Author Archives: MissieLee

About MissieLee

I love tasty food prepared in a healthy way with a budget in mind.

Potato? No, Pâté!

Céad míle fáilte! (A hundred thousand welcomes!)  As per usual, my beloved and I celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day this past Friday, and happily, my mom felt well enough to join in the festivies. As Wikipedia tells us: Saint Patrick’s Day … Continue reading

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The Big Ragu!

If you ever watched Laverne & Shirley, then the chances are good that you’re familiar with Carmine “the Big Ragu” Ragusa, one of the recurring characters on the show portrayed by Eddie Mekka. While I’ve learned to make a yummy Bolognese Sauce, … Continue reading

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Traditions

For most of us, that’s what holidays are about — tradition! Anyone who knows me knows that I love festive occasions, and I especially love the fall and winter holidays. Holidays combine the traditions and history of our culture with … Continue reading

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Pssst…Wanna Cheat?

Well, cheat on Potato Salad, that is. 😉 As with many foods, there are numerous variations on Potato Salad. As Wikipedia tells us: Potato salad is a dish made from boiled potatoes that comes in many versions in different regions … Continue reading

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Feeling Retro?

I have many, many variations on meatloaf. OOOPS! Wrong Meat Loaf. Sorry, Mr. Loaf! 😉 I mean this kind: While many of my meat loaf recipes don’t require a meat loaf pan, my recipe for Old Fashioned Meatloaf bakes up best … Continue reading

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Charlotte Knows Her Apples!

I first became intrigued with making Apple Charlotte after Mrs. Patmore’s refusal on “Downton Abbey” (due to her failing eyesight) to attempt to make the recipe when Lady Cora requested it for Sir Anthony Strallan. Apple Charlotte is also the … Continue reading

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How Have You Bean?

I have a little Slow Cooker cooking magazine by Betty Crocker. One of the recipes in it that I’ve tried is for a Three Bean Chili (you can find Betty’s recipe at this link on their website and my take on … Continue reading

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