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Creamed Peas

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • Maybe add baby onions

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Directions

1. In a medium saucepan, combine peas, water, and salt. Bring to a boil, then stir in butter.

2. In a small bowl, whisk together cream, flour, and sugar. Stir mixture into peas. Cook over medium-high heat until thick and bubbly, about 5 minutes.

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Chuck Roast

Here is the recipe that I’ve been following.  I like it because its close to what I remember from my childhood.

Stringy Roast Beef

Ingredients

  • 5-6 LB Blade chuck roast
  • 3-4 Large onions thinly sliced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 1/2 C beef stock
  • 1 head of garlic peeled
  • 2 peeled & quartered potatoes per person
  • 2 peeled & chunked carrots per person
  • 1 1/2 C water
  • additional onions if desired

How to make it

Preheat oven to 400*

  • Put roast & onions in deep roaster, season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook uncovered 1 to 1.5 hours until meat is well browned.
  • Reduce heat to 350*
  • Add enough stock to cover bottom of pan, add garlic cloves and cover with foil.
  • Cook for 2 hours.
  • Add veggies and 1.5 C of water, recover and cook an additional 1.5 hours.
  • You may add additional onions when you add the other veggies.
  • Reserve juices for gravy.

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