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Ethnic

Arroz con Pollo (Spanish style)

11/13/2013 meps 0

I grew up eating a lot of Cuban Arroz con Pollo, a dish my mother learned when she lived in Florida. As a child, I naively assumed that all Arroz con Pollo was Cuban. But […]

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Meat

Baked Chicken Breast Divan

10/2/2005 meps 0

1/4 c. butter 4 chicken breasts, boned, skinned & split 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. paprika 2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen broccoli spears, cooked & drained (substitute spinach for Chicken Florentine) 1 (10 1/2 oz.) […]

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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

Baked Lemon Chicken

10/2/2005 meps 1

1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves (4 halves) 1 egg white 1 teaspoon water 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) Chinese Lemon Sauce (see below) Chopped […]

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Meat

Baked lemon-cinnamon chicken

8/21/2007 meps 0

8 large chicken thighs (bone-in, skin on) Salt and pepper 1 t cinnamon 1 t cumin powder 1 t Hungarian paprika 1/4 C fresh lemon juice (this is about 2 large lemons) Grated rind of […]

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Meat

Baked Ranch Chicken

10/2/2005 meps 0

1 envelope ranch dressing mix 1 cup Italian bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted 6 to 8 boneless chicken breasts In a shallow dish combine dressing mix, bread […]

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Meat

Baked Tarragon Chicken

9/19/2005 meps 0

1/2 C. sour cream 1/4 C. white wine 2 T. Dijon mustard 2 t. dried tarragon 4 boneless chicken breasts salt and pepper to taste Blend sour cream, wine, mustard and tarragon. Place the chicken […]

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Meat

Barbecued Hamburger Mix (aka Sloppy Joes)

11/26/2004 barry 0

4 medium onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 cups chopped celery tops 4 pounds hamburger 1 tablespoon salt (go a little light) 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 12-ounce bottles catsup […]

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Barry's family

Barbecued Lima Beans

3/8/2009 meps 0

Even lima-haters will enjoy this. It’s a family favorite from Barry’s Mom. 1/2 lb salt pork 2 C dried lima beans 5-1/2 C water 2 T vegetable oil 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, […]

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Barry's family

Barbecued Spareribs

12/25/2006 meps 0

The original recipe for this came from Harrison’s Restaurant, in Grandview (Columbus), Ohio. Good barbecued spareribs are made in two basic steps: Cooking the ribs and then applying the barbecue sauce. First, cook the ribs […]

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Meat

Beef Noodle Pie

11/12/2005 meps 0

1/2 lb lowfat ground beef (or substitute ground turkey) 1 small onion, diced 8 oz can stewed tomatoes (not drained) 8 oz can tomato sauce 1/2 t Italian seasoning 6 oz uncooked fettuccine 2 eggs, […]

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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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Ethnic

Bife a Portuguesa – Portuguese Steak

11/13/2013 meps 0

4 large peeled garlic cloves, 2 crushed with a cleaver and 2 cut lengthwise into halves 1 T red wine vinegar 1 t salt Fresh-ground black pepper 4 beef tenderloin steaks, sliced about 3/4 inch […]

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Indian

Bombay-Style Chicken

12/5/2006 meps 0

1 C yogurt 1 t curry powder 1 t cardamom 1 t paprika 1 t dried cilantro 1-1/2 lbs chicken breast Salt and pepper Stir together the yogurt, curry powder, cardamom, paprika, and cilantro. Place […]

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Meat

Bourbon Baked Beans

3/8/2008 meps 0

These are addictive, and the wonderful aroma will fill the house. 1 lb bulk sausage or 1/2 lb bacon 4 16-oz cans baked beans 1 16-oz can crushed pineapple, drained 1 12-oz jar chili sauce […]

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Breakfast

Breakfast Lasagna

9/6/2013 meps 0

Serves 10-12. 1 pound bacon, diced 1 large onion, diced 1/3 C flour 1 t salt 1/2 t pepper 4 C milk 12 lasagna noodles, cooked and drained 12 eggs, hard-boiled and sliced (for a […]

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Barry's family

Cajun Jambalaya in the slow cooker

1/8/2006 meps 1

This flavorful recipe comes from Julie Miller, Barry’s sister. We had it with Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, but Melinda’s XXX would be even better. Serves 8. The smaller amounts allow it to fit in a […]

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Ethnic

Caribbean Callaloo Pork Stew

5/8/2006 meps 0

1 pound fresh greens (callaloo, kale, collards, or chard) 4 C chicken broth 10-oz box frozen okra, thawed 1/2 pound boneless pork loin, in 1-inch cubes 1 onion, diced 1 bay leaf 1 jalapeno pepper, […]

