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Meps' family

“Best Ever” Pie

12/30/2013 meps 0

I found this in my mother’s recipe collection, in a pamphlet entitled “Pecan Facts from Sunnyland Farms.” I don’t remember her making it, but evidently, she was quite taken with the recipe, as evidenced by […]

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Favorites

Apple Cranberry Relish

7/14/2004 meps 0

Ingedients for Apple-Cranberry relish 1 c fresh cranberries 1 large eating apple, peeled and cored and chunked 1/2 med. orange, with rind, quartered, seeds removed 1/4 lemon, with rind, seeds removed 1/4 c raisins 2 […]

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Casseroles

Baked Lasagne

10/20/2011 meps 0

I think this is my Mom’s original lasagne recipe from the 1970’s. I found it in brother Stevie’s recipe collection, typed onto 2 yellowed index cards. 1-1/2 lbs ground beef 2 t minced parsley 1-1/2 […]

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Meat

Beef Stew Stroganoff

10/31/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection. 6 oz wide egg noodles, uncooked 24-oz can beef stew 4-oz can sliced mushrooms, drained 1/2 C sour cream 2 T chopped green onion Cook noodles according to directions and drain. Meanwhile, […]

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Appetizers

Chex (TM) Party Mix, Schulte-style

12/2/2005 meps 1

I recently discovered a truly antique recipe from my mother’s collection for Onion-Seasoned Bite-Size Biscuits, which seems to be the precursor to Chex Mix. Thank goodness some marketing guru came up with a catchier name! […]

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Casseroles

Chicken casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

From my brother Stevie’s extensive collection of casserole recipes. 1 chicken cut into pieces 1-1/2 C Minute rice 1 pkg onion soup mix 1 can cream of celery soup 1 can cream of mushroom soup […]

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Casseroles

Chicken Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection, in his handwriting: Oil dish first 1/3 C long grain rice (optional: mix nuts in with rice) 1/4 C chopped onion 2 T chopped green pepper 1 chicken breast split lengthwise 1 […]

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Meat

Chili

10/31/2011 meps 0

My brother Stevie was legendary for his chili. He never needed a recipe, but I found this reminder among his recipes: Gr. beef, drain fat Onions Gr. pepper Jalapeno Tomato sauce Noodles Crackers Chili powder […]

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Chris’ Spinach Lasagna “Surprize”

10/31/2011 meps 0

This is a recipe card from my brother Stevie’s collection. I do not exactly understand what the items in parentheses mean though — they are not referenced in the instructions, so maybe they’re just optional? […]

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Casseroles

Crock Pot Chicken Casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

This is a very simple crockpot recipe from Stevie’s collection: Chicken breasts Cans of cream of chicken soup Sour cream Place chicken and soup in crock pot and cook 6 to 8 hours. Add sour […]

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Meat

Crock pot stroganoff

10/20/2011 meps 0

1 lb steak, cut in strips 1/2 C onion, diced 1 can golden mushroom soup 1/3 C water Celery or green peppers – optional 1/2 C sour cream Put all ingredients except sour cream in […]

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Cookies & Candies

Forgotten Cookies

7/20/2004 meps 2

My sister Julie used to make these when I was a kid — I’d never heard the term “merengue” back then. I was just impressed with my big sister’s ability to make cookies! 2 egg […]

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Casseroles

Goulash

10/20/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection — a stained index card probably typed by Mom. There’s a certain familiar character to things typed on the old manual family typewriter as I was growing up. 1/2 lb ground beef […]

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Holidays

Green Bean Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

I found this in my brother Stevie’s recipe collection. It’s one of my Dad’s favorite recipes to make, too. 1 10-3/4 oz can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 C milk 1 t soy sauce Dash […]

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Casseroles

Hamburger and vegetable casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

1 lb hamburger 1 small onion 1 medium potato 1 large carrot 1 small can of mushrooms 1 can Campbell’s Cheddar Cheese soup Brown hamburger. Slice potato, carrot, and onion. Add these ingredients along with […]

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Meat

Meat Loaf

10/20/2011 meps 0

I just realized that although I have done serious journalistic research into the subject of meatloaf, I did not have a single meatloaf recipe on the Foodie Gazette. I will rectify that oversight with the […]

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Favorites

Mom’s Cabbage Noodle Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

From my mother, Esther Schulte. I don’t ever remember her actually cooking with ramen noodles, but this salad was always a hit. There’s another version made with lettuce instead of cabbage. Chop and mix: 1 […]

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Mom’s Nifty Party Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

Big favorite! Can also make with cabbage… 1 head of lettuce 1 cup sweet onion (or green onion) 1 handful of sliced almonds, toasted 4 T toasted sesame seeds 1 package of Ramen noodles dressing: […]

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Breakfast

Oven-baked pancakes (aka Dutch Baby)

