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Beer ‘n Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

So, yeh, first day of spring and all that, but… the evenings, around about here anyway, are still a bit nippy; the perfect weather for a hearty bowl of soup. And what a soup! Bacon! Beer! Beef! Cheese! My husband … Continue reading

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Again With Mary’s Meatloaf

Yeh. I know. At this point in November, I should be posting something about turkey or stuffing or some such, and I will, but… at some point, don’t we just need a simple, tasty meatloaf? Mebbe with French Peas and … Continue reading

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My Take on Maid-Rite Sammiches

Yeh. I know, they look like Sloppy Joes, but in Iowa, they are called Maid-Rite, and it seems as though most everyone has their own recipe. Brown sugar or white? Add ketchup will cooking or add it to the sammich … Continue reading

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Ricotta Meatballs

For the past couple of years, we’ve been using a food kit service. You place your order on line by Friday, and on the following Monday, you get almost everything you need for how ever many kits you’ve chosen that … Continue reading

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Mary’s Meatloaf

Our friend Mary is always posting about her projects; home made sausage, canned chicken or clams, sausage and gravy, and more, so, when she posted a meatloaf recipe last fall and confessed that, while many meatloaf recipes have failed her, … Continue reading

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Lunch Lady Pizza

Yesterday, I posted Lunch Lady Pizza Sauce from justcookwell.com; today we’re gonna bring the whole shebang home. With, ermmm, a few alterations of my own. See, justcookwell wanted me to make their pizza dough in a bowl with a spoon … Continue reading

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Pizza Fondue

As often happens when family comes for the holidaze, they tend to come and go in shifts. Some came Wednesday morning and were staying through Saturday, others arrived Wednesday evening and left just after lunch on Friday; so aside from … Continue reading

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Two Pigs and a Cow Pasta Sauce

This is a riff on my regular “fix” for bottled spaghetti sauce, though I have readjusted the seasonings a bit, and added a dab o’ nice champagne vinegar at the end to finish it off. It worked a treat on … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Pasta Sauce

Yeh, sure – most folk have more than likely turned leftover meatloaf into a spaghetti sauce of some sort, but… What about if we start with the meatloaf mixin’s to make a sauce? The original version of this recipe, from … Continue reading

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Back in the day, there was a popular spaghetti based cassserole – Johnny Mazetti Spaghetti – that was supposedly popular in the American community in Panama as well as throughout the Midwest. It is quite good, actually, and I have … Continue reading

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