Reuben Meatballs with Thousand Island Coleslaw

Reuben Meatballs with Thousand Island Coleslaw

Deconstruct that Reuben sandwich and you’ve got a bite-sized meatball! Ground beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, rye bread crumbs create an awesome replica in this recipe!

Maria’s Tostadas

Maria’s Tostadas

It is fair to say I do 98% of the cooking in our home. I am not complaining. After all, it is something I love to do. It wasn’t, however, always that way. When my husband and I were first married, we were both in 

Hearty Beef & Vegetable Soup

Hearty Beef & Vegetable Soup

Hearty. I have been making this soup for about 7 years now and “hearty” is always the word that comes to mind as I make it and as I eat it. It is an incredibly simple recipe. It is full of incredibly simple ingredients. It 

A Bite of the Mediterranean

A Bite of the Mediterranean

I think my understanding of the Greek culture was developed through the following things in order: one of the early language translations of the Bible the Olympics, the Olympic torch, and laurel leaf crowns college toga parties inspired by the movie Animal House statistics and 

Italian Meatballs

Italian Meatballs

Childhood favorite, college staple, and affordable family dinner … amp up your spaghetti with these homemade meatballs!

French Dip Quesadillas

French Dip Quesadillas

An American classic with a European name takes leftovers south of the border!

French Dip Soup in a Beer Bread Bowl

French Dip Soup in a Beer Bread Bowl

Is it any wonder that “soul” and “soup” differ by only one, final letter? French Dip sandwiches transformed into veggie-loaded, comfort-giving soup … it’s what’s for dinner!

French Dip

French Dip

This sandich has an American origin and a European name but its the leftovers that make it out of this world!

Italian Roast Beef

Hot Italian Roast Beef Sandwiches: I have made this so many times over the years, including once for an anniversary celebration for my mother-in-law and father-in-law. The leftovers are awesome, especially if you turn them into an Italian beef soup. It can be made in the oven as directed, simmered on the stovetop or in a slow cooker. The first two methods really improve the flavor and texture of the meat but the slow cooker provides all of its conveniences and a very tasty result.

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

A Re-Introduction to Meatballs

Swedish meatballs … Porcupine meatballs … Italian meatballs … Spaghetti and meatballs … Meatball subs … Meatball soup … Baked meatballs … Fried meatballs … Crock Pot meatballs …

I started thinking about how versatile meatballs are and ended up channeling my inner Forrest Gump! “I know everything there is to know about … ” meatballs.