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Manhattan Meat Rolls

When I was a student at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, the Division of Residence Halls provided housing and dining facilities to thousands of students. I think that anyone who attended UW-Madison in the early 1960’s would agree that … Continue reading

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Jerri’s Beef and Brussels Sprouts

I can’t remember not liking Brussels sprouts, though I may have suppressed the memory of battles at the table with my mother and father. Since Brussels sprouts are closely related to cabbage I probably liked them from the first taste. … Continue reading

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Connie’s Jiffy Beef Stroganoff

When we lived in Kentucky, we belonged to a dinner group which met every other month or so. Couples took turns hosting a special dinner, the hosts determined the menu and members brought the dish assigned to them. It was … Continue reading

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Easy Cube Steak and Mushrooms

Take some lean chewy beefsteak, pound it until it cries for mercy, simmer it slowly in a little wine and water until it gives up and falls to pieces and you will end up with one of the most wonderful … Continue reading

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Salim’s Goulash

One day, many years ago, a friend stopped at my room in the Aaseehauskolleg in Münster, Germany and told me that Salim was making his famous goulash. The Aaseehaus was a Studentenheim. It was a combination dormitory, fraternity house and … Continue reading

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Oxtail Soup–A Peasant Recipe Goes Gourmet

Time was when oxtails were cheap.  In fact, if you bought some hamburger and a pot roast from one of the butchers in Hayward where I grew up, he would often give you an oxtail free if you asked for … Continue reading

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