One of America’s Favorites – Cheeseburger

October 11, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Cheeseburger served with French fries

A cheeseburger is a hamburger topped with cheese. Traditionally, the slice of cheese is placed on top of the meat patty, but the burger can include many variations in structure, ingredients, and composition. The cheese is normally added to the cooking hamburger patty shortly before serving, which allows the cheese to melt. As with other hamburgers, a cheeseburger may include toppings, such as lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, or bacon.

In fast food restaurants, the cheese used is normally processed cheese, but other cheeses may be used instead, such as cheddar, Swiss, mozzarella, blue cheese, and pepper jack. Also, in rare cases, spinach and olives are added.

 

By the late nineteenth century, the opening of the vast grasslands of the Great Plains to cattle ranching had made it possible for every American to enjoy beef almost daily. Hamburger was one of the cheapest way for even the poorest of Americans to eat beef.

Adding cheese to hamburgers became popular in the late-1920s to mid-1930s, and there are several competing claims as to who created the first cheeseburger. Lionel Sternberger is reputed to have introduced the cheeseburger in 1926 at the age of 16 when he was working as a fry cook at his father’s Pasadena, California sandwich shop, “The Rite Spot”, and “experimentally dropped a slab of American cheese on a sizzling hamburger.”

An early example of the cheeseburger appearing on a menu is a 1928 menu for the Los Angeles restaurant O’Dell’s which listed a cheeseburger smothered with chili for 25 cents.

Other restaurants also claim to have invented the cheeseburger. For example, Kaelin’s Restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, said it invented the cheeseburger in 1934. One year later, a trademark for the name “cheeseburger” was awarded to Louis Ballast of the Humpty Dumpty Drive-In in Denver, Colorado. According to Steak ‘n Shake archives, the restaurant’s founder, Gus Belt, applied for a trademark on the word in the 1930s. Another example of the hamburger invention. “The history of the hamburger appears to be divided into two aspects: the American-type hamburger, with which most people are familiar, and the idea of the hamburger from Hamburg, Germany. The essential difference is in the name and sandwich. Hamburgers may have been inspired in the German city with the profusion of beef from cows in the country terrain. Given the lack of refrigeration, the meat had to be cooked immediately, and the Hamburg beef patties became popular.
The steamed cheeseburger, a variation almost exclusively served in central Connecticut, is believed to have been invented at a restaurant called Jack’s Lunch in Middletown, Connecticut, in the 1930s.
The largest cheeseburger ever made in the world weighed 2,014 pounds, “60 pounds of bacon, 50 pounds of lettuce, 50 pounds of sliced onions, 40 pounds of pickles, and 40 pounds of cheese.” The record was broken by Minnesota’s Black Bear Casino breaking the previous Cheeseburger record 881 pounds.
In the United States, National Cheeseburger Day is celebrated annually on September 18.

Some cheeseburger ingredients

The ingredients used to create cheeseburgers follow similar patterns found in the regional variations of hamburgers, although most start with ground beef. Common cheeses used for topping are American, Swiss, and other meltable cheeses. Popular toppings include lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, bacon, avocado or guacamole, sliced sautéed mushrooms, cheese sauce or chili, but the variety of possible toppings is broad.

A cheeseburger may have more than one patty or more than one slice of cheese—it is reasonably common, but by no means automatic, for the number to increase at the same rate with cheese and meat interleaved. A stack of two or more patties follows the same basic pattern as hamburgers: with two patties will be called a double cheeseburger; a triple cheeseburger has three, and while much less common, a quadruple has four. A burger with 20 patties is called a score burger.

Sometimes cheeseburgers are prepared with the cheese enclosed within the ground beef, rather than on top. This is sometimes known as a Jucy Lucy.

Sharp Cheddar and Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

October 7, 2021 at 6:58 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's Live Carb Smart, cheese, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Sharp Cheddar and Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. We had a lot of rain and thunder storms overnight but it gradually cleared as the morning went on. We had a high of 73 degrees and cloudy, a bit humid out also. Went to Meijer for a few items for Mom but Meijer shelves were bare in a lot of items. I’ll have to start hitting Walmart and Kroger for a while. Back home I got my cart and rake out of the shed and raked some leaves. I’m trying to stay ahead of them by raking when I can. The house across the street from us has a huge tree in their front yard and when that starts shedding it leaves it covers the whole street. So just trying to stay ahead of it. For Dinner tonight its a Sharp Cheddar and Chicken Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries.

