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Basic Meatloaf

Mama’s Basic Meatloaf

  • Serving Size: 5 – 6
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Cooking time: 95 minutes

Double recipe and have meatloaf sandwiches the next day. Mama’s boys love those!!

Amount Measure Ingredients
1 lb ground chuck
1 small onion chopped finely
1 large egg
1/2 cup oatmeal or crushed saltines
1/4 small can tomato sauce (Set remainder aside)
1/2 green bell pepper

To prepare:

Mix all ingredients above and shape into loaf. Cut pepper into strips and rounds,press into loaf.

Add to remaining tomato sauce


Amount Measure Ingredients
1 Tbsp Worchestreshire
1 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp mustard

Mix well and pour over meat loaf. Bake at 350° for one and a half hours.

Mississippi Cornbread

Big Joe and Mama’s Mississippi Cornbread

  • Serving Size: 3 – 4
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Cooking time: 25 minutes
Amount Measure Ingredients
1 1/2 cup yellow corn meal
3 Tbsp plain flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
2 cup buttermilk
1 large egg
2 Tbsp Bacon drippings or cooking oil

To prepare:

Mix dry ingredients together. Mix egg and buttermilk. Pour into dry mixture. Pour bacon drippings into iron skillet and heat skillet on top of stove, pour mix into hot grease, place in preheated (important) 450 degree oven. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.

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Cooking with Curmi
Maryann Curmi

You know Maryann, On Air Personality from Star 92.7 from 5:30 am to 9am.

First and foremost, let's say that Maryann loves to eat! She also enjoys having friends over and always seems to have something to offer them. Whether it's a spicy Thai peanut sauce to toss over angel hair pasta or a new twist on an old fashioned chicken soup recipe.

Feel free to change the recipes that's how Maryann has come to make her favorites. When realizing she doesn't have this or that, substituting and wah la…a new recipe is born!

Maryann is just as happy to share her recipes as she is her food. So whether you are listening to her weekly on air recipes, printing them here or dropping by her house for a bite, she hopes everyone will find something to enjoy!

Big Joe and Mama’s Recipes
Big Joe and His Mamma

Joe started in radio at the age of 15 in a small Mississippi town and never looked back.

"I'm the youngest of 4 boys, so Momma had her hands full feeding us I'm sure. I watched and learned every opportunity I had with her in the kitchen. Whether it was cooking black eyed peas and corn bread or one of her famous pecan pies, my Mom seemed to know how to cook anything."

So from those years with Momma to living on my own and having to cook for one, Joe has managed to shake and bake some pretty good grub over the years!