Grilled Steak Salad with Shallots and Blue Cheese

I’m trying my best to get into the groove of eating more salad. It’s actually a pretty big challenge, since I like big and bold flavors, and Adam doesn’t like anything green (other than green jelly beans he pointed out). Plus we’re lovers of all thing carbs- pasta, bread, all that good stuff. So, I…

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Slow Cooker Balsamic Roast Beef

Nothing beats a slow cooked roast beef. This meal is pure comfort food- tender beef cooked with garlic, beef broth, and the secret weapon- balsamic vinegar. I’d place this dinner at the top of my list for feeding a crowd, especially if you double the sauce and use a 3-4 pound roast. It takes such…

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Sloppy Joes

Football season is in full swing, and on those chilly Sunday nights I’m usually craving just one thing-  something warm, comforting, and FAST. I’m talking on the table in 20 minutes. How about Sloppy Joes as a blast from your childhood? This is the best version I’ve had- packed with so much flavor and tenderness;…

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Pressure Cooker Pasta Bolognese

There are a million reasons why I love cooking with my pressure cooker. For one thing, it cuts WAY down on time. I have a to-die-for Bolognese Sauce that tastes like magic, but takes up 8 hours of my day! That’s fine when I’m having a lazy Sunday at home and stirring every hour or…

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Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Sometimes I need a weeknight dinner to look like this. Cheesy, comforting, Mexican casserole. Everything is cooked together in 1 skillet, then transferred to a casserole dish and finished in the oven- how easy is that?! Casseroles like this are great because they hide all those sneaky vegetables and trick picky eaters into eating their greens….

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Not Too Spicy Meatballs

Hands down the only meatball recipe I’ll use! With just the right amount of kick, they’re sure to become a pasta night staple.