Monday, November 12, 2007

Monday's Blue Plate Specials

Breakfast: Huevos Ranchero

Slather one side of a flour tortilla with butter. Spread the other side with refried beans. Toast on hot griddle or skillet until tortilla is crisp and beans are warm. In another skillet, cook two eggs sunny side up (or any style you choose). Place eggs on tortilla and pour warm salsa over all. Sprinkle with cheese.

Dinner: Lasagna
French Bread

Lasagna: Make meat sauce: brown 1 pound each good ground beef and sausage. Stir in 1 28 oz can each crushed tomatoes and diced tomatoes. Add 2 tsp oregano, ½ tsp basil, 2 cloves minced roasted garlic, ¼ tsp thyme and simmer 1 hour. Spread half the sauce in the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan. Cover with three cooked lasagna noodles and spread ricotta cheese over the noodles. Repeat layers ending with sauce. Cover and cook in 350 oven
45 minutes. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella and cook until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Lunch: Hershey Pie

In top of double boiler, melt 8 Hershey bars. Whip the melted candy bars into 12 ounce container of whipped topping. (Reserve 1 cup topping to top pie). Pour into 9-inch baked pie crust. Chill and spread with reserved topping. Sprinkle with grated chocolate if desired.

Supper: Liver & Onions
Mashed Potatoes

Cut in half and thickly slice 2 medium onions. Fry in bacon fat until limp. Set aside. Mix 1 cup flour with 1 tsp garlic salt and 2 Tblsp paprika. Place liver in a bowl and rinse well with warm (not hot) water. Coat liver with flour mixture and brown in hot bacon fat. Spread the cooked onions over the liver, cover with lid and place in 350 oven 30 minutes.

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