Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Tuesday's Blue Plate Specials

Breakfast: SPAMwiches
Fresh Pineapple Slices

Peel, core and slice the pineapple. Keep chilled until serving time.

SPAMwiches: For each serving: Fry two thin slices of SPAM. Fry one egg over hard, breaking the yolk. Toast two slices wheat bread. Mix 1 Tblsp salad dressing with 1 tsp Louisiana hot sauce. Build the sandwich with the egg on bottom, SPAM slices and dressing. Top with toast and cut in two. Serve hot. You can add a sprinkling of shredded cheese if you want to.

Dinner: Salisbury Steak
Salisbury Steak: In small cup, mix ¼ cup ketchup, 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce, ½ tsp mustard. Set aside. Mix 1 envelope onion soup mix with 2 cups boiling water. Set aside. Using your hands, thoroughly mix 1 pound ground beef with 1 egg, ¼ cup minced onion, ½ cup breadcrumbs. Shape meat into 4-6 oval patties and brown in hot skillet a few minutes on each side. Remove from skillet and set aside. Pour onion soup mix into skillet. Add ketchup mixture. Bring almost to boil Mix 2 tsblsp corn starch with 2 tblsp water and pour into almost boiling soup mixture. Cook and stir until gravy is thick. Put meat patties into gravy and heat through. Serve hot with gravy in a boat.
Mashed Potatoes

Lunch: Two-Tone Cake
Heat oven to 350. Grease and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan. Place 1 yellow cake mix in bowl with 1 cup sour cream, ¾ cup vegetable oil, ½ cup sugar, ½ tsp salt, and 4 large eggs. Beat on low 1 minute, scraping sides. Beat 2-3 minutes longer on medium to high speed until batter is thick and smooth, scraping if necessary, Pour half of batter into prepared Bundt pan. Add ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa to batter in bowl and beat until smooth. Spread over batter in Bundt pan. Bake 60-65 minutes until it springs back to t he touch. Cool 20 minutes, remove from pan and drizzle with a thin chocolate glaze of 2 oz melted chocolate, 2 tblsp milk,1 tblsp soft butter and powdered sugar.

Supper: Swedish Meatballs

Mix together 1 ½ pounds ground beef, ¼ cup finely chopped onion, 1 cup oatmeal, 1 egg, 2 tblsp ketchup. Shape into meatballs and brown in 350 oven for 20 minutes. In saucepan, heat 1 cup beef stock or broth. Stir together 2 Tblsp each corn starch and water. Whisk thickener into broth. Stir in 1 cup sour cream, whisking until smooth. Pour over meatballs and heat in oven. Serve over noodles.

Heat peas in saucepan. Serve hot.


LaDawn said...

That looks delish. Think I'll give the Spam Sandwich a miss though!

Janell said...

Spam is an acquired taste, or so I'm told.

Brooke said...

I'm with Plum on this I will skip the spam.