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BREAKFAST RECIPES

Scrambled Eggs
Makes 8 Servings
What you need: Skillet, medium size mixing bowl, measuring spoons, hot pads.

Ingredients:
1 dozen eggs, 1/2 teaspoon salt; 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 3/4 cup milk.

Mix the eggs, salt, pepper and milk in the mixing bowl, making sure the mixture is well beaten and all ingredients are mixed, 3 tablespoons butter or margarine.

Over medium heat, melt the butter in the skillet, pour in the egg mixture and stir occasionally until the eggs are hardened and fully cooked. Serve with toast, butter and jam.

NOTE: By adding 2/3 cup of shredded American Cheese to the egg mixture, you can make cheesy eggs that taste even better.

Poached Eggs
Makes 6 Servings.
What you need: Skillet, hot pads, 2 teaspoons salt OR vinegar.
In the skillet add enough water so the bottom of skillet is covered, you should have about 1 1/2 inches of water. Add the salt or vinegar. Simmer the water on medium heat until water starts to bubble. Crack the eggs into the simmering water being careful not to break the yolks. Simmer 3-5 minutes or until whites are firm and a film covers the yolk. Serve over toast or english muffins.

French Toast
Makes 4 Servings.
What you need: Skillet, hot pads, mixing bowl, measuring cup, measuring spoons, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 3/4 cup milk, 3 eggs, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine.
In the mixing bowl add the eggs, salt milk, mix well. On medium heat melt the butter in the skillet. When butter is melted dip the bread into the egg mixture and coat both sides. Place bread slices in the skillet, cook bread on each side approximately 2 minutes.
Serve with your favorite syrup!

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LUNCH

Grilled Cheese
Makes 1 serving.
What you need: Skillet, hot pads, butter or margarine, 2 slices of white bread, 1 slice American Cheese.
Butter 1 side of each slice of bread, on the unbuttered side place the slice of cheese, placing the other slice of bread in the middle. In a medium low skillet, cook each side of the sandwich about 2 minutes, turning until lightly browned and cheese is melted in center.
You can add a slice of ham before cooking to make a grilled ham and cheese sandwich.

DINNER

BAKED CHICKEN
Makes 4 Servings.
What you need: 1 package (approx. 2 lbs.) of cut chicken pieces; 1 cup all purpose flour; 1/2 teaspoon salt; 1/4 teaspoon pepper; 1/2 teaspoon Season Salt or Poultry Season; 2 tablespoons margarine or butter; 13X9 baking pan; brown paper bag or plastic bag to mix and shake ingredients, oven mitts.
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. In the plastic or brown bag put the flour, salt, pepper, season salt or poultry seasonings, shake to mix.
When the oven has pre-heated put butter/margarine, (I recommend to spray the pan with cooking spray if you have), in the baking pan and place in oven just until butter is melted.
Rinse chicken pieces under cold water, shake off excess moisture, then put in bag and shake until coated. Place coated chicken (skin side down) in the baking pan with the melted butter. Repeat above until all pieces are in the baking pan. Place in oven.
Bake 30 minutes, remove the pan from oven and turn chicken pieces over. Place back into the oven and cook an additional 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven and serve with your favorite side dishes.

SLOPPY JOE HAMBURGERS
Makes 8 Sandwiches.
What you need: Chopping board, paring knife, measuring cup, measuring spoons, skillet, hot pads.
Ingredients:
3 tablespoons cooking oil; 1 small onion, chopped; 1/2 green pepper, chopped; 1 pound hamburger; 1 cup ketchup; 1 teaspoon salt; 1/4 teaspoon pepper; 8 hamburger buns.
Chop the onion and green pepper in small pieces; heat oil over medium heat and add the onion and green pepper. Cook about 5 minutes, don't let them get brown.
Add the hamburger and continue to cook until pink in hamburger is gone. Stir occasionally to bring the pink meat up from bottom of skillet until all meat is browned.
Add the ketchup, salt, pepper. Cook slowly until flavors and ingredients are blended.
Simmer for about 10 minutes, be sure to stir occasionally. Serve on hamburger buns.

Spaghetti
Makes 4 Servings.
What you need: Saucepan, measuring spoons, hot pads, 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, 1-2 ounce can of sliced mushrooms, 1 teaspoons sugar, 1- 15 ounce can tomato sauce, 1 teaspoon dried, crushed oregano, 6 ounces (or 1 small package) of cooked spaghetti noodles.
In the saucepan add the butter or margarine, mushrooms, sugar, tomato sauce, sugar and oregano. Over low heat, stirring occasionally, bring the mixture to a boil. Lower the heat to medium low and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Serve over your spaghetti noodles.

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Easy Eggnog
Makes 1 cup.
What you need: 1 cup milk, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1 egg, drinking cup.
In the cup place the above ingredients, mix well, drink!

Sugar Jumbles
Makes 2-3 dozen cookies.
What you need: Medium mixing bowl, measuring cups, measuring spoons, electric mixer or mixing spoon, cookie baking sheet, flour sifter.
Ingredients: 1/2 cup soft butter or margarine, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 cup and 2 tablespoons of sifted flour, 1/4 teaspoon baking soda, 1/2 teaspoon salt.
In the bowl mix the butter, or margarine, sugar, egg and vanilla until fluffy and creamy. Sift the flour, baking soda and salt together and add this mixture to the sugar mixture, mixing thoroughly.
Place 1 teaspoonful of the mixture on a lightly greased cookie sheet, place drops about 2 inches apart.
Bake in 375 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned. Let cool, remove from baking sheet and serve






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