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Pizzeria Meatloaf Ingredients 1 ½ pounds of lean ground beef 2 large eggs 1 small can tomato paste ½ cup bread crumbs 1 can olives, chopped ¾ cup chopped red […]

Mini Meat Loaf Recipes





The local school district was sponsoring a science fair and they asked me to do a kitchen demonstration; one that demonstrated a principle of science.  I chose buttermilk syrup. They […]

The Secret to Buttermilk Syrup




This is our all-time favorite chicken skillet dinner—chicken and new potatoes slathered in sour cream. We’ve been making it for years, ever since we lived in Alaska where we grew […]

Chicken and New Potatoes Skillet Dinner



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Custard Pie Recipes


Vanilla can be confusing. There are so many different types, each with different flavor profile. Plus different use different methods and the beans they use may differ. And most processers […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Vanilla



“Best peanut brittle ever,” is what several customers in the store said.  Of course, “free” makes it go a long ways toward “best” but it is very good brittle.  The […]

Salted Peanut Brittle Recipe


I never thought of pizzas as a quick weeknight meal, but my daughter Debbie makes them in fifteen minutes (including the baking time). You can make pizzas in the same amount […]

How to Make Pizzas Quicker than Delivery



The human body requires the intake of six types of substances for survival: Fats, carbohydrates, proteins, water, vitamins, and minerals. Certain fatty acids are essential to our health and fats […]

Storing Oils and Fats


Many of us have dry beans in our food storage.  Often, those beans do not get used until they are hard and very difficult to cook.  Combining beans and split […]

Calico Bean Soup Mix



You can use this recipe to make cream soup from most vegetables.  Consider this for asparagus, fresh pea soup, carrot soup, celery soup, and more.  Since tastes and veggies vary, […]

Base Recipe for Cream Soup


There are five steps to making a cream soup: Cook the starch*.  Most cream soups have a flour base and often an onion for flavoring.  Sauté the onion in butter.  […]

How to Make Cream Soup



This thirty minute chili hits the spot on a cold winter day. It’s made with canned beans so it’s a snap to put together. We think you will love this […]

Black Bean and Rice Chili Recipe


You’ll love this white bean chili.  It’s hearty, spicy, and full of flavor—and easy to make with canned beans. This is comfort food. Ingredients 1/2 cup diced onions 1 tablespoon […]

Turkey White Bean Chili



This thirty minute chili hits the spot on a cold winter day. It’s made with canned beans so it’s a snap to put together. We think you will love this […]

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You don’t need much more for this than a pot and can opener.  It’s super easy to make and was the winner of an extended family chili cook off. This […]

Merri Ann’s Easy Chili