Mini hotdogs and meatballs

Mini Hot Dogs And Meatballs
36 frozen cooked Italian meatballs (1/2 ounce each)
1 (16 ounce) package miniature hot dogs, or little smoked sausages
1 (26 ounce) jar meatless spaghetti sauce
1 (18 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce
1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce
Combine all ingredients in 5 to 6 quart slow cooker. Cover; cook on low for 3 hours, or on high for 2 hours until heated through.
Variation:
Add 1 (3 1/2 ounce) package sliced pepperoni.
Makes 15 servings.

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Spaghetti and meat casserole

Spaghetti And Meat Casserole
1/3 pound spaghetti
6 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 1/2 tablespoons oil
1 pound pork sausage or ground beef
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can tomato soup
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cook spaghetti in water with salt; drain and rinse. In medium saucepan, melt butter; coat bread crumbs in melted butter. In skillet over low heat, saute onion and green pepper in oil. Add meat and brown. Add soup, tomato paste and pepper to meat mixture; mix well. Gently mix in cooked spaghetti. Pour mixture into greased casserole dish. Top with buttered bread crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes.
Makes 6 servings.

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3 things…

Name three things –

You can dunk in tea or coffee?
Digestive biscuits, chocolate, a spoon
You can enjoy at a carnival?
candy floss, the rides, performers
You can’t enjoy when it’s windy?
fireworks, barbecuing, walking
Your body can’t do?
see, gymnastics, touch my nose with my tongue?
You don’t learn at school?
how to whine, how to drive, not sure what else?
You can put onto a pizza?
sausage, peporoni, bacon
You can eat with?
hands, dogs, your phone nearby
You don’t suggest you do at home blindfolded?
cook, light a fire, bathe
That are important to you?
friends, my dog, my blog
That you love to do at the beach?
collect shells, walk on the sand, dip my toes in the water
That you do in the morning?
check email, shower, drink coffee
That you do every time you log in to your blog
check comments, and likes, check stats, read others posts

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Friday’s Fun 3

Easy chocolate icecream

Easy Chocolate Ice Cream
2 cups half and half cream
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups whipping cream
Combine half and half, sugar, cocoa and vanilla in a blender; cover and process on low until smooth. Stir in whipping cream. Freeze in an ice cream freezer according to manufacturer’s instructions. Allow to ripen in ice cream freezer or firm up in your refrigerator freezer 2 to 4 hours before serving.
Makes 1 1/2 quarts.

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Chicken macaroni casserole

Chicken Macaroni Casserole
2 cups cubed cooked chicken
2 cups elbow macaroni
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of celery soup
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 pound process cheese, diced
1/4 green pepper, diced
1 (2 ounce) jar diced pimientos
1 (4 ounce) can mushroom pieces, undrained
1 (5 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, undrained
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; cover and refrigerate overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour mixture into a 9 by 13 by 2 inch glass casserole dish. Bake, uncovered, for 1 1/2 hours.
Variation:
Substitute tuna, shrimp or crab for the chicken.
Makes 6 servings.

Hamburger macaroni casserole

Hamburger Macaroni Casserole
2 cups macaroni
1 pound ground beef
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can condensed tomato soup
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can condensed mushroom soup
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1/2 cup chopped pimiento, optional
1/4 cup cubed Colby cheese
1 (3 ounce) can French-fried onions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Brown ground beef; drain. Combine tomato soup, mushroom soup, green pepper, pimiento, macaroni and ground beef. Place half of mixture in greased 2 quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with half of the cheese and onions. Top with remaining macaroni mixture and cheese. Bake for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining onions; bake for 5 minutes more.
Makes 6 servings.

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Easy pizza appetizers

Easy Pizza Appetizers
1 pound ground beef
1 pound bulk Italian sausage
1 pound Velveeta cheese, cubed and divided
4 teaspoons pizza seasoning
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
In a large nonstick skillet, brown beef and sausage until crumbly; drain. Add remaining ingredients and spoon mixture into 4 quart slow cooker. Cover; cook on low for 1 hour. When thoroughly warm, offer a small spoon or knife for spreading and serve with party rye bread.
Makes 8 servings.

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