Shrimp Orleans


Shrimp Orleans, yum!  This is a great easy to make dish,  you’ll like it with rice or on a tortilla.  Don’t believe me?  Give it a try 😉 What you’ll need 1 tablespoon butter 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 (10 1/2 ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup 2 cups cooked shrimp, […]


London Broil – Marinated


Ever had a top round or London Broil steak you wondered what to do with it?  Usually an inexpensive cut you can put to mouth-watering use.  Let’s see, what will we need here … ah yes … What you’ll need * 1/2 cup chopped shallots * 1/4 cup soy sauce * 3 tablespoons fresh lemon […]


Posted by on October 23, 2017

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats


Peanut Butter Dog Treats Yield: depends on size of cookie cutter What you’ll need 3 cups whole wheat flour (or rice or coconut flour) 3/4 cup natural, organic peanut butter 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 1 large egg cookie cutter (varying sizes, optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350º F and line baking sheet with […]


Stuffed Peppers


Peppers … hmm … found this stuck in drafts a year later (January 2016).  Let’s get it published so you can have some great stuffed peppers! What you’ll need: 6-8 green, orange, or yellow bell peppers 1-2 pounds ground beef 1 medium white onion, chopped 1 large can of diced tomatoes 2 garlic wedges, minced […]


Posted by on January 4, 2016

Marine Breakfast or S.O.S.


“Marine Breakfast” a.k.a. S.O.S – brings back memories …. Here’s what you’ll need: (Serves 4-8 civies or two hungry Marines) 1/2 lb. Ground Beef (ground chuck for flavor) <– I’ve used a mix of ground sausage at times as well 1 tbs. Bacon fat (lard or butter if no bacon fat) [you don’t have bacon fat?!?] […]


Chocolate and Marshmallow Pancakes


Not a huge fan of Chocolate myself but I do like creme brulee and these … the little marshmallows … make this a tasty weekend pancake treat! Here’s what you’ll need: Mix together: 1 1/2 cups flour 3 1/2 ts baking powder 1 TB sugar 1 1/4 cups milk 1 large egg 3 TB butter […]


Parmesan Baked Pork Chops


What you’ll need: 4 boneless pork chops 1 T. olive oil 1 C. parmesan cheese (I used Kraft) 1 C. Italian bread crumbs 1 tsp. pepper 1 tsp. garlic powder On a plate combine the last 4 ingredients. Rub the pork chops with olive oil and then dip (coat) each one in the cheese mixture. […]


My Protein Shake


So I’m sure you all have your favorite blends you make and some of us have done the straight water and protein or “flavored” protein shakes. I’ve decided to get back to my protein shake routine. With that, here is one recipe I find quite tasty: 3/4c Orange Juice (or I often use filtered water) […]


Posted by on January 25, 2014

Quick Pie Crust


This is a simple and quick pie crust to make for when you are in a pinch. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 tsp of salt 1/4 lbs of lard (Crisco is my preferred) 6 Tbsp of margarine (or add more Crisco) 1/4 cup of cold water Now to pull it all […]


Rhubarb Pie


Mmm … rhubarb pie! I even left a little spot in the recipe for you to add strawberries if you’d like Let’s start with preheating the oven to 400 while we get everything together and prep’ed! Here’s what you’ll need: double sided pie crust, see here 1 cup sugar 3 Tbsp flour 1/8 tsp salt […]


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