Lynn’s Grandmother’s Cornbread

Ingredients Mix: 2 C. cornmeal 1 tsp baking soda 4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 C. flour 1 tbsp bacon grease or butter Add: buttermilk (enough to make a thick batter) Mix together all dry ingredients. Add buttermilk until texture resembles thick pancake batter. If using regular milk add 1/4 tsp white vinegar.…

Good and Cheap Cookbook

Good and Cheap Cookbook by Leanne Brown The best health advice is simple: eat fruits and vegetables. Many American cookbooks rely on meat as the central feature of a meal. My recipes celebrate the vegetables rather than the meat.  My intent was to create satisfying food that doesn’t require you to supplement your meals with cheap…

Zucchini, Beef and Pasta

Zucchini, Beef and Pasta 1 lb. ground beef, brown and drain 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped Sauté onion and garlic with browned and drained beef. Add the following ingredients to beef and onion mixture – cover and cook on low until pasta is done, stirring occasionally — 15 to 20 minutes 1…

Yaki Soba Noodles

Yaki Soba Noodles Rinse and drain 2 containers of Reser’s chicken salad. Cook spaghetti or yaki soba noodles and rinse until cold. Sauté any chopped veggies desirable, only until tender-crisp: Carrots, onions, celery, red or green peppers, zucchini, broccoli, garlic (opt.), bamboo shoots, sliced water chestnuts. Sauce – Whisk together: ¼ c. ketchup ¼ c.…

Turkey Sausage

Turkey Sausage Mix together and let rest 4+ hours: 1 pound ground turkey 2 T. minced garlic or 1 T. dry ½ – 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper ½ tsp. fennel, crushed ¼ tsp. paprika 1/8 tsp. thyme 1/8 tsp. cayenne

The Best Pizza Ever … Yours

The Best Pizza Ever … Yours Preheat oven to 425 degrees Crust: Homemade Store purchased Gleaner crust Pita bread Focaccia French Bread English Muffins Meat Toppings: Pepperoni Sausage *Homemade or store bought Chicken (cooked) Ham (any) Hamburger (cooked and drained) Sauce Spaghetti Sauce (canned) Homemade Pizza sauce Ranch Dressing Pesto Cheese: Mozzarella Parmesan Cheddar If…

Stuffed Red Peppers (Betsy Robertson)

Stuffed Red Peppers (Betsy Robertson) *5 red peppers, washed cut in half lengthwise, seeded 1/2 c rice cooked *1/2 lb pork sausage 1/2 c minced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced *1 14 oz can diced tomatoes 2 tsp dried Italian herbs 1/2 salt 1/4 tsp red-pepper flakes *1/3 c minced Kalamata olive (opt) *1 c…

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes 1 lb. ground turkey or beef 1 med – large onion 1 med bell pepper chopped fine 1 c. ketsup ¼ c. cider vinegar 1/3 c. brown sugar 2 T. reg. yellow mustard 2 tsp. chili powder 1/3 c. oatbran or wheat germ (opt.) salt and pepper to taste In a medium skillet,…

Shepherd’s Pie ala Gleaners

Shepherd’s Pie ala Gleaners There are no specific amounts for this – it adjusts to what you have on hand and for how many you need it: Mashed Potatoes Ground Beef – browned and drained (or any leftover meat), in an oven safe skillet. Sauté 1 chopped onion with 2 or more cloves minced garlic…

“Mock” – N – Cheese

“Mock”-N-Cheese 1 head cauliflower ½ c. heavy cream or milk ½ tsp. Dijon mustard ¾ c. cheddar cheese, shredded (save ¼ c. for top) 1/8 tsp. garlic powder salt and pepper to taste ¼ c. cooked brown rice Cook cauliflower florets 5 minutes in boiling water. If using milk, puree with rice until smooth. Warm…