Fathers Day Friday

Father’s Day is two days away and I began to think what I could possibly give Randy to express what he means to me. They always say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and that is partly true, but with Randy, I thought something that would mean something to him … Continue reading

Italian Wedding Soup

We have had family from Texas here all this week. I made them promise that they would not go home and tell that we didn’t have a home cooked meal here except for breakfast one morning. It is embarrassing to admit that, especially since I write this cooking blog and continually tell you how much … Continue reading

Gingersnap Meatballs

I’m BACK! Ready to cook and had to share this recipe with you. Jane Warren, one of my mom’s friends who allows me to stay at her house while I am in Corpus, served these one night and I must say they are delicious. She had given me the recipe years back and I had … Continue reading

Dee’s Flank Steak

  Dee made this steak for us when we were invited to her house for the weekend up in the mountains. It was just delicious and she has been kind enough to share it with us. Thank you Dee for sharing your cooking talent with us….it is such a great flavor and such a great … Continue reading

Beef Tips & Caramelized Onion Casserole

Have been cleaning out some magazines from past years and came across this Paula Deen Recipe from 2008. I cannot believe that I missed it the first time around. This is so right up my alley and combines two of my favs……beef tips and caramelized onions. So here it is. I think you will like … Continue reading

Ginger-Marinated Flank Steak

1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tables brown sugar 2 tables lime juice 2 teas ground ginger 1 teas dried crushed red pepper 2 garlic cloves 1 (2 lb) beef flank steak Combine vegetable oil and next 6 ingredients in a shallow baking dish or large zip top plastic bag; add steak, … Continue reading

Slow-Cooker Swiss Steak

Again, taken out of an old Southern Living, this recipe is so good and so easy and perfect for those nights when you are gone all day but want to come home to a comfort dinner. 1 1/2 lbs round steak, cut into pieces *you could substitute chicken if you are trying not to eat … Continue reading

Friday With Friends

Tomorrow night, we are having some friends over for dinner. With the cooler weather here, Randy requested that we have Swiss Steak with tomato gravy over mashed potatoes, so that is what we will be having. This is a great dish for company because you can put it in the crock pot and just let … Continue reading

Swiss Steak and Potatoes

This is one of my very favorite meals and I can remember eatting this over 40 plus years. It makes a great Sunday meal or a great dish to serve company or take to those “pot luck” dinners. 5 cups thinkly sliced small red potatoes 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove minced garlic 1 pound … Continue reading