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Meat

Cheesy Baked Chicken

10/2/2005 meps 0

In countries where turmeric it is used regularly in curries, fewer people get Alzheimer’s Disease. As a result, I put turmeric in just about anything I can think of! 4 boneless chicken breasts 3 T […]

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Meat

Cheezy Baked Chicken

11/17/2007 meps 0

2 chickens, cut into pieces 1/2 C oil 6 oz cheese-flavored saltines, crushed 2 t seasoned salt Place cracker crumbs in a pie plate and stir in the seasoned salt. Pour the oil into another […]

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Ethnic

Chicken a la Budapest

11/13/2013 meps 0

I loved sitting at the counter and listening to Bob and Philip Wilson talking about cooking. This was one of Bob’s recipes, and I captured it with my new smartphone so Philip and I could […]

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Meat

Chicken and asparagus in red sauce

1/31/2006 meps 1

2 chicken breasts 3/4 C Italian dressing (homemade is best, do not use lowfat) 1 onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1/2 lb asparagus, cut in 1-inch pieces 3 T tomato sauce Marinate the chicken […]

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Meat

Chicken breasts with olive-lemon topping

9/16/2007 meps 0

2 cloves garlic 1/2 C pimiento-stuffed green olives, drained 1/2 C fresh parsley 1 t minced lemon peel 1 T fresh lemon juice 4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to a thickness of 1/2-inch 1-1/2 T […]

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Meat

Chicken Capri

12/5/2006 meps 0

1 C lowfat ricotta cheese 1/2 t oregano 1/4 t salt 1/4 t pepper 4 boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 t garlic powder 2 T olive oil 1 C crushed tomatoes 4 slices mozzarella cheese […]

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Appetizers

Chicken Fingers Dijon

7/2/2006 meps 0

This is intended as a finger-food appetizer, but you could also serve it as a main dish, with the chicken pieces over a bed of salad greens and the dip as dressing. For an Italian […]

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Favorites

Chicken Fingers Parmesan

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 chicken breasts (about 1-1/3 lbs, boneless) 1/2 C bread crumbs 1/2 C parmesan, grated 1 t basil 1 T olive oil 1 14-1/2 oz can tomatoes, chopped 1 6-oz can tomato paste 1/3 C […]

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Meat

Chicken Mole

12/5/2006 meps 0

This originally came from a South Beach cookbook, and it’s hard to believe it’s diet food. We’ve substituted pork chops for the chicken occasionally, and I documented the vegetarian version with a much better name: […]

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Meat

Chicken Ranch Pizza

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/2 C ranch dressing 3 oz cream cheese, softened 2 T tomato paste 1 C cooked chicken 1/2 C roasted red pepper strips, rinsed and drained 2-1/4 oz sliced ripe olives, drained 1/4 C chopped […]

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Favorites

Chicken Salad, Hot

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 chicken, boiled and boned (10 oz boned) 1 can cream of chicken soup 2 2/3 cups crushed potato chips 2 hardboiled eggs, cut up 1 cup diced celery 1 tsp onion, minced 3/4 cup […]

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Meat

Chicken with Artichoke Hearts

7/14/2004 meps 0

This recipe was annotated for Charles Mickelson by Gerie Ventura. I love her sense of humor! 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves salt and pepper to taste 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp butter 14 […]

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Meat

Chicken with grapes (djej bil einab)

6/28/2006 meps 0

1-1/2 in fresh ginger 1 t ground cinnamon 4 chicken breasts 1/2 C butter 1 T olive oil 8 oz green seedless grapes, halved Squeeze the ginger in a garlic press to extract the juice […]

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Meat

Chicken with Lemon and Herbs

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the Silver Palette Cookbook 1 C chopped herbs – mint, dill, parsley 2 cloves of garlic, minced 6 boned chicken breasts 2 lemons 4 T butter Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix herbs in […]

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Meat

Chicken, Apple, and Walnut Salad

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 chicken breasts, boned 1/4 C sherry wine vinegar 1 t dried tarragon 1/4 C salad oil salt and pepper 2 T lemon juice 1 C ice water 3 Granny smith apples, medium-sized 1/2 C […]

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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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Meat

Chili Cheese Squash

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the newspaper — annotated “yummy!” 4 Delicata or 2 acorn squash (about 2 lbs), cut in half lengthwise and seeded 2 C cooked turkey or chicken, cut in 1/2-inch pieces 8 dried apricots, cut […]

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Meat

Chili verde

5/11/2006 meps 0

3 lbs boneless pork butt 1 T oil 1 onion, diced 6 cloves garlic, chopped 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped (with seeds) 1 t oregano Salt and pepper 2 4-oz cans whole green chilies 1 lb […]

