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Beef with a Buzz

March 13, 2015

People…People…People…. (If you don’t know the significance behind this, firstly, I pity you, secondly, you need to watch McClintock )

We’re going to start this party with one of my favorite childhood recipes. Let me tell you about a tyke…me. Here I am (on the right). We have always rolled hard, however, I feel we were rolling ESPECIALLY hard this day. Also, this is the perfect time to introduce you to the clown on the left, Kate from Salinas, and the Director of Operations in the middle, Sarge.

The three of us received this cookbook when we were little, some of these recipes still find their way onto our tables monthly. Today we are making ‘Q is for Quick Cheeseburger Pie’ (yes, I’m serious….put your gavel away and quit judging).

Just like with any project, preparation is key. So, I opened a bottle of wine for Brooke and myself, Reed opted for a beer.

Now: food. This recipe has it’s own recipe for Pat-in-Pan Pastry. While I am completely on board with patting it in, mostly because I am bad enough with a rolling pin sober, I prefer a different recipe. Pioneer Woman’s (we will call her P Dub–>credit to Rachel Aja) recipe for pie crust has a little more flavor. So get to pattin’ like nobodys’ business. Put that little number in the oven at 425 for 15 min.

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INTRODUCING: Dinners on the Dot Seven

March 12, 2015

You guys, I’ve got some really exciting news for you all! So I have this friend, Jane Cochrane, who I met in college. Back then, she was my “CRAZY” friend and still to this day that hasn’t changed a bit (you will understand this very soon).

About six months ago my family started to talk about renting out the house at the ranch. Jane was looking to move at the time, when the light bulb went on! A month later she had moved into the house at the dot seven and we haven’t looked back since. She’s been the perfect fit. Not only does she understand livestock and put the dang horse away when he unties himself, but it’s allowed her and I to become great friends. And I am so thankful for that!

Recently Jane and I were discussing ways to share beef recipes on the blog. Between the two of us, she is the much better cook, so I gave her the reins. YIKES! If you know Jane, you know I am taking a bit of a risk here. There are two things I’m confident in: her sense of humor and her cooking. If she curses or makes a fool of herself, take that up with her, I’m not responsible! But I will tell you she’s going to bring a party to this blog and I hope you all love it as much as I love her!