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  1. Eric Lowrey said

    Fancy Dessert In A Jiffy

    1 Sara Lee Frozen Pound Cake
    1 can Pears In Syrup
    Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup
    Peanut Brittle

    To Make
    1.) Drain pears
    2.) Slice pound cake 1/2 inch thick. Do this while it is frozen to make for easier slicing.
    3.) Melt 1 T butter ( not a WTC item) in a griddle and toast pound cake slices.
    4.) Flip and repeat.
    5.) Center a slice of pound cake on a plate ( I told you this is FANCY)
    6.) Place drained pear on pound cake
    7.) Drizzle chocolate sauce over pear
    8.) Smash peanut brittle and sprinkle over pear

    Serve with coffee and some of that fancy flavored Coffee Mate.

    I just made this up to be my first post for your wonderful site.

    Eric Lowrey

  2. Betty Gideon said

    White Trash Betty’s Tator Tot Casserole

    1 to 1-1/2 lb hamburger
    1/3 c. chopped onion
    1 can green beans
    2 cans cream of mushroom soup (or cream of onion or cream of chicken or any combo of 2)
    tator tots

    Brown the hamburger with the onion. Put in the bottom of a casserole dish. Pour one can of the cream soup over the meat. Drain the green beans and put over the hamburger concoction. Spread the next can of soup over the green beans. Top with tator tots to cover. (I like to arrange them so they make a nice design). Bake at 375 degrees for about 30-45 minutes or until the casserole is bubbling and the tator tots are nice and brown. After you take out of the oven, let set for ~5 minutes and then dig in! Enjoy! This is good old fashioned white trash comfort food! : )

  3. Heidi said

    Cranberry Pudding Cake

    1 pkg. yellow cake mix w/pudding
    3 large eggs
    1 c. sour cream
    ¼ c. oil
    1 (16 oz.) can whole berry cranberry sauce, chopped into small pieces

    Combine cake mix, eggs, sour cream and oil in a large mixing bowl; blend. Beat at medium speed for 4 minutes. Fold in cranberry (DO NOT BEAT). Pour into a greased and floured Bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a rack. Dust with powdered sugar. Refrigerate.

    This is very impressive, looks like you took all day to make it.

  4. Heidi said

    Chicken or Tuna Salad.
    to make a quick chicken salad I use a rotiserre chicken from the supermarket or in a pinch use canned chicken or tuna. Remove skin and dice meat. I add a teaspoon (or to taste) of Good Seasons dry Italian salad dressing mix with mayonaisse and a pinch of any herbs I have in the cabinet.

  5. Heidi said

    Cowboy Stew

    6 slices bacon
    1 cup sliced onion
    ½ cup chopped green pepper
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    1 ½ lbs. ground beef
    2 cans (1 lb.13 oz. each) tomatoes
    1 tsp. salt
    ¼ tsp. pepper
    1 Tbls. chili powder
    1 (12 oz.) can corn, drained
    1 (1 lb.) can kidney beans, drained
    2 cups cubed potatoes

    Cook bacon until crisp, drain, crumble and set aside. Saute onion, green pepper and garlic in bacon drippings until tender. Add ground beef; cook until browned. Add tomatoes, salt, pepper and chili powder; cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add vegetables, simmer 15 minutes. Sprinkle with bacon. Makes 8 servings.

  6. Heidi said

    Frank & Cheese Dinner 350 degrees

    ½ of a 16 oz. pkg. egg noodles
    ¼ cup butter
    ½ cup finely chopped onion
    ¼ cup all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon salt
    ½ teaspoon dry mustard
    2 ½ cups milk
    ¾ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
    1 lb. frankfurters cut into 1 in. pieces (can use cooked ham, cubed)

    Cook noodles according to pkg. directions. Meanwhile in medium skillet melt butter and cook onion until tender. Stir in flour, salt and mustard, blend well. Stir in milk and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil and simmer, stirring constantly until sauce is thickened. Stir in shredded cheddar, stir until melted.
    In greased 3 qt. casserole combine noodles, frankfurters and sauce. Bake 25 minutes or until heated through.
    Makes about 6 servings.

    This is sort of like Mac & Cheese with Hot Dogs only better!

  7. Heidi said

    Mexican Shepherds Pie

    1 lb. hamburg
    ¾ cup diced onion
    2 T. chili powder

    Cook, drain grease and place meat mixture in the bottom of a deep casserole dish.

    3 cups mashed potatoes (w/ milk and butter)
    1 can (11 oz.) Mexicorn, drained
    1 can (16 oz.) kidney beans, drained & rinsed
    1 cup shredded cheddar or taco cheese

    Place this topping on top of meat mixture.

    (I forgot the cheese and it was very good)

    Bake at 375 until heated through.

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