Mississippi Beef Pot Roast

I need to get something off my chest – beef pot roasts and I have not always gotten along.  I have made them a handful of times and thet are always edible, but for me, there was always something missing when I attempted a roast.  I’ve tried a red wine roast where the beef was…

Big Mac Sloppy Joe’s

Sloppy Joe’s have always been a favorite meal dating back from childhood to present day. In our house, they are regular in the dinner rotation each month. There have been different variations over the years, from the packet with tomato paste to the Manwich brand, to my mom’s A&W copycat recipe that she started making…

Hawaiian Cole Slaw

Here’s the thing with cole slaw – when I hear that there will be cole slaw on the menu, I get images of soupy, creamy, standard mayo based…maybe too sweet, or in general, ‘I’m not sure if I want to order this because I’m not sure what I am going to get’ cole slaw. This…

Ultimate Grilled Cheese

Many of you know that I’m originally from Wisconsin and now living in Minnesota…roughly translated means that cheese will still reign supreme and when I find a recipe that embodies multiple cheeses, we are trying it.   I say all of this in jest because the others in home NEVER say no to anything related to…

Grilled Cheese & Gazpacho Soup

A New Twist on An Old Classic… Who doesn’t remember Kraft singles melted between toasted bread and served with Campbell’s Tomato Soup from their childhood?!  This standby helped kids through colds, was awesome – if you cut the grilled cheese right (triangles), and I’m sure helped parents out on those nights where almost nothing sounded…