Oh, Stuff It!

  Dressing, aka stuffing, is both personal and emotional. Why? Because it embodies place, race, family tradition, memories and more. Whatchacallit  The best I can find out, the term stuffing didn’t fit the decorum of the Victorian upper class, so they started...

Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf

 One pound hamburger  One pound ground sausage (or use all hamburger meat)  1 lg. egg slightly beaten w/fork  1 small or ½ large onion, chopped  1 jalapeño pepper, chopped fine  1 med. stalk celery with leaves, chopped fine  1 can Rotel diced tomatoes & green...

Pa Dubie’s Tater Soup

*This recipe is more than 90 years old. 1 quart potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 med. onion, chopped bacon pieces and drippings for seasoning as desired salt and pepper water cornmeal chopped green onions, optional Peel and chop about 1-quart potatoes. Cook with a...

Ma Dubie’s Hot Bean Dumplings

This is my grandmother’s *Ollie Pear Woods* recipe from the old days when survival meant using EVERYTHING. left-over pinto beans made real juicy with extra water lots of red or green peppers {Grandma Woods grew her own} biscuit dough rolled out very thin and cut...