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Oma’s Old-Fashioned Rouladen

Back in the 40s and 50s, when my German mother-in-law (aka “Oma”) was a young girl in Northern German, rouladen was her family’s traditional Christmas dinner.  Now, this classic meal is a common Sunday supper all over Germany, but back … Continue reading

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Oma’s Cheesy Tuna Casserole

Welcome to the 2nd installment of the Oma series, Oma’s Tuna Casserole.  As you may remember from my post Oma’s Old-Fashioned Pot Roast, Oma is my German mother-in-law.  She raised three healthy boys from infancy to adulthood feeding them hearty American … Continue reading

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Pappardelle alla Bolognese

All through this Fall, my husband asked me periodically to make bolognese.  For whatever reason, up until now, I just wasn’t in the mood.  But then Jim purchased 1/4 of an organic grass-fed cow, butchered and packaged and stuffed into … Continue reading

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New Year Sausage & Andouille Gumbo…Kind of Healthy

Gumbo is a warm and comforting food during the cold days of January.  Of course, I, like so many others, indulged a bit during the weeks between Thanksgiving and…well…now, and I’m ready for a little detox.  So I’m making this … Continue reading

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Easy Black Bean Soup

Soup is one of the perfect one-pot foods.  Everything goes in at a the appointed time, percolates for a while, maybe a little blending at the end and ta da!  Deliciousness.  This recipe started, like so many, with a dinner … Continue reading

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