 

Mom Loves the Big Loaded Up Turkey Burgers! So I started by getting a skillet and spraying it with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray and heating it on medium heat. For the Bacon I’m using al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon. It fries up perfect with an excellent taste. I buy it at Meijer, it’s the only store I’ve found to carry it. I need 2 slices but fried 5 slices. Always remember when frying Bacon use the Bacon Math. Just decide how many slices you’ll need and double it or so. Because, at least when I fry Bacon, you end up eating as much as you fix as you’re preparing it!

 

I had bought a package of the Jennie – O Lean 93% Lean Turkey Burger Patties at Meijer and had them in the freezer. I grabbed a couple of them last night and let it thaw in the fridge overnight. To prepare the Burger I grabbed a skillet, sprayed it with Pam and added 2 teaspoons of Extra Light Olive Oil, heated it on medium heat. When ready I added the Turkey Burger and cooked it for 12 minutes flipping it 3 times. With a minute of cooking time left I added a slice of Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese. And done!

 

Added the Bacon, Lettuce, some Hellman’s Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise (my favorite Mayo) and served it on a Aunt Millie’s Live Carb Smart Hamburger Bun. Just love these Burgers, juicy and delicious, and with the Sharp Cheddar and Bacon it makes it that much better! I love this Mayo. The Hellman’s Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise is nice and creamy with excellent flavor, with a little kick to it!

 

 

I also baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. I baked them for 20 minutes and done. Served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Lean Turkey Burger Patties
Fire up the grill for some delicious, nutritious JENNIE-O Lean Turkey Burger Patties. These all natural*, ground patties will surprise even the most passionate beef enthusiasts with the amount of sizzle and flavor they can pack. You may find yourself having second helpings at your next barbecue!

* ALL NATURAL*
* GLUTEN FREE

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
CONSUMER GAS GRILL:
TO GRILL:
Spray grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Place burger patties on grill rack 4 inches from heat source. Grill approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
CONSUMER STOVETOP SKILLET:
STOVETOP:
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray or add 1 to 2 teaspoons of oil. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Place burger patties in hot skillet. Cook approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size 112 g
Calories 150
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g0%
Protein 20 g40%
Vitamin D. 400 mcg2%
Calcium 50.00 mg2%
Iron 1.40 mg8%
Potassium 280.000 mg6%
https://www.jennieo.com/products/70-lean-turkey-burger-patties

 

 


Hellman’s Organic Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise

Enjoy the delicious, creamy taste of Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise — with a flavorful kick — in our USDA-certified Organic Blue Ribbon recipe!

Hellmann’s Spicy Chipotle Organic Mayonnaise is the perfect way to add delicious spice to your everyday favorites, combining a moderate heat with a touch of smokiness and sweetness. It is made with only the finest organic ingredients, like organic cage-free eggs & organic expeller-pressed oil, and contains no artificial flavors or preservatives.

Hellmann’s® Organic Mayonnaise Dressing is available in 4 flavors: Original, Roasted Garlic, Spicy Chipotle and Mild Curry.
https://www.hellmanns.com/us/en/products/organic-v

Turkey Focaccia Sandwiches

October 1, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Turkey Focaccia Sandwiches to pass along. To make these Sandwiches you’ll be needing JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets, JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon, Focaccia (Italian flat bread), Lettuce, Roma Tomatoes, Swiss Cheese, and Light Parmesan Dressing. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Focaccia Sandwiches
Light, flavorful Italian Focaccia takes this sandwich from ordinary to extraordinary. With layers of fresh veggies, JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast and bold parmesan dressing, you’ll be transported to the Italian countryside in just one bite of this Turkey Focaccia Sandwich.

Total Time – 30 Minutes
Serving Size – 4 Servings

Ingredients

1 – (17.6-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Turkey Breast Cutlets

8 – slices JENNIE-O® Turkey Bacon

1 – focaccia (Italian flat bread)

4 – pieces leaf lettuce

4 – slices of Roma tomatoes, sliced lengthwise

4 – slices Swiss cheese

4 – tablespoons light parmesan dressing

Directions

1) Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.

