Category Archives: ground beef

Macaroni Casserole, a Finnish Kid Classic!

In Finland, the winters are cold and long, and spring and fall only extend the chilly season, so my heritage includes lots and lots of cold weather casserole dishes.  This macaroni casserole was one of my favorites as a kid … Continue reading

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Sloppy Joe? Sloppy NO!

Recently, during the all too short time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, which this year flew by even faster with a new baby in the house I decided to take some dinner help from a can of Sloppy Joe mix. Touting … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Finnish Meatballs

My mom arrived about a week ago to help me in the last few weeks of pregnancy, and the timing couldn’t have been better as I now have twice weekly prenatal appointments and there is just no way I could … Continue reading

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Hamburger Helper Aint Got Nothing on Me!

I have to begin this post with a disclaimer. I have never actually made or eaten Hamburger Helper, so I don’t know exactly what goes into it, but I imagine from the ads that it’s some sort of pasta, ground … Continue reading

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