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Patty Melts With Secret Sauce

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds ground beef
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
12 slices sourdough bread
1/2 cup Secret Sauce
3 medium Vidalia onions, thinly sliced
6 slices Cheddar cheese
8 tablespoons unsalted butter

Secret Sauce

1/4 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon barbecue sauce
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
In a small bowl, stir together mustard, mayonnaise, barbecue sauce, and hot sauce. Store, covered, in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Directions

In a large bowl, combine ground beef, Worcestershire, salt, and pepper. Shape ground beef into 6 oval patties.

In a medium cast-iron skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is soft and golden brown, approximately 35 minutes.

In a large cast-iron skillet, cook patties over medium-high heat until browned and cooked through, approximately 2 minutes per side. Remove skillet from heat. Remove patties from skillet; wipe out skillet.

Layer 1 bread slice with 1 tablespoon Secret Sauce, 2 to 3 tablespoons caramelized onions, 1 slice cheese, 1 patty, and another 1 tablespoon Secret Sauce. Top with another bread slice. Repeat with remaining bread, Secret Sauce, caramelized onions, cheese, and patties.

Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet. Working in batches, cook sandwiches, flipping once, until golden brown and heated through, approximately 3 minutes per side. Add remaining butter to skillet as needed.
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Easy Italian Friendship Casserole

Ingredients

2 pounds ground beef, browned
1 jar 48 oz of your favorite spaghetti sauce
16 oz bag medium egg noodles
1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
12oz shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 350F

Brown meat and drain fat. Then put the meat back in the skillet.

Add spaghetti sauce to meat; simmer for 20 minutes.

Cook noodles as directed on the package (cook to al dente); then drain and toss the noodles with butter, seasonings and parmesan cheese. Spray two 9×13 pans with non-stick spray.

In each pan layer one quarter of the sauce, half of the noodles, then split the remaining sauce between the two. Top each with half of the mozzarella cheese. Cover with foil; bake 45 minutes.

* You can also add some sauteed green bell peppers, onions and mushrooms to the sauce.
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Crock Pot Roast with Pinto Beans

Ingredients

Roast

2 lb. Pot Roast
2 Cups dry raw pinto beans
1 can of rotel or diced tomatoes
1 onion diced
cumin (a dash or two)
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp chili powder
1 cup water

Burritos

large tortillas
shredded cheese
salsa
sour cream

Instructions

In a crock-pot put 2 cups of raw pinto beans on bottom, mix in a can of rotel, then season beans with cumin, garlic powder, a little chili powder, and minced onion.

Place roast on top and season the roast again same way.

Add water to cover beans and about half of roast. (May need to add water during cooking) turn crock to high and cook until roast falls apart and beans are done. About 4 hours on high.

Then switch to warm/low so all spices can simmer.

Shred roast apart and fill in tortilla with some beans. Add fillings as desired and serve warm.

Great with rice on the side.

Great the next day even for breakfast with a fried egg on top and a little salsa with a tortilla to soak up the juices.
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Homemade Corn Dogs

Ingredients

1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup white sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 egg
1 cup milk
1 quart vegetable oil for frying
2 (16 ounce) packages beef frankfurters
16 wooden skewers

Instructions

In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, sugar and baking powder. Stir in eggs and milk.

Preheat oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat. Insert wooden skewers into frankfurters. Roll frankfurters in batter until well coated.

Fry 2 or 3 corn dogs at a time until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
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Spicy Beef Melts

6 servings

Ingredients

12 Ritz Crackers
3 slices Deli Fresh Slow Roasted Roast Beef, quartered
(Substitute leftover cooked steak, cut into 12 bite-size pieces, for the deli roast beef)
3 oz. Pepper Jack Cheese,or Cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese. cut into 12 pieces
2 Tbsp. Sour Cream
2 tsp. A.1. Original Steak Sauce
1 Tbsp. canned French fried onions

Directions

Heat oven to 350F.

Place crackers in single layer on baking sheet; top with meat and cheese.

Bake 4 to 5 min. or until cheese begins to melt. Meanwhile, mix sour cream and steak sauce.

Top crackers with sour cream mixture and onions. Serve warm.
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Crockpot Beef and Broccoli

Ingredients

1 pound boneless beef chuck roast, sliced into thin strips
1 cup beef consumme
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cooled sauce from the crock pot after being cooked
Fresh broccoli florets (as many as desired)
Hot cooked rice

Directions

Place beef in a crock pot.

In a small bowl, combine consomme, soy sauce, brown sugar, oil, and garlic. Pour over beef.

Cook on low for 6-8 hours.

In a cup, stir cornstarch and sauce from the crock pot until smooth. Add to crock pot. Stir well to combine. (If your sauce is not thickening, try bringing your sauce to a boil on the stovetop with the corn starch mixture. Boil until your desired consistency is reached).

Add broccoli to the crock pot. Stir to combine.

Cover and cook an additional 30 minutes on high (the sauce has to boil for it to thicken).

Serve over hot cooked rice.
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Steak Marinade

Ingredients

1/3 cup Soy sauce
1/2 cup olive oil
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder
3 tablespoons dried basil
1 1/2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 teaspoon dried minced garlic

Preparation

Place the soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, basil, parsley, and pepper in a blender. Add hot pepper sauce and garlic, if desired. Blend on high speed for 30 seconds until thoroughly mixed.

Pour marinade over desired type of meat. Cover, and refrigerate for up to 8 hours. Cook meat as desired.
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