2) Place turkey breast cutlets in hot skillet. Cook, turning occasionally, 11 to 13 minutes. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

3) Heat slices of bacon for 6-7 minutes or until desired crispness, turning frequently. For crispier bacon; Lightly spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray before heating bacon.

4) Cut focaccia horizontally in half then into wedges. Layer lettuce, tomato, cheese, turkey, bacon and parmesan dressing onto each bottom focaccia wedge.

5) Cover with top wedge.

Nutrition

Calories – 490
Protein – 45g
Carbohydrates – 32g
Fiber – 2g
Sugars – 3g
Fat – 20g
Cholesterol – 100mg
Sodium – 850mg
Saturated Fat – 6g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/turkey-focaccia-sandwiches/

Sharp Cheddar and Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

September 30, 2021 at 6:58 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Sharp Cheddar and Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. High of 83 and sunny outside. Watered the shrubs and lawn early this morning. The entire street here is at war with moles. They have ruined our backyard. I went to Home Depot and purchased boxes of Mole Kill. Back home I got the cart out of the shed and started putting out the Mole Kill. I got our backyard and my neighbors on both sides of us. I’ll see how this works. Not much else going on. For Dinner tonight its a Sharp Cheddar and Chicken Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries.

 

Mom Loves the Big Loaded Up Turkey Burgers! So I started by getting a skillet and spraying it with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray and heating it on medium heat. For the Bacon I’m using al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon. It fries up perfect with an excellent taste. I buy it at Meijer, it’s the only store I’ve found to carry it. I need 2 slices but fried 5 slices. Always remember when frying Bacon use the Bacon Math. Just decide how many slices you’ll need and double it or so. Because, at least when I fry Bacon, you end up eating as much as you fix as you’re preparing it!

 

I had bought a package of the Jennie – O Lean 93% Lean Turkey Burger Patties at Meijer and had them in the freezer. I grabbed a couple of them last night and let it thaw in the fridge overnight. To prepare the Burger I grabbed a skillet, sprayed it with Pam and added 2 teaspoons of Extra Light Olive Oil, heated it on medium heat. When ready I added the Turkey Burger and cooked it for 12 minutes flipping it 3 times. With a minute of cooking time left I added a slice of Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese. And done!

 

Added the Bacon, Lettuce, some Hellman’s Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise (my favorite Mayo) and served it on a Aunt Millie’s Live Carb Smart Hamburger Bun. Just love these Burgers, juicy and delicious, and with the Sharp Cheddar and Bacon it makes it that much better! I love this Mayo. The Hellman’s Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise is nice and creamy with excellent flavor, with a little kick to it!

 

I also baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. I baked them for 20 minutes and done. Served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Lean Turkey Burger Patties
Fire up the grill for some delicious, nutritious JENNIE-O Lean Turkey Burger Patties. These all natural*, ground patties will surprise even the most passionate beef enthusiasts with the amount of sizzle and flavor they can pack. You may find yourself having second helpings at your next barbecue!

* ALL NATURAL*
* GLUTEN FREE

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
CONSUMER GAS GRILL:
TO GRILL:
Spray grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Place burger patties on grill rack 4 inches from heat source. Grill approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
CONSUMER STOVETOP SKILLET:
STOVETOP:
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray or add 1 to 2 teaspoons of oil. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Place burger patties in hot skillet. Cook approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size 112 g
Calories 150
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g0%
Protein 20 g40%
Vitamin D. 400 mcg2%
Calcium 50.00 mg2%
Iron 1.40 mg8%
Potassium 280.000 mg6%
https://www.jennieo.com/products/70-lean-turkey-burger-patties

 

 

 


Hellman’s Organic Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise

Enjoy the delicious, creamy taste of Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise — with a flavorful kick — in our USDA-certified Organic Blue Ribbon recipe!

Hellmann’s Spicy Chipotle Organic Mayonnaise is the perfect way to add delicious spice to your everyday favorites, combining a moderate heat with a touch of smokiness and sweetness. It is made with only the finest organic ingredients, like organic cage-free eggs & organic expeller-pressed oil, and contains no artificial flavors or preservatives.

Hellmann’s® Organic Mayonnaise Dressing is available in 4 flavors: Original, Roasted Garlic, Spicy Chipotle and Mild Curry.
https://www.hellmanns.com/us/en/products/organic-v

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

September 27, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Lettuce……….

