Lasagna: The Company Dinner


The hearty sauce for this lasagna recipe is made from scratch and provides enough for a very large pan of lasagna. However, if you're going to go the trouble of preparing a pan of lasagna, double the recipe and freeze one to bake at a later date. Also, don't get overwhelmed looking at the ingredient list. The only things that get chopped are ...

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Albondigas Soup, Simplified for Weeknight Ease

Ground Beef Soup

Heather says:I absolutely love albondigas soup, it's a family favorite, but sometimes I just don't have the energy to mess with rolling the meatballs. Sometimes I just can't bring myself to care that much.So on a whim one evening, when I had planned on making the original albondigas, I looked at it and said Fuhgeddaboudit, we're doing a ...

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Thai Inspired Beef and Cabbage Skillet

Thai Inspired Beef Cabbage Skillet Recipe

Heather says:I'd like to thank Bobbie for helping out with the name of this quick beef skillet, I was staring at it last night and drawing a blank. This ground beef cabbage skillet recipe will feed six, more if you serve over cooked rice or noodles. Feel free to play with the ingredients as that would be exactly how I came up with this recipe. ...

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Simple Philly Skillet

Philly Skillet with Bell Peppers and Onions

Heather says:This simple Philly skillet is another in my impromptu, unorganized, and johnny-come-lately decision to really dive into cooking basics here on Home-Ec 101.I try my best to stay out of the center aisles of the grocery store. Yes, there are some pantry basics on some aisles that I must have, but for the most part, if you want to ...

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Turkey or Beef Taco Skillet

Cover Home Ec 101

Heather says:Taco Skillet?Yep. We're Home-Ec 101 here and one of my goals for 2013 is to go back and share those simple recipes that we assume everyone already knows how to make. This is as close to Hamburger Helperâ„¢ as you can get without opening a HH box. Sometimes dinner is just thrown together with what's on hand. This Taco Skillet uses ...

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