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Cuban

Margaret’s Sausage and Rice Dish

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This is my low-fat version of arroz con chorizo, a well-known Cuban dish. 2 jars pimientos 1 lb smoked turkey sausage 16 oz basmati rice 28 oz water 2 onions Oil 1/2 tsp bijol (Cuban […]

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Dips

New Horsey Dip

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A Meps original from about 2002, when I discovered that you don’t need a packet of instant soup mix to make a yummy dip. 1 T cream style horseradish 1 T mayo 1 C nonfat […]

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Brownies

Party Brownies

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I originally found this on the back of the Western Family brand cocoa can. My sister, Daisy, tells me that’s because the Hershey’s cocoa can has the best chocolate cake recipe on the planet, so […]

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Meps original

Red Hot Dressing for Thai Beef Salad

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Lemon or lime juice Garlic Nam pla (Thai fish sauce) Soy sauce Worcestershire sauce Sugar Prepared mustard (optional) Hot pepper flakes or hot sauce Salad oil I never seem to measure salad dressing ingredients, so […]

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Holidays

Rich Mushroom Gravy – Vegetarian

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I volunteered to cook Thanksgiving dinner one year, with a caveat. I was still a sorta-kinda vegetarian, so I served all the myriad side dishes but skipped the turkey. This gravy recipe was so successful, […]

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Beverages

Sweet Lassi

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The original recipe is from a “Hot and Spicy Cookbook” our friend Andy gave us: 1-3/4 C plain yogurt 4 ice cubes 1-1/4 C cold water 2 t lemon juice 5T sugar ice cubes 1/2 […]