Iceberg lettuce remains fresher longer than any other type of lettuce because of its high water content. Iceberg will keep for 7-14 days, whereas romaine lasts 6-10 days, and butter for only 3-4 days.

Sharp Cheddar and Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

August 22, 2021 at 7:12 PM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Sharp Cheddar and Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries

 

For Breakfast I had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. High of 91, humid and sunny outside. Watered the shrubs and lawn early this morning, everything still turning brown. We had some rain but we need a lot more. Afterward I went to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Did some cleaning in and around the house. Then I cleaned off Mom’s inside car windows for her. For Dinner tonight its a Sharp Cheddar and Chicken Bacon Turkey Burger w/ Baked Fries.

 

Mom wanted the Big Loaded Up Turkey Burger tonight! So I started by getting a skillet and spraying it with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray and heating it on medium heat. For the Bacon I’m using al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon. It fries up perfect with an excellent taste. I buy it at Meijer, it’s the only store I’ve found to carry it. I need 2 slices but fried 5 slices. Always remember when frying Bacon use the Bacon Math. Just decide how many slices you’ll need and double it or so. Because, at least when I fry Bacon, you end up eating as much as you fix as you’re preparing it!

 

I had bought a package of the Jennie – O Lean 93% Lean Turkey Burger Patties at Meijer and had them in the freezer. I grabbed a couple of them last night and let it thaw in the fridge overnight. To prepare the Burger I grabbed a skillet, sprayed it with Pam and added 2 teaspoons of Extra Light Olive Oil, heated it on medium heat. When ready I added the Turkey Burger and cooked it for 12 minutes flipping it 3 times. With a minute of cooking time left I added a slice of Kraft Deli Deluxe Sharp Cheddar Cheese. And done!

 

Added the Bacon, Lettuce, some Hellman’s Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise (my favorite Mayo) and served it on a Healthy Life Wheat Bun. Just love these Burgers, juicy and delicious, and with the Sharp Cheddar and Bacon it makes it that much better! I love this Mayo. The Hellman’s Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise is nice and creamy with excellent flavor, with a little kick to it!

 

I also baked some Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. I baked them for 20 minutes and done. Served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Lean Turkey Burger Patties
Fire up the grill for some delicious, nutritious JENNIE-O Lean Turkey Burger Patties. These all natural*, ground patties will surprise even the most passionate beef enthusiasts with the amount of sizzle and flavor they can pack. You may find yourself having second helpings at your next barbecue!

* ALL NATURAL*
* GLUTEN FREE

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
CONSUMER GAS GRILL:
TO GRILL:
Spray grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill over medium-high heat. Place burger patties on grill rack 4 inches from heat source. Grill approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
CONSUMER STOVETOP SKILLET:
STOVETOP:
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray or add 1 to 2 teaspoons of oil. Preheat skillet over medium heat. Place burger patties in hot skillet. Cook approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size 112 g
Calories 150
Total Fat 8.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat .0 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g0%
Protein 20 g40%
Vitamin D. 400 mcg2%
Calcium 50.00 mg2%
Iron 1.40 mg8%
Potassium 280.000 mg6%
https://www.jennieo.com/products/70-lean-turkey-burger-patties

 

 

Hellman’s Organic Spicy Chipotle Mayonnaise

Enjoy the delicious, creamy taste of Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise — with a flavorful kick — in our USDA-certified Organic Blue Ribbon recipe!

Hellmann’s Spicy Chipotle Organic Mayonnaise is the perfect way to add delicious spice to your everyday favorites, combining a moderate heat with a touch of smokiness and sweetness. It is made with only the finest organic ingredients, like organic cage-free eggs & organic expeller-pressed oil, and contains no artificial flavors or preservatives.

Hellmann’s® Organic Mayonnaise Dressing is available in 4 flavors: Original, Roasted Garlic, Spicy Chipotle and Mild Curry.
https://www.hellmanns.com/us/en/products/organic-v

Hawaiian Turkey Burgers

August 6, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Hawaiian Turkey Burgers. Made using JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Burger Patties along with toppings of Pineapple Preserves, BBQ Sauce, Sliced Pineapple, Lettuce and served on Whole Wheat Burger Buns. Get that grill fired up! You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Stay Safe and Make the SWITCH in 2021! https://www.jennieo.com/

Hawaiian Turkey Burgers
Sweet and savory go together like grilling and summer in this Hawaiian Turkey Burger recipe. Grilled pineapple, lean turkey burgers and a tangy sauce make this weeknight dinner so good, the cook will have some serious compliments coming their way.

