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Meal Plan: October 27 - November 2, 2013


Simple Roasted Turkey Recipe

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Simple Roasted Turkey Recipe
Ingredients
  • 10 pounds whole turkey, completely thawed
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 1/4 cups water
Directions
Preheat oven 500°. Wash turkey inside and out. Dry completely with paper towels and rub salt throughout inside cavity of turkey. Brush the outside of the turkey with melted margarine. Place turkey in a large roaster pan. Pour water around turkey and cover tightly, making sure no steam can escape. Bake in oven for 1 hour. After 1 hour, turn off oven and let turkey sit in oven and roast for 3 hours. Make sure not to open oven door during the 3 hours. Makes 12 or more servings.

Sinful Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Messing with mashed potatoes right before serving time is always a hassle. This recipe can be made in advance and refrigerated up to a day before you need them. Simply bake them until not to be ready at serving time.
Sinful Mashed Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
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Ingredients
  • 3 pounds potatoes
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Directions
Peel, quarter and boil potatoes until fork tender; drain.

Add the remaining ingredients to potatoes. Beat with a mixer until smooth.

Pour into a large casserole dish and bake at 375 until bubbly, approximately 15 minutes.


Easy Turkey Gravy Recipe

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Are you scared that you're gravy won't be as good as your mother's? Here's a recipe that will work for anyone. You will pour this gravy on your turkey, mashed potatoes and dressing.
Easy Turkey Gravy Recipe
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons turkey drippings
  • 2 cups turkey broth, chicken broth or water
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Directions
Skim off all but 2 tablespoons of fat from turkey drippings in roasting pan.

Stir in broth or water. Cook over medium heat, stirring to loosen brown bits; remove from heat.

In a small bowl, combine corn starch and 1/4 cup cold water, stirring until smooth. Add this mixture into roasting pan. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium heat and boil 1 minute.

Season to taste.


Perfect Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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Sweet side dish that will be take center stage. The crunchy topping with the creamy potatoes is perfect for your holiday meal. And it's beautiful to look at.
Perfect Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 25 minutes
READY IN: 55 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
Directions
Scrub sweet potatoes and cut in half if large. Boil in their jackets until tender.

Cool potatoes; slip the peels off.

Mash potatoes with eggs, milk, vanilla and melted butter. Put mixture into a lightly buttered 2-quart baking dish.

For topping, combine remaining ingredients; sprinkle over the sweet potato mixture.

Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes.


Creamy Cauliflower Broccoli Salad Recipe

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A simple cauliflower and broccoli salad that everyone will love. Whether it is served at a backyard barbecue or for a special holiday dinner, it makes a perfect addition to any meal.
Creamy Cauliflower Broccoli Salad Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 0 minutes
READY IN: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 bunch broccoli - chopped
  • 1 head cauliflower - florets
  • 1/2 red onion - sliced thin
  • 1 cup bacon - diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries (optional)
  • 1 cup salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
Directions
  • In a large bowl, combine broccoli, cauliflower, onion, bacon, and dried cranberries.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the salad dressing, vinegar and sugar. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
  • Stir in sunflower seeds just before serving.

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Torte Recipe

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If you like pumpkin pie, you'll love this fantastic dessert layered with a nutty graham cracker base, sweetened cream cheese, and a smooth pumpkin filling, all crowned with creamy whipped topping.
Cream Cheese Pumpkin Torte Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 5 hours
Container: 9x13 baking dish, mixing bowls, saucepans
Serving Description: 1 square serving
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • CRUST:
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup walnuts - chopped fine
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup (5 tablespoons) butter - melted
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING:
  • 12 ounces cream cheese - softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • PUMPKIN FILLING:
  • 15 ounces (1 can) solid packed pumpkin
  • 3 eggs - separated
  • 3/4 cup sugar - divided
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 envelope of unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 8 ounces (1 tub) whipped topping
Directions
CRUST:
  • In a medium bowl, mix the crumbs, walnuts, sugar and cinnamon together.
  • Stir in melted butter until all is moistened.
  • Press into an ungreased 13x9 baking dish.