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Meat

Chipotle chicken salad

2/5/2007 meps 0

Serves 6. 2-lb roasted chicken, cooled 1 onion, diced 15-oz can black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 C cilantro leaves 1 T canned chipotles in adobo 1/3 C olive oil 1/3 C lime juice 3/4 […]

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Meat

Cincinnati Chili

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Erika Reithmiller-Bol, when we stayed with them in Denver in 1993 2 lbs ground beef 4 medium onions, chopped 1 clove garlic 2 t vinegar 1 12-oz can tomato paste 2-3 T chili powder […]

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Meat

Cioppino

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Pat Ingrassia. I have no idea how many this serves, but it looks like a lot. First, The Base: 1 large onion, cut in 1/2 inch chunks 1 lb. carrots, cut in attractive, bite-sized […]

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Meat

Coconut-Pecan Chicken Fingers

12/24/2006 meps 0

This can also be made with shrimp. 1-1/2 C plain fat-free yogurt 1 C sweetened coconut flakes 1 C panko (Japanese bread crumbs) 3/4 C finely-chopped pecans 1-1/2 lbs boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch […]

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Asian

Coconut-Tamarind Chicken

11/21/2006 meps 0

This is based on a recipe from Bali for chicken braised in coconut milk. 1 T olive oil 4 chicken breasts, cut into strips 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 t grated fresh […]

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Meat

Crabs – how to cook and clean a blue crab

7/14/2004 meps 0

This technique works for East coast blue crabs, where you don’t have paralytic shellfish poisoning. For Dungeness crabs, we consider it safer to kill the crabs first and clean them, removing all the organs before […]

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Meat

Creamy Chicken Paprikash

12/5/2006 meps 0

This is like a chicken version of beef stroganoff. 8 oz whole wheat linguine 4 boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 2 t oil 1 large onion, chopped […]

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Cajun

Creole chicken breasts

10/22/2007 meps 0

1/4 C onion, diced fine 1/4 C red or green bell pepper, diced fine 3 cloves garlic, minced 14 oz can diced tomatoes, not drained 2 t Worcestershire sauce 2 t apple cider vinegar 2 […]

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Meat

Crispy baked chicken

5/8/2006 meps 0

Tastes like fried chicken! 1/4 C mayonnaise (can use reduced-calorie) 1 t Dijon mustard 2 t grated lemon zest 1/2 t salt 4 drops hot pepper sauce 1 3- to 4-lb chicken, cut in eights, […]

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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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Italian

Crockpot Lasagne

4/7/2013 meps 0

I just discovered that it’s super-easy to make lasagne in a slow-cooker! I’ll have to rework this to come up with a vegetarian version. 1 lb ground beef 1 large onion, diced 29-oz can tomato […]

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Asian

Cruisers’ Pad Thai

2/5/2014 meps 0

This is a very loose approximation of Pad Thai that can be made from items that keep a long time aboard a boat with no refrigeration. 8-10 oz rice stick noodles or thin spaghetti 2 […]

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Cuban

Cuban Dinner (aka Picadillo)

7/14/2004 meps 0

This one comes from Meps’ Mom, Esther. It’s an old, old family favorite, but after Mom died, she only left a list of ingredients and no quantities. Most of her recipes were that way, just […]

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Cuban

Cuban Sandwich

12/2/2005 meps 0

I always wondered how they made these…the secret must be the weight on top when you bake them. Makes 2 (but I could eat ’em both). 1 loaf Cuban or Italian bread 2 T mayonnaise […]

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Meat

Deep-dish pizza

1/31/2006 meps 1

Crust: 1-3/4 C flour 1/4 C cornmeal 1/2 t salt 1/2 pkg dry yeast 1/2 C water 2 cloves crushed garlic 3 T olive oil Filling: 1/2 lb of shredded cheese, a mixture of provolone, […]

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Meat

Easy artichoke chicken

11/23/2008 meps 0

1 T olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 T dried basil 2 T lime juice 1 C cooked, diced chicken (or 1 large can) 1 can […]

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Favorites

Easy BBQ Chicken Over Rice

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 onion 1 pound boneless chicken, diced 14 oz can chicken broth 1-1/2 C instant rice 1/4 C catsup 1 T brown sugar 1 T lemon juice 1 T vinegar 1 t worcestershire sauce Garlic […]

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Favorites

Easy Tamale Pie

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is from the cookbook Where’s Mom, Now That I Need Her? It’s the only cookbook Barry had when he first started living alone. If you like recipes that use canned soup, I highly recommend […]

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Favorites

Enchiladas

9/13/2007 meps 0

Makes one 9×12 pan with 12 enchiladas. Sauce: 2 T olive oil 1 C chopped onion 2 cloves garlic 2 T chili powder 2 t cumin Salt, pepper 2 C tomato puree 1 C stock […]

