• The Lost Recipes of The 1950’s Housewives ~Chopped Steak~

    August 25, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Someone I know always orders the chopped steak at restaurants because he is afraid it will be taken off the menu and go extinct if people don’t order it.  I’m not exactly sure where the concern comes from, but clearly the dish evokes a memory for that person that he doesn’t want to see die. I think we all have certain foods that are connected to memories of a good time or a specific person and with the lapse in teaching cooking skills to recent generations, a lot of these recipes have literally and figuratively died with their keepers. Thinking…

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  • Meet Your New Party Dip ~ The Wedge Salad Dip

    August 20, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Are you ashamed of your dip game? Have you shown up to parties with a chili cheese dip in hand, one too many times? Get a dip makeover and bring this delight to your next party and I guarantee you will be invited to more. Wedge Salad Dip Ingredients 1 16 oz  Container of Sour Cream 2 Packages of Cream Cheese, softened 2 Packets of Dry Ranch Dressing Mix 1/4 C Chives, minced  2 C of Lettuce, torn or cut into small pieces 1Cof Cherry Tomatoes, quartered 1C of Bacon, cooked 1C of Bleu Cheese, crumbled  2 T of French…

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  • Sunday Suppers ~ Edible Heirlooms 

    August 14, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Boo Boo Barb’s Sauce 1lb Ground Beef 1 29oz Can of Hunts Tomato Sauce 1 29oz Can of Hunts Diced Tomatoes 1 6oz Can of Hunts Tomato Paste 1 White Onion Diced 2T Minced Parsley 1/4C Brown Sugar 2T of Garlic Salt 2T of Onion Powder 2T of Dried Italian Herbs Brown ground beef with onions Add in cans of tomato sauce and diced tomatoes. Add in two cans of water. Bring to a simmer, turn down heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add in garlic salt, onion powder, Parsley and dried Italian herbs. Continue to simmer for 15 minutes.…

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