July 4, 2015

Bratburger Summertime Sliders

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1 pkg. bratwurst 1 lb. 80/20 ground beef 2 pkg. pretzel dinner rolls Onion Jam 3 T. butter ¼ c. olive oil 2½ lb. sweet onion, sliced thin ¼ c. balsamic vinegar 1 T. fresh thyme leaves (or 1 t. dried) 1 c. pure maple syrup salt and … [Read more...]

Bacon Blue Cheeseburger

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½ lb. bacon, cut into ¼ inch slices 2 lb. 90% lean ground hamburger ½ t. garlic powder ½ t. onion powder salt and pepper, to taste 1½ c. crumbled blue cheese 8 burger buns lettuce sliced tomatoes sliced onions your choice of condiments In … [Read more...]

Campfire Chicken Package Meal

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1 roll heavy duty foil 5 peeled carrots, cut into ½-inch slices 1 can peas, drained 1 can whole sweet corn, drained 1 lb. bacon, sliced into 1-inch pieces  4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in ½-inch strips 3 large, peeled potatoes, cut into … [Read more...]

Mountain Man Breakfast

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12" cast iron dutch oven ½ lb. chopped bacon or bulk pork sausage (not links) 1 medium onion, diced 1 32-oz. bag frozen, shredded hash brown potatoes 12 eggs, beaten in a separate bowl ½ lb. shredded cheddar cheese  8 oz. jar salsa You will need a … [Read more...]

Mexican Pizza

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1 pizza dough 12-oz. ground turkey or beef 1 small onion, sliced 3 t. ground garlic 2 t. ground cumin 1 T. chili powder 1 can (16-oz.) refried beans salsa 1-2 c. shredded Mexican cheese Spread pizza dough on sprayed pizza pan.  Bake at 375° for … [Read more...]

Pesto Salad Pizza

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2 c. basil 1/2 c. parmesan cheese 1/4 c. olive oil 2 cloves garlic flour tortillas onions, sliced red peppers, sliced goat cheese and/or feta and/or mozzarella  mixed greens balsamic vinegar Preheat oven to 400°. Put basil, parmesan, olive oil … [Read more...]

Spinach Pasta Salad

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½ bag of store-bought spinach or 2 handfuls fresh, washed and torn (tearing spinach over cutting is preferred) 8 oz. pasta, cooked according to pkg. directions (cork screws, bow ties, wheels, work best) fat free, light, or regular Caesar dressing (your … [Read more...]

Energy Balls

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¼ c. unroasted almonds or any kind of nut or seed ¾ c. old fashioned rolled oats, uncooked 2 T. ground flax seed 2–3 T. cocoa powder, depending on how chocolatey you want them 10 oz. dates 1–2 T. coconut oil, melted Place almonds in the bowl of a … [Read more...]

Mushroom Barley Soup

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1 T. vegetable oil 2 c. finely chopped onion 1 c. diced carrots ½ c. diced celery 4-oz. can mushrooms, undrained 1 garlic clove, minced 14.5-oz. can beef broth 14.5-oz. can chicken broth 2 c. water ½ c. pearl barley 1 t. salt ½ t. pepper 3 T. … [Read more...]

Easy Taco Soup 

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1½-2 lbs. ground beef 1 large onion, diced 2 15.5-oz. cans pink or red kidney beans 15.5-oz. can pinto or chili beans 15.5-oz. can shoe peg corn (or whole kernel corn) 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes and green chilies 2 14.5-oz. cans, any brand, … [Read more...]