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Favorites

Fideo Delicioso

8/12/2005 meps 0

Eating in Mexican restaurants, one comes to the conclusion that all Mexican food involves rice and tortillas. When my mother-in-law introduced me to a Mexican pasta, called fideo, I was surprised. “I’ve never seen that […]

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Asian

Filipino Corned Beef Hash

3/20/2006 meps 0

1 T vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 large potato, diced 12-oz can corned beef In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and […]

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Meat

German Hot Noodle Salad

9/6/2013 meps 0

Similar to German potato salad, but a pasta salad instead. 1 package wide egg noodles 3 bacon strips, diced 1/4 C onion, diced 1 T sugar 1 T flour 1/4 t salt 1/8 t ground […]

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Meat

Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

4/14/2006 meps 0

I always thought stuffed food looked like way too much work. This recipe changed my mind. It’s great for impressing your friends at a dinner party. 3 oz goat cheese 3 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, minced […]

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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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Appetizers

Gourmet cornbread pizzas

2/7/2011 meps 0

6 slices bacon 1 package corn muffin mix (8.5 oz) 2/3 C flour 1 t chili powder 1 egg 1/4 C milk 3 tart apples, cored and sliced thinly 1/3 C crumbled blue cheese Fresh […]

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Meat

Granny Dameron’s Black-Eyed Peas

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the Gene Hovis cookbook, with my pressure cooker adaptation. 1 lb black-eyed peas 1/4 lb slab of lean bacon, in 1/4-inch cubes (about a cup) 1/2 C finely chopped red or green pepper 1/4 […]

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Meat

Grapefruit chicken

5/8/2006 meps 0

Serves 2. Although Barry doesn’t like grapefruit, so I don’t know who I’d share it with. Someday I’ll make this for myself and eat the leftovers, too! 1 grapefruit 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 2 […]

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Meat

Green chili-stuffed pork chops

6/12/2007 meps 0

4 1-inch thick boneless pork chops 1/2 C chopped green onions 1/3 C fresh cilantro, finely chopped 1 4-oz can mild diced green chilis 1/2 C grated Monterray Jack cheese 3 cloves garlic, diced 1 […]

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Meat

Grilled chicken salad with beets

3/16/2006 meps 0

For the dressing, whisk together: 3/4 C mango nectar (you can substitute orange juice) 2 T wine vinegar 1 T honey 1 T olive oil 1/4 t salt Set aside. For the chicken, you need: […]

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Meat

Grits Casserole

12/2/2005 meps 0

My mother’s note on this one said “1/2 it.” That’s because the recipe says it serves “10 to 12.” 1 pound sausage 1/2 C chopped peppers 1 C chopped onion 1 C chopped celery 1 […]

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Asian

Ground Pork and Pineapple Salad

7/3/2006 meps 0

1 lb lean ground pork 2 T water 1-1/3 cooked shrimp (tiny bay shrimp are fine) 2 T lemon juice 2 T fish sauce 1/4-1/2 t cayenne 2 T finely sliced onion 2 T green […]

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Appetizers

Gyoza

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Cecily Hiatt at Expeditors: about 1 lb ground turkey or ground chicken about 1/2 smallish head of green cabbage can of water chestnuts, drained about 2 t grated fresh ginger, or 1 t powder […]

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Meat

Hopping John – pressure cooker version

2/8/2009 meps 0

Makes two 400-calorie servings. 1-1/2 oz diced salt pork 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 large green pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 C dried black-eyed peas 1 C water 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 C cooked brown […]

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Breakfast

Impossible Quiche

7/14/2004 meps 0

I once lost track of my friend, Tara Narcross. When I Googled her name, I found this Impossible Quiche recipe. That’s how I knew I’d found the right Tara, since she introduced me to Impossible […]

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Indian

Keema

6/21/2006 meps 0

2 T oil 1 onion, diced 1/2 lb ground lamb or veal 1/2 lb lean ground beef Salt and pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 T fresh ginger, grated 1 […]

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Asian

Kelaguen manok (Guam chicken lemon salad)

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is arguably the best recipe on this whole website, and possibly the simplest! 1 whole chicken, cooked, cooled, and deboned* 1/2 C finely chopped red onion 4-6 lemons, juiced 1/2 t dried red pepper […]

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Meat

Lentil Chorizo Stew

5/5/2006 meps 0

Do you ever leave French bread sitting on the counter in a paper bag, and it gets hard as a rock? This solves that problem. The following instructions are for cooking the stew in a […]

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Cuban

Linda’s Cuban-Style Pork

5/6/2006 meps 0

(Note from Meps: As of this writing, in May 2006, I’ve heard that people who live in Cuba are not allowed to eat beef. They raise cattle and serve the beef to tourists, but Cubans […]

