Mexican Spaghetti

Mexican Spaghetti

Mexican Spaghetti

I had a wild idea… which is how most of my stranger recipes are born.  I wanted a meaty, Mexican sauce with corn tortillas cut into noodles.  I thought of it as Mexican Spaghetti, although it could also arguably be called Deconstructed Tortillas.  Let’s go with Spaghetti, as that makes it more fun.  Trust me, in North Dakota in January, when our high was -34 today, we needed to make some fun. Continue reading

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Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

I normally make Swedish meatballs around the winter holidays but we’d just had a big meatball feed.  While my daughter, son, cousin and I made our yearly lefse, I had a crockpot of meatballs and another crockpot of mashed potatoes going for our dinner break.  There were leftovers for a couple of days so I had my craving sated for a few months.  Time for some new meatballs for our Christmas lunch. Continue reading

Oktoberfest Stew

Oktoberfest Stew | Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

Oktoberfest Stew | Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

I ran across this recipe and thought it would be great to try for Oktoberfest.  Then I got busy and the next thing I knew it was November.  Oops!  Life has a way of moving too fast some months.  Novemberfest is now a thing in our castle, especially with the discovery of this hearty soup!  So much flavor and relatively easy to make (Call it rustic and skip peeling the potatoes!) Continue reading