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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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Fry some diced onion: Onion is optional, but I like to start by frying some onion in a heavy duty skillet with just a bit of oil- this is my grandmother’s cast iron pan, well seasoned. I have used green onions, yellow onions, sweet onions, and red onions- it just depends on what is in […]

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Turnip Slaw

Salad- Turnip Slaw 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper (we have used green, and we also buy bags of frozen chopped peppers in the winter and just use some of that)1/4 cup green onions, thinly snipped with scissors1/4 cup mayonnaise1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1 tablespoon sugar or honey1/4 teaspoon sea salt1/4 teaspoon pepper4 cups of […]

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