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The Menu

Soups

Salads

Appitizers

Subs & Wraps

Beef

Chicken

Pork

Turkey

Seafood

Other Meats

Meatless

Sides

Veggies

Breads

Desserts

Beverages

Creamy Chicken Rice

  • 4-6 Cups Cooked Rice
  • 2 Cans Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 1/2 Bag Broccoli (Optional)
Mix well cream soups and milk in pot and heat over medium heat until hot. Mix in hot rice, stir in broccoli if desired and serve. 

Fried Egg Noodles

  • Egg noodles, cooked, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Tbs Oil or margarine

Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add a handful of noodles and turn or stir every 1 - 2 minutes until hot and done.

Home Fries

  • Raw or Cooked Potatoes, Chopped
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Paprika
  • Onion chopped or shredded (Optional)
  • Green Pepper chopped or shredded (Optional)
  • Mushrooms chopped or shredded (Optional)
Heat oil in large skillet (just enough to cover the bottom). Carefully put potatoes and other veggies if desired in pan and flatten with a spatula. If raw, cover and cook over low-medium heat 15-20 minutes or until soft. If precooked, cover and cook over medium heat 10-15 minutes or until hot. Flip with spatula and heat on medium- high for a few minutes or until bottom is golden, flip again and brown other side. Remove from pan.

Sausage Gravy & Biscuits

  • 1 Lb Bulk Breakfast Sausage
  • 3 Cups Milk
  • Ground Black Pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbs Corn Starch
  • 4 Tbs Cold Water
  • 1 Package Jumbo Biscuits

Cook sausage in fry pan over medium high heat stirring and breaking frequently. When fully cooked, add milk and pepper to taste and remove from heat. Bake biscuits according to package. In small bowl, combine corn starch and cold water until dissolved while biscuits are baking. Bring sausage mixture to simmer over medium heat, remove from heat. When bubbles stop, add corn starch mixture stirring constantly. Split biscuits on plate and scoop gravy over and serve.

Meal suggestions: Serve with eggs cooked any way (I like over medium) and home fries or hash browns. Include a large glass of juice to round off the meal.

Turkey Gravy & Potatoes

  • Leftover Roasted Turkey, cut or broken into small, bite-sized pieces
  • Leftover Gravy (Or instant Turkey Gravy, cooked)
  • 1/2 Cup Leftover Stuffing (Optional)
  • 1/2 - 1 Cup Water
  • Leftover Mashed Potatoes (Or Instant Mashed Potatoes, Cooked)
Mix gravy, turkey, stuffing and water in a large pot and heat slowly over medium-low heat stirring frequently until hot throughout. If using leftover mashed potatoes, heat in microwave. Scoop turkey gravy mixture over potatoes on dinner plates and serve. Mmmm!

Broccoli Chicken/Turkey Bake

  • 3 cups cooked white rice, Alternately you can use Cooked Pasta
  • 2 cups cooked, chopped chicken or Turkey
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen broccoli, thawed 
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 
  • 1 (7 ounce) package whole wheat crackers, crushed 
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 
In a saucepan bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. 
In a 9x13 inch baking dish combine chicken, broccoli, cheese and cooked rice. 
In a small bowl combine crushed crackers and melted butter. Spread over rice mixture. 
Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until crackers are crispy. 

Beef Stroganoff

  • 6 Tbs Margarine or oil
  • 2 Tbs minced onion
  • 1 Lb Tender Beef, sliced thin
  • 1/2 Lb Mushrooms, sliced
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream, at room temperature and whisked
  • 1/2-1 Cup Beef Gravy
  • 1/2 Lb Cooked Egg Noodles

Melt 3 Tbs margarine in large skillet and add the meat and onions. Cook on medium high heat until meat is browned on all sides then remove to and set aside. Add remaining 3 Tbs margarine in skillet. Melt, add mushrooms, stir, cover and cook 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper then stir in sour cream then gravy (do not allow to boil). Return the beef and onion and just heat through. Serve over egg noodles.

