Category Archives: Potluck Diner

What to eat, how to cook it and other food related skullduggery.

Easy Mexican Style Rice

My daughter and I love to eat Mexican inspired food. When we can’t get out to our favorite Mexican restaurant, we toss together a meal of taco-seasoned beef, refried beans, and Mexican rice. Making the Mexican/Tex-Mex rice had always been … Continue reading

Posted in Potluck Diner | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Taco Burgers (serves 4)

Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 envelope taco seasoning 3/4 cup water 4 tomato slices 4 lettuce leaves 8 slices cheddar cheese 4 Kaiser rolls Mix ground beef, taco seasoning and water together. Form into four patties. Cook until done, preferably … Continue reading

Posted in Potluck Diner | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Meatballs (for two)

Ingredients: 1 half pound ground beef 1 large egg 1 quarter cup seasoned bread crumbs 1 teaspoon dried minced onion 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Combine ingredients in large mixing bowl. Mix well. Form into 1 1/2 inch balls. Place meatballs … Continue reading

Posted in Potluck Diner | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Stuffed Shells (Serves 2-4)

For most of you, this means a pasta filled with a mixture of cheese.  I can assure you that there isn’t a lot of cheese in this recipe. 12 uncooked jumbo shells 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1/4 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs … Continue reading

Posted in Potluck Diner | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Little Green Courgette

This is the time of year when most gardeners are wondering what to do with their glut of vegetables, particularly if they have grown way more zucchini than expected.  And I have suggestions for those who are clueless. If you can … Continue reading

Posted in Potluck Diner | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fried Green Tomatoes

Yes, I know there’s a movie by that name, but fried green tomatoes have been around a lot longer. This delicacy is usually reserved for the end of summer when there are tomatoes left on the vine that will not … Continue reading

Posted in Potluck Diner | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Getting My Daily Fix

I’m a caffeine addict.  I can’t get through the day without my morning pot of coffee.  It’s a small pot, but it still amounts to more than one cup. I use large mugs to hold my morning coffee.  Nothing smaller … Continue reading

Posted in Potluck Diner | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment