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Enchilada Casserole

This is part of a OAMC plan Enchilada Casserole Make this sauce, tripling it: 3 T oil 3 T flour 6 T chili powder 2 c water (or meat broth) 1 t salt 1/2 t garlic powder Dissolve chili powder in the water and set aside. (try putting the chili powder in warm water for […]

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Cheeseburger Quiche

This is part of a OAMC plan. Cheeseburger quiche Makes 3 deep dish pie pans Ingredients: 12 slices crisp bacon, crumbled 3 cloves garlic, minced 9 eggs 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise 1 1/2 cups half-and-half 20 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese salt and pepper to taste Directions Meat crust: combine 5 cups of the beef […]

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Pizza Pasta Casserole

This is part of a OAMC plan. Recipe: Pizza Pasta Casserole This should make about 3 healthy sized meals for around 4-6 people each Directions: combine 3 cups of the ground beef and onion mixture with 16 ounces of pasta cooked to just barely al dente, add two tsp of Italian seasoning, approximately 26 ounces […]

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Squash Casserole

Recipe: Harvest Squash Casserole Casserole This recipe is part of the freezer meals plan here.  It will make three 8X8 pans, serving 4-5 people each. 3 small summer squash, unpeeled, sliced into thick rounds 1/4 cup butter 2 cups cooked onion and ground beef mixture 3large eggs 3/4 cups mayo 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, […]

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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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Filled French Bread Sammitch

  There is a similar recipe here. For this version, we browned a couple pounds of ground beef with a bag of frozen peppers, a diced onion, and a couple tablespoons of Fiesta Chili Powder and garlic. We drained the meat and then stirred in just a tad of beef broth.  I don’t think we […]

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Gingerbread Muffins

Memorial Day Weekend we had our oldest daughter and her family of four, the single man who had been a groomsmen in their wedding three years ago, a teenaged boy who is a friend of our son’s, and a friend of mine from church (a deaf lady who is teaching me sign while pretending I […]

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Stevia Sweetened Gelatin Snacks

One of our grandsons came home from the hospital, after 41 days in the NICU, with a feeding tube in his belly- a g-tube.  He’s been doing fantastic, and the doctors decided their goal to get him off the g-tube would be the end of Summer.  Only this week, the child managed to pull his […]

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My Books

At the time of this posting, the following experimental book I wrote for Kindle is free (I think I set it to run for just 24 hours, so get it while it’s hot): And there’s this vintage cookbook which I upgraded by adding an active TOC, and some cooking directions and other items: Of course, […]

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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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