• World’s Best Thanksgiving Stuffing

    September 10, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    In the real world it is really early to be thinking about Thanksgiving stuffing. But in recipe blogger world, in order for me to have google show this recipe when people search for Thanksgiving recipes come November, I have to post this now. So please bear with me. I live in Chicago but just came home from a long stay at my Mom’s home in Michigan where it was in the low 40’s and high 30’s some nights. I was in a Fall frame of mind when I was there and made this stuffing. If you have followed me for…

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  • The Importance of Sunday Dinners

    August 5, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    Sunday dinner is a tradition I think every family should have. Even if you are a family of one, the idea of preparing a wholesome meal on a Sunday is a great way to reset for the week and the leftovers make for a great lunch or dinner on a busy Monday. I have been a participant of the Sunday dinner my whole life. Even when I lived on my own as a single person I always prepared something extra special on Sunday night for myself or my single cousins and I. The importance of Sunday dinners is that it…

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  • 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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  • 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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