Delicious Grillled Cheese Burger/Hamburger Recipe

Makes 6 Large Burgers

3Lbs  Hambuger
1 Large Egg
10 Ritz Crackers
1/2 onion
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp Paprika
1 Tbsp  Black Pepper
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp Garlic Salt
Cheese (Optional)
Bacon (Optional)

Lightly beat the egg and thoroughly mix the in with the hambuger. Then add crushed Ritz crackers,  Onion and all the seasonings, mix well.  Grill to your liking!

Actually they are Good Hot or Cold!  Enjoy!

Pressure Cooker – Ham & Beans

This is our own variation of Senate Bean Soup.


For Soaking
1 lb. dried navy beans, sorted & rinsed
2 tbs. Sea salt
2 qt. water
For Cooking
4 tbs. butter
1 large, 1 medium onion
2 tbs. minced garlic
1 tsp. Sea salt
2 tsp. Black Pepper (Fresh ground is best)
1 lb. Smoked Jowl Bacon
1 1/2 lb. Cubed Ham leftovers (like from Christmas)

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Jazzed Up Refried Beans

Great side to pair with your favorite Mexican dish.  Sure to become a family favorite.


1 large onion chopped
1 Tbsp of minced Garlic
2  Tbsp of butter
6 oz of Philadelphia cream cheese spread
2 16 oz cans of refried beans (We prefer Roasrita Jalapeno)
1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese


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Moist Banana Nut Bread




3/4 Cup Butter, softened
1 8oz. package of Cream Cheese, softened
2 Cups of Sugar
2 large Eggs
3 Cups of Self Rising Flour
3-4 Over ripe Bananas, mashed
1 Cup chopped Pecans, toasted or can use Walnuts
1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

*Toast the pecans, it’s totally worth it. Toasting really brings out the flavor of the nuts. It’s easy. Spread nuts out on a cookie sheet and bake 6-7 minutes in your already pre-heated oven.

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Blueberry Buckle

blueberry buckle slice

Prep: 10 Minutes                              Cook: 45 Minutes


1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 large egg
1-1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups of fresh blueberries

1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup cold butter or margarine
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon


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Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

chicken casserole (2)

Part of our dinner rotation for years, this Chicken and Stuffing Casserole is easy and yummy!


2 chicken Breasts cooked and shredded
1/2 stick (1/4 cup) of butter or margarine melted
1 1/2 cups of hot water
1 10.5 oz can of cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup of sour cream
1 6 oz box of Great Value Chicken Flavored Stuffing Mix

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Cheesy Hamburger and Macaroni Casserole

Cheesy Hamburger Mac

I found this recipe in a recipe book that my Mother in Law gave me from her church. It has been part of our dinner rotation ever since.


Approx. 1 pound of ground beef
1 Large Green Pepper chopped (about 1 cup)
1 large onion chopped (about 2 cups)
16 oz of tomato sauce
1/4 tsp of black pepper
8 oz of Velveeta Shreds or 1/4 pound of Processed cheese cubed
1 1/2 cup of elbow macaroni (before cooking) prepared according to packaged directions

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Broccoli Casserole (Very Easy and Delicious)

Broccoli Casserole

Delicious and Very Easy to prepare. We serve this at all holidays and it is a Big Hit. One of my personal favorite sides..

2 10oz packages of frozen chopped broccoli
1 8oz package of Velveeta Shreds (2 cups) (can substitute 8oz of processed cheese food shredded)
1 stick of real butter (1/4 pound)
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Yummy Szechwan Chicken

Don’t cook this without sharing with my mother. She will hunt you down!  This is her favorite.


Approx. 1 pound of boneless skinless Chicken Breasts cut into bite sized pieces
3 Tbsp of cornstarch
1 1/2 Tbsp of  Vegetable Oil
1 large green pepper diced (about one cup)
1 large onion diced (about 2 cups)
1 Tbsp of minced garlic
1 tsp of ground red pepper
3 Tbsp of soy sauce
5 Tbsp of cooking sherry wine
1 Tbsp of sugar

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Super-Easy Hamburger Stew

This stew is tasty and super-easy to prepare. It won’t break the budget, and it comes together quickly and with minimal attention.


1 pound of ground beef
3 carrots peeled and Sliced
1 large onion chopped
1 15oz can of tomato sauce
1 15oz can of water
3 cups of beef broth
2 tsp of mined garlic
1 tsp of pepper
1/2 tsp of salt
1 tsp of garlic powder
1/2 tsp of all purpose seasoning such as McCormick Salt Free Original All-Purpose Seasoning (I used Fred’s Brand Salt Free Garlic and Herb)
2 and 1/2 pound of potatoes (before being peeled)

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