Category: Beef

Hamburger Steaks Smothered in Gravy

When I think of a weeknight meal, Hamburger Steaks with Gravy comes to mind almost instantly. It’s Southern comfort at its finest. Simple, savory, flavorful, juicy, melt in your mouth, all beef patties seasoned and smothered […]

Shepherd’s Pie – Cottage Pie

If you’re in the mood for a  flavorful, hearty, savory comfort-food classic recipe, this Shepherd’s Pie – Cottage Pie is going to hit the spot, dead on at dinner. Made with lean ground lamb or […]

Sloppy Joe Sliders

Sloppy Joe Sliders are one of my delicious variations of an iconic childhood favorite turned into a fun slider sandwich that’s awesome as a dinner option or even appetizer. You are totally going to love […]

The History Behind Chili

The history behind chili is a murky history of the past. One thing I can certainly assure you of friends, our favorite fall tailgate food surely did not originate in any part of Mexico by any means. […]

Southern-Style Bourbon Meatballs Recipe

These delicious boozy Southern-style Bourbon Meatballs are going to be the hit of your next gathering; be ready for people to immediately run over to the meatballs on the buffet table and beg for this […]

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole

Southern Baked Bean and Ground Beef Casserole is another iconic Southern covered dish our family loves to share at family functions, Church Potlucks, picnics and even on some of the spring and summer Holiday gatherings. This […]

Dried Chipped Beef Dip Recipe

The Holidays are the time when we all bring out our cherished dips and appetizers and one of our families favorites is my deliciously creamy, slightly salty,  Dried Chipped Beef Dip Recipe made with dried […]

Baked Rotini and Meatballs Casserole

Baked Rotini and Meatballs Casserole is the comfort food of any pasta and cheese lovers dreams, made with our favorite quality pasta, the families favorite hearty, thick, chunky homemade pasta sauce, delicious meatballs, and the cheesiest […]

The Best Lasagna Soup

Mention a Homemade Lasagna and all I can think of are the wonderful layers and layers of pasta, slowly simmered homemade sauce, quality lean meats, creamy whole milk ricotta, fresh Italian herbs, and molten hot […]

Mexican Meatball Soup – Sopa de Albondigas

Mexican Meatball Soup – Sopa de Albondigas is pure Mexican comfort food made with love, then ladled in a favorite bowl to be enjoyed on a cold day. This fabulous soup centers around the famous Mexican Albondigas […]

German-American Bock Beer Beef Roast

German-American Bock Beer Beef Roast is a perfectly tender, juicy, delicious comforting roast recipe your family and friends will love; marinated in Bock Beer, garlic, a touch of German whole grain mustard,  Worcestershire sauce, garlic […]

Swedish Meatballs with Egg Noodles

Swedish Meatballs have been made and enjoyed in American homes for years as an appetizer at dinner parties and swanky get-togethers. Chances are if your grandparents or parents were the types of folks to enjoy throwing […]

American Goulash – American Chop Suey

This delicious comforting dish named American Goulash, aka American Chop Suey, aka Beef and Macaroni, has simple, economical, filling ingredients such as lean ground beef, green bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, garlic, and seasoned with herbs that […]

Cajun Meatloaf

This recipe for Cajun Meatloaf;  isn’t mom’s plain old meatloaf folks, this meatloaf is pure Cajun Mom’s comfort food kicked up several notches with Cajun Seasoning, cayenne pepper, Crystal hot sauce, a Holy Cajun Trinity, […]

Southern Cast Iron Ribeye Steak with Onions

Every Southern Spirited Lady needs to know how to fire up the perfect, tender, juicy, Cast Iron Ribeye Steak with Onions. Often, we have all been in a situation we want a nice thick, juicy, […]

Perfect Rare Herb Crusted Ribeye Roast

Delicious and Savory are my two favorite keywords that come to mind when I think of my Herb Crusted Ribeye Roast, utilizing a special Italian Herb Butter and Cheese recipe I whipped up just for the […]

Frank Sinatra’s Italian Tomato Sauce and Meatballs

The perfect Marinara sauce was one of Sinatra’s culinary passions. Frank published the recipe for his mother’s Natalie Della Garaventa aka Dolly Sinatra, tomato sauce in a cookbook and even launched his own line of […]

Chili Con Carne

In the McCallum Household, there is no BATTLE over if Chili should, or should not have beans— we are ALL for those lovely, juicy beans! In FACT, the MORE beans the better. I know there […]