Homemade Sloppy Joes Recipe

Sloppy Joes are a go to recipe for many households. Ground beef, spices and ketchup create a simple and savory sandwich filling.

Marilyn grew up with it called “Barbecue Beef” – I grew up with it called “Sloppy Joes”.

Either way, it’s a simple recipe and a staple in many kitchens.

Here’s a little six minute video of how we make our Sloppy Joes using just the bare minimum ingredients:

If you’d like to see our original post from way back in 2010, including the delicious homemade onion dip, go here:


Do you have a favorite sloppy joes recipe that you just love? Please tell us about it or point us to it in the comments below! We’d love to learn about your favorites!

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~brian and marilyn

Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day. So I present to you the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Recipe. Homemade Sour Dough bread, along with Grafton One Year-Old Cheddar, and some exacting steps and measures yield an amazing grilled cheese sandwich.
This recipe from the late Kevin D. Weeks was inspired by James Beard’s Sour Dough Bread recipe from his “Beard on Bread” book. Chef Kevin Weeks was a regular contributor to NPR as well as creating the first Wordless Wednesdays posts on About.com.

In honor of Kevin D. Weeks’ passing in April of 2012, below is his exact post (no longer online) detailing his amazing Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe. (I’ve not reformatted the post in any way, but I may “fix” it up when I have time).

The Ultimate

Ultimate Grilled Cheese

This was the second post I made on this blog, sort of ironic that it’s about a grilled cheese sandwich. I decided to repost it when I happened to run across it because whenever I describe this sandwich almost everyone wants to know about the bread.

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DEFCON Sauces Habanero Horseradish


Famous for their ground-breaking wing sauces, DEFCON Sauces also makes a pair of habanero horseradish sauces – the Habby Pony Mild Habanero Horseradish and the Habby Horse Hot Habanero Horseradish.

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