CREAM CHEESE FILLING:
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  • Beat in a sugar and eggs until fluffy.
  • Pour over the crust and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until set.
  • Allow to cool.

PUMPKIN PIE FILLING:
  • In a large saucepan, combine the pumpkin, egg yolks, 1/2 cup of sugar, milk, cinnamon and salt.
  • Cook and stir over low heat 10-12 minutes or until mixture thickens.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over cold water, let stand for 1 minute.
  • Over low heat, stir the gelatin until it is dissolved completely.
  • Stir in the pumpkin mixture, allow to cool.
  • Beat the egg whites, with the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar until stiff peaks form. May not get real stiff but will become thick and glossy.
  • Fold into the pumpkin mixture.
  • Pour pumpkin mixture over the cream cheese layer.
  • Top with a layer of whipped cream topping.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until completely set.

Ham Swiss Sandwiches Recipe

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A creamy buttery layer with a bite from horseradish and mustard adds great flavor to this ham and swiss sandwich. All ages will enjoy this baked sandwich.
Ham amp Swiss Sandwiches Recipe
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 flatbread, cut into half (large)
  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons onion, finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/2 pound ham slices
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
Directions
Mix together butter, onion, horseradish, poppy seeds and mustard; spread onto each side of flat bread. Place ham and cheese on top of one of the flatbreads; cover with the other flatbread. Wrap in foil and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.

Cut in pie shaped wedges.


Creamy Low Fat Broccoli Soup Recipe

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A healthy version of a creamed soup favorite. You'll never know it doesn't have the full fat cream in it. Replace cauliflower for the rice for a low-carb version.
Creamy Low Fat Broccoli Soup Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 40 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 bunch broccoli
  • 1 box chicken or vegetable broth (32 ounce box)
  • 2 tablespoons uncooked rice
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • salt and pepper, to taste
Directions
Cut broccoli flowers from the stems. Peel the outer layer from the stems and slice into small circles.

Add broccoli stems and rice to broth and boil until the rice is almost cooked through, approximately 15 minutes.

Add milk and broccoli flowers. Cook until the broccoli is tender.

Blend the entire mixture in a blender until it is smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Great Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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Spice and pumpkin make these soft cookies a huge hit. You can decorate them with candy corn or chocolate chips to make them look like Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween.
Great Pumpkin Cookies Recipe
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
Directions
Combine flour, oats, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon; set aside.

Cream butter and sugars beating until light and fluffy.

Add egg and vanilla, then stir in pumpkin.

Gradually add in dry ingredients.

Last, stir in butterscotch chips.

For each cookie drop by spoonfuls onto a cookie sheet.

Bake about 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees F, until cookies lightly browned.

Remove and cool on racks.


Leftover Turkey Enchiladas Recipe

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For a change of pace, use your leftover turkey to make these tasty turkey enchiladas. Everyone will enjoy the fantastic flavor of these enchiladas and appreciate the change in menu from tradtional leftover turkey recipes.
Leftover Turkey Enchiladas Recipe
PREP: 1 hour
COOK: 30 minutes
READY IN: 1.5 hours
Container: 9 x 13 baking dish
Ingredients
  • 1 can cream of celery soup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 onion - small, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 cups diced leftover turkey
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chiles
  • 8 tortillas - 8-inch
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or Monterey Jack
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Combine the soup and sour cream together in a bowl; set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan; add the onion and chili powder. Cook until the onions are tender and slightly browned.
  • Add the turkey, chilies, and 2 tbsp. of the soup mixture to the saucepan.
  • Grease the baking dish and then add 1/2 cup of the soup mixture; spread over the bottom of the dish.
  • Spread the turkey mixture down the center of each of the tortillas. Divide out mixture evenly between the eight tortillas.
  • Roll the mixture up in the tortilla and place them seam side down in the baking dish.
  • Pour the remaining soup mixture over the tortillas in the baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Place in preheated oven and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until mixture is bubbling.

Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

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Adjust the heat of this quick but tasty salsa by varying the quantity of jalapeno pepper. Can be made by hand by finely chopping all ingredients and mashing them together. Can be doubled or tripled if desired.
Tomatillo Salsa Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
READY IN: 10 minutes
Container: food processor or blender
Serving Size: 3 tablespoons
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound fresh tomatillos
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper (start here, add more to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 pinch salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch sugar, or to taste
Directions
  • Husk and rinse the tomatillos to remove the sticky covering. Heat a heavy skillet. Cut tomatillos in half and place in skillet, cut side down, until they begin to char a bit ( you can skip this step if time is short, but it does add a nice flavor).
  • Put tomatillos in food processor and pulse a few times. Add remaining ingredients and pulse to a coarse puree. Taste to see if more salt, sugar or jalapeno is needed. (If adding jalapeno at this point, chop fairly fine before adding to processor.)
  • Serve at once or refrigerate for later use.

Baked Corn Pudding Recipe

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Add this corn pudding recipe to your next menu for a nice slightly sweet tasting side dish. It is a quick-and-easy addition to any meal.
Baked Corn Pudding Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
Ingredients
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 1 can kernel corn, drained
  • 1/4 pound butter, melted
  • 1 box Jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 8 ounces sour cream
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl, until well blended.
  • Pour into a casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until center is firm.

Cinnamon Ice Cream Cups Recipe

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A fun and tasty way to serve a scoop of your favorite ice cream. The kids will have a great time eating their dessert . . . bowl and all!
Cinnamon Ice Cream Cups Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Container: Muffin tin
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 8 tortillas - 6-inch
  • 8 large scoops of your favorite ice cream or sherbert
Directions
  • Grease muffin tin cups; set aside. Combine sugar and cinnamon; stir to mix.
  • Warm the torillas slightly. Melt butter and spread completely over one side of the tortilla.
  • Sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon over the buttered tortilla.
  • Carefully press the tortillas into the muffin tin cups, sugared side up. Try to get them as flat to the bottom as possible. Be careful that you do not pull on the tortillas too much and end up tearing them.
  • Place in a preheated 400 degree oven. Bake for 6 to 7 or until slightly browned.
  • Remove from the oven and allow them to cool in the pan for approximate 5 minutes. Then remove and gently pull the edges out enough to make room for a scoop of ice cream.
  • Add a scoop of your favorite ice cream and enjoy . . . bowl and all!

Jack-O-Lantern Biscuits Recipe

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Surprise your kids with these cute stuffed biscuits perfect before going out to trick-or-treat on Halloween. Have each of the kids design their own face for some good family fun.
Jack-O-Lantern Biscuits Recipe
PREP: 25 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 40 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tubes large refrigerated biscuits
Directions
In a large skillet, brown beef and onion over medium-high heat until no longer pink; drain.

Stir in cheese, mustard, salt and pepper; cool slightly.

Flatten each biscuit into a 4-inch circle. Place 8 biscuits on baking sheets. Top with meat mixture.

Using a sharp knife, cut out faces from the remaining biscuit circles. Place over the meat mixture and pinch edges to seal. Use the scraps to form stems.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-15 minutes.


Orange Crush Salad Recipe

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Cool and refreshing orange flavored salad. The orange crush gives the salad a slight sparkling taste that is perfect with the delicious creamy topping.
Orange Crush Salad Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Container: Large serving bowl
Ingredients
  • 2 boxes orange jello (large boxes)
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 1 can crushed pineapple (20 oz.), drained
  • 3 cans mandarin oranges (15 oz.), drained
  • 4 cups orange crush soda (equals 32 oz.)
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
Directions
  • Pour both packages of jello in a large serving bowl. Add 2 C hot water and let cool.
  • Add fruit and soda; set aside in the refrigerator to gel.
  • Once the jello has fully set, mix all topping ingredients together and smooth over the salad.
Note: This recipe makes a large salad so be sure to use a large serving bowl. This salad can also be made up the day before serving. It will keep nice in the refrigerator.

