Category Archives: Beef

Garmer’s Goulash


A hearty stew, just right for supper on a cold winter’s night RECIPE IDEA: This recipe was a regular in the winter rotation while living in Chicago. Our home was filled with the fragrance of simmering goulash and bread baking. … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan for Carnivores


RECIPE IDEA We went to the farmer’s market in  Harrisonburg Saturday and the eggplants at our favorite organic farmer were beautiful so we bought one. I love Eggplant Parmesan. It’s the primary dish I use to evaluate any new Italian … Continue reading

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Baked Ziti


One of the casseroles my two youngest children, Roni and Nessa, loved when they were young was Baked Ziti. A Quaker friend, Mary Jane Foley, brought Baked Ziti often to potluck gatherings and the girls loved it. Mary Jane made … Continue reading

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Moussaka


Don and I had Moussaka this evening. I had never made it before (nothing unusual),  but Don had made it in the past. My recipe didn’t call for potatoes, but his does. His also doesn’t use a Red Sauce; his … Continue reading

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My Favorite Beef Enchiladas


Well, Cinco de Mayo has come and gone. It has been a bit busy for us the past several days, so it has taken me some time to get this post written. We own a townhouse in Elkton, Virginia, and … Continue reading

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Crock Pot: Chicago-style Italian Beef Sandwiches


I have been hungry for a Chicago-style Italian Beef Sandwich so today I decided to make one.  It was very good and we really enjoyed it. Don said it was about as good as you can get, not being in … Continue reading

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The Perfect Prime Rib (Beef)


We had a lovely dinner the evening “Da Pack” played the Steelers in the Superbowl early this year. We had Prime Rib, Oven Browned Potatoes, Fresh Artichokes and Steamed Green Beans. Then we topped it all off with Carrot Cake in celebration … Continue reading

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Betty’s “Vienersnitzel” (Wiener Schnitzel)


Mom was the cook in our family but Dad was the gatherer of recipes. This one came from a card he typed many years ago (hence the creative spelling of “snitzel”). During the last half of the 1950s my Dad, … Continue reading

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Meatloaf


I modified this recipe from my Swedish Meatballs recipe. It was really good as a Meatloaf. It is also very tasty the next day, cold on a sandwich. Meatloaf Serves 6-8 1 pound ground beef 1/2 pound ground pork 3/4 … Continue reading

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Grilled Sirloin and Grilled Tomato Relish


Lois is away for a couple of weeks visiting Erin and Julie and their newborn son Andrew. The perfect time for me to shed a few pounds. The diet that works best for me is South Beach by Dr Arthur … Continue reading

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