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Unstuffed Cabbage

Unstuffed Cabbageserves 6 12 ounces ground meat5 cups of shredded cabbage28 ounces of canned tomatoes1/2 cup raisins2 Tablespoons lemon juice1 T. brown sugar or molasses1 T. chopped fresh dill or 1 t. dried1/2 t. each ground allspice and pepper Cook the ground meat in a large skillet, breaking up meat with wooden spoon.Add grated cabbage […]

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Broccoli Cottage Cheese Casserole

Broccoli Cottage Casserole Combine:16 ounces cottage or ricotta cheese10 ounces of frozen broccoli4 eggs1/2 cup diced peppers or green chiles Turn into oiled pie pan, top with Parmesan cheese or minced onions. Bake at 350 for about half an hour, or until set and not jiggly. Also good topped with sliced fresh tomatoes and then […]

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Orange Chicken with Green Onions and Walnuts

Orange Chicken with Green Onions and Walnuts 1 1/2 cups chicken broth1/4 cup teriyaki sauce (you can make this yourself. I bought a bottle from Trader Joe’s) 3 cloves minced garlic3/4 cup orange marmaladeabout 1/2 a cup sliced green onions (we used diced onions)2 Tablespoons cornstarch or arrowroot powderabout 2 pounds chicken (we like thighs)1/2 […]

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Leftover Casserole

In a bowl combine:cooked pasta- 2 to 4 cups1 to 2 cups of sauce- either a white sauce, leftover gravy, leftover alfredo sauce, or canned cream soup.Grated cheese- one or two cupsSteamed broccoli or other cooked vegetables (mushrooms, cauliflower, peas) Pour into greased casserole, top with about half a cup of grated cheese and bread […]

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Split Pea Soups

Here’s a split pea potato soup recipe we’ve enjoyed: 1 1/2 cup finely chopped onion3 cup split peas6 diced potatoes15 cups water1 1/2 cup parmesan cheese1-2 t. salt In a large stock pot brown the onions in a small amount of oil. Add everything else but the parmesan cheese to the stock pot (rinse your […]

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Old Fashioned Pork Turnovers

Pork Turnovers 1 1/2 pounds lean ground pork (or other ground meat)2 large carrots, peeled and grated (about 1 1/4 cup)4 medium sized scallions, sliced, about 3/4 cup (or use diced onions, leeks, green onions)1 teaspoon dried sage leaves1 cup coarsely grated mozzarella cheese1 teaspoon salt Recipe calls for 1 17 1/4 counce package frozen […]

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Thai Style Pork Noodle Toss

 This looks like a tedious recipe, but it really isn’t that complicated.  You can mix the meat and marinade up ahead of time, and let it marinate in the fridge overnight.    You can use leftover spaghetti noodles. You should read through the recipe completely before starting to see what steps you can do earlier in […]

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Black Bean Sloppy Joes

Black Bean Sloppy Joes(serves 10, and even my pickiest eater loves these) OAMC meal 1/4 cups olive oil, or other fat2 onions, chopped4 tablespoons chili powder (optional, we usually use less)1 green pepper, chopped6 cups cooked black turtle beans 2-4 tablespoons Bragg Amino Acids (or soy sauce)1 teaspoon oregano2 cups tomato sauceMolasses/brown sugar to taste (the […]

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No-Bake Cereal Cookies

Saucepan Peanut Cookies* 1 cup light corn syrup* 1 cup sugar (so the first two ingredients are sweeteners; who said these were healthy?!)* 1 1/2 cups peanut butter* 4 cups cereal flakes plain Cheerio-type cereal Stir the corn syrup and sugar together in a medium saucepan. Bring to a full boil. Remove from the heat; […]

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Barley Corn Salad

Barley Corn Salad 3 cups cooked barley3 cups cooked corn (I just add frozen corn, don’t even defrost it all the way. It’s hot enough most summers that it will thaw sufficiently by serving time, and it helps cool the salad)3/4 cup diced sweet red pepper1/2 cup diced green pepper1/2 cup diced green onions1/4 cup […]

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