Crockpot Cheese Tortellini

I originally found this recipe in the 2011 Taste of Home Summer Slow Cooker publication, and love it. Printable Recipe Print Crockpot Cheese Tortellini Course Main Course Cuisine Italian Keyword crockpot, pasta, slow cooker, tortellini Ingredients 1/2 lb Italian sausage 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 jar marinara sauce 1 can 14.5 oz Italian diced Read More …

Mini Meat Loaves

This mini-meat loaves recipe comes from South Knox High School’s home ec teacher, Mrs. Dobbins.  Matt brought the recipe home after he got to sample some of the meat loaves that the students made in class. Printable Recipe Print Mini Meatloaves Ingredients 1 egg 1 lb. ground beef 1/3 cup bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon salt Read More …

Spice-Rubbed London Broil

This lean flank steak gets an Indonesian flair with a coating of brown sugar and spices. Ingredients: 1 /12 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 (3 Read More …

French Dip Sandwiches

Ingredients: 3-pound fresh beef brisket (not corned beef) 1 package (1.3 oz.) dry onion soup mix 1 can (10.5 oz.) condensed beef broth 8 mini baguettes or sandwich buns Instructions: Place beef in 3 1/2 to 6 quart slow cooker. Mix dry soup mix and beef broth; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low Read More …

Bubble-Up Pizza

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs. groud beef 1 (15 oz.) can spagetti sauce 2 (12 oz.) tubes refrigerated buttermilk biscuits 1 1.2 cups shredded cheese Directions: Brown beef, drain and stir in pizza sauce. Quarter biscuits into 9×13-inch baking dish Top with beef mixture. Bake uncovered at 400 F for 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and Read More …

Country Wining and Dining

This week, I’m taking a look at Chapter 6 of Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of Country Life.  Chapter 6 is all about Country Wining and Dining.  Needless to say, I was super excited about this chapter because I love to cook myself (as long as I don’t have to clean up afterwards).  Read More …

Trip to SIPAC

This weekend was the Indiana Farm Bureau District #9 Annual Meeting at the Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center, henceforth to be known as the meeting at SIPAC.  It wasn’t much of a meeting, mostly it was a tour of the SIPAC facilities.  I learned a lot, and it was a pretty fun trip.  I went Read More …

Meat Kabobs

It’s summer, and summer is time for grilling…. Mostly because using the oven heats up my kitchen, and increases the cost of the A/C. I’m not a big fan of crunchy veggies, so instead of adding veggies to my kabobs, the ones I make are strictly meat.  I start with cubed roast (stew meat) and Read More …