Thursday, August 26, 2010

Up North There "Goulash"

Don't ask me how the folks up north came up with this, but it is comfort food for sure.
It is the best because you can adjust it to your likes any ol way ya like : -)
I first had this at my friend Marcine Miranda's house at about the age of 12.... her step-mom (Marie if my memory serves me) made this often as she had a crew to feed and mostly boys! Marcine liked to add lots of pepper to it and I believe that is what makes this taste the best. Also have a well buttered slice of white bread along side.... yummy!

1 pound ground beef
1 onion, chopped
2 cups macaroni, prepared as directed on package
1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
1 15 oz can tomato sauce
salt and pepper to taste

Fry ground beef and onion together till nicely browned.
Add cooked macaroni, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt and pepper.
simmer slow for 20-30 minutes.
serve with well buttered slices of fresh white bead.


Thursday, August 05, 2010


Sirloin Steaks
1 Tub spreadable butter (like Land O Lakes spreadable butter with olive oil)
1/2 teaspoon (more if you like) Chopped garlic
Italian seasoning
Fresh baby spinach leaves
1/2 Cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 400F

Stir garlic and desired amount of Italian seasoning (I just used about 3 -4 shakes) into butter.
Pound steak to tenderize and flatten to about 1/2 inch.
cut into approximately 2 inch strips.
Spread butter evenly on each strip and top with desired amount of cheese and spinach.
Roll up the steaks into pinwheels and tie with string.

Bake for 20-25 minutes.