3 lb. beef chuck short ribs *
3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
2 tsp. seasoned salt
1 tsp. pepper
1/2 cup cooking oil
2 cups sliced onion
1-1/2 cups hot water
9 tbsp. dark brown sugar
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 lg. bay leaves
Trim excess fat from short ribs. Combine flour, seasoned salt and pepper; dredge shrot ribs. Brown ribs in oil on all sides in Dutch oven. Remove meat from pan. Add onions and cook until golden brown. Place ribs on top of onions. Combine water, brown sugar, catsup, vinegar, garlic and bay leaves; pour over ribs. Cover and bake at 350°F for 2-1/2 hours. Remove bay leaves before serving.
* Short ribs should be meaty and cut in the English cut.
2 onions, chopped
2 pounds lean ground beef
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups water
1 jar tomato based pasta sauce (approx. 26 oz.)
2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
2 bay leaves
black pepper to taste
2 cups macaroni noodles, uncooked
Cook ground beef, onion and garlic over medium high heat until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
Add water, pasta sauce, diced tomatoes, bay leaves and pepper. Allow to come to a boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 15 minutes.
Add in the in the macaroni, cover and continue to simmer, stirring occasionally until pasta is tender (about 20-25 minutes).
Discard bay leaves and serve.
1 1/2 – 2 lbs Ground Beef
1 Onion chopped
1/2 Bell Pepper chopped
1 Egg beaten
1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano Leaves
2 Teaspoons Seasoning Salt
3/4 Sleeve Saltine Crackers crushed
4-5 Large Potatoes peeled and cut up
1/2 Stick Butter melted
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 1/2 Cups Sharp Shredded Cheese
Cheese for top
In a large saucepan cover potatoes with water. Boil until fork tender. Drain well
In a large mixing bowl beat potatoes well. Beat in butter, salt and pepper. Add only enough milk to smooth potatoes. Being careful not to add too much. Potatoes should be fairly stiff.
Fold in cheese and set aside.
In a large mixing bowl combine all meatloaf ingredients. Mix well
Divide meat mixture in half.
In a shallow baking dish form a bottom layer
Spread mashed potatoes on top of meat mixture leaving about a 1 inch border
Top with second half of the meat mixture
Gently pat down over potatoes
Pinch edges together all the way around to seal
Cover with foil and bake in a 350° oven for 1 hour
Uncover and drain any excess fat
Return the oven for 20 minutes
Spread remaining mashed potatoes over meatloaf like frosting cake. OR pipe potatoes over meatloaf using a pastry bag
Return to oven to brown
Sprinkle with more cheese