Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak

Pepper steak was another of our family’s favorite recipes when we were all growing up.  I loved it, even though I was not a lover of green peppers.  Later as I made it for my own family I tweaked the recipe and used sweet bell peppers.  The orange or red or yellow kind that aren’t as “green” tasting.  I know, if you like green peppers you won’t understand.  They’re just a tad bitter to me. Continue reading

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Make Ahead Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury Steak

Salisbury steak was in the air.  It seemed like everywhere I turned one week someone was posting a Salisbury steak recipe.  I’d recently made Swiss steak, a fond memory of my childhood and Salisbury steak also fit into that category.  Again, as I mentioned in the Swiss steak post, I was mostly all about the gravy.  I liked to put it on white bread.  Yes, a carb nightmare.  I’ve grown up since then. Continue reading

Oven Braised Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak

I love Swiss steak.  It reminds me of back when my Mom made it in our big electric frying pan.  I don’t think crockpots were invented yet.  But she  made a big batch of Swiss steak in that frying pan on the counter and I loved the gravy.  I wasn’t a big meat-eater even back then; I was all about the gravy and mashed potatoes.  Weight problem?  Um, yes.  I did eat most vegetables, in my defense. Continue reading