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Vegetarian Bacon and Bleu Burgers

Vegetarian Bacon and Bleu Burgers

These guys were originally on the menu for Memorial Day but we ended up going out so I didn’t actually get around to making them until Tuesday.  We’ve eaten and loved these burgers before but, as usual these days, I made a vegetarian version using a […]

Vegan Sloppy Joes

Vegan Sloppy Joes

When I think, “Man Food”, sloppy joes are definitely on the list.  Every time I make them, they are practically inhaled by my guys and they always go back for more!  I’ve been making these sandwiches like this for years and finally remembered to snap […]

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

Whenever I make mashed potatoes, I always make way more than we can actually eat in one meal.  I don’t know why.  Seems like I would learn to scale back a bit but I haven’t done that.  Instead, I’ve just accepted the fact that there […]

Asian Style Lettuce Wraps

Asian Style Lettuce Wraps

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today, we’re cooking up a beefy but vegan version of a very popular chain restaurant appetizer. Skip the crowds and the wait by serving up this easy and tasty dish right in the comfort of your own home!  And since  I […]

Mini Meatloaves

Mini Meatloaves

Last night’s dinner was vegan meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and peas.  I was in the mood for some good old fashioned comfort food and this was perfect!  Obviously, you could substitute ground beef for the vegan meat, but, really, why would you want to? While I’m […]

Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

 We’ve had this easy Mexican stewed meat over rice and I’ve also served it taco-style in flour tortillas. It’s good both ways: 2 TBSP olive oil 1lb. beef stew meat 3 oz. tomato paste 1 1/4c beef broth 1/2c water 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. Ancho […]

Beef Stroganoff Over Buttered Noodles

Beef Stroganoff Over Buttered Noodles

You know the beef stroganoff alot of us grew up with?  The noodles with a big gloppy mess of sour cream sauce.  Hard to tell exactly what was in there.  Anyone else have this experience?  Maybe it was just me. Anyway, this is so not […]

Traditional Mexican Tacos

Traditional Mexican Tacos

There was a time in my life when Taco Night meant frying some ground beef with the pre-packaged seasoning and spooning it into shells or tortillas with lettuce, tomato, and cheese.  Nothing wrong with that but there is a better way. It involves the grill, […]