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Thick and Hearty Meat Sauce

January 8, 2013 Beef
Hearty Meat Sauce -- Juggling With Julia

Old-schooling it today with something I’m sure you’ve enjoyed before — homemade meat sauce! This one’s thick, rich, and hearty with beef and sausage. If you’ve never made your own sauce (what??), I am telling you it is so easy and absolutely worth the little bit of effort. Or maybe you’ve done it, but just don’t have THE PERFECT recipe yet. Well, I’m […]

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Pineapple Salsa Chicken over Spaghetti Squash

March 2, 2012 Crock Pot

Great news! The house is all back together. In addition to hot water and heat, we now have plenty of propane as well.  My stove and I will be getting re-acquainted over some minestrone today and possibly some brownies. Yippee!  Zena (my cat) is pretty psyched as well  — she may never leave her spot in front of the fireplace again. […]

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Slow Cooker Pork with Sweet Savory Sauce

December 19, 2011 Crock Pot

Sunday, the “day of rest,” had a to-do list longer than Santa’s naughty/nice list. We were checking things off that list in a blur all day long. Prune Christmas tree so we can actually fit some presents under it?  Check.  Sweep up ridiculous amounts of pine needles that appear to spontaneously dive off of tree every […]

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Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

June 4, 2011 Crock Pot

I would love to bear-hug whoever it is that invented the crock pot.  Anybody know?  Hold on a second, I will Google it… OK, I’m back. Sigh. It was just some white collar R&D guy named Robert Scott who worked for Rival Corporation circa 1970. I was hoping to find an interesting story here.  You know, a harried housewife […]

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