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Mexican Beef and Rice Skillet Casserole

This so easy and quick. I had everything in my pantry when I decided to make this for dinner last night. Earlier in the day  I went to town on grocery and mail run.  I found some quick sale cuts … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef and Bean Chili Stew

Now this recipe is not a gourmet meal, it is ,however very feeling on a cool Autumn day. The beans are canned and the ground beef is browned in a skillet so it only needs about 3 hours on high … Continue reading

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Cowboy Caviar

There are many recipes for this dish out there and this one is mine. I warn you though this stuff is addictive. I save and freeze the drained liquid from the cans. I then use it in veggie soup or … Continue reading

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Garlic Kielbasa and White Bean Stew

This perfect for a cold winter night after you get home from work. Cooks all day so you don’t have to.  2 cans (15 ozs each) White Beans, undrained 14 ozs Garlic Kielbasa, halved lengthwise and sliced into ½ inch … Continue reading

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Tuscan Kale and Cannellini Bean Soup

I know I post a lot of soup and stew recipes but they are the best way to stretch your groceries to feed a lot of people for several meals. I have been trying make my groceries go farther and … Continue reading

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OkieRanchWife’s Turnip Greens Soup

I confess I would not have eaten this soup about 10 years ago, but since I moved south of the Mason-Dixon Line and west of the Mississippi River I really like this soup. I do have many soup favorites but … Continue reading

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Pinto Beans with Cactus Nopales

I have wanted to try cooking with cactus paddles for some time. A friend in town gave some to me last week. I did a little searching and found some recipes using the nopales. I have added them to my … Continue reading

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Navy Bean and Beer Soup

Here is another soup recipe that just takes me back to my childhood in the Northeast. I grew up in the hard coal region of Pennsylvania. During the summer all of us kids looked forward to the many picnics put … Continue reading

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Mike’s Red Beans and Rice

I have had 2 packages of Beef Chorizo sausage in my freezer for about 10 months. I was hesitant to use it because I cooked some pork Chorizo and really didn’t like it. Well, a couple of days ago Mike, my husband, was … Continue reading

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Laredo Pinto Beans

This recipe is from the Jackie Clay’s Pantry Cookbook that is listed on my favorite books page. It is full of recipes on how to cook from stored, canned and preserved foods. It is published by Backwoods Home Magazine. This … Continue reading

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