Note

Just a note to say I have been busy with finals ,working with prepping and serving in a Senior Center.and had an Event that helps Abuse Children..Hope all is well. I will post when I can. I have new class this Monday a refresher on Baking…Laters

By firecook

Hamburger Stretcher /No smell Cabbage

Hamburger Stretcher

Add one medium raw potato to each pound of ground meat .Burgers will be juicy and delicious

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No Smell Cabbage

Place half lemon in the water when you boil cabbage. It soaks up the offensive odor.

Cajun Gravy /Red Lobster Cheese biscuits.

Cajun  Gravy

2 tbsps. butter or margarine

1/3cup flour

2 cups milk

1tbsps. Hot sauce

1/2 tsp.salt

1/4 tsp. red and black

Melt butter ; stir in flour until smooth .Add milk and beat until lumps are gone. Add seasoning after gravy is completed ,add sautéed mushrooms and onions .If desired . Can also add cooked pork chops or whatever else is desired . Simmer about 10 minutes.

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Red Lobster Copycat Cheese Biscuits

1- 1/4lb. Bisquick

3 oz freshly shredded cheddar cheese

1oz cold water

Garlic Spread

1/2 cup melted butter or margarine

1 tsp. garlic powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. each onion powder , dried parsley

To cold water , add Bisquick and cheese blending in a mixing bowl. Mix until dough is firm. Using a small scoop , place dough on a baking pan-lined with baking pan.

Bake at 375F for 10 -12 minutes , or until golden brown. While biscuits bake, combine spread ingredients. Brush baked biscuits with the garlic topping.

Tips for spray;Leather Furniture /Worcestershire Sauce

Keep pets and stray dogs and cats out of the garbage cans by sprinkling both the garbage and cans with full strength ammonia .This repels most animals

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Leather Furniture

This will not crack if you polish regularly with two parts linseed oil and one part vinegar . It also will retain natural oils and stay shiny if washed with milk.

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Worcestershire Sauce

makes a great brass polish

Laz. with White Sauce /Meat Loaf Cordon Bleu

1 pound of ground beef

1 onion–chopped

1 can diced tomatoes ( 141/2 oz)

2 tbsps. tomato paste

1 beef bouillon cube

11/2 tsps. Italian seasoning

1 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

1 pk mini lasagna noodles (8oz) –cooked

and drained

WHITE SAUCE

2 tbsp.  butter or margarine -melted

3 tbsp. all purpose flour

1 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

2 cups of milk

2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese –divided

Cook lasagna noodles in boiling water for 5 minutes .Drain. In a small bowl, mix melted margarine ,flour, salt, pepper, milk, and 1 cup of mozzarella chees .Stir into crockpot .Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours on HIGH 2 to 3 hours.

In the last 30 minutes , turn crockpot to HIGH , if cooking on LOW . Top with remainder of mozzarella Cheese. Serve when cheese is melted .

This recipe yields 10 to 12 servings.

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Meat Loaf Cordon Bleu

serving Size  12

2 eggs

1/4 cup parsley -divided

1/4 cup bread crumbs

1/2 cup chicken broth

2 cloves garlic-minced

2 tsp salt

1 tsp. tarragon

1 tsp. dried mustard

1/4 tsp. black pepper

2 pounds of ground beef

1 bunch green onions—chopped

1 tsps. butter

1 cup of Swiss cheese–shredded

2 ous. prosciutta –chopped coarsely

Preheat oven to 350F

Beat eggs in large bowl. Add 2T. parsley, breadcrumbs, broth , garlic, salt, tarragon . mustard and pepper. Beat well . Mix in ground beef. Set aside . Saute onions in butter until soft. Blend cheese , ham , remaining parsley and onions in medium bowl.Set side . Divided the meat mixture into two equal parts . Pat one part into the loaf pan to form a layer . Top with cheese mixture . Pat remaining meat mixture on top of cheese. Bake for 45 minutes . Drain off fat . Bake an additional 30 minutes. Cool 15 minutes , then remove from loaf pan.and cool completely in refrigeration. Cut into thin slices for sandwiches . May also be served hot….

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