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Wonderful Meatloaf

Ground beef is mixed with cooked rice, onion, brown sugar and ketchup, then baked in a loaf pan for 30 minutes. It is topped with additional ketchup and baked for 15 minutes more.

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, rice, brown sugar, onion and 1 tablespoon ketchup. Mix well and place in a 5x9 inch loaf pan.

3. Bake at 350 ...

Chili Potato Burritos

You can use any kind of chili pepper you like—I like poblano or chipotle the best. Buy them dried and put them in your blender to make powder. Serve warm with a dollop of sour cream if desired. You can substitute taco sauce for enchilada sauce.

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and mash.

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Thai Fish Cakes

Seasoned with oyster sauce, sweet chili sauce and cilantro, these fish cakes are an easy and tasty way to serve fish.

1. Combine fish, 1/2 cup flour, oyster sauce, sweet chili sauce, fish sauce, brown sugar, cilantro, green onions, and egg in a food processor. Process until well combined. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

2. Shape mixture into patties, and dust with flour.

3. Pour...

Easy Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese is a diverse sandwich for any occasion. It can be made with virtually any type of cheese; it is also great as an entree or accompanied with soup. This simple recipe can be easily modified to your preference. Just be careful to use a low-flame so you don’t burn the bread.

1. Heat a small skillet to medium.
2. Using a butter knife, spread half of mayonnaise (or butter,...

Portobello Mushroom Burger

Whether or not you are a vegetarian, this portobello mushroom burger is a keeper! The portobello is often called the "steak" of mushrooms, and after making this recipe you will know why. The key to this recipe is the grilling so that it has that authentic grilled taste.

1. Place the mushroom caps, smooth side up, in a shallow dish. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil...