Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mexican Lasagna

Like Italian Lasagna? Try this Mexican version. For a real twist try Chicken instead of beef. 1 pound lean ground Beef or Bison (or 6 skinless Chicken Breasts diced) 1 can (16 oz) Refried Beans 2 teaspoons dried Oregano 1 … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones Arkansas Stew

This is a contribution from my brother for my blog. Again a one pot meal that is a favorite of mine! 1 pound Beef, cubed 4 ribs Celery, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 large Onion, large chopped 6 Carrots, … Continue reading

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Sourdough Biscuits and Sawmill Gravy

Oh yeah, this was another dish that I had to learn how to make for my cowboy husband when I moved west. Now I can say that I am a connoisseur of Sawmill gravy. And, no surprise, I like mine … Continue reading

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Cimarron Strip Chicken and Cornbread

I found this recipe in my mom’s collection. She clipped recipes from everywhere so I don’t have any attribution to give the original chef credit but I’m certain it was a big hit when he or she made it. I … Continue reading

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Sooner BBQ Pork Chops

My husband, AKA The Grill Meister, made dinner¬† last night. As I said before I don’t even fire up the grill when he’s not at home. I think he was born with a “grilling” gene in his DNA! He said … Continue reading

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Frosted Pumpkin Squares

I like savory dishes but every once in a while I get a craving for something sweet. But even then I include spices in it. I guess it’s like my personality! And it’s my husband’s favorite cake……so far! ūüôā 2 … Continue reading

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Indian Taco

Before Oklahoma was a state, it was Indian Territory. “Okla-Humma” means “red People’ in the Choctaw language. There are 39 tribal governments in the state’s boundaries and the Oklahoma Indian Affairs Commission states that Oklahoma has the second highest American … Continue reading

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Black Bean Soup

Almost any soup is a good candidate for cast iron cooking and emergency cooking. This soup uses some¬†fresh veggies but you can easily substitute with dried veggies. The canned veggies are convenient in an emergency situation. This soup has a … Continue reading

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Chicken Minestrone Soup

This soup is so versatile. You can use any type of veggies you have on hand. You can also¬†make a vegetarian version by dropping the chicken and substituting veggie broth. This soup also freezes well, so make a double batch! … Continue reading

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Shortbread Cookies

I have been fortunate enough to¬†visit Scotland several times. I even served as my husband’s almost native guide there on our honeymoon.¬† One of the many things I look forward to is the shortbread.¬†It’s a good thing¬†I don’t make these … Continue reading

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