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Cabbage Au Gratin
Charlotte Campbell of Manquin


bullet1 medium cabbage, shredded
bullet1 can cream soup, undiluted (any kind)
bullet1⁄4 cup milk
bullet1 cup shredded cheese
bullet1⁄2 cup bread crumbs
bullet2 T butter, melted

Directions: Cook cabbage 5 to 7 minutes and drain. Place in greased 11⁄2-qt. dish. Combine soup, milk, and cheese. Pour over cabbage. Combine crumbs and butter and sprinkle over mixture. Bake at 350˚ for 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Wanda M.ís Chili Con Queso
From Blair Johnstone of Midlothian


bullet1 (16-oz.) can tomatoes (Rotell Hot or Italian); add juice and chop tomatoes
bullet2 small cans green chilies (diced and drained)
bullet2 lbs. ground chuck (salt, pepper, brown & drain)
bullet2 lbs. Velveeta cheese (cubed melts more easily)
bullet1 small can pimentos (drained)
bulletdash cayenne
bullet3 to 4 t chili powder


Chili Mac
Helen F. Costello of Reva


bullet3 cups macaroni
bullet1 lb. hamburger
bullet1 large green pepper
bullet1 large onion
bullet2 large cans tomatoes Ė chopped
bullet1 jar Cheez Whiz
bullet1 (8-oz.) pkg. of 4 Cheeses


Dillonís Baked Beans
From Sue Glisson of Richmond


bullet1 lb. hamburger (or sausage)
bullet1 medium chopped onion
bullet1⁄4 cup green pepper
bullet1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
bullet1⁄4 teaspoon oregano
bullet1⁄4 teaspoon basil
bullet1 T Worcestershire
bullet1 T prepared mustard
bullet1⁄2 cup brown sugar
bullet1⁄4 cup molasses
bullet1⁄2 cup catsup
bullet1⁄4 cup vinegar
bullet3 (1-lb.) cans of pork and beans

Directions:  Brown meat with onion and pepper and drain. Add all remaining ingredients except beans and simmer 15 minutes. Add beans and heat thoroughly in oven, on top of stove, or in crockpot.

Breakfast Sausage Casserole
From Susan Degaetani of Chicago

bullet4 slices of 12 grain bread, torn into pieces
bullet1 lb. mild sausage (browned and drained)
bullet6 eggs, beaten
bullet2 cups milk
bulletsalt and pepper to taste
bullet2 cups grated cheddar cheese

Directions: Cover bottom of a 13-inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Spread bottom of pan with broken pieces of bread; sprinkle browned sausage over bread. Mix eggs and milk, pour over the sausage. Salt and pepper the mixture and spread grated cheese over the top. Bake at 350˚ for 35 minutes. Serves 8 to 10.

Baked Mashed Potatoes
From Cindy Rector of Millboro


bullet8 cups mashed potatoes
bullet8 oz. cream cheese
bullet1⁄3 cup melted margarine
bullet1 t garlic salt
bullet1 egg
bulletdash of pepper
bullet1 t salt
bullet1⁄3 cup finely chopped onion
bullet2 cups sour cream

Directions: Cook and mash potatoes. Beat in all ingredients. Put in 21⁄2- or 3-quart greased baking dish. Bake at 350˚ for 50 to 60 minutes. Can put grated cheese on top if desired. Can make one day and bake the next.


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