Author Archives: Lora Murray

Something Something in December 2011

So something something about myself. I not only love to cook but I am also a Tax Professional…no tax questions please! So today I spent my time at a tax seminar…boring; OMG! I am also preparing for catering a theater … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients 2 medium butternut squash, halved lengthwise and seeds removed 1 T olive oil 1 T butter 2 medium Granny Smith apple peeled and chopped 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg 2-4 cups chicken or vegetable broth, … Continue reading

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Bangers and Mash – Sausage and Mash Recipe

Ingredients: 8 thick sausages (beef, pork, or flavored as you wish)  I used Hungarian   FOR THE MASH 2 lb peeled potatoes, quartered 6 tbsp milk 1 stick butter, cubed Salt and ground black pepper   FOR THE ONION GRAVY … Continue reading

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7 Layer Jello Christmas Story

So let’s start with a tue Christmas Story…”krazy” style. Back in the early 80’s, the 7-layer jello was all the rage. It was time consuming to say the least but a fun presentation and an OK taste. My mom decided … Continue reading

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7-Layer Jello

Ingredients 1 (3 ounce) packages black cherry Jell-O 1 (3 ounce) packages cherry Jell-O 1 (3 ounce) packages lime Jell-O gelatin 1 (3 ounce) packages lemon Jell-O gelatin 1 (3 ounce) packages orange Jell-O 1 (3 ounce) packages raspberry Jell-O … Continue reading

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Corn Soufflé

Ingredients 2-TBS Butter 1-pkg. (8oz.) Cream Cheese, cubed 1-15 ¼ oz. can Whole Kernel Corn 1-14.75 oz. can Cream Style Corn 1-pkg. (8.5oz.) Corn Muffin Mix 2 –Eggs, lightly beaten 1-cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese Directions Preheat the oven to 350 … Continue reading

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Roasted Turkey Gravy

This is an easy recipe and well worth the time! Ingredients   5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large, smoked turkey wing or 2 small ones 1 medium onion, quartered 2 carrots, chopped 1 ribs celery, chopped 1 head … Continue reading

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Classic Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows

My kid’s or should I say young adults (24 and 22 years old) love this recipe. I could never get them to eat sweet potatoes and now they cook this recipe. They even bake or fry sweet potato fries. Who … Continue reading

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Packer Game Day Chili-HOT like Arron Rodgers

Ingredients 1-LB Ground Beef 1-LB Hot Pork Sausage 1-Large Onion, diced 1-Large Green or Red Pepper, diced 3-Stalks Celery, diced 1-Seranno Pepper, diced with seeds and membrane (great heat) 2-14 oz. Cans Hot Chili Beans 2-14.5 oz. Cans of Diced … Continue reading

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Traditional Roast Turkey Recipe

Traditional Roast Turkey Recipe Courtesy Alton Brown, 2011 Ingredients One 14 to 16-pound frozen natural, young turkey 1 gallon vegetable broth, homemade or canned 1 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, light or dark 1 tablespoon whole black … Continue reading

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