• Sweet and Sour Beef Stew
    Main Course

    Sweet and Sour Beef Stew

    Sweet and Sour Beef Stew One of my long time favorite recipes, its been with me most of my adult life.  Made this when I first got married, and a good number of times through out the years. Making it right now, as I write this, in fact.  Haven’t had it in a number of years since we’ve been on a healthy eating program that focuses primarily on chicken, so this will be a treat. 1/8 c. olive oil 1/8 c. all-purpose flour 1/8 tsp. salt dash pepper 1 lbs. beef stew meat, cubed 1/2 c. water 1/4 c. ketchup 1/8 c. brown sugar 1/8 c. vinegar 1/2 tbsp. Worcestershire…

  • Italian Meat Sauce
    Main Course

    Hearty Italian Meat Sauce

    Hearty Italian Meat Sauce This is another recipe that has been with me for about as long as I’ve been cooking.  It’s a favorite around here, and makes it onto our dinner table frequently.  I usually serve it on top of spaghetti, rigatoni, or medium size pasta shells, but you can serve it with your favorite type of pasta.  A word of caution, however – this is a heavy sauce, so it isn’t recommended for especially delicate pastas such as Angel Hair.  Just add a tossed or Caesar salad  and a slice of garlic toast and enjoy Italian eating at it’s best! 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/3 c. chopped onion…