ABC Grilled Sandwiches

Apple, Bacon, and Cheese Grilled Sandwiches This fall I needed some fast and easy dinners, but I didn’t want to serve up something old and dull. A little experimentation resulted in this jazzed up version of an old favorite. I’m not sure we’ll be eating plain old grilled cheese sandwiches any more. We’re spoiled now…. Read More

All-American Meatloaf Sliders

(From Around the World 2014) 2 pounds ground round 2 large eggs 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup quick cooking oats 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon coarse grind black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese ketchup slider buns Preheat… Read More

Taco Pasta Salad

(Taste of Home’s 2006 Quick Cooking Annual Recipes) (From Pasta Primo Vino 2006) 2 cups uncooked spiral pasta 1 pound ground beef 1 envelope taco seasoning 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 3 cups shredded lettuce 1/2 cup Catalina salad dressing 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese… Read More

Simple & Scrumptious Stuffed Shells

(From Pasta Primo Vino 2007) 1 package (12 ounces) jumbo pasta shells, cooked and drained 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese 1 container (15 ounces) ricotta cheese 3 heaping tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained, and moisture lightly squeezed out 1 jar (28 ounces) spaghetti sauce Preheat oven… Read More

Husband’s Delight, Glorie Style

(From Pasta Primo Vino 2008) 1 (16 ounce) package medium noodles 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 1 tablespoon sugar salt & pepper 1 cup 1% milkfat cottage cheese 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chopped onion 1-1/2 cups shredded Mexican… Read More

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

For our RED MONKEY fans, here is the recipe we keep telling you about! It’s our favorite pairing with RED MONKEY. 1 (1-1/2 to 2 pound) Angus flank steak 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup Glorie Red Monkey 1/4 cup soy sauce 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 tablespoon honey 2 cloves minced garlic 1 teaspoon dry… Read More

Spicy Elboni Alla Boozka

(Our play on the more traditional “Penne alla Vodka”) (From Pasta Primo Vino 2009) 1 box (16 oz.) elbow macaroni 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup diced sweet onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 jar (24 oz.) tomato & basil pasta sauce 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 can (10 oz.) diced tomatoes and green chilies (Rotel… Read More

Sassy Peanut Pasta

(From 2011 Pasta Primo Vino) This year we decided to step off the beaten pasta path and go with something a little different. We hope you’ll like our version of pasta with peanut sauce. At first glance, the ingredient list looks rather long, but note that the actual preparation is quite simple. Add more broccoli if… Read More

Pasta Pomodoro

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1-35 oz. can whole peeled plum tomatoes (You can cut into small pieces with kitchen shears or a knife prior to adding to the skillet or break them up later… Read More

Himmel und Erde

(Heaven and Earth – Modified from Betty Crocker’s International Cookbook) 4 cups peeled red potatoes, cut into chunks 2 Gala apples, cored and cut into 8 slices, then cut in half crosswise 1 tablespoon sugar 4 slices bacon 1-1/2 cups sweet onion, sliced 1 tablespoon butter Heat four cups salted water (1 tablespoon salt) to… Read More