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Inge Curtis, of the Williamsburg B&B Primrose Cottage. This is rich and satisfying, and it doesn’t have to be terribly sweet. 1/2 C milk 1/2 C all-purpose flour 1/2 t baking soda 3 eggs […]

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Cuban

Picadillo (Cuban Recipe — Pre-Castro)

7/14/2004 meps 0

Actually, this is a slightly updated version written after we served it at our wedding. The original recipe is under Cuban Dinner. 1. Make small meatballs. Use 1 lb lean ground beef. Small amount of […]

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Casseroles

Poor man’s casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

A handwritten recipe from my brother Stevie’s collection: 1 lb ground beef 3 med. potatoes sliced 1 med. onion sliced 1 can garden peas 1 can creme (sic) chicken soup Sliced carrots Tomatoes Brown ground […]

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Alcoholic

Schulte Sangria

9/1/2005 meps 0

I love to share an afternoon glass of sangria with my Dad at his Florida home. His screened porch looks out over a little pond and wildlife area, with egrets and ospreys and an alligator […]

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Meps' family

Shrimp Olive Aspic

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Margaret’s Mom, Esther Schulte. She always made this for the holidays. I recently ran across a Gene Hovis version of this where you put it in muffin tins or custard cups, and after it […]

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Shrimp Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Meps’ Dad, Henry Schulte, who got it from his mother, Freda. 1 lb medium shrimp, cooked and peeled (if you use large shrimp, cut them in half) 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 1/2 sweet (Vidalia) […]

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Breakfast

Southern Doughnuts

12/31/2013 meps 0

I remember when my mother pulled this recipe out of her cigar box collection and made doughnuts, with little me helping. It was probably the year before I went to kindergarten, because all my brothers […]

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Grilling

Steak marinade

10/20/2011 meps 0

1 t garlic powder 1 T brown sugar 1/2 t ginger 1 T oil 1/2 t pepper 2 T water 1/4 C soy sauce Tenderize steaks with meat tenderizer if desired. Combine above ingredients and […]

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Meat

Stevie’s Beef Stew

10/31/2011 meps 0

This was a handwritten recipe from my brother Stevie’s collection. Just like Mom, the instructions are kinda sketchy. He was an excellent cook who didn’t really need recipes. Stew beef – onion – tomatoes – […]

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Meps' family

Stevie’s Pasta Salad

10/31/2011 meps 0

This is typed just as my brother wrote it… Box pasta salad mix mixed pasta green pepper can mushrooms olives Pimentoes chopped ch. cheese/parmesan (I think he meant cheddar) chopped tomatoe or Fr. peas cubed […]

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Casseroles

Stovetop Eggplant Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

In a skillet: 1 lb hamburger 2 celery stalks 2 sliced medium onions 1 C Ragu spag. sauce 1/2 C water 1 t oregano 1 t chili powder 1 med. eggplant 3-4 slices swiss cheese […]

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Meat

Swiss Steak

10/20/2011 meps 0

1-1/2 lbs round steak 1 can Beefy Mushroom soup 1/2 C canned tomatoes, chopped 1/4 C chopped onion Pound steak and cut into serving pieces. Brown steak. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours. […]

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Meat

Swiss Steak

12/31/2013 meps 0

A clipping from my mother’s cigar box of recipes and other paper treasures. I remember she made this very often, but until now, nobody had her recipe for it. 2 T fat 1-3/4 lb round […]

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Casseroles

The Dreaded Orgasmic Chicken Broccoli Casserole

10/20/2011 meps 0

From my brother Stevie’s extensive collection of casserole recipes: Chicken – cooked – diced Broccoli – cooked Premium Saltines – crunched up Cream of Mushroom Soup Cheddar Cheese Add fresh veggies – onion, green pepper […]

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Casseroles

Tuna Casserole

10/31/2011 meps 0

From Stevie’s collection, probably typed by Mom: 2 C uncooked egg noodles 1 small chopped onion 2 T oil 1/2 C chopped parsley 1 C white cabbage, shredded 1 C fresh or frozen peas 1 […]

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Casseroles

Tuna Fish Cheese Pie

12/31/2013 meps 0

A handwritten recipe card from the collection of Esther Schulte, my mother. I have typed it exactly as she wrote it, flaws and all. 2 tlbs. oleo 4 tlbs. flour 2 C hot milk & […]

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Turkey Cheese Pie (Original Version)

7/14/2004 meps 0

Original Esther Schulte (Meps’ Mom) version from 1972, rediscovered in my brother Stevie’s recipe files in 2003. I copied this verbatim, even the cute misspellings — it had been typed, with a typewriter, on an […]

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Meat

Yankee Hash

10/20/2011 meps 0

From my brother Stevie’s recipe collection. It looks like one that our Mom typed on an index card for him. 1 C celery, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 C brown rice 2 T oil […]