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Cookbook 4-12

This is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
According to a survey in honor of the holiday, 87% of Americans say they like grilled cheese.
The top five cheeses we want in our sandwiches are: Cheddar . . . American . . . Swiss . . . provolone . . . and pepper jack.

“Grilled Cheese Sandwich”

4 slices white bread
3 tablespoons butter, divided
2 slices Cheddar cheese

Preheat skillet over medium heat. Generously butter one side of a slice of bread. Place bread butter-side-down onto skillet bottom and add 1 slice of cheese. Butter a second slice of bread on one side and place butter-side-up on top of sandwich. Grill until lightly browned and flip over; continue grilling until cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining 2 slices of bread, butter and slice of cheese.


-listener likes a couple slices crisp of bacon on grilled cheese sandwich
-generous portion parmesean cheese sprinkled on top of the cheese

“Spaghetti Salad”

16 oz. spaghetti, cooked and drained
3/4 c. mayonnaise
1/4 c. soy sauce
1 tsp. mustard
salt and pepper to taste

Mayo soy sauceadd garlic salt, about 1/2 tsp mix together, and add it to the cooked spagetti and mix it. Then add, a 1/2 c. each of celery, onion, and green pepper, 1 package frozen small peas, 1 can water chestnuts chopped, 4 oz. can mushrooms chopped, green and black olives as much as you want. Add to the spaghetti mixture, mix up, and put in the refrigerator.

Marian Embree, Moberly

-need a recommendation on good canned salmon

“Strawberry Rhubarb Pie”

1 pint strawberries
2 c. sliced rhubarb
3/4 c. brown sugar
9″ pie crusts
1/2 c. white sugar
2 T. flour
1 tsp. lemon rind, grated

Heat strawberries and rhubarb a few minutes. Combine all ingredients and pour into crust. Top with crust. Bake at 350 for 50 minutes or less.

Julia Wood, Madison (in 2nd KWIXland Cookbook)

“Rhubarb Jam”

5 c. sugar
5 c. rhubarb
1 lb. candied orange slices, cut fine

Add a small amount of water to sugar to dissolve, and cook with rhubarb until rhubarb is tender. Add orange slices.

Nadine Staggs, Moberly (in 2nd KWIXland Cookbook)

“Peanut Butter Brownie” (uses Bisquick)

1 1/2 c. Bisquick
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. applesauce
1/2 c. chunky peanut butter
1/2 c. cholesterol-free egg products (or you can use 4 egg whites or 2 eggs)
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
3 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate melted and cooled

Heat oven to 350. Stir in all ingredients until blended. Spread on an ungreased rectangle pan 13 by 9 by 2 inches. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until set. Cool. For brownies, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows.

Doris Thompson, Huntsville

“Easy Mac and Cheese Pie”

1 c. uncooked elbow macaroni, 3 1/2 oz.
2 c. shredded cheddar cheese, 8 oz.
1/2 c. original Bisquick
1 1/2 c. milk
4 tsp. red pepper sauce
2 eggs

Heat oven to 400. Grease pie plate 9 1/4 inches. Place uncooked macaroni on pie plate. Sprinkle 1 3/4 c. cheese, Stir remaining ingredients until blended. Pour into pie plate. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 1 to 2 minutes until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Doris Thompson, Huntsville

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