Category Archive: Recipes

May 03 2013

Porcupine Meatballs

porcupine meatballs over rice
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I tried to research the origin of porcupine meatballs; however, the only information I could come up with was that they were made during the depression when you could stretch your beef by adding rice to it.  Supposedly, once they’re cooked the rice sticking out of the meatball resembles the quills of porcupines.  I think …

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Mar 03 2013

My Mama’s Potato Soup

bowl of potato soup
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I have a confession to make…I  H A T E  O N I O N S !  I don’t want them in, on or near my food. Hate them so much that when Mr. Southern Heart and I first started dating he had eaten a burger with them on there and I wouldn’t kiss him, …

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Feb 05 2013

Easiest Roast Chicken and Baby Yellow Potatoes

Roast chicken and potatoes
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When I was growing up, my Sister and I would always have our Daddy cut our meat off the bone for us.  He didn’t mind though, he liked gnawing on the bones. So in my earlier cooking years I just bought boneless, skinless chicken breasts and I wouldn’t have to worry about having someone cut …

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Jan 25 2013

Meatball Sandwich Casserole

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When I was 16 I cooked in a restaurant where I made these meatball sandwiches that every now and again, still all these years later, I get a hankerin for.  Now back then they were made with frozen meatballs, but they were really good frozen meatballs. I remember trying to make some at home once …

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