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Asian

Mango Chicken

7/3/2006 meps 0

Vietnamese “Thit Ga Voi Xoai” 1 lb boneless chicken, diced 1 large carrot, cut in matchsticks 1/2 sweet red pepper, cut in strips to match the carrot 1/2 green pepper, cut in strips 4 oz […]

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Cuban

Margaret’s Sausage and Rice Dish

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is my low-fat version of arroz con chorizo, a well-known Cuban dish. 2 jars pimientos 1 lb smoked turkey sausage 16 oz basmati rice 28 oz water 2 onions Oil 1/2 tsp bijol (Cuban […]

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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 Pot Pie

12/18/2009 meps 1

The Mom referred to is Odessa Simpson, who taught me to make this awesome dish in her 150-year-old kitchen. This is comfort food at its very best — rich, heavy, simple Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. It […]

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Meat

Moroccan chicken and eggplant stew

6/4/2007 meps 0

Don’t be put off by the long list of spices — this recipe is actually pretty easy, and ends up with maximum flavor for a short cooking time. It’s beautiful, too, just the thing to […]

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Meat

Moroccan Chicken and Lentils

5/16/2012 meps 0

1 pound dried lentils, cooked and drained 1 C plus 2 T olive oil 1/2 C red wine vinegar 3 T cumin (divided) 2 t salt (divided) 2 T plus 2 t chili powder 2 […]

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Meat

Moroccan Cous Cous

2/24/2006 meps 1

When we lived in Washington D.C., we loved to have a 7-course meal at Marrakesh. This recipe reminds me of one of those 7 decadent courses. 3-1/2 pounds of chicken pieces 3-1/2 T butter, divided […]

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Meat

Moroccan Lamb with Apricots

6/28/2006 meps 0

1-1/2 lb lean lamb, cut in cubes 2 cloves garlic, crushed 5 T orange juice 4 T olive oil 1 T fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 1 T fresh mint leaves, chopped 1 t ground cumin […]

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Greek

Moussakas me Melitzanes

7/14/2004 meps 0

4-5 eggplants 1 lb 2 oz ground meat 2-3 tomatoes 1 C olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 1 bay leaf 1 clove garlic 1/2 C grated parmesan flour 3 C bechamel sauce (I use […]

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Meat

Mrs. Wilkes Savannah Red Rice

12/2/2005 meps 0

Serves 4 as a main course 4 strips bacon 2 green bell peppers, chopped 2 medium onions, chopped 2 C cooked rice 1 16-oz can stewed tomatoes 1 C tomato sauce 1 t Tabasco sauce […]

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Greek

NOODLES, METSOVE STYLE

7/14/2004 meps 0

(Hylopites Metsovou) 1 lb 2 oz egg noodles 4-5 diced tomatoes 9 oz bacon 2 chopped onions 2 cloves garlic 3 1/2 oz olive oil salt & pepper Grated kefalotyri or parmesan Cut bacon into […]

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Appetizers

Nora’s Secret Meatballs

3/19/2008 meps 0

For the whole story on this one, see Nora’s Secret Horror d’Hoover Recipe. The text below is copied verbatim from her comment on the above article. “O.K., O.K., here is the award winning family secret […]

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Meat

Original Brunswick Stew

11/25/2012 meps 1

At the 2012 Brunswick, Georgia “Rockin’ Stewbilee,” this was one of my two favorite stews. So imagine how excited I was when Tom Bullock, a volunteer with the hospital, sent me his recipe! You can […]

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Meat

Oven-Fried Chicken with Almonds

12/5/2006 meps 0

1 C whole wheat bread crumbs 1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 C finely chopped almonds 2 T chopped parsley 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 t salt 1/4 t thyme Pinch of black pepper 1/4 […]

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Meat

Overnight Chicken Divan

12/2/2005 meps 0

From my parents’ good friend, B.J. King (the B.J. stands for Billie Jean, but she’s not that Billy Jean!) 8 chicken breast halves 1 t salt Simmer 1 hour or until tender. Remove – cool […]

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Meat

PAN-SIMMERED PORK CHOPS

7/14/2004 meps 0

Serves 2 3/4 T Hungarian paprika 2 T flour salt and pepper 2 pork chops (3/4 lb), 3/4-inch thick 2 T shortening 5 oz apple juice Pinch sugar Dash of balsamic or cider vinegar Combine […]

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Italian

Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce

7/14/2004 meps 0

Via January 1989 e-mail from Pat Bullen (she brought this to a Christmas lunch potluck at work, and we all demanded the recipe) This is a very easy, versatile recipe that can be expanded for […]

