Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Sandwiches

This was passed down to me from my mother.  This recipe was her childhood favorite that originated from the cold winters of Minnesota.  All I can say is that it is YUMMY!

It’s also quick and easy.  As easy as a grilled cheese sandwich.


Ingredients:

Bread- whatever kind you desire. From white to hearty wheat, they all work.
Peanut Butter
Marshmallow cream- Regular marshmallows, large or small can also be used.
Butter or margarine, softened.

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Procedure:

  1. Heat your skillet or large pan to a medium heat.
  2. Spread peanut butter on one slice of bread.  Use a thin to medium spread.
  3. Spread the marshmallow cream over the peanut butter. Again, adjust to desired amount.
      • If you use small marshmallows, just lay those over peanut butter.
      • If you use large marshmallows, slice in half and place those over peanut butter.
  4. Spread softened butter or margarine on second slice of bread and place on top.
  5. Place the sandwich buttered side down on skillet.
  6. Gently butter the other top while its cooking in the pan.
  7. Flip when bottom is golden brown and continue until second side is toasted.
  8. Place on plate and slice in half.

Serve with plenty of napkins ~ its gooey delicious!

BBQ Bacon Burgers

When you don’t know what to make for dinner, the one best thing is to just flip through a magazine that has recipes in it or even just go to their website and you can browse the recipes online. Never just go to the store without a meal plan. That’s when you end up just buying a whole bunch of random stuff you think you can throw all together but then when you get home there will be something that you had forgotten.  Always go with a game plan. The other night I was making dinner and I had just received the new Family Circle magazine and as I was flipping through the magazine I came across this recipe for BBQ Bacon Burgers.  I decided to make it for my family and it turned out to be a great hit and everyone loved it. It’s quite easy to make and doesn’t take long at all, so try it out for your family. I know it will be a big hit and everyone will be asking for it again and

Ingredients:

Slices turkey bacon 8
Ground turkey 1 package (20 ounces)
French’s fried onions 1/2 cup
Bottled barbecue sauce 8 tablespoons
Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon
Ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon
English muffins 6

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Procedure:

  1. Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Heat broiler.
  2. Cook 6 slices of the bacon in a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium heat, 7 minutes. Set aside. Chop remaining 2 slices uncooked turkey bacon and place in large bowl.
  3. Add ground turkey, fried onions, 2 tablespoons of the barbecue sauce, the Worcestershire and the black pepper to bacon in bowl. Stir to evenly blend. Divide mixture into 6 patties.
  4. Grill hamburger patties for 6 minutes. Flip over; continue to grill an additional 5 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted into center of burgers registers 160°. Meanwhile, broil English muffins for 3 minutes, turning once.
  5. To serve: Place a burger on each muffin bottom. Top each with 1 tablespoon of the remaining barbecue sauce and 1 slice cooked bacon, broken in half. Add muffin top and serve.

Mouthwatering Dessert

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Ingredients:

Heavy Cream 2 cups
Vanilla Pod 1
Egg Yolks 5 large
Sugar 1/4 cup plus ½ cup

Procedure:

    1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.
    2. Using a knife split the vanilla bean lengthwise down the center and scrape out the seeds.
    3. Heat the cream and vanilla bean (Both the scrapings and the bean) in a saucepan over low heat until simmering.
    4. Remove from the heat and let stand for 1 hour.
    5. Whisk the eggs yolks and sugar in a bowl. Whisk into the cream mixture.
    6. Strain though a wire sieve into a bowl.
    7. Pour equal amounts into six 6oz ramekins.
    8. Place the ramekins in a roasting pan and add enough hot water in the pan to come halfway up the sides of the ramekins.
    9. Bake until the custards are barely set, about 40 minutes.
    10. Remove the ramekins from the pan and cool.
    11. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.
    12. Position the broiler rack and preheat the broiler.
    13. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sugar evenly over the top of each custard.
    14. Place the ramekins under the broiler until the sugar is caramelized. Serve immediately.