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Chubby's Grilled Shrimp

From: Ellen 
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:25 PM
Subject: Grilled Shrimp/sauce - Chubby's Restaurant
I have looked for years to find the recipe for grilled shrimp from a restaurant called Chubby's near Camden, NJ.  
They had charcoal "pits" where they prepared food in the was served with a mayonnaise based sauce 
that had a smoky flavor.  It closed many, many years ago but the memory still lingers..especially that sauce.
Friends and family still talk about it (along with the great baked potatoes!).  I am not sure if you can locate it 
or not but I thought it was worth a try--after all you found some Magic Pan recipes!  Thanks.
Ellen (Lebanon, PA)

Hi Ellen,

Chubby’s was a popular spot for over sixty years, closing in 1995. It was variously known as “Chubby’s (1 1/2) Tavern”, “Chubby’s Café”, “Chubby’s Home of the Stars”, and “Chubby’s (1 1/2) Hearth”. As you say, they grilled steaks and shrimp over charcoal pits in the back. Some notable entertainers also performed at Chubby’s. There’s a little history, pictures of menus, and the only mention of the shrimp that I can find are here:

There’s an article about Chubby’s here:

I’m afraid these are all that I could find. I had no success looking for a recipe for the shrimp or the sauce. I’ll post this on the site.


Australian Cake Recipe

-----Original Message----- 
From: Diane 
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 3:13 AM
Subject: Long lost recipe

I am looking for a recipe for a cake that I used to make many years ago I 
think at Christmas.
It had spices in it but not fruit in the cake and it had glacé fruit, 
cherries and nuts with an apricot jam glaze and I think was cooked in a loaf 
pan. I think it was from an Australian Women's Weekly magazine .
Looking forward to finding it!

Hello Diane,

There is a searchable database of Australian Women's Weekly recipes here:
Recipe Finder

Even after narrowing down the search by using the keywords glace fruit, cherries, apricot jam, and loaf pan, I'm afraid there are still dozens of recipes that contain those words on that site. So, I can do no better. You will have to check those recipes yourself, one at a time, to see if the one you want is there. None of my methods would be an improvement over that process in this instance.


School Cafeteria Sloppy Joes

From: Lakeia  
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2013 11:45 AM
Subject: Sloppy joe
Hi my name is Lakeia and i would really love to have the recipe for the sloppyjoe that was served at my high school 
Central high in capital heights MD. Year 1993

Hello Lakeia,

Sorry, I can’t find any mention at all of the sloppy joes from Central High School in Capital Heights, Maryland. The sloppy joes recipes below are from school cafeterias.


School Cafeteria Sloppy Joes
1 pound ground beef
1 tbsp cooking oil
2 tbsp chopped onion
2 tbsp chopped green bell pepper
2 tbsp water
1/3 cup catsup
3 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp vinegar
1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper to taste
6 hamburger buns
Brown ground beef in skillet in 1 tbsp fat. Remove ground beef from skillet.
Cook onions and green peppers in fat until clear and tender. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 10 minutes. 
Add to ground beef and simmer 5 minutes. 
Divide mixture into 6 portions and spoon into 6 heated hamburger buns.
Makes 6 servings
Source: Pinellas County, Florida Schools;
St Petersburg Times newspaper June 20, 1963
Back To School Sloppy Joes Recipe
1 pound ground beef
1 can Tomato Soup
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
6 hamburger rolls
Cook beef in skillet until browned. Pour off fat. Add soup, ketchup and mustard and heat through. Serve on rolls. 
Serves/Makes: 6
School Cafeteria Sloppy Joes
Fry 1 pound of lean hamburger with 1 chopped onion. Drain and set aside in a skillet.
Mix the following with a whisk:
1/2 Cup Ketchup
1 Tablespoon Packed Brown Sugar
1/4 Teaspoon Mustard
1 Can Campbell's Tomato Soup (Undiluted.)
A Couple Shakes of Worcestershire Sauce
1/4 Cup Water
Pour the mixture over the meat and allow to simmer on low, uncovered, for about 20-25 minutes. It will thicken as it simmers. 
Once the pan is taken off the heat and cools for a while, it will really thicken up nicely. Take an ice cream scoop and serve on buns. 
You can also add a little grated cheese. 

Kenmore Dishwasher Manual

From: Richard  
Sent: Saturday, October 26, 2013 7:24 PM
To: Phaedrus 
Rich here again, 
I got a great deal on a kenmore quiet guard 3 dishwasher.  How do I find the instructions on how to use it?
Thanks ever so much

Hello Rich,

First, write down the model number. You’re going to have to have that no matter where you get the owner’s manual. Then, try here: There are two owner’s manual downloads and one installation manual. Disregard the fact that the manual has a different model #. This is the Sears site and this is what they give for your model.

Sears Parts Direct


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