Fried Rice

  • 2 Cups uncooked Rice
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 4 Tbs Butter or Margarine
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Carrot shredded (Optional) *
  • Other desired veggies (Optional) *
  • 1Lb Cooked Chicken, Beef, Pork, or Shrimp (Optional) **
  • Wok Oil for Cooking
First, put first 4 ingredients in a microwave rice cooker or microwave pressure cooker. Seal lid and microwave on high 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes more. (Or read directions on cookers)
Scramble 2 eggs in a bowl while heating oil and 1 tsp soy sauce in a large deep skillet or wok over medium high heat. Pour egg into hot pan, then 1/2 veggies, 1/2 meat (optional) and finally 1/2 rice. Stir using spatula until egg is all cooked and no longer runny. Remove to a Large serving bowl and repeat to finish the other half. Serve hot as a stand alone meal or a side dish.

* Veggies can be changed to include those you like and exclude those you don't. Suggestions are Peas, Onions, Broccoli, Water Chestnuts, Bamboo Shoots, Baby Corn, Green Peppers, etc.

**Cooked chicken, cooked pork or cooked beef may be added to complete this dish as a meal.

Meatball Sub

  • Italian or other Rolls
  • 1 Lb Ground Meat
  • 1/2 Cup Italian Style Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 Tsp Garlic powder (or Minced Garlic)
  • 1 Tsp Onion Powder (or Minced Onion)
  • 1 Tbs Basil
  • 2 Tbs Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese
Combine meat, egg, bread crumbs and seasonings. Mix well and form 1 1/2 inch balls. Brown balls lightly on all sides in a well oiled deep skillet over medium high heat. Drain fat, add sauce and simmer 25 minutes or until done. Scoop meatballs into rolls and sprinkle with cheese.

Chili Salad W/Corn Chips

Here I have listed 2 ways to make this, the cheater's way, all packaged, or the home made style, which takes longer but tastes better as you can adjust the recipe to your liking.
Cheaters:

Homemade:

  • 1 Head Iceberg Lettuce, broken up for a salad
  • 1 Carrot, shredded
  • 3/4 Lb Hamburger
  • 1/2 Lb Italian Sausage
  • Chili Seasoning, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Black Pepper to taste
  • 2 Cans Kidney Beans, drained well
  • 1 Bag Corn Chips
  • 1/4 - 1/2 Lb Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Sour Cream (Optional)
  • 1 Bag of Salad Mix
  • 1 Can of Chili, heated (A good kind)
  • 1 Bag Corn Chips
  • 1/4 - 1/2 Lb Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • Sour Cream (Optional)
Cheaters: Place salad mix on each plate to be served. Spread a handful of corn chips over salad. Now add a generous scoop of heated chili and top with some cheese to taste. Serve with sour cream.
Homemade: Cook hamburger and sausage using seasonings to taste. Add kidney beans and heat thoroughly, remove from heat. Toss carrots and tomatoes in lettuce in large bowl. Place salad mix on each plate to be served. Spread a handful of corn chips over salad. Now add a generous scoop of heated chili and top with some cheese to taste. Serve with sour cream.

Spaghetti Pie

  • 1 (6 ounce) package spaghetti 
  • 2 tablespoons butter 
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 
  • 2 eggs, beaten 
  • 1 c. cottage cheese
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. Sausage
  • 1/2 c. onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c. bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c. tomato, chopped
  • 1 Tbs. Italian Seasoning
  • 1 Tsp. garlic powder or fresh garlic
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1  jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 - 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pepperoni, Mushrooms, Olives, Any pizza topping you desire (Optional)
Mix hot cooked spaghetti with beaten eggs, butter and Parmesan cheese. Press into buttered 10 inch pie pan. In large skillet cook meat, onion, green pepper, tomato and seasonings. Drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce. Spread one (15 ounce) carton of Ricotta or cottage cheese over spaghetti, then meat/sauce filing. Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Then add Mozzarella cheese and any pizza toppings you desire. Bake until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before cutting.

Taco Dip

  • 1 8oz Package Cream Cheese<
  • 1 Lb Ground beef (Hamburger)
  • 1 Package Taco Seasoning
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Can Black Olives, either broken up or sliced
  • 1 16oz Bottle Ortega Taco Sauce
  • 1Lb Shredded Cheddar or Taco Cheese
  • 1 Bag of Tortilla Chips
Cook hamburger and taco seasoning according to seasoning pack. Slice cream cheese and arrange evenly in oblong baking dish, spread cooked meat evenly over cream cheese. Now spread tomatoes and olives on. Pour taco sauce over the top, and finally, spread cheddar cheese over the top. Place in a 375° oven and bake until cheese is melted (about 20-30 minutes). Serve warm.

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

  • 2 cups raw whole pumpkin seeds
  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil, olive oil, melted butter or margarine
  • 1 Tbs salt (Optional)
  • 1 Tsp Pepper (Optional)
  • 1 Tsp Paprika (Optional)
  • 1 Tsp Garlic (Optional)
  • Any seasoning you want
Cleaning Pumpkin Seeds. Scoop out seeds from pumpkin. Place in colander under cold running water, remove the seeds from the pulp and strings. Pat dry with a clean kitchen towel.

Roasting Pumpkin Seeds. Toss pumpkin seeds in a bowl with the melted butter or oil and seasonings of your choice until well coated. Spread evenly on a cookie sheet. Bake in 300° oven until golden, about 20-45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let cool on paper towels.

Deviled Egg

  • 12 Eggs
  • 1 - 3 Cups Mayonnaise, Depending on preference
  • Mustard
  • Paprika
Place eggs in large pot with cold water. Put on stove and cook on high to boiling. Boil for 10 Minutes. Remove and drain. Shake eggs in hot pot to break shells. Rinse with cold water and let cool enough to handle. Peel eggs. Cut all eggs in half lengthwise. Remove the yolks and put in a separate bowl. Smash yolks. add the mayonnaise and mustard and mix well. Scoop yolk mixture back into the egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Twice Baked Potatoes

  • 5 Potatoes, baked
  • 1 Lb Bacon, cooked and crumbled (Optional)
  • 6-8 Oz cheddar cheese (Optional)
  • Few shakes Chives (Optional)
  • 1/2 Onion Chopped finely (Optional)
  • 4 Tbs Sour cream (Optional)
  • 1 or 2 Green Onions (Scallions) (Optional)
  • Fresh Mushrooms, rinsed and chopped (Optional)
  • Sour Cream for serving 
Cut baked potatoes in half and Scoop out potato insides into a mixing bowl. Add any and all ingredients you like and mix and mash. Now fill skins with potato mix and place on buttered cookie sheet. Top with shredded cheese if desired and bake at 350° 20 minutes or until hot.

These are great as a snack, dinner side or the dinner entree itself!

Loaded Potato Skins

  • 5 Potatoes, baked
  • 1 Lb Bacon, cooked and crumbled (Optional)
  • Few shakes Chives (Optional)
  • 1/2 Onion Chopped finely (Optional)
  • 1 or 2 Green Onions (Scallions) (Optional)
  • Fresh Mushrooms, rinsed and chopped (Optional)
  • 6-8 Oz cheddar cheese (Optional)
  • Sour Cream for serving 
Cut baked potatoes in half and Scoop out potato insides into a In mixing bowl, leaving at least 1/4 inch shell. Add bacon, onions, chives and mushrooms and mix well. Fill skins with mix and place on buttered cookie sheet. Top with shredded cheese and bake at 350° 20 minutes or until hot.

These are great as a snack, dinner side or the dinner entree itself!

Beef Stew/Dumplings/Pot Pie

  • 2-3 Tbs Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Lb Stewing Beef, cubed
  • 1 Onion, whole or chopped (Optional)
  • 2 Stalks Celery, chopped or sliced (Optional)3-4 Lbs Potatoes, cubed
  • 4 Qts Water
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1-2 Tsp Pepper
  • 3-4 Carrots, sliced (Optional)
Stir together flour & cold water until smooth, set aside. In large stock pot heat oil over medium high heat then add beef and quickly brown on all sides. Carefully add water, onion, celery, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil then cover and reduce to a very slow simmer for 1 1/2-2 hours or until meat is tender. Slowly add flour mixture stirring constantly. Now add carrots and potatoes and continue to slow simmer covered, stirring occasionally  until potatoes and carrots are soft (done). 
Dumplings: I usually double the recipe on the Bisquick Box Dumpling Batter: Bisquick or another brand baking mix and water or milk for dumpling batter. Prepare according to directions.

*Homemade: 1 Cup flour, 2 Tsp baking powder, 3/4 Tsp Salt, 1 Egg well beaten, 2 Tbs Melted butter or margarine, 1/3 cup milk. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large mixing bowl. In separate bowl, lightly beat egg, melted butter and milk together. Stir into flour mix to make a stiff batter.

