Beef and Shells — An easy one-pan meal

Does summer have you running your head off? Here’s a way to get dinner on the table in less than an hour while only...
Copycat Dinner Lunch

“Canned” Meatballs

Forget canned pasta! You can make your own pretty easily! This is a great recipe for your kids to help with. (Also, you can...
Condiments Dinner Lunch

Burger Salad and Burger Salad Dressing

Never let go of summer! The secret sauce that clown uses? Pretty close, actually  ...

Half-Pound Tacos

A taco that weighs half a pound? Nope! But a way to feed tacos to a family of four with only half a pound...
Half-Pound Sloppy Joes
Dinner Lunch

Half-Pound Sloppy Joes

Can you make sloppy joes with just half a pound of ground beef? Of course you can! Here’s how. Make that half pound of...
Hamburger gravy on buttered toast
Breakfast Dinner

Hamburger Gravy on Toast

Here’s a little dish I like to make whenever I need comfort food quickly and on a budget. Best of all, you can easily...

(Sort of) Hungarian Goulash

For years my mother has made what she calls “goulash”—ground beef, green pepper, a can of diced tomatoes, and lots of elbow macaroni. I...
Mexican Cornbread Dressing
Dinner Side Dishes

Mexican Cornbread Dressing

Looking for a dish to spice up your holidays? Try this savory Mexican cornbread dressing (or stuffing as some people call it). You won’t...

Cowboy Hot Pot

Easy to make and easy on the budget. Here’s how to have a family-friendly meal on the table in an hour or less. Oh,...