Category Archives: Recipes

Leftover ham?

Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Casserole 2 c. Cooked rotini or elbows (to stretch I put 3 c.)  Add a tablespoon of butter or even butter spray, while cooking,  to keep noodles from sticking together. 1 1/2 c. Cubed cooked ham … Continue reading

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Hamburger Meat?

Have a lb of hamburger meat and looking for something different? Casseroles, are very versatile, fast and easy. You can add, omit and substitute to your hearts content and it will usually come out pretty good. Hamburger, Rice, Cheese Casserole … Continue reading

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Tightwad Gazette Casserole Recipe

Casseroles  are so easy, yummy and make a good amount.  This”Recipe”, from the Tightwad Gazette III,  allows you to use whatever ingredients your family will eat or use up whatever you have surplus of… 1 cup main ingredient (suggestions: tuna, … Continue reading

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Orange soda, sweetened condensed milk and pineapple make great tasting sherbet.

QUICK AND EASY ORANGE SHERBET (ONLY THREE INGREDIENTS) 6 to 8 cans orange soda 1 to 2 cans sweetened condensed milk (depending on how sweet you like it) 1 medium-size can crushed pineapple   1. Stir ingredients together. 2. Pour … Continue reading

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REAL ITALIAN LASAGNA (WITH BECHAMEL)

Given to me by a co-worker in Aug 2006 BECHAMEL IS THE “CREAM” ON TOP OF THE LASAGNA The recipe is below:   MEAT SAUCE  Dice really thin: 2 cloves of garlic a large onion   Use about 3 big Bay leaves*  if … Continue reading

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Fruit Flavored Glazed Popcorn (Inexpensive party treat or great gift idea!)

Kettle corn is a little oil, salt and brown and white sugar and pop kernels on the stove. Takes me back to childhood…a crispy dry popcorn that you usually find on boardwalks and at fairs….road trips, extra fun at parties, … Continue reading

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Secret Spaghetti Sauce Ingredients

Great cooks share their  secret spaghetti sauce ingredient. Try one next time you have spaghetti. Experimenting you might end up with your own secret ingredients.   Cayenne pepper  a touch so it’s not too hot, just a tad bit spicy. … Continue reading

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