Vegetable Medley Recipe

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A flavorful vegetable casserole that makes a nice side dish for any meal. This casserole is easy to throw together and can be made with your favorite vegetables. The fried onion add a little crunch to12 the texture.
Vegetable Medley Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 35 minutes
Container: Baking dish
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound frozen broccoli, cauliflower, & carrots (or any combo of frozen vegetables desired)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (your choice)
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can fried onions (2.8 oz. can)
Directions
  • Combine vegetables, soup, 1/2 cup cheese, sour cream, pepper, and 1/2 can onions.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Remove from the oven and top with the remaining cheese and onions; bake for an additional 5 minutes or until fried onion rings are lightly browned.

CRESCENT MUMMY DOGS Recipe

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A Halloween treat that is sure to delight. These hot dogs are wrapped in crescent dough to look like mummies. Perfect to feed the little devil's before they go trick-or-treating.
CRESCENT MUMMY DOGS Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 25 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 can Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls, or (8 ounce can)
  • 1 can Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations refrigerated seamless dough sheet (8 ounce can)
  • 2 1/2 slices American cheese, quartered (2.5 ounce)
  • 10 hot dogs (large)
  • Cooking spray
  • Mustard or ketchup, if desired
Directions
Heat oven to 375°F.

If using crescent rolls, unroll dough; separate at perforations, creating 4 rectangles. Press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.

With knife or kitchen scissors, cut each rectangle lengthwise into 10 pieces, making a total of 40 pieces of dough. Slice cheese slices into quarters (1/2 slice cheese, cut in half). Wrap 4 pieces of dough around each hot dog and 1/4 slice of cheese to look like "bandages," stretching dough slightly to completely cover hot dog. About 1/2 inch from one end of each hot dog, separate "bandages" so hot dog shows through for "face."

On ungreased large cookie sheet, place wrapped hot dogs (cheese side down); spray dough lightly with cooking spray. Bake 13-17 minutes or until dough is light golden brown and hot dogs are hot.

With mustard, draw features on "face".


Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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Creamy macaroni and cheese that melts in your mouth. This homemade macaroni and cheese will have you hooked.
Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
PREP: 25 minutes
COOK: 30 minutes
READY IN: 55 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 package pasta (8 ounce package)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper
  • 4 ounces sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 8 ounces pasteurized cheese product (Velveeta), shredded, divided
Directions
Prepare macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.

Melt butter in a large heavy sauce pan over medium-high heat. Slowly wisk in flour until smooth; cook; whisking for 2 minutes.

Gradually wisk in milk, black and red pepper. Cook, whisking constantly for 15 minutes or until thick and bubbly; remove from heat.

Stir in shredded cheddar, parmesan and 1/2 cheese product, until smooth. Stir macaroni into cheese mixture and pour into a lightly greased 11x17 baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with remaining cheese product.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes, or until lightly browned. Let stand for 5 minutes.


Dirt Pudding With Worms Recipe

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Create a bucket of dirt and worms from this yummy pudding recipe. The kids are sure to squeal but they will be the first to dig in. It won't take long to get to the bottom of the bucket.
Dirt Pudding With Worms Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Container: Bucket
Ingredients
  • Gummy worms
  • 1 package Oreos
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 package instant vanilla pudding (small pkg.)
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
Directions
  • Crush Oreos in food processor or by hand. Do not crush too fine, a few chunks are good. If crushed to fine the pudding becomes too mushy. Set crushed Oreos aside.
  • Whisk the buttermilk and pudding mix together in a bowl until smooth and thickened.
  • Reserve 1/3 cup of the crushed Oreos and set aside. Mix the remaining Oreos in with the pudding mixture; stir just until evenly mixed.
  • Fold in Cool Whip. Stir just until evenly mixed. Do not over stir.
  • Pour the pudding into the bucket. Sprinkle the reserved crushed Oreos the top to look like dirt.
  • Stick the gummy worms into the pudding so it looks like the worms are coming out of the dirt.
  • Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
NOTE: If you want to add more gummy worms, you could layer a few in the pudding as you are pouring it into the bucket. A metal bucket or a child's sand bucket can be used and if desired, the shovel could be used as a spoon. This is a great kids' dessert!

