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October 14, 2019

Ground Beef Meat Pies

Close up of final meat pie recipe, on a black platter
Originating in Central Louisiana, Natchitoches Meat Pies are traditional savory hand pies. Learn how to make this handheld meat pie recipe with a flavorful beef filling and a flaky pastry crust, as well as how to prepare them for any type of gathering. While the meat pies take time and effort, they're absolutely perfect for sharing and eating on-the-go! This recipe makes 14-16, depending on the size you make, and are utterly delicious.

September 24, 2019

Texas Chili

Three bowls of Homemade Texas Chili are topped with various ingredients
Homemade Texas Chili never tasted so good! This twist on the classic recipe calls for beef stew meat instead of the ground variety and TONS of spices to add heat and flavor. This chili can be cooked on the stovetop in a Dutch oven or in the electric pressure cooker for a faster meal. No matter which way you cook it, its flavors are as big and bold as Texas and this Texas-style Chili is sure to be well-loved...

June 19, 2019

Ground Beef Tacos

Overhead image of several hard shell Ground Beef Tacos with toppings
These classic Ground Beef Tacos are a simple and flavorful meal to make as an easy weeknight dinner for the whole family. Cook ground beef with onion and garlic, then simmer in broth before serving. Serve them in soft or hard shell tacos- and top with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and more. Get your kids involved in this recipe by letting them put together their own tacos and add their own toppings. Makes 8 tacos.

February 4, 2019

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Two bowls of Chicken and Sausage Gumbo are served with rice and green onions
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo is the ultimate Louisiana comfort food! This gumbo starts with a dark roux as its base. Once the roux is ready and combined with water, add sautéed chopped green bell pepper, onion and celery to the pot. Sear the chicken and sausage, too, before throwing them in, and letting the gumbo cook low and slow for hours. From-scratch gumbo is a labor of love, but it's a delicious one that is perfect to serve to...

November 19, 2018

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole

A close up of Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole, shown in a purple baking dish with a serving spoon
Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole makes the PERFECT Thanksgiving and holiday side dish! Creamy russet potatoes are cooked with garlic cloves, then mashed with butter, milk and parmesan cheese. Top with additional parmesan before baking to create a crispy exterior on this comforting casserole. No matter if you're serving the family for a holiday or on a weeknight, Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole packs a flavorful punch for any meal!