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Main Meals / Sandwiches



Salmagundi? Maybe you’ve heard the name and wondered what it was. Well, today’s the day your mind will be put at ease. Salmagundi is a handy one-dish-meal. AND it’s a breeze to make. This recipe, served up, will give your family a healthy serving of veggies and meat on a slice of toast to make it filling. So... there you go.

White Sauce:

Brown hamburger with chopped onion. Salt and pepper to taste. Add 1 can vegetarian vegetable soup.

Make White Sauce: Melt butter; stir in flour to make paste. Slowly add milk, stirring constantly. Microwave 2 minutes at FULL power. Stir. Microwave 2 minutes longer. Stir.

Stir White Sauce into above hamburger mixture. Serve over buttered toast.

Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber sandwiches... they aren’t just for tea parties anymore. (Thank goodness.) These tasty treats are an impressive addition to any party!

Mix cream cheese and package of dressing. Let sit for 1 hour. Cover slices of bread with mixture. Top with 1 thin slice of cucumber. Sprinkle lightly with dill.

Grape Jelly Meatballs

Grape Jelly Meatballs

Mouthwatering meatballs are headed your way... prepare your taste buds for a spicy, tangy treat!

Mix together, let stand 5 minutes. Shape into balls, brown in oven at 350 degrees.


Bring to boil and simmer 20 to 30 minutes over meat.

The Best Meatloaf EVER!

Meatloaf with Barbeque Sauce

Recipe from Walter Conrad

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl combine all the above ingredients together and mix well. Place above mixture into a well-greased standard-sized loaf pan, pressing it out to fill the pan completely. Liberally brush the top with your favorite BBQ sauce. Place into preheated oven on the middle rack and bake for 1 hour or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes. Then, cut into 8 slices of equal thickness and serve.



Too busy to mess with a load of cooking? Here’s a scrumptious one dish meal that satisfies!

Brown ground beef with onion and garlic. Spoon off excess fat. Add spaghetti sauce, oregano, salt and pepper. Simmer. Cook macaroni, drain and add to sauce.

Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes

Tasty. Juicy. Sloppy Joes. Well... they do have to be a little sloppy to taste this good. Grab a napkin (or two) and eat up!

Fry hamburger, onion, salt and pepper. Drain off fat if any. Add rest of ingredients. Simmer a little bit till ready to serve.

Sloppy Barbecue Hamburger

Sloppy Barbecue Hamburger

This recipe is not only easy to make, it’s a meal itself. Sloppy Barbecue Hamburger will satisfy your hunger at lunch or the end of the day. You might just want to have it for both!

Brown ground beef; season with salt, pepper and onion. In bowl, mix together all other ingredients. Add to browned meat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Serve on hamburger buns.

This can also be made in a crock pot by browning beef and adding all other ingredients in crock pot. Cook until thickened.

Meatball Sandwiches

Meatball Sandwiches

Here’s another fun one for the crock-pot... and these aren’t just any meatballs! Super full of flavor, melt-in-your-mouth moist, these are the best meatball sandwiches. Camping and cooking, combine them and you have food heaven! This recipe offers a great way to refuel after a day of outdoor fun.

Mix all ingredients well. Boil 2 or 3 quarts water with beef bouillon cubes. Roll meat into very small (1 inch or less) meatballs. Drop into boiling bouillon water, boil until they rise to top. Put meatballs in a crock pot with Ragu sauce and cook slowly for a few hours.

Shish Kebabs

Shish Kabobs on Grill

Best shish kabobs of the year... these little babies are GREAT on the grill!

Marinade Sauce:

Cut garlic in half. Mix all sauce ingredients together. Cut sirloin steak in 3" x 1 1/2" strips. Put steak into marinade sauce and soak for about 15 minutes. Clean mushrooms and leave whole. Cut green pepper in chunks. Peel onions and cut. Put on skewers alternating meat and vegetable, until you have enough on each skewer. Grill. While grilling, baste kebabs often with marinade sauce for flavor.

Hamburger Surprise

Hamburger Suprise

This protein packed meal is a great way to replenish the energy reserves after a long day of enjoying the great outdoors.

Brown hamburger and drain; add green pepper, mushrooms, soup, rice and water. Cover and cook on medium heat for 10 minutes or until rice is tender and most liquid is soaked up. Put as much cheese on top as you like and cover for a minute or two, until cheese is melted. Serves 4 to 6.