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Somen Salad Recipe

I’ve been going through the recipe archives, looking at some of my favorite recipes and realizing that they’ve changed a bit through the years.  I’m also a much better photographer … Read more

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Chinese Meatball Recipe

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There are so many times that I pull a package of ground beef out of the freezer and wonder, “How am I going to do something new and exciting with this?”  Since we buy a part of a cow, we end up with about 50 pounds of ground beef in our freezer to last the year.  I of course make taco soup, spaghetti sauce and hamburgers, plus the occasional meat loaf.  Then there’s lettuce cups, seven layer dip, and zucchini eggplant casserole.  It’s not that I don’t have lots of different options for cooking with ground beef, but I’ve felt like I was in a creative rut.  Then I started going through my cookbooks and found a recipe for Chinese meatballs in Hawaiian church women’s cookbook from the 70’s.  Although the ingredient list didn’t look very Chinese to me, I liked the idea, and used the inspiration to create my own meatball recipe with Chinese flavors.

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Chicken Pasta Recipe with Lemon Parmesan Sauce (on a Food Stamp Budget)

Today’s Hunger Challenge recipe is a simple chicken pasta recipe with juicy bites of pan fried chicken, peas that burst in your mouth with sweetness, and a rich creamy parmesan sauce that’s so much healthier than it tastes.  Oh and good news: I no longer feel sick and can actually eat it!  There were definitely some things that I did differently for this recipe because of being on a food stamp budget.

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