Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Gina’s Ground Beef Pot Pie

This mouth-watering dish starts with refrigerated pie crust for quick prep and a savory, satisfying meal.

A nice change for dinner that is very quick and easy to prepare. The hard part is waiting for it to bake while smelling the delicious smell.


·         1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
·         1 lb. lean (at least 80%) ground beef
·         1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
·         1 teaspoon garlic salt
·         ½ teaspoon pepper
·         3 Dashes of Worcestershire
·         3 tablespoons cornstarch
·         2 cups frozen southern-style diced hash brown potatoes, thawed
·         3 medium carrots, sliced (1 1/2 cups)
·         1 jar (12 oz.) beef gravy


1.       Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie, using 9-inch glass pie plate. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef, onion, Worcestershire, garlic salt and pepper over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain.

2.       Stir cornstarch into beef mixture until mixed. Stir in potatoes, carrots and gravy. Cook 5 to 6 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until hot. Spoon into crust-lined pie plate. Top with second crust; seal edge and flute. Cut slits in several places in top crust; cover edge of crust with foil.

3.       Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Happy Cooking

Friday, July 5, 2013

Cids Caesar Burgers

These burgers are a big hit!!  Very tasty and easy! The Caesar flavours in this burger are different from the everyday Burger.



·         1 lb.  lean ground beef
·         1/4 cup Parmesan Grated Cheese, divided
·         2 cloves garlic, minced
·         1 cup grated cheddar cheese
·         2 cups torn romaine lettuce
·         1/4 cup Creamy Caesar Dressing, divided
·         4 hamburger buns split


1.       PREHEAT barbecue to medium heat. Mix meat, 3 Tbsp. of the Parmesan cheese and the garlic. Shape into four patties.

2.       GRILL 6 min. on each side or until burgers are cooked through (160ºF). Top with grated cheddar cheese . Continue grilling 1 min. or until cheese begins to melt.

3.       TOSS lettuce with 2 Tbsp. of the dressing and the remaining 1 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese. Spoon evenly onto bottom halves of buns; top with patties and remaining 2 Tbsp. dressing. Cover with tops of buns.


Happy Cooking

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