Tag Archives: Hamburger

Trying out E’s jarred family pasta sauce – 7 August 2017

  E tried out making a large batch of her family’s favorite spaghetti sauce – I think it contains both ground beef and ground pork, along with some sweet-flavored spices – and gave us a quart jar of it. I … Continue reading

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Hamburger; broccoli – 16 June 2017

D thought we should have hamburgers again, and have the yummy summer tomato jam that E made in September on them. We added some of the monster tomato, sliced, salted and peppered, and some romaine. Mayo for me, Mayo and … Continue reading

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Hamburger; Brussels sprouts – 9 June 2017

I for some reason wanted a hamburger. Just like the occasional hamburger, I guess. So I decided to leave one of the packets of hamburger from Costco on the 8th in the fridge and we cooked it up tonight. We … Continue reading

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Hamburger on a Kaiser roll; celery – 2 March 2017

D & R flying home, and I had not eaten my poppy seed Kaiser roll that we bought from Acme before D left (when they had only 4 round buns and we needed 6 rolls). I defrosted a ~1/2 lb … Continue reading

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Skoodgeled hamburger with onions; mashed potatoes; broccoli – 2 December 2016

D had used about 1/2 pack (1/4 lb) of a frozen hamburger aliquot while I was gone, so the rest needed using. D suggested mashing some potatoes, so I did that (Yukon Golds, all we normally have, though I think … Continue reading

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“Janet’s Chili”; green beans – 24 December 2015

I made our usual Christmas Eve dinner of chili, which simmers for 3 hours, so is great for pre-prep for a busy evening. Brown one chopped onion and 1 1/2 pounds hamburger, remove grease, add 28 oz tomatoes (chop if … Continue reading

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Mom’s chili, cooked by me; salad – 24 December 2014

True to family tradition, I cooked up a batch of Mom’s chili for her, brother B, and me, for Christmas Eve. It’s a great recipe for what often is a hectic day, though this one was less so. However, we … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Ragu and hamburger; lettuce and “baby” carrots – 22 December 2014

Got to Mom’s in time for dinner, after getting up at 3am on the west coast, two flights on different planes, a bus and subway ride, and then being kindly picked up by Brother at the Metro station. Mom cooked … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with leftover sauce; bruschetta with fresh mozzarella and pesto – 16 November 2014

We realized today that we had a lot of bits and pieces in the fridge that wanted eating. We came up with the idea of using the leftover 1/2 ball of Gustosella mozzarella di bufala on bruschettae, along with the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with fresh tomato/mushroom/hamburger sauce – 14 November 2014

Both of us got home early. D was thinking of making a sorrel soup, and I was going to call him and offer to defrost some hamburger to add to the fresh tomato sauce, to which he had added mushrooms … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato/hamburger sauce; salad with tomatoes and celery – 28 July 2014

I got home too late to make the “foccacia” dough I had planned on (even knowing I’d be kinda late, so couldn’t make the pizza I had really planned on) so that is put off a couple of days. Instead, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato-hamburger sauce; steamed baby zucchini – 25 July 2014

D found a bag of discounted tomatoes at the Bowl, and made a sauce out of them. He sent me this photo while I was at work. Isn’t it beautiful!?! The basic sugo was onions, tomatoes, parsley seeds, oregano, thyme … Continue reading

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Hamburger-noodle casserole; mixed vegetables and added canned corn; refrigerator rolls; lettuce and carrots – 23 May 2014

Classic Mom-dinner here. She wanted to make this, which she says was a favorite of my late sister P. The recipe calls for one medium onion, chopped, and cooked with 1 1/2 lb of beef and 1/2 tsp (or was … Continue reading

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Hamburger; garlic mashed potatoes; broccoli – 11 March 2014

D made little hamburgers (one might even describe mine as “teeny”), mixing in onions, garlic, and Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, and served on small pieces of an Acme Rustic Sweet Baguette. We added lettuce, and stuff – the usual … Continue reading

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Hamburgers for the 4th of July; potato salad; broccolini – 4 July 2013

Well, this is an unusual dinner for us, but it shouldn’t be. I made hamburgers, potato salad, and broccolini for the three of us – R came over – and it was a  perfectly delicious dinner. I defrosted an 8 … Continue reading

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Hamburgers; potato salad with tarragon; broccoli – 27 May 2013

Last time we had Round Buns from Acme Bakery, D said he wanted to have hamburgers on them. Today being an all-American holiday, it seemed to be the day for hamburgers and potato salad. I defrosted two of the round … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato sauce with mushrooms and hamburger – 11 March 2013

D got home without an idea of what to cook, and was happy to find in the fridge the last of his tomato sauce, to which he’d added a half pound of hamburger last time. He heated this up, and … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with fresh tomato/hamburger sauce; Brussels sprouts – 1 February 2013

D found a bag of discount tomatoes again at the Bowl the other day, and made a fresh tomato sauce out of them. Tonight he added about a half pound of hamburger, boiled some spaghetti, and grated parmaggiano over the … Continue reading

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Hamburgers; potato salad with tarragon; frozen broccoli – 4 July 2012

It’s America’s birthday so what could we have but hamburgers? D bought Semifreddi ciabatta rolls at the Bowl yesterday and popped them into the freezer. We took them out this morning to defrost; I cut them horizontally to make hamburger … Continue reading

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Hamburgers; refried potatoes; broccoli – 14 June 2012

We had a cab from Grocery Outlet that I wanted to try before too long, so I just made hamburgers. What the heck. And they were really delicious hamburgers – one of the best I’ve had, I think. The hamburgers: … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato/hamburger/mushroom sauce – 20 January 2012

D took out the tomato sauce he made from ‘sell-quickly’ tomatoes and herbs, and to which he had added hamburger and a small amount of leftover grilled pork, and this time sauteed some sliced brown mushrooms to add. Very tasty … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with hamburger, leftover pork, and other stuff – 16 January 2012

D took over cooking with my semester starting tomorrow. He took out the tomato sauce he made several days ago, and added to it. He started by heating some scallions that I saved in the fridge when I cut up … Continue reading

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Mom’s chili; green beans; exceptional wine – 18 December 2011

Tonight I made the chili that Mom used to make every Christmas Eve, to have when everyone was hysterically wrapping presents and generally going nuts. After a simple beginning, the chili simmers for 3-4 hours, while you do other stuff. … Continue reading

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Noodles with hamburger sauce and cottage cheese at Mom’s – 21 November 2011

Got to Mom’s in time for a good dinner, a casserole with noodles, cottage cheese, and a hamburger sauce over the top. We also had the ubiquitous Safeway cole slaw, some tomato slices, mixed frozen vegetables (green beans, carrots, corn, … Continue reading

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Hamburgers and fried potatoes for the Fourth of July – 4 July 2011

We go all-American on the 4th of July. Though today I decided we should make that either “the foods our grandparents brought from the old country” or “foods of people who make up America.” R pointed out that the latter … Continue reading

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