Category Archives: Main Dish

Main dish meals

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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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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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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Dance…

…like nobody’s watching! That’s a good motto to live by. I’ve written posts about Cajun food before, namely Po’ Boys,  Gumbo, Jambalaya, and King Cake. Last year,  hubby and I espied a new (to us!) restaurant: a Cajun place (a chain) called Razoo’s. … Continue reading

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Some Enchanted Evening, Part 2 of 2

Losing Aunt Lois was a heart-breaking event that capped off a pretty lousy year. Having to break the news to my ailing mom on Christmas Eve was a challenge which I hoped I handled well (as well as one can, … Continue reading

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Easy Bake Oven

Did you have an Easy Bake Oven when you were a kid? I did, and I loved it. 🙂 As I recall, I got it for my 8th birthday, or maybe it was the Christmas just before I turned 8. (And … Continue reading

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Purple People Eater?

Nah, it’s something purple that people can eat. 😉 Perusing the Kraft Food website one day, I felt inspired by one of their recipes for Eggplant Parmesan. Unlike most recipes for this meatless dish, this recipe doesn’t require breading and … Continue reading

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