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Spicy Beef & Honey-Veggie Stir-fry

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

(Serves 4-6) • 1 lb thin beef strips cut into ½ – 1 inch segments • Spicy Chinese Marinade: 1 TBS dark soy sauce, 1 TBS hoisin sauce, 1 TBS dry sherry (or rice wine), 1 TBS dark sesame oil, 1 tsp Asian chili sauce • 3 TBS cooking oil • 4 cups frozen stir-fry […]

Letona’s Chess Pie

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

1½ cups sugar 1 TBS + 1 tsp white corn meal ½ cup butter, melted 1 TBS vinegar ½ tsp vanilla extract 3 eggs, beaten 1 unbaked 8-inch pastry shell Combine first 5 ingredients. Stir in eggs. Mix thoroughly. Pour into pastry shell. Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes. [Editor’s note: I don’t remember ever […]

Chunky Chili

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

(Serves eight to ten) 4 lbs stew beef, cut into ½-inch cubes ½ cup olive oil or bacon grease or cooking oil 1 large onion, diced 1 large green pepper, diced 4 large cloves garlic, minced 8 TBS chili powder (4 regular [e.g., Gebhardt’s] and 4 hot [e.g., Grandma’s Zesty]) — OR 10 TBS regular […]

California Chili

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

(Serves six) 1½ lbs medium-lean ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 1 26-oz can crushed or ground tomatoes (low-salt) 1 medium green pepper, chopped 1½ cups water 2 TBS Grandma’s Hot (“Zesty”) Chili Powder 3 TBS Gebhardt’s Chili Powder ¾ tsp salt ½ tsp freshly ground pepper 1 tsp vinegar ¼ cup masa flour mixed […]

Chili Mac

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

(Serves six to eight) 1½ lbs ground beef 1 large onion, chopped 1 large green pepper, chopped 28 oz can crushed tomatoes 27 oz can kidney beans, drained ½ cup water 4 TBS chili powder 1 tsp salt 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni Combine beef, onion, and green pepper in large skillet. Cook at medium […]

Gumbolaya

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

(Serves eight) 1 cup rice 2 cups water 6 TBS butter (unsalted) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium green pepper, chopped 1 large stalk celery, chopped 1 lb cooked Creole sausage or hot links, sliced into ½-inch segments 1½ cups chicken broth (low-salt) 2 tsp Creole seasoning (e.g., Zatarain’s), or 1 […]

Kentucky Bourbon Cake

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

1 box plain yellow cake mix 1 small box vanilla instant pudding mix 1 cup buttermilk 1 stick butter, melted 4 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup golden raisins ½ cup bourbon zest from 1 orange ½ stick butter ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup bourbon 2 oz water 1.)   Heat raisins, […]

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