Omit flour mixture from stew recipe. Drop dumplings in boiling stew by rounded teaspoons. Reduce heat to slow simmer, cover and cook 20 minutes, (or as directed on dumpling package).
Pot Pie: I like to have enough crust to line inside as well as top outside of large casserole bowl Biscuit mix for crust: Bisquick or another brand baking mix and water or milk for biscuit batter. Prepare according to directions.

Biscuit mix for crust, Homemade: 2 Cups flour, 1/2 Tsp salt, 4 Tsp baking powder, 1 Tbs sugar, 1/2 cup shortening or margarine, 2/3 cup milk. Mix dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. Cut shortening in and blend until looks like coarse meal. Add milk and stir just until dough forms around fork. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and need 14 times. Pat or roll 1/2 inch thick or slightly thinner.

Omit flour mixture from stew recipe. Remove from heat and allow to cool 15-30 minutes. Now is a good time to begin to prepare biscuit mix. Line inside of large and tall bowl with layer of biscuit mix like a pie, if desired. Pour in stew and cover with biscuit mix, like a pie top. Seal to sides and cut slits in top. Cook in 425° oven 25-30 minutes or until crust is nicely browned.

Chicken Stew/Dumplings/Pot Pie

  • 1/2 Chicken, bone-in and skin on *, or Turkey carcass & Bones with Leftover Turkey white & dark meat
  • 3-5 Celery stalks, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic peeled and chopped (or minced)
  • 1 onion peeled (either whole or chopped)
  • 4 chicken bullion cubes or its equivalent
  • Salt, pepper, sage, parsley to taste
  • 2 carrots, sliced or 4 ounces frozen or small can
  • 4 ounces fresh or frozen peas or small can
  • 2 1/2 Lbs potatoes, cubed
  • 4 Tbs Cornstarch
  • 8 Tbs Cold Water
Place bones and meat in very large pot and fill with water. Add turkey meat, celery, garlic, onion, bullion and some salt. Cook on high until boil, reduce to low and slow simmer for 2-3 hours refilling water as needed. Add potatoes, carrots and peas if they are fresh or frozen. Leaving pot on slow simmer, carefully take turkey carcass and bones out and pick meat off. Return meat to pot. Taste broth to see if more salt is needed and add it to desired taste. (if using canned veggies, put in now). Slow simmer until veggies are done. Remove from heat. Mix cornstarch and cold water until well blended and stir into pot slowly to thicken. Let cool a little before serving.

* 1 breast, 1 wing, 1 drum, and 1 thigh. Alternately, you can use 2 breasts and wings or, 2 drums and thighs. This must be bone in and skin on.

Dumplings: I usually double the recipe on the Bisquick Box Dumpling Batter: Bisquick or another brand baking mix and water or milk for dumpling batter. Prepare according to directions.

*Homemade: 1 Cup flour, 2 Tsp baking powder, 3/4 Tsp Salt, 1 Egg well beaten, 2 Tbs Melted butter or margarine, 1/3 cup milk. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large mixing bowl. In separate bowl, lightly beat egg, melted butter and milk together. Stir into flour mix to make a stiff batter.

Omit Corn Starch from stew recipe. Drop dumplings in boiling stew by rounded teaspoons. Reduce heat to slow simmer, cover and cook 20 minutes, (or as directed on dumpling package).
Pot Pie: I like to have enough crust to line inside as well as top outside of large casserole bowl Biscuit mix for crust: Bisquick or another brand baking mix and water or milk for biscuit batter. Prepare according to directions.

Biscuit mix for crust, Homemade: 2 Cups flour, 1/2 Tsp salt, 4 Tsp baking powder, 1 Tbs sugar, 1/2 cup shortening or margarine, 2/3 cup milk. Mix dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. Cut shortening in and blend until looks like coarse meal. Add milk and stir just until dough forms around fork. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and need 14 times. Pat or roll 1/2 inch thick or slightly thinner.

Omit Corn Starch from stew recipe. Remove from heat and allow to cool 15-30 minutes. Now is a good time to begin to prepare biscuit mix. Line inside of large and tall bowl with layer of biscuit mix like a pie, if desired. Pour in stew and cover with biscuit mix, like a pie top. Seal to sides and cut slits in top. Cook in 425° oven 25-30 minutes or until crust is nicely browned.

