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Creamy Cabbage

Heat oven to 350 & grease casserole dish. Melt butter and cook cabbage & onion until tender, stirring often. Salt & pepper. Add milk & bring to boil, then simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, beat eggs & gently add them & cracker crumbs. Top with more crumbs & dot with butter. Bake for […]

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Granny Knows: The Circle of Life

Matt’s Elk Burgers 2 Lbs ground Elk Meat 1 pkg Lipton Onion Soup Mix Garlic powder Tony’s Hand mix all of the seasonings then mix into your raw meat. (No need to add salt, the soup mix and Tony’s takes care of that.) Form your patties and pop on the grill. *NOTE: Because Elk is […]

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Matt’s Elk Burgers

2 Lbs ground Elk Meat 1 pkg Lipton Onion Soup Mix Garlic powder Tony’s Hand mix all of the seasonings then mix into your raw meat. (No need to add salt, the soup mix and Tony’s takes care of that.) Form your patties and pop on the grill. *NOTE: Because Elk is a very lean […]

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Taco Soup

Hamburger meat, onions & left overs: beans, corn, chili, mashed potatoes, etc. Add canned or fresh tomatoes, garlic and Mexican spices. Brown your meat, add the onions and then empty your refrigerator of anything that is even remotely Mexican. Let it all cook down together and you have a wonderful pot of homemade soup. *NOTE: […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken, broth or bouillon, noodles, carrots, onions, celery, parsley and frozen peas. We’ve made it with breasts, whole chicken and even rotisserie chicken. We have not used canned or fried, but I guess you could. The trick is to get the broth to taste good with salt, pepper and we use Tony’s Chachere’s. Cook your […]

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Maw Maw’s Pickled Okra

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds fresh okra 2 cups water 3 dried red chile peppers 1 cup vinegar 3 teaspoons dried dill 2 tablespoons salt   Directions 1. Divide the fresh okra evenly between 3 sterile (1 pint) jars. Place one dried chile, and one teaspoon of dill into each jar. 2. In a small saucepan, […]

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Mrs. Faye’s Fried Okra

Ingredients cut up fresh or frozen okra oil or bacon grease or both corn meal, salt & pepper   Directions Fry your okra in your oil for about 30 minutes until all the slime is gone. Sprinkle it with cornmeal and add a little more oil. Fry until brown and crunchy and enjoy non-slimey okra!

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Shrimp & Okra Gumbo

Ingredients 2lbs peeled shrimp 2c. diced Okra 1 Bell Pepper 2Tbs Veg. Oil 1 stick Margarine 2 Sticks Celery 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Tbs. Worcestershire 1 Onion 1Tbs. Chopped Scallions Tony’s Creole Seasoning to taste Directions Fry Okra in 2 Tablespoons of oil for 10 min, stirring constantly, so as not to burn. Use and […]

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STUFFED BELL PEPPERS

Ingredients * 4 large bell peppers * 1 tablespoon olive oil * 1/2 cup mushrooms (chopped) * 1/2 cup onions (chopped) * 1/2 cup celery (chopped) * 1 garlic clove (chopped) * 1 1/4 lb lean ground meat * 1 egg * 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder * 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning * 1 can Italian […]

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Granny Knows… When Bread Was Baked

Did you know there’s a way to help figure out how fresh store-bought bread is? Just look at the twist-tie or plastic tab that keeps the bag closed. Turns out, it’s color-coded to reflect the day that the bread is baked. It seems unlikely but Snopes.com dug into it and found that it became an […]

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