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Very Good Mashed Potatoes

9 medium russet potatoes, peeled 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 3 cloves garlic, pressed Enough chicken stock to boil the above in. (about 8 cups…To cut the cost down, use homemade stock or powdered bouillon.) Cut potatoes in half, and add all the ingredients to the chicken stock. Boil for […]

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Sweet and Sour Chicken

3 boneles, skinless chicken breasts 1 onion, chopped finely 1 red bell pepper, chopped 20 or so snap sugar peas 1/2 cup chopped carrot 1 tsp sesame oil 1 clove garlic Saute above ingredients in a medium high wok until chicken is done and onions are translucent. Prepare the sweet and sour sauce as follow. […]

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Carrot Bran Muffins

Carrot Bran Muffins

These are moist and full of fiber (and they taste great!) Kids love ’em! 1 1/3 cup grated carrot 1 3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup bran (I buy mine at the bulk food section, or you can smash up bran cereal) 2 tsp. baking soda 1 Tbs. cinnamon 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white […]

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Nutella Cookies

Nutella Cookies

Oh how I love Nutella! I developed this recipe because of my sheer infatuation with it. 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup cream cheese 1/2 cup Nutella 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 1/4 cup flour mixed with 3/4 tsp. baking soda Melt butter and cream cheese in […]

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Mexi-Taco Mix

Mexi-Taco Mix

Using ground chicken or turkey keeps this healthy. Adding beans extends the mix. Use leftovers for taco salads. 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium yellow or red onion, chopped finely 1 tsp. olive oil 1 tomato, chopped 1 pound ground turkey or ground chicken 1 can kidney beans, drained 1/2 cup salsa salt and pepper […]

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Mary’s Pancakes

Mary’s Pancakes

Ricotta gives these more oomph. I still shape mine into bears and kitties. 1 cup flour 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. nutmeg 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 cups milk 4 Tbs. ricotta cheese 3 Tbs. brown sugar 2 Tbs. butter, melted and cooled 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla Mix first five […]

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Cheese Vegetable Soup

Cheese Vegetable Soup

Our family friend Diane gave us this recipe. I’ve altered it a bit. It’s one of the easiest recipes I’ve made, but very, very good. 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 Tbs. butter 2 c. frozen loose pack corn 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli 3/4 cup grated carrot 1/2 cup water 2 10 3/4 ounce can […]

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Cheddar Biscuits

Cheddar Biscuits

Another great addition is 1/4 cup chopped chives and/or crumbled bacon. 2 cups all purpose flour, or bread flour 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. sugar 1/4 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. dried dill 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1 cup loosely packed grated cheddar cheese 3/4 cup […]

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Steamed Broccoli in Oyster Sauce

Steamed Broccoli in Oyster Sauce

1 medium head of broccoli, cut up into bite-sized chunks metal steamer basket 1/4 cup beef broth 2 Tbs. oyster sauce sesame seeds Place cut up broccoli into metal steamer basket.  Into pot below add oyster sauce and broth.  Cover whole pot with lid and steam for 3-5 minutes on high heat, until broccoli is […]

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French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

3 Tbs. butter 3 large yellow onions, sliced into rings… or try different varieties like Walla Walla Sweet and red onions 1 bunch green onions chopped 1 clove garlic crushed 3 Tbs sugar 6 cups beef stock (or use chicken stock for a lighter taste.) 1/3 cup red wine 4 pieces thick French bread that […]

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