Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fingerling Potatoes with Lemon Butter Sauce

I love those fingerling potatoes that I have been finding in the stores out here. Rose, purple, gold ones! And they are not only confined to place like Whole Foods but I find them in our little local grocery store.  This … Continue reading

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Okra and Shrimp Gumbo

With the cold weather coming…. Coming? Heck, it’s here! My friends in the Northeast are covered up in wet snow. I’ve heard of a White Christmas, but a White Halloween? Anyway, this is a hearty gumbo for a chilly day. … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Stew

Since Oklahoma began as the Indian Nations Territory, I had to add a stew that used the Three Sisters of Native American’s diet. The Sisters are corn, squash and beans. This stew is best paired with cornbread, corn fritters or even … Continue reading

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Halloween Baked Apples

Here is a tasty recipe for the Halloween weekend. Heck, it’s good anytime of the year. 4 Red Sweet Cooking Apples, Rome, McIntosh etc, unpeeled 4 teaspoons Brown Sugar 4 teaspoons Butter, softened 4 teaspoons Nuts of your choice, chopped … Continue reading

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Celery Coleslaw

This is another rif on coleslaw. If you are looking for something else other than a cabbage slaw, try this. 1 unpeeled Granny Smith Apple, cored and chopped 3 cups Celery, thin sliced 1/2 cup Carrots, grated 1/2 cup Olive … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushrooms with Bacon

Yum! Everything is better with bacon. These creamy mushrooms are wonderful on their own and even better over mashed potatoes! 2 pounds fresh Mushrooms 1/4 stick Butter 1 medium Sweet Onion, chopped 1 tablespoon All Purpose Flour or Wondra 1 … Continue reading

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Sooner Black Bean Soup

The fresh high notes of the lime and cilantro are excellent in this soup. You can use either dried beans or a can (16 ozs) of black beans in this soup. I prefer using the dried, soaked beans. 16 ozs … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Corn Spoonbread

This corn casserole has a kicked up taste with some red cayenne pepper and some green chiles. This is a nice side for this harvest time of the year. 2 large Eggs, lightly beaten 1 package (8 1/2 ozs) corn … Continue reading

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Beef and Wheat Berry Chili

I wish I could take credit for this recipe but it is a Good Housekeeping one. This is a good weekend recipe since the cook time is at least 2 hours. This is a tomato recipe cooked in cast iron. … Continue reading

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Curried Chicken

Curry spice is just a mixture of different Indian type spices. If you don’t have these individual ones you can use a pre-mixed curry spice. 2 Sweet Onions, chopped 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive OIl (EVOO) 4 teaspoons ground Corriander 1 … Continue reading

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