Every man, married or otherwise, occasionally finds himself struggling to find something to eat when he’s living alone or occasionally left to his own devices. If married, the chick food stacked on every shelf in the refrigerator just won’t cut it — you know, stuff like yogurt, fancy cheese spreads, low fat cottage cheese, fruit, vegetables, and an endless variety of half consumed salad dressings. Enough already. Get your butt to the store, buy the following ingredients and feast like a king.
- Put half a can of Hormel beef (not corn beef) hash in a small frying pan, smoosh it down so it covers the bottom of the pan, and turn the heat on medium. (Put the rest in a small container and put it in the refrigerator for the following day.)
- Break an egg over the center of the stuff.
- Place a cover over the pan so the egg will cook faster.
- When the yolk solidifies, get a fork and eat it right out of the pan. It’s okay. Nobody is watching.
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Quick Sweetrolls to Die For
All you need is an 8″x12″ pyrex cooking pan, butter, brown sugar, Karo syrup, pecans, and dinner rolls.
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 3/8s cup butter
- 3 tablespoons clear Karo syrup
- Small package of chopped pecans
- Package of dinner rolls. (King’s Hawaiian rolls, if you can get them.)
Melt brown sugar, butter, and Karo syrup in a small sauce pan on medium heat to prevent burning. Pour mixture to cover the bottom of the cooking pan. Sprinkle chopped pecans over surface. Separate and lay dinner rolls bottom up to fill pan.
If using ordinary dinner rolls, cook at the prescribed temperature in a preheated over as long as the package specifies. If you are fortunate enough to buy King’s Hawaiian rolls, just warm for :10 on 300.
When the rolls are done, take out the pan and,using a couple of heating pads, place a cookie sheet large enough to cover the top of the pan and quickly flip it over so the rolls fall out of the pan onto the cookie sheet. Best to butter and eat right away while they’re still warm.
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Homemade, Award Winning Chili
All you need is a large crock pot, 15 minutes of prep time, and approximately 4 hours of cooking time.
- 1 Large can tomato sauce.
- 1 Large can diced tomatoes.
- 1 Large can kidney beans.
- 1 Large green pepper (diced)
- 1 Large yellow onion (diced)
- 2 Lbs of ground beef.
- 2 Tablespoons Gebhardt’s chili powder
- Put all the ingredients except for the hamburger in the cooker and turn it on.
- Brown the beef and drain.
- Put beef in crock pot with everything else.
- Cook for four hours on high.
Best accompanied by buttered slices of white sandwich bread.
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Chicken on Toast
- Put a small can of cream of chicken soup in small cooking pan.
- Add no more than 1/2 soup can of milk.
- Add two tablespoons of lemon juice.
- Add 1 can of canned chicken once the mixture starts to bubble. (Be careful not to stir too aggressively or the chunks of chicken will break down into tiny pieces hardly worth chewing.)
- Toast bread and then thoroughly butter it. (A can of ready to bake Pillsbury Grands are nice if you like a sweet tasting alternative.)
- Spoon mixture on toast.