Diana's Simple Chili

  • 1/4 Lb Sweet Italian Style Sausage
  • 3/4 Lb Hamburger
  • 2-3 Cloves Garlic, chopped or minced (Optional)
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Large Can Stewed Tomatoes or tomato sauce or 2 14 oz cans (Optional)
  • 1 Large can Dark Red Kidney Beans or 2 small cans
  • Chili Seasoning package or 2 Tbs Chili Seasoning
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese for topping (Optional)
In large deep skillet, brown meat with garlic and pepper. Add tomatoes/sauce, kidney beans and seasoning. Cook on medium heat until hot. Serve with a little cheese topping.

Cheesy Mac

  • 1 Lb ground Beef (Optional)
  • 1/2 bag frozen Broccoli (Optional)
  • 1 Lb Package Hotdogs, sliced (Optional)
  • 2 Boxes Macaroni & Cheese
  • 3/4 Cup Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Margarine
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cheeseburger Mac: Brown hamburger in skillet at the same time, cook the macaroni and cheese according to package directions adding the frozen broccoli to the boiling water just after you add the macaroni. Use 1/4 - 1/2 more milk than the package directions calls for. Mix the cooked ground beef with the completed Mac & cheese and serve.

Cheesy Mac Dogs: Cook hotdogs your favorite way or simply add to the boiling water after adding the macaroni. Cook macaroni and cheese according to package directions adding the frozen broccoli to the boiling water just after you add the macaroni. Use 1/4 - 1/2 more milk than the package directions calls for. Mix the cooked sliced hotdogs with completed Mac & cheese and serve.

Beefy  Rice

  • 4-6 Cups Cooked Rice
  • 2 Cans beef Soup
  • 1-2 Cups water
  • 1/2 Bag Broccoli (Optional)
Mix well cream soups and milk in pot and heat over medium heat until hot. Mix in hot rice, stir in broccoli if desired and serve. 

Goulash

  • 1 Lb Hamburger, sausage or both, browned (Optional)
  • 1/2 Onion, Chopped and sautéed (Optional)
  • 1/2 Green Pepper, Chopped and sautéed (Optional)
  • 1 Clove Garlic, Chopped and sautéed (Optional)
  • 1 Lb box Macaroni Cooked & drained
  • 1 Jar Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 Cup Parmesan Cheese

Mix macaroni, onion, hamburger, sauce and 3/4 cup parmesan cheese and put in baking dish. Sprinkle the rest of the parmesan cheese on top and bake in 400° oven 30 minutes or until done.

Shepherds Pie

  • 1 Lb Hamburger, browned
  • 3 Cups Prepared Beef Gravy
  • 1 Can Baby Peas, drained
  • 1 Can String Beans, drained
  • 1 Can String Carrots, drained
  • Or, 2 Cans Mixed Veggies
  • 4-6 Cups Cooked Mashed potatoes
This makes a great "leftover" meal! In oblong baking dish, layer hamburger, then gravy, then veggies and finally mash potatoes on top. Bake in a 400° Oven 20 minutes or until hot.

Sausage Sub

  • Rope Sausage
  • Italian or other rolls
  • Green Peppers, sliced (Optional)
  • Onions, sliced (Optional)
  • Mushrooms, sliced (Optional)
  • Favorite Spaghetti Sauce (Optional)
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (Optional)
Cut sausage in lengths fitting the rolls. Brown sausage on all sides in a well oiled deep skillet over medium high heat. Add 1/2 cup water and simmer 20 minutes turning occasionally. Drain most of the fat & liquid, add peppers, onions and mushrooms and sauté until done. If using sauce, heat in a saucepan. Put sausage in rolls with veggies and top with cheese. Can be placed in a 400° oven to melt the cheese.

Steak Sub

  • Thinly sliced steak
  • Italian or other rolls
  • Garlic powder (Optional)
  • Pepper (Optional)
  • Green Peppers, sliced (Optional
  • Onions, sliced (Optional)
  • Mushrooms, sliced (Optional)
  • Favorite Spaghetti Sauce (Optional)
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese (Optional)
Brown steak slightly on all sides in a well oiled deep skillet over medium high heat. Drain most of the fat & liquid, add peppers, onions and mushrooms and sauté until done. If using sauce, heat in a saucepan or microwave. Put steak in rolls with veggies and top with sauce and cheese. Can be placed in a 400° oven to melt the cheese.

