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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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