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

Curried Cole Slaw and Ground Beef Stir Fry {Whole30}

Curried Coleslaw and Ground Beef Stir-fry

Curried Coleslaw and Ground Beef Stir-fry

My blogging buddy from A Solitary Feast is doing the Whole30 nutritional reset thing.  Julie posted a recipe that was perfect for what I had in my fridge that needed to be eaten. I had a small amount of ground beef and a bag of coleslaw. We like curried dishes and this one seemed super simple for a day where I was still coping with stomach flu. At least my P.S. would eat well! Continue reading

Beef Rice a Roni {copycat recipe]

Beef Rice a Roni {copycat recipe}

Beef Rice a Roni {copycat recipe}

I never got to eat much Rice a Roni as a kid.  I think that’s because it came in such small boxes and with 5 kids and 2 adults, my family would have needed many boxes to fill us up.  So when I was visiting friends’ houses and got to eat Rice a Roni, it was a treat!  I’ve only tried the version with ground beef and that is what I wanted to try to replicate.  This recipe came close, with a few modifications.  Or as close as I can remember. Continue reading