Secret Family Recipes


Everyone loves the taste of homemade cooking! These are some of my favorite recipes to warm my soul ❤️

Papa Hatch’s Fasting Veggie Chili

• 2 29oz cans of petite diced tomatoes
• 1 can dark red kidney beans, drained
• 1 can chili beans
• 1 can chopped green chile peppers
• 1 zucchini, diced
• 1 pack of sliced portebella mushrooms
• 1/2 an onion, diced
• 2 tsps minced garlic
• 1 red bell pepper, diced
• 2 tblsps chili powder
• half pack of chili mix
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 1/4 tsp of cayenne

(you can totally add in 1lb of meat if you want)

Directions: Heat up oil in frying pan and also in a large pot. Go ahead and brown your meat in the frying pan. Cook your mushrooms, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and zucchini in the large pot. Once veggies are done pour in canned tomatoes, beans, and all spices. Finally, drain your meat and pour into pot as well. Bring to boil and then simmer for about 30 minutes. Voilá!

The Best Salad Dressing Your Tastebuds Will Ever Bestow Upon

• 2 tblsps bacon drippings
• 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
• 2 tblsps red wine vinegar
• 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil

Directions: Cook bacon according to package and save 2 tblspns of your drippings. Then mix in a bowl your drippings, mayo, vinegar, and basil. Top your salad with cooked bacon and dressing. So delicious!

Momma’s Collard Green Soup

• 1 can old glory southern style collard greens
• 1 can black eyed peas, drained
• 1 can great northern beans, drained
• 1 onion
• 4 cloves garlic, minced
• 2 tblsps vegetable oil
• 1 stalk celery, minced
• 1 large carrot, minced
• 8 cups all natural chicken broth
• 1 pack of cajun sausage, diced

Directions: In a large pot, pour your vegetable oil and heat. Cook onions, garlic, celery, carrots, and sausage. Once done, pour in your chicken broth, canned greens, and canned beans. Bring to boil and then simmer for about 30 minutes. This is one of the easiest recipes and probably my favorite! I like to top with pepper sauce and serve with cornbread.

Jessie’s Alfredo Shells w/ Aspragus

• 1 box jumbo shell pasta
• 1lb lean ground beef or turkey
• 1 jar garlic Alfredo sauce
• 2 cups Italian bread crumbs
• 1 bunch of asparagus
• vegetable oil
• garlic powder
• salt

Directions: Shells; boil pasta in large pot. Throughly brown meat in frying pan and drain. Mix together meat and Alfredo sauce. Then stuff shells with meat mixture and top with bread crumbs. Cook in oven at 350 until bread crumbs are crispy brown. Asparagus; throughly wash asparagus and cut hard ends off. Spread evenly out on a tin foil lined baking sheet. Drizzle vegetable oil over as well as a little bit of garlic powder and salt. Bake in oven at 350 for 15-20 minutes. Enjoy!

Crockpot Sloppy Joes

• 1 lb ground beef or turkey
• vegetable oil
• 1/4 of an onion, diced
• 1/2 tsp of garlic powder
• 1 tsp yellow mustard
• 3/4 ketchup
• 1 tblspn brown sugar
• 1 tsp salt
• 1/4 tsp pepper

Directions: Brown meat in a little vegetable oil. Once done, place in crockpot with remaining ingredients. Stir and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8. I serve over whole wheat bread with corn on the cob! Yummy!

Crockpot Cajun Stew

• 1 package of Cajun sausage, diced
• 1/2 lb shrimp, peeled, deveined; frozen
• 1 stalk of celery, diced
• 1 red pepper, diced
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 1 onion, diced
• 2 cups frozen ocre
• 1 28oz can petite diced tomatoes
• 2 tblspns flour
• 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
• dash of salt

Directions: Place all raw vegetables as well as sausage into crockpot; coat and toss with flour. Pour in canned tomatoes and top with spices. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8. 30 minutes prior to being done put in frozen ocre and shrimp. Serve with a side of cheese grits. Delish!

Hope you enjoy these recipes! Stay tuned in for next week, as we will be doing diy fall/halloween decor. Happy Wednesday! ❌⭕️

Love, Your Everyday House Wife