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Smoked Sausage Soup


Smoked sausage soup is an easy soup because it is created from leftovers. Beside the spicy smoked sausage it contains leftover scalloped potatoes, mixed vegetables and diced onion. It is seasoned with paprika, mustard and Worcestershire sauce plus salt and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!


I hope that everyone has a nice, safe New Year’s eve. This should have been posted earlier. But life catches up at times. Keep the hints handy to use next year. Know what a distributer cap looks like and how … Continue reading

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Pasta with Beams, Tomatoes and Corn


Pasta with beans, tomatoes and corn is  a casserole seasoned with chili powder, paprika, cumin and garlic. It is topped with grated cheese before baking. The casserole is a satisfying and tasty dinner to serve on a cold winter night. … Continue reading

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Tamale Pie Recipes


The recipe for easy tamale pie is about 50 years old. The directions were very sparse in the handwritten recipe I have. I have included another recipe for tamale pie that comes from the book “Foods Will Win the War … Continue reading

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Ginger Crisps


This recipe produces cookies with a bite. They are much like the ginger snaps we enjoyed as children. Great with a glass of milk, cup of coffee or cold lemonade. They are excellent packed in lunches or to take along … Continue reading

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Microwave Peanut Butter Candy


This is one of the few recipes I still use from the days when we nuked darn near everything. Another is English muffin bread although most of the time I bake it in the oven instead of the microwave. This is … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Pancakes


Cornmeal makes a hearty pancake with crisp edges. It takes little more time to mix a batch from scratch than it does to put together a batch from a box mix. These are good with bacon along side. Serve them … Continue reading

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