Sloppy Joe’s (Original Recipe)

The original sloppy Joe’s recipe is a loose meat sandwich made with hamburger, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce that became popular in the 1940’s. Ketchup bottles used to have the recipe on them when I was growing up.  The recipe actually has it’s roots in the Midwest’s “loose meat” sandwiches. Sloppy Joe’s in…

Pork Chops and Potatoes with Brussels Sprouts and Water Chestnuts

I bought something new this summer that I normally don’t buy, because of budget restraints I don’t buy high end spices.  Some of the blogs have been talking about smoked paprika and how its unique flavor sets off a salad dressing or meat.  So I used it on fried pork chops and it turned out…