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Mayocoba beans and chicken red chili

I was shopping in Hattiesburg, in the bean aisle.  Usually, there is nothing surprising or unusual to be found–I am reasonably certain that we have tried about every bean sold in Southern Mississippi at least once.  Beans are cheap, easy … Continue reading

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Chicken & Corn Chowder

Spring, even on the Gulf Coast, seems to always be changeable in nature.  On those less-than-balmy days, nothing tastes better for dinner than a bowl of hearty soup! At the same time, most of us are working to make each … Continue reading

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Chicken, budget friendly & easy!

Chicken is one of the cheapest meats in the market usually, and hindquarters are among the cheapest of the cheap.  While they do have more fat than other versions of chicken, that doesn’t mean you should pass them up. Start … Continue reading

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The cupboard is bare?

Like Mother Hubbard, my cupboard is apparently on the bare side.  I thought some soup would be an easy thing to make to eat today, and then assessed my “soup makings” situation.  Soup can be made from a lot of … 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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Summer colds with chicken and rice

Sometimes, one of those respiratory viruses that my mother would dub “creeping crud” will strike in summer.  I just call them colds, but there is no level of misery worse than a summer cold.  The heat and humidity, thunderstorms and … Continue reading

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Summertime blahhhs

It’s hard to be inspired in the current heat wave.  How is your family coping? Here we are just not excited about meals.  It’s been sandwiches an awful lot, and often it’s simple fillings, with a lot of peanut butter … Continue reading

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