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Hamburger Broccoli Alfredo Casserole

This is a freezer meal made using this plan, which calls for cooking a large amount of ground beef and onions with garlic in advance. Recipe: Hamburger Broccoli Alfredo Casserole This recipe will make two 8X8 pans, or enough to make two meals of about five servings each- unless you have it over noodles, in […]

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Tuscan Style Summer Skillet Supper

Tuscan Style Summer Skillet Supper Ingredients 2 T Cooking oil, if you are using a fattier grade of ground beef 2 lb. grassfed ground beef, or any ground meat you have available 1 cup finely chopped green onion or onions (minced small) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper, […]

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Low-Carb Hamburger Broccoli Alfredo Casserole

HAMBURGER-BROCCOLI ALFREDO CASSEROLE Serves at least 12 4 pounds ground beef 1 small onion, diced, green onions, or leeks (about 1 cup total)20-30 ounces frozen broccoli florets or broccoli and cauliflower, defrosted (not cooked)16 ounces cream cheese 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, or a combo of parmesan and mozarella 2 […]

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Leftovers: Turkey With Winter Vegetables

Turkey With Winter Vegetables makes use of things that are typically in season after Thanksgiving. This recipe adapted from Mom’s Best One-Dish Suppers: 101 Easy Homemade Favorites, as Comforting Now as They Were then by Andrea Chessman 2 potatoes, peeled and diced1 rutabaga, peeled and diced2 Tablespoons oil3 cups diced cooked turkey2 leeks, sliced2 carrots, diced2 minced […]

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Turkey Walnut Salad

Turkey Walnut SaladThis is a cold salad, lovely for a brunch, and perhaps better suited for warmer months, but we like it: 3 cups cooked brown rice2 cups cooked turkey, diced1/2 cup celery, diagonally sliced1/4 cup pineapple chunks, drained1/4 cup mandarin oranges, drained1/4 cup water chestnuts, drained and thinly sliced (optional)1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced […]

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Five Dollar Challenge, organic and/or local

If you’re here from My Meatless Mondays, welcome, and abject apologies.  I posted B.C. this morning (before coffee), and accidentally posted the wrong recipe and can’t delete it.  The following recipe *can* be vegetarian, but that’s not how I made it.  This is the squash recipe I meant to post. (Adapted and reposted from The […]

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Hey Gang Snack Buns

This recipe looks more complicated than it is, because it has you making the buns from scratch. But you could get it together in about 20 minutes if you just use read made hamburger buns or make the buns ahead and freeze them. I cut it out some 20 years ago (actually, a little further […]

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Taco Casserole

1 pound ground beef8 ounces tomato sauce1/3 cup chopped onion1/3 cup watertaco seasoning of your choice Brown and drain the beef, return to heat, stir in above ingredients.  Heat, stirring.  Meanwhile combine:2 eggs1 cup milk Stir in a little of the tomato sauce mixture into the milk and eggs, stirring constantly until smooth.  Then pour […]

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Skillet Corned Beef and Cabbage

From July, 1942 Woman’s Day Magazine, where the editors say it cost 27 cents to make and serves four 3 Tablespoons fat drippings1 small head cabbage, shredded1 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon pepper1 12 ounce can corned beef Heat fat in large skillet.  Add cabbage; cover adn cook over low heat for 15 minutes.  Add seasonings and […]

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Crockpot Chicken and Beans

Put the following ingredients in the crockpot- quantities are suggestions, as this is a very forgiving recipe: 2 or 3 pounds of boneless chicken pieces2 or 3 cans of black beans (we used black soy beans)1 lb of frozen corn2 or 3 cups of salsa Cook around 4 hours on high, 6 hours on low. Stir […]

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