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What is your favorite go-to dish or casserole?
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
What is your favorite go-to dish or casserole?

You know... the dish you make when you get a call from a friend that had a new baby, a potluck dinner with friends or a summer BBQ?

Share your recipes!
~To eat is a necessity, to eat intelligently is an art.~ La Rochefoucauld
totallywiggedout responded:
Homemade meatballs in bourbon bbq sauce, baked in the oven till done, then transferred to a crockpot to go and keep warm
shelbyray69 responded:
Tator tot hot dish. Ground beef mixed with onions, corn, green beans, cream of mushroom soup, and topped with shredded cheese and tator tots. Been a staple in my family since I was too young to know what I was eating! It's also a pretty big deal in the mid west
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
These sound yummy!

TotallyWiggedOut - Tell us more about Bourbon BBQ sauce, how do you make it?

Shelbyray69 - You are making my mouth water, I haven't had this in years! How can we lighten it up to also include in a weekly meal plan?
~To eat is a necessity, to eat intelligently is an art.~ La Rochefoucauld
totallywiggedout replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
Hi Elizabeth.
Spicy Bourbon BBQ meatballs
for meatballs preheat oven to 350 deg
2# very lean gr beef
2 Cups dry bread crumbs
2 eggs
2 Tblsp low sodium soy sauce
1/2 Cup finely minced onion
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
mix all together in lg bowl, roll into 1 1/2 in meatballs(coctail sized), place in 9x13 baking pan, bake @ 350 for 15 min.
Meanwhile mix Bourbon sauce
1 Cup Bourbon, use cheapest its gonna be ok
1 1/2 Cup Ketchup
1/2 Cup brown sugar
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp dry mustard
2 Tblsp worchestershire sauce
a couple dashes hot sauce
mix thoroughly, pour over partially baked meatballs. Continue to bake uncovered for 20-25 min till done
-- can then be transferred to crockpot , kept on low or can be chilled and served cold, good either way, nice on hoagie buns with coleslaw on top for leftovers
gjvbbrn responded:
Any kin of mixed casseroles are great. Meat, veggies and starch all in one...yumm...
I made a great Mac and cheese recently, cooked noodles, cheddar cheese, 1 cup milk, garlic salt, and those little bite size sausages you can get... can't think of the name... f wanted could even add peas or corn or something.
I also love something "simple" like a crock pot of chilli they can eat from as needed. Or a stew w/ lots of fresh veggies.
butterflygarden responded:
In the summer I love to bring fresh salads!

Here is one I made just this past weekend:

Chop all these ingredients together, toss and serve:

4 medium salad cucumbers, washed and sliced into rounds
5 or 6 medium Roma tomatoes, cubed
1/2 cup of fresh cilantro leaves
1/8 cup crumbled feta cheese
(if you like onions you can add them, but I don't)


1/8 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil (lighter version if you don't like the strong flavor)
1/8 cup fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste
whisk together and pour over salad and toss. Keep in the fridge until ready to serve.


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