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Easy Family Recipes: Sloppy Joes

January 30, 2011
Easy Family Recipes: Sloppy Joes

Nope, not from the Hormel can.  As if!  Making sloppy Joe’s on your own is so easy, and the result is de-lish.  My three year-old loved it so much that he asked for a bowl and started eating it with a spoon.  This makes enough for a family of six or leftovers for a...
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Easy Family Recipes: Basic Beef Chili

September 9, 2010

Yes, I know it has been very hot outside. But something made me want to make a big pot of chili. So I did. And we ate it, with sweaty upper lips. And it was awesome. This is one of those easy family recipes that makes plenty, so you can freeze some for later. ...
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Simple Italian Meatballs

May 27, 2010
Simple Italian Meatballs

The other day I asked Hayden to choose our main course for dinner: either “spaghetti” and meatballs or fish.  He chose spaghetti and meatballs.  Since he has a hard time with long noodles, I made baked ziti and served the meatballs on the side.  These meatballs are made with simple ingredients, and you should...
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Easy Family Recipes: Tex-Mex Tacos

May 3, 2010
Easy Family Recipes: Tex-Mex Tacos

We love Mexican food of all kinds, but our roots are in Tex-Mex, which often includes tacos made with ground beef.  Whenever I cook like this at home, it’s a FEAST.  Given the gargantuan size of our tortillas, and our inability to hold back when it comes to the beans, some of our tacos...
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Easy Family Recipes: Classic Italian Meat Sauce

February 12, 2010
Easy Family Recipes: Classic Italian Meat Sauce

Lately, Hayden has been more into meat- especially if he doesn’t have to work very hard to chew it.  This meat sauce is packed with protein, iron, and lycopene.  Serve it over your kids’ favorite pasta shape. 2 lb ground beef 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed or minced 1 tbs...
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