Baked Chili with Ground Beef & Beans

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I’ve been making chili with macaroni noodles the same way for probably 30 years. My guys love my Chili Mac. But a friend and I were discussing the age-old subject Continue Reading →

Authentic Coney Dog Sauce

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Did you know that Coney Dogs didn’t originate in Coney Island Amusement Park in Brooklyn, New York? The recipes were brought to the U.S. by Greek and Macedonian immigrants who Continue Reading →

Súper Delicioso Mexican Cheeseburgers

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You may wonder “why not just make tacos or burritos?” Even though we absolutely adore those, why not try something new? These Mexican Cheeseburgers were beyond good, they were incredibly Continue Reading →

Cheesy Italian Meatloaf & Potatoes

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Three out of four guys in our family absolutely LOVE meatloaf. I’ve been making it for well over 30 years and never used a “real” recipe. I’ve always operated under Continue Reading →

Melly’s Easy Chili Mac

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Anytime’s a good time for chili. I don’t know who came up with the notion that certain foods are “cold weather” foods, but it doesn’t really make sense to me. Continue Reading →

Shortcut John Wayne Casserole

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We were in the mood for something Mexican-y, but I didn’t have any taco or burrito shells in the house. I did have 2 cans of biscuits in the fridge Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo & Easy Taco Pizza

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Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican defeat over the French at a battle in Puebla. Apparently, the Mexican government owed Britain, Spain, and France after the Mexican-American Continue Reading →

Greek Hilukis aka Oven Stewed Sausage & Ground Beef Meatballs

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I fell in love with Hilukis at first bite. They’re crazy good giant meatballs roasted in cabbage, green bell peppers, and stewed tomatoes. That’s it! Nothing more – except a Continue Reading →