Monthly Archives: September 2013

Okie Ranch Wife’s Bowl of Venison Red Chile

I have been experimenting with different styles of chiles for some time. I like great depth and many layers flavors instead of a one note tomato taste. I believe I have achieved what I was looking for in the recipe. … Continue reading

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Cream of Peanut Butter Soup

The peanut, goober peas, salted roasted and butter. Good stuff. Packed with protein. But the peanut is really not a nut. It is a legume in a shell that grows in the dirt. Originally from South America the lowly peanut … Continue reading

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Red Dirt Squash Casserole

More squash madness. Don’t worry folks, it will end soon with the first frost! 2 pounds Yellow Summer Squash or Zucchini, unpeeled and sliced in 1/4 inch thick rounds 1 medium Sweet Onion, chopped 1 can (4 oz) Green Chilies, … Continue reading

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Zucchini Potato Pancakes

I like these for breakfast but they are delicious at any meal. This makes 6 nice sized pancakes. I use my cast iron skillet and they are so crispy! 1 medium Zucchini, unpeeled and grated 2 medium Potatoes, unpeeled and … Continue reading

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Crispy Parmesan Zucchini

I only have one zucchini vine this summer and it is the prefect amount of squash for two people. Fotunately, my brother loves veggies. Well, he loves almost anything except maybe fresh beets. I’m working on that. With one zucchini … Continue reading

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King Ranch Casserole – Red Dirt Style

Growing up in that unnamed Northeast State, I never experienced King Ranch Casserole. In fact, yesterday was the first time I made it. I needed a one dish wonder because I was processing and canning the pears from my tree … Continue reading

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Spiced Tomato Chutney

Chutney’s origin is found in India where it is served with every meal. The British took it back to Great Britian during the Colonial Era and made it their own. Now chutneys are found everywhere. This is a southern US … Continue reading

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Garlic, The Stinking Rose

DISCLAIMER – yada, yada. Nothing in this post should be used to treat a medical condition. Allium sativum, garlic. Garlic has been used for centuries as a medicine, a cooking herb, a seasoning, an amulet in medieval times to ward … Continue reading

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Grilled Okra

During my quest for the Holy Grail this summer, well okay, it was really okra. But it felt like the neverending quest. Good okra is scarce this year due to cooler temps in Oklahoma. I did find pods that were … Continue reading

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Beef Brisket in a Slow Cooker

I made this brisket over the Labor Day weekend and OMG it is good! The meat was so tender that I pulled it like my slow cooker pork. The recipe is from Foodnetwork mag for September 2013. Give credit where … Continue reading

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