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Meatballs

Meatballs

This is a recipe we made on a whim one night. You may want to check if there are other cook instructions for using a cookie sheet to bake. It is great for spaghetti or meatball subs. Let me know what you think.   Print Meatballs Ingredients 1.5 lbs Ground Beef 1/2 cup Bread Crumbs (Italian Kind is best) 1 large Egg 2 cloves Minced Garlic 1 tsp Basil 1 tsp Parsley 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes Instructions Preheat the oven…

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Oatmeal Candy Cookies

Oatmeal Candy Cookies

What says “Happy Valentines Day” like homemade cookies. The best cookie in the entire world!!! (did I oversell it?) Print Oatmeal Candy Cookies Ingredients 2 cups Sugar 1/2 cup Milk 1/2 cup Butter 4 tbsp Cocoa 1 tsp Vanilla 1/2 cup Peanut Butter 3 cups Old-fashioned Rolled Oats Instructions In a pot bring sugar, milk, butter, cocoa, and vanilla to a boil. Remove from heat and add peanut butter and stir well. Then stir in oats. Drop by spoonfuls on a cookie…

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Simply Put Recipes: Chili

Simply Put Recipes: Chili

It has been awfully cold here lately and I can’t help but make Chili around now. This is one of my favorites that we make. 5 from 1 vote Print Chili Ingredients 2 lbs Ground Beef 1 med Onion Chopped 1 Green Pepper Chopped 2 cloves Garlic 28 oz Diced Tomatoes Undrained 19 oz Light Red Kidney Beans Undrained 1 tbsp Chili Powder 1/2 tsp Basil 1/2 tsp Salt 1 tsp Ground Cumin 1 tsp Oregano 1 tsp Unsweetened Baking…

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Slow Cooker Tamales

Slow Cooker Tamales

Merry Chrismahanukwanzakah! Nothing says…that like Slow Cooker Tamales! Enjoy! Print Slow Cooker Tamales Ingredients 1.5 lbs Ground Beef 1 small Onion Diced 15 oz Black Beans Rinsed and Drained 14.5 oz Diced Tomatoes 11 oz Whole Kernel Corn Drained 10 oz Red Enchilada Sauce Seasoning 1 tsp Ground Cumin 1 tsp Chili Powder 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Pepper Toppings Sour Cream Shredded Mexican Cheese Corn Mix Topping 1 box Jiffy Corn Mix 2 Eggs Lightly Beaten Instructions In a large…

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Chicken Wild Rice Soup and Oven Grilled Cheese

Chicken Wild Rice Soup and Oven Grilled Cheese

It is a double recipe day! Separately these recipes are delicious but together they can take over your taste buds! Enjoy 🙂 Print Chicken and Wild Rice Soup Ingredients Wild Rice 4 cups Water 1/2 tsp Salt 3/4 cup MN Wild Rice Soup 1/2 Onion chopped 1/2 cup Celery chopped 1 cup Carrots coined 6 tbsp Butter cubed 1/3 cup Flour 29 oz Chicken Broth 1/4 tsp Pepper 1 Rotisserie Chicken 1 cup Half and Half Instructions Wild Rice In a large…

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SPR: Honey Mustard Chicken Strips

SPR: Honey Mustard Chicken Strips

Welcome to my new series, “Simply Put Recipes.” I am taking Ms. Blue Ribbon and my favorite recipes and posting them on here. You may ask, “what does this have to do with personal finance?” Well, a lot. When it comes to budgeting, eating out can be a big drain on your finances. We limit how much we spend eating out by cooking awesome foods at home. I am calling it “Simply Put” since a lot of the recipes you…

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