Egg/Egg & Olive Salad

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tbs Mayonnaise
  • Small Squirt Mustard
  • Several Green Olives cut in half (Optional)
  • Small Squirt Mustard
  • Bread Slices
  • Tomato Slices (Optional)
  • Lettuce (Optional)
Place eggs in large pot with cold water. Put on stove and cook on high to boiling. Boil for 10 Minutes. Remove and drain. Shake eggs in hot pot to break shells. Rinse with cold water and let cool enough to handle. Peel eggs. Chop eggs finely, add the olives, mayonnaise and mustard and mix well. Spread on bread with lettuce and/or tomato if desired to make sandwich.

Chicken/Turkey Salad

  • 1 Lb Cooked Chicken or Turkey Breast, Chopped or cubed small
  • 1 Stalk Celery, Chopped finely
  • 1/2 Onion, Chopped finely
  • A few Dashes Black Pepper for taste
  • Mayonnaise, 1-2 cups, Depending on preference
  • A few Leaves of Lettuce
  • 1 Tomato, Sliced
  • Slices of your Favorite Bread or sandwich rolls
Combine meat, celery, onion, pepper and mayonnaise and stir until well blended. Place a leaf or two of lettuce and a slice or two of tomatoes on bread and spread desired amount of chicken salad. Top with other half of bread and enjoy!

Ham Salad

  • 1 Lb Cooked Ham, Chopped or cubed small
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup relish or chopped sweet pickles
  • A few Dashes Black Pepper for taste
  • Mayonnaise, 1-2 cups, Depending on preference
  • A few Leaves of Lettuce
  • 1 Tomato, Sliced
  • Slices of your Favorite Bread or sandwich rolls
In large bowl combine lettuce, carrot, tomato and eggs, toss well. In Separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients and stir until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve a scoop of ham mix over individual salads.

BLT  Sandwich

  • 3 Strips Bacon Cooked
  • 1 Slice Cheese, your favorite (Optional)
  • 2 Slices Favorite Bread (I use Sourdough)
  • Margarine (Optional)
  • Mayonnaise
  • 1 or 2 Leaves Lettuce
  • 2 Tomato Slices
Butter 1 side each bread and grill in hot skillet skillet (Optional). Put hot cooked bacon on top and then cheese. Spread mayonnaise on bread, add lettuce, warm bacon , cheese then tomato slices. 

Chicken/Eggplant Parmesan Sandwich

  • 1 1/2 Lbs Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast (or Tenderloins)
  • Batter or Breading Mix
  • Oil for Frying
  • 1 Jar or Can Spaghetti Sauce
  • 1 Tomato, sliced thin (Optional)
  • Lb Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Italian Bread or Sub Rolls

Carefully pound chicken breasts with mallet. Cut if very large pieces. (Tenderloins do not need to be pounded) Rinse in cold water. Dip chicken in breading or batter and let sit in single layer on plate for a few minutes. Place chicken pieces, 1 or 2 at a time, in hot oil and cook until chicken floats in oil indicating doneness. 

Place chicken on bread or in split roll, add sauce, mozzarella and parmesan. Place in foil on a baking sheet and cook in a 400° oven for 10 minutes or until hot throughout and cheese is bubbly.

Cold Turkey Sandwiches

  • Left over Turkey
  • Cheese slices from Deli (Optional)
  • Mayonnaise (Optional)
  • 1 or 2 Leaves Lettuce (Optional)
  • 1 or 2 slices tomatoes (Optional)
  • Slices bread
Spread mayo on bread slices, lay lettuce & tomatoes on 1 slice and turkey and cheese on other slice. Close sandwich.

Chicken BLT  Sandwich

  • 2-3 Chicken Tenderloins or 1 Small Breast, pounded
  • 3 Strips Bacon Cooked
  • 1 Slice Cheese, your favorite (Optional)
  • 2 Slices Favorite Bread (I use Sourdough)
  • Margarine (Optional)
  • Mayonnaise
  • 1 or 2 Leaves Lettuce
  • 2 Tomato Slices
Cook chicken: Either grilled in a hot skillet over medium-high heat until done, or fry according to fried fingers method. Put hot cooked bacon on top and then cheese. Butter 1 side each bread and grill in hot skillet skillet. (Optional) Spread mayonnaise on 1 slice bread, add lettuce, then tomato slices. Put warm chicken with bacon and cheese on tomatoes and close sandwich. Mmmmmmmmm!

 

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