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Welcome to Hamburger stories

Try sinking your teeth into this 3 meat 3 pound burger with double cheese,  5 slices of extra crispy bacon, lettuce, pickles, tomatoes and grilled onions, wrapped in a cheese bread loaf.

Husband works 16 hours a day, 5 days a week and brings home the whole check “Bam”

Kids get good grades in school and does all their chores “Bam”

You got that new promotion “Bam, Bam, Bam ”

This 3 of a kind always beats the house.

Easy Apple Pie

Easy Apple Pie

Ingredients

1 Deep dish 8” frozen pie crust, 6 apples, 1 stick of butter (Salted or unsalted), 2 tsp flour or cornstarch, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp almond extract, 1 tsp rum extract, pecans or almonds.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel, core and cut apples into slices. Melt butter in bowl and whisk in vanilla, almond and rum extract. Whisk in flour or cornstarch. Add apples slices and turn in mixture until fully coated. Pour evenly half the apples into pie crust and sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar over apples. Add the other half of apple mixture and sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar over apples. Bake in oven for 25 minutes. Fully cover the top with pecans or walnuts. Finish baking for 20 minutes. Cool at room temperature for 20 minutes and refrigerate for 4 hours before serving. serve plain or with your favorite ice cream and cool whip.

Happy Eating

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After the Thanksgiving rush

Have some Thanksgiving dressing left over, try adding a few different ingredients to spice up the rest of the meal.

After Thanksgiving

Sautéed onions, hot peppers and fresh garlic with butter or margarine adds a fresh flavor to your dressing. Add the dressing to the pan and fry until lightly golden. Top with freshly crumbled extra crispy bacon. Re-fry the turkey and top with hot peppers. eat alone or add extras to the plate.

Easy sweet potato pie

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Easy sweet potato pie

Note: 2 pies

2 extra large sweet potatoe

1 cup butter

1 ¼ cup sugar

1 small can Borden’s sweetened condensed milk

4 eggs

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 unbaked pie crusts (9in.)

 

Directions:

 

  1. Boil sweet potatoes until soft, cool and peel
  2. Use an electric mixer and mix well with butter until creamy
  3. Add condensed milk and mix
  4. Add eggs and mix
  5. Add sugar in ½ cup increments and test after each mix for desired sweetness up to 1 ¼ cup
  6. Add nutmeg and vanilla extract mix well

 

Pour even amount in each pie crust stopping ½ inch from top. Bake at 300 to 350 degrees depending on how well your oven holds a steady temperature. Check every half hour. Pies are done when center comes up clean after inserting a fork or knife. Any leftover in the bowl should be eaten while two pies is cooking.

What Thanksgiving means to me and my family

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What Thanksgiving means to me and my family

Planning the thanksgiving dinner weeks ahead, so that I can figure out how to prepare the meal without spending the whole day in the kitchen. Turkey, potato salad, mixed greens, ham, macaroni and cheese, sausage and chicken dressing  and yes! “Old Fashioned Lunchroom Style Butter Cookies” for dessert. We were talking about yams and Then! My mom says she wants a sweet potato pie. I would not mind making one for Christmas, but this dessert was not part of the Thanksgiving meal.

I always cook the day before the holiday, so that I can spend the holiday appreciating the essence of it. You know, cartoons, remote control, whatever you like to drink, and of course the FOOD! I cook enough and different foods to last for days. You never get tired of the leftovers, because each plate you make can have something different on it. My family and I always start eating the day before the holiday. We make sample plates and eat every three to four hours on a 24 hour basis until we fall asleep.

Now getting back to my cooking schedule. The key to finish cooking in a timely manner is to multitask and have multiple things cooking at the same time. I had planned to have everything finished by 1 pm Thanksgiving eve, so that I could put up Christmas decorations to display the day after Thanksgiving and be in time to watch the Charlie Brown marathon. Goofing around with my family during cooking time put me in an hour and a half delay to finishing the meal by 1pm. I was still able to watch Charlie Brown using the DVR.

At 9:30pm it is time to work my Thanksgiving magic on the main feature:

  1. Dance with the turkey (cleaning it).
  2. Rubbing the turkey with butter and garlic and wrapping it with bacon and foil (putting it to bed).
  3. Put the turkey in the oven on 250 degrees to slow cook over night (turning out the lights).

Our table is set in pure joy:

  1. Buffet style
  2. Paper plates
  3. Plastic forks and spoons
  4. Paper cups
  5. As many cookies and pie as you want to eat
  6. Remote control
  7. Drinks
  8. Relaxation
  9. Enjoy the day

Happy Thanksgiving by thetastytreater

 

Cookies are not just for snacking anymore

The traditional ice cream sandwich is not as traditional anymore. Unless you add your own twist. Try this on for size.

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2 chunky peanut butter cookies, your favorite ice cream and a side order of fruit.

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“Cookies are not for snacking anymore”

Also be on the lookout for something that will blow your mind. Check

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