Pizza Stromboli Recipe

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A stuffed sandwich that will be a favorite for your kids. Filled with meat, sauce and cheese, it will be an instant hit.
Pizza Stromboli Recipe
PREP: 35 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 50 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 pound pork sausage
  • 1 onion - diced
  • 1 can mushrooms - drained and diced
  • 1 jar marinara sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 packages french loaf dough - Pillsbury refrigerator dough
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
Directions
  • In a large skillet, brown the ground beef and sausage over medium-high heat. When no longer pink, drain.
  • Add onions and mushrooms to the ground beef and cook for 5 minutes more.
  • Add the pasta sauce and simmer for 10 minutes. Salt and pepper as needed. Allow to cool 10 minutes so the dough will not melt when putting the sandwich together.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • While meat mixture cools, roll out each dough into approximately 12x5 rectangles onto parchment paper. Place one rectangle onto baking sheet, including the paper.
  • Fill with meat mixture, leaving a 1-inch border. Carefully place remaining dough rectangle on the top. Seal the edges and fold under. Make several slits in the top of the dough to allow steam to escape.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, until golden brown. May sprinkle with parmesan cheese during the last 5 minutes of baking.

Favorite Toss Salad Recipe

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A throw together lettuce salad to enjoy with your favorite salad dressing. Great to serve with any type of meal.
Favorite Toss Salad Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
Ingredients
  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Green peppers
  • Red peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Salad dressing of choice
Directions
  • Tear or cut the iceberg and romaine lettuce into bite-size pieces.
  • Toss the iceberg and romaine lettuce together.
  • Dice the green peppers, red peppers, and tomatoes; toss with the lettuce.
  • Serve with everyone's favorite salad dressing.
  • This salad can be served with croutons and bacon bits if desired.
Note: Add any seasonal vegetables that you would like to make this your favorite salad.

Cherry Cola Recipe

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Control your own degree of cherry flavor by adding as much or as little cherry juice as you prefer in this soft drink favorite.
Cherry Cola Recipe
PREP: 1 minute
COOK: 0 minutes
Container: Tall Glass
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1/2 teaspoon cherry juice
  • 12 ounces cola
  • Garnish: Maraschino cherry
Directions
  • Fill tall glass with ice. Add cherry juice.
  • Top with cola and garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

Slow Cooker Cube Steak Recipe

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The gravy this recipe creates is so delicious. It's perfect over mashed potatoes or noodles. And the cube steak gets so tender it melts in your mouth. Your family is going to love this simple slow cooker recipe.
Slow Cooker Cube Steak Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 8 hours
READY IN: 8+ hours
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound cube steak
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
Directions
In a medium bowl, mix together the soup, beef broth and onion soup mix. Stir until smooth.

Place half of the soup mixture into the bottom of a slow cooker. Top with cube steak. Pour remaining soup mixture on top.

Cook on low for 8 hours.

To thicken the gravy, you could combine 1/4 cup cold water with 2 Tablespoons cornstarch. Add to the sauce the last 1/2 hour of cooking.


Fluffy Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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These potatoes will become a new favorite. The buttermilk adds that creaminess and bit of zing to your basic mashed potatoes. Perfect topped off with a bit of gravy.
Fluffy Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 25 minutes
READY IN: 40 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • black pepper, to taste
Directions
Boil potatoes on stovetop until fork-tender.

In a small saucepan, warm the buttermilk. Add butter, stirring until melted.

Mash the potatoes and mix in warm buttermilk mixture. Season with salt and pepper.


Green Bean Casserole with Mozzarella Cheese Recipe

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Green beans are transformed into a hearty side dish or main meal with this distinctive recipe.
Green Bean Casserole with Mozzarella Cheese Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Container: 11 x 7 x 2 baking dish, saucepan
Serving Size: cup
Ingredients
  • 2 cans drained french cut green beans
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons onion, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • cup corn flaked, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Directions
  • In pan over medium-low heat, melt butter.
  • Add onion, cook for about 30 seconds.
  • Stir in flour, salt, pepper and sugar, blend well. Continue cooking and stir until bubbly, stir in sour cream and cook for about another minute.
  • Spread beans over bottom of buttered casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle shredded cheese over green beans then pour sour cream sauce evenly over.
  • Top with crushed corn flakes, dot with butter or margarine.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.
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