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Asian

Philippino Pork Adobo

5/8/2006 meps 0

1-lb boneless center-cut pork loin, cut into 1-1/2 inch cubes 1 C water 1/4 C cider vinegar 2 T soy sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small bay leaf 1/4 t salt Combine all ingredients […]

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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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Appetizers

PIG-IN-A-BLANKET

7/18/2004 meps 0

1 package of 10 all-beef hot dogs 1 package of 10 wop biscuits Preheat oven to 375. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. For each “pig,” flatten a biscuit into a rectangle. Wrap it […]

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Meat

Pork and tequila tacos

5/11/2006 meps 0

Serves 4 2-1/2 lbs ground pork 7 cloves of garlic, minced 1 t sage 1-1/2 t fennel 1/4 t powdered cayenne 1/4-1/2 t red pepper flakes 1-1/2 t salt 2/3 C tequila Combine all the […]

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Barry's family

Pork Curry Hot Pot

9/16/2011 meps 0

2 lbs lean boneless pork, (cut into 1 inch cubes) (I use leftover pork or other meats) 2 T margarine/olive oil (unnecessary if already cooked) 1-1/2 C sliced onion 1 C chopped peeled raw apples […]

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Meat

Pork in Mole Sauce

11/21/2006 meps 0

2 lbs pork chops, cut into cubes or strips Salt and pepper 1 T olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 T chili powder 1/2 t […]

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Asian

Pressure Cooker Mongolian Beef

10/25/2017 meps 0

I haven’t used my pressure cooker for a couple of years. This recipe makes me glad we have been reunited! 2 lbs flank steak, cut into thin strips 1 T coconut oil 6 cloves garlic, […]

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Meat

Pressure-Cooker Beef Stew

12/3/2013 meps 0

1 lb small/new potatoes, scrubbed or peeled (about 8) 1 lb beef stew meat 2 large onions, peeled and cut into quarters 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch chunks 1 sweet potato, peeled […]

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Meat

Quick and Easy Brunswick Stew

12/30/2004 meps 2

This is a small recipe, just for two people, that I developed for camping. It’s not very sophisticated, and a far cry from the gallons and gallons served by volunteers at the Brunswick, Georgia “Rockin’ […]

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Meat

Quick curried chicken salad

12/4/2006 meps 0

2 T mayonnaise 1/3 C yogurt 1/2 t Madras curry powder 1 apple 1 T olive oil 1 lb chicken breast, cut in bite-sized pieces 2 cloves garlic, chopped handful raisins handful walnuts Salad greens […]

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Meat

Rainbow Salad

12/30/2004 meps 0

Beautiful, and easy to make while camping. I invented this someplace in Wisconsin, I think, based on what was in the food box and the fact that it was too cold to get out of […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Rainbow Vegetable-Turkey Stir Fry

10/1/2013 meps 0

Makes 2 250-calorie servings. If you’re not on a diet, serve it over rice. Normally, I wouldn’t bother documenting a stir-fry recipe. I just chop up whatever’s on hand, throw it into the pan, and […]

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Asian

RED RICE (FROM GUAM)

7/14/2004 meps 0

4 slices of bacon, cut into small pieces 1 med onion, chopped 2 C water, divided 2 T achiote seeds (try Asian markets) 2 C rice, uncooked 1 t salt 1/2 frozen peas Saute bacon […]

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Ethnic

Ripe plantain pie with meat

2/4/2006 meps 0

The original of this can be found at an excellent site: www.stephencooks.com . Stephen says that this recipe, Pastelón de Plátano, was adapted from Rice and Beans and Tasty Things: A Puerto Rican Cookbook, by […]

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Meat

Rosas Rojas En El Mar (Halibut)

4/23/2005 meps 0

From Galeria’s Restaurant, 611 Broadway Ave. East, on Capitol Hill, in Seattle. The name translates to” Red Rose of the Sea.” 2 lbs. halibut cut into 1″ strips Juice of 4 limes Pinch of salt […]

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Meat

SAGE MOOSE BRAISED IN WINE

9/22/2004 barry 1

From an article on cooking with sage in the St. John’s Telegram in Newfoundland, Canada 5-lb moose roast or 4 large, thick moose steaks 1 tsp. each salt and pepper pinch cayenne pepper 1/4 cup […]

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Appetizers

Sandwiches: How to build a better sandwich

7/14/2004 meps 0

With walnut-raisin bread, try: Roasted chicken, chutney, and mache, with creamy ricotta or hoop cheese Carrots, jicama and fennel, mixed with tiny uncooked green peas and a light mayonnaise laced with yogurt Tuna salad with […]

