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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-10-2008, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Recipe Swap!

Hey all Im bored to death and don't know if this has been done here before, i love to cook and i love cooking things i haven't made before so lets do a Recipe Swap! Just Post your Favorite Recipe OR Recipes Any type,style Etc See not leaving you Vegans out! Post as many as you like! Make sure to include Good instructions, pretend the person its for has never cooked a Single thing. I will start.

Meat Balls

2 Lb Ground beef,Steak,Lamb,Pork,Or Turkey(what ever you like best)
1 Bag Boil in bag Rice
2 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
2 Cans Tomato Sauce
2 Or more bags(depends on how much you want) Cheddar Cheese(or your fav shredded cheese)


Cook Boil in bag rice according to box
If using cabbage Boil it till completely cooked.
In a large bowl Mix ground meat,Cooked rice(cool it first), and Italian Seasoning.
In a large baking pan Layer bottom of pan with cooked cabbage, Form meat mixture into Large Balls about fist sized. Cover Fist sized Balls with Tomato Sauce and top with Cheese. Cover With Tin Foil(keeps cheese from burning) Bake in over on 350 for 1 hour.Its a Meal in it self i never serve a side with it but thats up to you.

Vance's Easy Awesome Pork.

1 or 2 Packages Pork, Any type works,ribs,chops,tenderloin Pick your fav cut of pork.

2 cans Mushroom Soup
1/2 cup Soy Sauce
2 soup cans Milk


In a Bowl Mix the Soup,Soy sauce,and milk till completely smooth (can be done in blender to make it easier)

Put pork in baking dish or dutch oven, Pour Soup Mix over pork and Bake at 350 for an hour to an hour and a half. Serve with your favorite side i normally serve with home made mashed potatoes.


2 Lbs Ground meat(i use beef)
1 box Elbow Pasta(or any Pasta you have on hand i have made with Spaghetti)
2 Large Cans Tomato Juice
2 cups Brown Sugar
Salt and pepper to taste


Brown meat in a Frying pan and Drain Well.
Boil pasta till Almost Done
In a large Pan Mix cooked meat,Pasta,Tomato Juice, and Brown Sugar.
Bring to a Boil then reduce heat and Simmer for 10 to 15 mins.
Serve with buttered bread or rolls if you like.

Vance's Fry ya mouth chili(won me a blue ribbon at the county fair in high school) Once the judges stopped crying from how spicy it was that is lol I love HOT SPICY food!


2 lbs Ground Beef(again any ground meat will work)
3 cans Tomato Juice

2 cans Kidney Beans
4 tablespoons Chili Powder
2 heaping tablespoons Cheyenne pepper
10 jalapeno peppers
3 Habanaro Peppers
4 large Banana peppers
1/4 cup Tabasco Sauce(or other pepper sauce)
1 Large Sweet Onion
2 cans Diced Tomato's
1/2 cup Brown Sugar(optional if you like sweeter chili add it)

Instructions:Brown your Ground meat in a frying pan and Drain Well.

In a Blender Combine the Following:2 heaping tablespoons Cheyenne pepper
10 jalapeno peppers,3 Habanaro Peppers,4 large Banana peppers,1/4 cup Tabasco Sauce(or other pepper sauce) and 1 Large Sweet Onion(remove Stems but NOT SEEDS from Peppers, and cut into chunks, Cut Onion into 4 chunks. Make sure to remove papery skin from onion lol),Chili Powder, Add Enough tomato Juice to cover and Almost Fill blender. Blend on highest speed till liquid.(if you don't have a blender Skip this step and instead Dice all pepper and onion)

In a Large Pot Combine Meat,Remaining tomato Juice from 2 cans(keep one back), Liquid from blender,Kidney beans,Diced tomatoes, and brown sugar (If using it)

This next part is VERY VERY VERY important. So follow instructions here Very carefully!!!
Bring to a Boil for 3 mins ONLY then turn down to Between Medium and low, and Slow Simmer covered for 4 to 5 hours Stirring every 10 to 15 mins(add Tomato juice from reserved can to replace evaporation) its very important to keep temp low enough that it doesn't burn.
IMHO fast chili is Bad Chili!!!!

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