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Commodities Pork Casserole

From: Kassie 
Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:30 AM
Subject: Pork Casserole

My name is Kassie and in the 1960's on the commodity cans of pork there was a recipe for pork casserole.  
I personally thought it was atrocious but my sister just loved it and I am trying desperately to get that 
recipe for her.  Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you so much,

Hi Kassie,

Sorry, I had no success with this. There is no online source for the recipes that were printed on commodity product cans.

Iíll post this on my site in case a reader can help.


Big Bear Orange Muffins

From: Laura 
Sent: Sunday, August 31, 2014 7:00 PM
Subject: Big Bear Grocery Stores Orange Muffins 

      HI, Big Bear was a chain of locally - owned grocery stores in the Columbus, Ohio area. 
Sadly, they went out of business some years ago, taking their wonderful orange muffins with them. 
I have tried countless recipes, including some from your site, trying to find something similar, 
to no avail. They were rich, heavily orange - flavored, moist, cake - type muffins. I have also 
searched the Internet, with no luck. Any chance you can find the recipe? 

Hi Laura,

Sorry, while I found a few bits about the Ohio Big Bear Grocery chain, I didnít find even a single mention of their orange muffins.

Iíll post this on my site in case a reader can help.


Chi-Chi's Shredded Beef Chimichangas

From: Debra
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2014 10:31 AM
Subject: Chi Chis Shredded beef Chimichangas

I just happened upon some really great recipes from a long ago restaurant my family used to go to. 
I was sad to see it go. I wonder if you have any luck finding their shredded beef chimichangas recipe? 
I would love to replicate that one!



Hello Debra,

As far as I can determine, there is still no authentic recipe available for Chi-Chiís shredded beef chimichangas.

There is a ďtastes-likeĒ recipe here, but it is made with ground beef, not shredded: Chi-Chi's Beef Chimichangas

There are recipes (not Chi-Chiís) for shredded beef chimichangas on these sites:




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