Ode to the TV Dinner

Here we are – singing the praises of TV Dinners once more. You would think that we’d be serving up slices of turkey, cornbread stuffing, peas and sweet potatoes, the original offerings in 1953. We aren’t – and for very good, personal reasons.

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A Skillet Supper and a National Dessert

Let’s start with today is National Lobster Thermador Day. Yeah, fancy stuff. While I love fancy stuff, I’m really beginning to find more joy from simple comfort foods.

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Blue Plate Diner-Style Salisbury Steak

Those of us in the United States and parts of Canada are familiar with the term “Blue Plate Special”, especially if you frequent diners and roadside cafes. We understand the meaning, even if we don’t know the history.

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Ground Steak Burgers Smothered in Brown Onion Gravy

Let’s start with one undeniable fact – you can’t have a Steak Burger without grinding up some steak. A steak that is well marbled. A steak that is easy to grind at home with the use of a food processor. While hunting through pictures of food for inspiration, I can across a recipe for Steak Burgers using ground beef. Ground Beef? Really?

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Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy – Simple Comfort Food

There’s something wonderful about simple, old-school comfort foods. The simplicity of the food and the warmth of fond memories transports us to another place and time. It’s good for the soul, especially when life seems to be running away with your sanity.

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