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"I am going to make everything around me beautiful –
that will be my life."

–Elsie de Wolfe

SERVINGS: 8 to 10 servings INGREDIENTS: Meat Sauce: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 2 lbs ground beef Two 32-oz jars good red sauce (I like Tomato Basil by Rao’s) 2 to 4 tablespoons granulated sugar (depending on your preference) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder […]

Shortcut Bechamel Lasagna

January 18, 2022

As the air becomes colder, I look forward to celebrating the autumn harvest. I long for suppers bubbling with fall produce and this Harvest Beef Stew couldn’t be more fitting. It’s rich and flavorful and arrives at the table piping hot, ready to be sopped up with crusty bread. After searing the meat, the rest […]

Harvest Beef Stew

October 16, 2020

SERVINGS: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 lb 90/10 ground beef sirloin 1 yellow onion, cut into chunks 1 egg, beaten ½ cup plain bread crumbs ½ tablespoon garlic powder ½ tablespoon onion powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper ½ cup smoky or plain barbecue sauce 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon bourbon ½ teaspoon Worcestershire […]

Maple Bourbon Glazed Mini Meatloafs

May 25, 2016

SERVINGS: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 lb of lean ground beef ½ yellow onion diced 1/3 cup of packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon […]

Shortcut Bulgogi Ground Beef

March 23, 2016

SERVINGS: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 lb of lean ground beef ½ yellow onion diced 1/3 cup of packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon […]

Shortcut Bulgogi Ground Beef

March 23, 2016

SERVINGS: 4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 lb of lean ground beef ½ yellow onion diced 1/3 cup of packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons garlic chili sauce ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ¼ teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon […]

Shortcut Bulgogi Ground Beef

March 23, 2016