Doesn’t the Italian language make “Pasta and Beans” sound like a ballet? What began as a humble peasant dish has made its way around the world and onto many restaurant menus. After tasting a few, I decided some time ago to create my own.
This Mexican inspired meal is so bright and colorful, stuffed with every flavor and texture you could want. It manages to turn a few humble sweet potatoes into a feast. Your family won’t suspect for a second that this is actually a money-saving meal. I love a meal that can stretch your dollar and no […]
Homemade macaroni and cheese is one of the staples of my childhood. With four kids, things were hectic for my mother, and on nights when cooking fell to the bottom of the priority list (which to her credit was rare), we ate homemade macaroni and cheese alongside hot dogs. I don’t think me or my […]
Ground beef is budget friendly, fast cooking, and flavorful. Is it pretty? Not really. Not like a steak or a bone-in chicken breast. It scores low on the glamor factor, but it sure does offer an easy foundation for a great meal. I buy ground beef in large quantities from Sam’s Club and freeze it […]