Category Archives: Meatless

Cabbage and noodles for Lent?

Cabbage and noodles, two lowly foods, often overlooked in favor of things that are far more exciting and exotic.  I’ve even heard cabbage be called names, such as “ditch weed“.  Cabbage is also cheap, especially this time of year, and … Continue reading

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Egg Salad

Egg salad isn’t exactly exciting.  As a child, it was made for a sandwich filling when there wasn’t much else to do so with.  I never gave it much thought or cared that much for it.  As an adult, it … Continue reading

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Old fashioned potato soup

Some things are best just as they were served a decade or a century ago.  Potato soup is kind of like that.  Granted, there are many newer and fancier recipes for this particular dish, some including meat of some kind, … Continue reading

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Cheap doesn’t have to mean “yuck”!

Comfort foods are a piece of our past, usually connected with fond memories, and almost always are very cheap foods.  The usual qualifications are simple. They are: Fond memories Simple Nothing exotic in terms of ingredients or flavors Usually cheap … Continue reading

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Reality TV, my kitchen, my budget and our menu

Reality TV seems to be the new thing, and there are reality TV programs focusing on all kinds of peculiar circumstances.  In addition, there are a LOT of competitive programs for cooks and chefs of all kinds.  Some of them are fun … Continue reading

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New Years Day and what we’re really eating

It’s New Year’s Day, and while a lot is written about lucky foods and whatnot, what are people REALLY eating today? I can’t answer that question for the world, or even the Gulf Coast, but I can tell you what … Continue reading

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Hungarian style cabbage and noodles

Meatless dishes are economical dishes to make, especially when served as the main course.  Even when served alongside meat based foods, they help to make the meal seem more bountiful and sumptuous than the budget for the dinner really was.  … Continue reading

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