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Happy feast day of St. Joseph, the Worker!

Our inspired dinner menu: sloppy joes! – Except ignore the “sloppy” part of the allusion!

So I was being a busy, productive wife running around all day lost track of time on the internet again (grr!) and realized it was getting late and my husband would be home in half an hour very hungry and I didn’t have anything ready for dinner! Dilemma! No thawed meat- just fresh vegetables! So since ground beef was the only thing I could cook fast while still frozen, I thought, why not sloppy joes? It’s quick, it’s yummy and it’s St. Joseph’s feast day! Perfect!

Sloppy Joes from scratch! (SKIP the can and all those chemicals and preservatives and use this quick, easy and wholesome recipe!)

2 lb. ground beef
1 chopped onion.
1 c. Ketchup (NO high fructose corn syrup!)
3/4 c. water
2 Tbsp vinegar, lemon juice, & brown sugar
1 Tbsp. dry mustard
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Brown the beef and onions. Add rest of the ingredients. Simmer for 1/2 hour. Enjoy!

We served our meal on our china to elevate the dignity of our meal and of St. Joseph’s hard, holy work which we remember especially today.  Pheeew! Turned out great and definitely all looked like I had it planned all along!