Monday, August 30, 2010

Bacon Wrapped Hamburgers



  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 6 hamburger buns, split


  1. Preheat a grill for high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, onion, egg, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Crumble in the ground beef, and mix together by hand. Form into 6 patties, and wrap a slice of bacon around each one. Secure bacon with toothpicks.
  3. Place patties on the grill, and cook for 5 minutes per side, or until well done. Remove toothpicks before serving on hamburger buns.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup chunky salsa
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 6 potato rolls


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in the ground beef. Cook and stir until the beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain and discard any excess grease.
  2. Stir in ketchup, salsa, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, white vinegar, Dijon mustard, and hot sauce. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, over low heat 20 to 30 minutes. Serve on potato rolls.

One Bowl Brownies :D



  • 4 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Microwave chocolate and butter or margarine in large bowl at HIGH for 2 minutes or until butter or margarine is melted.
  3. Stir until chocolate is melted. Stir in sugar. Mix in eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour and nuts.
  4. Spread in greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Bake for 35 minutes (do not overbake).

And this is an example of Chicken Burgers with Rosemary and Mayonnaise :)

This is an example of CHILI COKE ROAST & MASHED POTATOES :)

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Chicken Salad with Rosemary and Mayonnaise

3 Celery ribs 3 c. Cubed cooked chicken
1/2 c. Fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 c. Fat-free sour cream
1 Tsp. Dried rosemary, crumbled
-OR 1 Tbs. Fresh rosemary

Adapted from The 5 in 10 Cookbook" by Paula Hamilton. Thinly slice the celery and combine it in a bowl with the chicken. Blend together the mayonnaise sour cream and rosemary. Pour the dressing over the chicken and celery stirring until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.



Chili Coke Roast Ingredients:
1 beef roast, 3-4 lbs.
1 can Coca-Cola
1 package onion soup mix
1 bottle chili sauce
1. Place all ingredients in crock-pot and cook for 7-10 hours depending on size of roast.
2. The meat will flake apart when done. Serve over mashed potatoes.