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Old 05-19-2002, 11:10 AM
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Tell your dh that these meatbals make great meatball subs. We like the "regular" kind and these both for subs. MmmMMMmm
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Can never have enough food ideas!
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Old 07-02-2007, 01:47 PM
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Thanks for all of the ideas! They all sound wonderful !
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Hello everyone. I have a crowd pleaser if you have a crockpot. When I have a large crowd, I make my mom's shredded beef sandwiches. Any inexpesive, large roast will work (best bought and frozen when mega meat sales happen in your area), 1 package of Auju season mix (found around gravy mixes in your store), 2 cans of mushrooms and 2 cups of water. Place your roast in a crockpot, mix your Auju season package with 2 C. warm water and pour over the roast. Place lid on and cook on low for 9-12 hours. I do this the night before. Take the meat ouf of the crockpot and shred with 2 forks. Place back in crockpot, add the canned mushrooms, stir and let heat through until ready to serve on buns.
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Hubby's family has a reunion the first week in July and they always have, fried catfish, bbq ribs, hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, brown beans, cornbread, pasta salad, tater salad, assorted cakes, salad, rolls, baked beans, cole slaw, banana pudding, and baked mac & cheese. A full menu 2 choose from...
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Old 07-11-2009, 06:30 AM
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If you go away ffrom that reunion hungry its your own fault. That is a lot of food.

For my nephew's graduation party i made 2 big roasters of scallopd potatoes. It was so easy to do and not many were left over.
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Old 07-11-2009, 06:59 AM
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Good morning all, Coll how do you make your scalloped potatoes? I really like them and always looking for diff ways of making them.
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Old 07-11-2009, 07:22 AM
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My recipe is so simple. The amounts will vary of course depending on how much you are making.

You need:
potatoes
flour
salt & pepper
milk
butter
onions
bacon

Fill a large kettle about 1/2 way with cold water.
Peel and slice potates and place in the water.
Chop the onions finely.
Cut the bacon into small dice.
Layer-
potatoes, onions, bacon salt & pepper
Do this until the baking dish (or roaster) is almost full.
Make a rue from butter, flour and milk. Melt the bettur in a sauce pan, add flour, starting with 3-4 tablespoons. If the flour makes a stiff ball add more butter. You want a nice paste but not stiff. Slowly add the milk, continuously stirring. When it is thickened pour over the potatoes, moving potates aside so that it seeps down around them.

Bake at 350* until potatoes are tender.

A quicker method is to layer it like this-
potatoes, onion, bacon, salt & pepper, small dots of butter here and there, the sprinkle with a spoon of flour. Repeat until dish is almost full. Pour milk over, cover with foil if desired and bake 350* until tender.

If you make them, let me know how you like them.
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Thanks Coll will indeed try them your way. Others may too since you put your recipe here for all of us to see.
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I got so many compliments on them at the party. That was the first time I had ever made them for a crowd.
You just have to adjust for how big a dish or roaster you are using. I thik it took 20 lbs of potates for two large roasters.
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