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Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe

One of my favorite meals is a big plate of romaine lettuce with homemade Caesar Salad dressing. Throw in a few croutons and some leftover chicken and I’m a happy girl. Sure, you could use bottled dressing on this type of salad but where’s the fun in that? Once you make up a batch using […]

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Chicken Bundles

Easy Chicken Bundles made wit leftover chicken, cream cheese, crescent rolls and seasonings.

Today I thought I’d share another quick family favorite with you. It uses a creamy chicken filling wrapped around crescent roll dough and baked up. Add a salad and dinner is done. I also like to make these to take with us on a picnic lunch or dinner. Wrap them in foil to keep them […]

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Get More Juice Out of Limes and Lemons

Here’s a tip from  fellow Hillbilly Housewife reader about getting more juice out of lemons and limes. (Edited for Spelling). Place the fruit in the microwave oven for approximately 35-50 seconds. Let them cool and set aside till you can pick them up without burning your hands. This works great especially if you’re weak or […]

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Creamy Turkey Rice Soup

This is such an easy recipe that’s the perfect use of leftover turkey (or chicken for that matter). It makes a great lunch and a wonderful dinner. If you’re serving this for dinner, add a bread or even better a side salad to make it more filling. You can modify this recipe and add some […]

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Ultimate Homemaker Ebook Collection

For 6 days only, more than 75 widely-known bloggers and authors in the homemaking sphere have joined together to offer 97 of their most popular eBooks and eCourses, valued at just over $600, for the incredibly low price of $29.97! More than anything, the goal for this sale was for it to be, well… ultimate! […]

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Turn Story Telling Into Frugal and Educational Fun

Here’s another great article by Cindy about using Narration and Notebooking. If you are not a homeschooler (we’re not), there are still lots of great ideas here to have fun with your kids that’s both educational and frugal. We always do a lot of reading over the summer and I’ll be incorporating some narrations / […]

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Tuna Tetrazzini

Makes 6 servings 2 tablespoons margarine 1/3 cup celery chopped 1/3 cup onions chopped 2 10 1/2-ounce cans cream of mushroom soup 2 6 1/2-ounce cans tuna solid meat packed in water, flaked (reserve liquid) 1 soup can liquid (tuna liquid plus enough water to fill can) 1 1/4 cups parmesan cheese grated 2/3 cup […]

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Homemade Manicotti

Makes 6 servings 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup milk 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 pounds ricotta cheese 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese 1 egg 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley 1 28-ounce jar spaghetti sauce 1/4 cup shredded Romano cheese optional 1.  Place flour in a bowl; whisk in milk, 3 eggs and […]

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Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Makes 4 servings 1 package Lasagna with Meat Sauce Prepare and serve Lasagna with Meat Sauce as directed on package. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.

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Betty’s Macaroni and Cheese

Makes 4 servings 1 cup uncooked macaroni (2 cups cooked) 3 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine 3 tablespoons flour 1 1/2 cups 1%  milk 8 ounces sharp low-fat cheddar cheese, cubed 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt (optional) 1/4 teaspoon celery salt (optional) 1.  In a medium casserole microwave margarine 40-45 second on HIGH. 2.  Add flour and stir […]

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Tuna Melt Pie

Makes 6 servings 1 cup water 3 eggs large 3/4 cup buttermilk baking mix 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 6 1/2-ounce can tuna chunk white packed in water, drained and flaked 4 to 6 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded (1 to 1 1/2 cups) 1 cup peas thawed and drained Preheat oven […]

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Brats over Creamy Potatoes

Makes 6 servings 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 6 fully cooked bratwurst (1 to 1 1/2 pounds) 1 package Betty Crocker scalloped potatoes 1 3/4 cups hot water 2 to 3 tablespoons white vinegar Paprika, if desired 1. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook bratwurst in oil, turning occasionally, until brown; drain. 2. […]

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Spinach Gnocchi

Makes 3 servings 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 (9-ounce) package frozen spinach in a pouch, thawed, squeezed to drain 1 cup mashed potatoes 3/4 cup soft bread crumbs 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 teaspoon white peppers 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1 1/2 cups spaghetti sauce 1. In large bowl, combine flour and all […]

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