French Dip Squares

Although I’ve been mostly avoiding Facebook until after the elections because it makes my brain bleed, I do look for jokes, memes and recipes occasionally. I saw a video of this recipe and gasped. I actually had 2 cans of crescent roll dough and a roast in the fridge. My roast was moose but it’s so similar to beef you wouldn’t notice the difference. I even had provolone! Continue reading

Taco Salad Bowl

It was a “ bunch of chopped bits” kind of evening meal. I had planned to make taco salad for dinner and make a fresh fruit salad as a side dish. Wow was that was a lot of cleaning and chopping! Was it worth it? Probably.. but next time I’ll plan the meal on a day I didn’t spend 10 hours with the 5 grandkids! Continue reading

Mock Chow Mein

Mock Chow Mein

Mock Chow Mein

Another family favorite growing up was mock chow mein casserole. Even back then I wondered at the name. Besides the obvious chow mein noodles, it was nothing like the chow mein we had out of cans. I’m not sure where it got the name but eventually I adapted it to include a few Chinese type vegetables.  You can use your own favorites in this recipe. Continue reading