continue reading