Author Archives: Sandy

Brisket – Sous Vide

I was rather worried when I read the recommended time for this was 48 to 72 hours. Gee, that is a long time. Day and night watching my machine. But, it was worth it. Pick you favorite dry brine, rub … Continue reading

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Veggie Wellington – Mushrooms, Spinach, Roasted Butternut Squash

This has great eye appeal and it tastes great. Basically, you cook each of the ingredients independently and cool, then assemble and bake. Serves 8-10 1 sheet of Puff Pastry – Keep frozen until all your ingredients are cooked. 1 … Continue reading

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Six friends went to Italy and we came back excited to eat and drink the happiness we felt there. We had a reunion 1 year later at my house and we made Cannoli, Linquini, and Oso Bucco. Wonderful friends. This … Continue reading

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Meatball Bourguignon aka Meatball Burgundy

This is a Alyce Shultz’s recipe and her boys love it. It is their all time favorite and most requested dinner for a birthday or celebration! Thank you Alyce for sharing this recipe with me. Meatballs 1 pound of ground … Continue reading

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Chicken Walnut Grape Salad

My kids and friends love this. I always have two cans of chicken chilling in my refrigerator just in case someone stops by and it’s lunch time. Easy to pull together. 1 12.5 ounce can of white chicken meat 1/2 … Continue reading

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Corn Casserole

Had this corn casserole at an office pot luck and it is so very good and easy to make. I know that Paula Dean has a version and there are many versions made with Jiffy corn mix. Ingredients 1 (15 … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry filled with Sweet Potato

Simple, but great tasting recipes. Puff Pastry – thaw for an hour before using 1 baked sweet potato 1 cup Crushed Ameretti Cookies While the sweet potato is still warm mix in the crushed cookies. That is the filling. Cut … Continue reading

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Pickled Shrimp and Peppers, Onions, Green Beans, Asparagus, Carrots!

Original recipe makes 8 – 1 quart jars 4 Tablespoons old bay seasoning 2 pounds Shrimp Large (26-30 count per pound with tails on) 8 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 onions, thinly sliced 48 green beans 32 small asparagus spears 16 … Continue reading

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Crocheted Eggs & Broccoli Bacon Fry

You are probably tired of hearing about my childhood, but my parents would always send us off to school with a hot breakfast. We lived on a small farm and kept animals for food, not for pets – although we … Continue reading

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Egg in Toast

Egg in toast I thought my mother was brilliant as she would deliver this wonderfulness to our table. Cooking one egg at a time for each of my brothers and sisters. Yesterday, I made this for my hubby, Dennis. He … Continue reading

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