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Meat

Savory stuffed pork chops

10/22/2007 meps 0

Serves 4-6. 6 thick pork chops 2 C Progresso seasoned bread crumbs 1/2 C celery, finely diced 1/2 C onion, finely diced 3/4 t poultry seasoning 3/4 t salt 1/8 t fresh-ground black pepper 1/2 […]

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Favorites

Scott’s Chili

7/14/2004 meps 0

Barry’s family’s chili recipe, for years 2 lbs. hamburg 1 large onion, chopped 1 can (40 oz) red kidney beans, undrained 1 t. ground thyme 2 3 T. chili powder 1/2 t. garlic powder 1 […]

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Meat

SEA SCALLOPS WITH BACON AND HAM

9/29/2005 meps 0

1/4 cup chopped bacon, about 4 slices 1/4 cup minced ham 1 onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1/4 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce 12 ounces fresh or frozen scallops, thawed 3 […]

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Meat

Seleq (Saudi Arabian Lamb with Rice)

5/6/2006 meps 0

2 lbs of lamb, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3 onions, chopped 2 T cilantro, chopped Salt and pepper 2 C milk 2 C rice, rinsed 2 T butter, melted Place meat, onions, cilantro, salt, and […]

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Meat

Sesame Baked Chicken

12/5/2006 meps 0

1 egg, lightly beaten 2 T vegetable oil 1 t toasted sesame oil 1 T water 1 T soy sauce 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 2 T oat bran 1/4 C sesame seeds 1-1/2 […]

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Asian

Simple Thai Coconut Curry

1/26/2016 meps 0

This is a pattern recipe, which means you can make it a bunch of different ways, and it will always be yummy. But it also means that the instructions are a little bit vague, similar […]

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Barry's family

Southwest Beanpot

7/14/2004 meps 0

Sharon and Dave’s new favorite version of chili 2 lbs ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 T flour 1-2 T chili powder 1 t cumin seed 1/2 t salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 8-oz […]

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Meat

SOY SAUCE MARINADE FOR BARBECUE

7/14/2004 meps 0

3/4 C soy sauce 1/3 C pickapeppa sauce 1/3 C Worcestershire 1/4 C red wine 1/4 C red wine vinegar 3 T brown sugar 1-1/2 T oil, preferably sesame 2 garlic cloves, minced 2-1/2 lbs […]

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Italian

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

7/14/2004 meps 0

Serves 6 6 slices raw smoked ham – proscuitto, westphalian, country-smoked pork, or Canadian bacon 2 T olive oil 1 lb spaghetti 6 eggs Cracked black pepper Parmesan cheese, freshly grated Boil 3 quarts of […]

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Favorites

Spaghetti Carbonara

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 lb spaghetti 1/2 lb bacon 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 C parmesan 1/2 C gruyere or swiss 1/4 C whipping cream salt & pepper Cook spaghetti. Fry bacon til crisp, drain and crumble. Reserve 3 […]

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Baked

Spicy andouille and cheddar bread pudding

1/31/2006 meps 0

I’ve recently gotten involved with the Omnificient English Dictionary of the English Language, or OEDILF. One of my more inspired submissions was a definition in limerick form of the word “andouille.” That inspired me to […]

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Meat

Spicy Pumpkin Chicken with Rice

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 t vegetable oil 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 2-inch strips (about 2 breast halves) 1 C green bell pepper strips 1/4 C chopped green onion 1 1/3 C mild chunky salsa […]

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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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Meat

Stevie’s chili heat cauldron

12/8/2006 meps 0

When I was growing up, my brother Stevie’s ability to enjoy spicy food was legendary. Then I discovered Szechuan and Thai and Indian food. Now I like my chili 4-star hot, too, and I’m excited […]

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Appetizers

Sticky Rice

1/9/2006 meps 1

This is a Dim Sum favorite, also known as nor mei gai. I’m not sure how to categorize it, because I’ve never had it except at Dim Sum. 3 C glutinous rice (sweet rice) 8 […]

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Meat

Stovetop Artichoke Chicken

12/5/2006 meps 0

4 T extra virgin olive oil 4 boneless chicken breast halves, pounded to 1/2-inch thickness 16-oz bag frozen small whole onions 13-oz can chicken broth 1 T balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper 10-oz package frozen […]

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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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Appetizers

Stromboli

7/14/2004 meps 0

Dough (makes 2): 1-1/4c water 2T butter 1t salt 2t pepper 1-1/2t sugar 3C flour 2-1/2t yeast Meat filling (makes 1): 1/4C provolone, mozzarella, salami, Italian ham Spinach filling (makes 1): 1 pkg frozen spinach, […]

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Appetizers

Stuffed green bananas

2/7/2006 meps 0

You could also try this with little unripe finger-sized bananas, for an unusual appetizer offering. 6 large green bananas or plantains 8 oz ground beef or turkey 1 onion, chopped 1 egg, beaten Salt Without […]

