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Tuna Salad with Homemade Italian Dressing

Right after I graduated from college, I made this salad quite often because it is very economical. Also I was a terrible cook then. I have redeemed myself on that score. Now I make this dish because it is something … Continue reading

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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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