Category: Recipe

  • Beef Stew

    This is a longer cook process but it is really tasty for a cold winter day. In an enameled dutch oven, add the fats to begin heating up over medium heat, then season the meat well with salt and pepper on all sides. Brown the meat in batches and set off to the side. Add…

  • Ground Beef Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. These are traditional American style tacos that almost everyone has had growing up. Sometimes it nice to just have these for warm and cozy nostalgia. Add the ground beef, oil, seasoning, and water to a non-stick skillet. Fry up the…

  • Homemade Manicotti

    These are crepe based manicotti that are a lovely and decadent alternative to the traditional stuffed pasta. Crepes Add the eggs to a blender and blend until lightened and frothy. Next add the other items and blend until smooth. Batter should be loose enough to pour and cook into thin crepes. If needed add water…

  • Bacon and Blue Cheese Pizza

    Since the start of the pandemic, we make pizza every Sunday night! We will be sharing our weekly pizza’s with you. Oil your pizza pan. Stretch the dough into an even layer, it will make about a 12 inch round. Add your sauce in an even layer, then the mozzarella, and spread the blue cheese…

  • Crispy Buffalo Chicken Tacos

    Prepare the chicken tenders according to the package instructions and cut into bite sized pieces. Thinly slice peeled carrots and celery and cover with a pickling brine of 1/2 cup white vinegar, 1/2 cup water, 2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp sugar. Brush the corn tortillas with olive oil and griddle the tortillas until slightly golden.…

  • Cheeseburger Pizza with Grilled Onions

    Since the start of the pandemic, we make pizza every Sunday night! We will be sharing our weekly pizza’s with you. Oil your pizza pan. Stretch the dough into an even layer, it will make about a 12 inch round. Add your sauce in an even layer, then the mozzarella, and spread the cheddar cheese,…

  • Flour Tortillas

    Homemade flour tortillas are lovely and delicious and surprisingly easy to do! You may have to adjust the amount of flour to make the dough soft but not sticky. Mix all of these ingredients together in a bowl. It does not require kneading, you just need to bring it all together and let it rest…

  • Beef and Turnip Tacos

    We love Taco Tuesday at our house, so we are documenting our weekly taco recipes. For this recipe, you can use this shredded beef preparation (https://mangiavita.com/2023/08/18/cooked-shredded-beef-prep/ ) from your freezer stash, or roast the beef for this recipe specifically. Beef Prep Place the meat into a roasting pan and season both sides and add about…

  • Beet and Goat Cheese Pizza

    Since the start of the pandemic, we make pizza every Sunday night! We will be sharing our weekly pizza’s with you. Oil your pizza pan. Stretch the dough into an even layer, it will make about a 12 inch round. Add your sauce in an even layer, then the mozzarella, and spread the beet pieces/greens…

  • Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

    This can be a loaf or made into muffins. It’s a great way to get some chocolate with your pumpkin treat. Works well for Fall or any time of year. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add all of the ingredients to a large bowl and mix well until full combined. Prepare a 9×5 loaf…