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Meat

Supper in a pumpkin

1/31/2006 meps 0

If pumpkins aren’t in season, you could stuff this into winter squash instead. 4-lb pumpkin 1-1/2 lbs lean ground beef or chicken 1/3 C chopped green pepper 3/4 C chopped celery 3/4 C chopped onion […]

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Meat

Sweet and Spicy Chicken with Orzo

3/29/2006 meps 0

1 cup orzo 2 T chopped flat-leaf parsley 4 t olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 t cinnamon 1/2 t salt 1/4 t ground ginger 1/4 t cayenne 2 8-oz […]

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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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Favorites

TAMALE PIE

7/14/2004 meps 1

Easy and impressive, from the “Where’s Mom” cookbook 1/2 lb ground beef 1/2 C minced onion 2t garlic powder 1 8-oz can tomato sauce 1/2 C milk 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 6-oz can whole […]

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Breakfast

TRICOLOR HASH

7/14/2004 meps 0

A Barry original 1 potato, cubed 1 sweet potato, cubed 2 onions, chopped 1 lb ham, cubed 4 green onions, diced 2 cloves garlic 3 T oil 1 T turmeric 2 t cumin 2 t […]

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Meat

TROPICAL SPINACH SALAD

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is amazingly versatile — also good as a stir-fry, and you can make another version with cabbage instead of spinach. 1 20-oz can Dole pineapple chunks in juice 3 slices of bacon, cooked and […]

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Favorites

TUNA-APPLE MELT

7/14/2004 meps 0

An amazing tuna breakthrough! Amazing, because even tuna haters like it. The original called for celery instead of apple, but the apple is what makes it special. 1 medium onion 1 medium apple 12 oz […]

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Holidays

Turkey Cheese Pie (Julie’s Version)

7/14/2004 meps 0

This was my sister’s attempt to re-create an old family favorite. A few years after she shared this, I found a copy of the original Turkey Cheese Pie recipe. 3 onions 1-1/4 cup turkey pieces […]

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Favorites

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

TURKEY PITA FLORENTINE

7/14/2004 meps 0

Ready in 20 minutes – serves 8 (really?) A pound, or a little more, ground turkey 10-oz package frozen chopped spinach 1-1/2 C (6 oz) grated cheddar cheese 1/3 C catsup 1/3 C mayonnaise 4 […]

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Appetizers

Turkey Swedish meatballs

3/2/2007 meps 0

3/4 t salt 1/2 t allspice 1/4 t black pepper 1 lb ground turkey breast 1 T olive oil 3/4 C chicken broth 3 T sour cream (lowfat) 2 T chopped parsley Mix together the […]

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Casseroles

Upside-down crockpot chicken “pot pie”

4/3/2013 meps 0

This is reminiscent of store-bought pot pies with pastry. 4 boneless chicken breast halves, diced 10 medium-sized red potatoes, cut into quarters 8 oz package baby carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 C chopped celery […]

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Asian

Vietnamese Chicken with Cashews

7/3/2006 meps 0

Vegetable oil 2 small dried chilis 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 lb boneless chicken, diced 1/2 t sugar 1 T oyster sauce 1 T fish sauce (Nuoc Mam – can substitute soy sauce if you […]

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Asian

Vietnamese Pork au Caramel

7/3/2006 meps 0

1/4 C sugar 3 T water 1 lb boneless pork, cut into large cubes 3 daikon, peeled and sliced 1/2 onion, diced 1/3 C fish sauce Black pepper Carmelize the sugar in a wok over […]

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Favorites

Walnut crusted chicken

9/7/2006 meps 0

This is a South Beach “Phase One” appropriate recipe that takes inspiration from Saudi Arabian Chicken with Walnuts. We were amazed at how juicy and tender the chicken pieces were. 1 C walnuts (either whole […]

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Favorites

WARM POTATO SALAD WITH HAM AND VEGGIES

7/14/2004 meps 0

Combine: Cooked potatoes Beets Steamed green beans and/or fresh spinach Cubed ham (can substitute turkey or chicken) Toss with dressing of: Garlic Oil Vinegar Salt Pepper Prepared mustard Mayonnaise

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Meat

WHITE LIGHTNING CHILI

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 T olive oil 3-5 cloves garlic, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2-3 serrano or any hot chilies, chopped, or 1 C hot salsa 1-1/2 lbs lean ground turkey Salt 1 t cumin 1 t dried […]

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Meat

World’s easiest slow cooker recipes

1/31/2006 meps 0

These were created for my brother, Hank. He has trouble reading recipes and chopping vegetables, but he’s always looking for new ways to use his slow cooker. Each of these can be cooked on low […]

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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 […]