Total Time – 30 Minutes
Serving Size – 4 Servings

INGREDIENTS
¼ cup pineapple preserves
¼ cup barbeque sauce
4 slices pineapple
1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Turkey Burger Patties
4 whole wheat burger buns, split and toasted
4 lettuce leaves

DIRECTIONS
1) Preheat broiler or grill.

2) Combine pineapple preserves and barbeque sauce in small saucepan. Bring to boil over medium heat, stirring often. Set aside ¼ cup sauce to use as condiment.

3) Brush both sides of pineapple slices with some of remaining sauce; set aside. Place burger patties on grill rack 4 inches from heat source. Grill approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Brush often with sauce.

4) Broil pineapple 1 minute, turning once.

5) Place lettuce leaf on bun bottom top with pineapple, patties and bun top. Serve with reserved sauce condiment.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 420
Protein 26g
Carbohydrates 57g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 32g
Fat 10
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 490mg
Saturated Fat 2.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/287-hawaiian-turkey-burgers

Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

July 27, 2021 at 7:08 PM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega, tacos | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

 

For Breakfast I toasted a Thomas Light English Muffin and topped it with Smucker’s Sugar Free Blackberry Jam. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 92 degrees and sunny today. The humidity wasn’t too bad today, but they say very high humidity tomorrow. After Breakfast I went around our street and moved people’s garbage cans back up to their homes. Today was garbage day and we have a lot of elderly neighbors and a few that’s at work and I go around and grab their cans for them after the garbage runs. Did some yard work and finished the touch up paint of the shed trim. For Dinner I had frozen the remaining Taco Meat that was leftover from the Dinner before the other night. Well Mom loves my Tacos and that was what she wanted for Dinner. So I laid out the Taco Meat in the fridge and then reheat for Dinner tonight. For Dinner it’s Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans. I have left the original post from the other night for ingredients and recipe instructions. Enjoy and Take Care!

 

We love our Turkey Tacos, great Comfort food for us! When making Turkey Tacos I always use Jennie -O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. But Jennie -O Products are difficult to find in this area. Meijer is the only place that now carries it, and they have an okay selection of it. So I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Light Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, and Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added, 1 can OF Bush’s Chili Beans – Black Beans, 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 2/3 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O, Bush’s Beans, and Old El Paso together make one fine Taco!

 

For the rest of my toppings I used; Sargento Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, Sliced Jalapenos, and Shredded Lettuce. For my Taco Shells I used the Old El Paso Stand N’ Stuff Taco Shells (Whole Grain Corn). Add the Jennie – O Turkey and you got you some mouth watering and delicious Tacos! Love these Taco Nights. I also heated up a can of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans for a side for Mom. The Tacos hit the spot! For Dessert later a Breyer’s 90 Calorie Mini Cup of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Our leanest ground turkey, all natural, 99 percent fat-free with no gluten.
Product Features:
99% fat-free
Gluten Free
All Natural

20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.c

 

Old El Paso Stand n’Stuff Taco Shell

Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy corn shells! Each shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol. Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce and get crunching!

STAND N STUFF® TACO SHELLS
Stand’n Stuff® Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy, corn shells with a flat bottom so they stand up! What’s more, each Taco shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol! Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce for a Mexican fiesta everyone will enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 shells (27 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 54
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 115 mg 5%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 2.0g
http://www.oldelpaso.com.au/products/shells/stand-n-stuff-taco-shells-140g/23.aspx

One of America’s Favorites – Club Sandwich

July 26, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Club Sandwich

A club sandwich, also called a clubhouse sandwich, is a sandwich of bread (occasionally toasted), sliced cooked poultry, or fried bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise. It is often cut into quarters or halves and held together by cocktail sticks. Modern versions frequently have two layers which are separated by an additional slice of bread.

The club sandwich may have originated at the Union Club of New York City. The earliest known reference to the sandwich, an article that appeared in The Evening World on November 18, 1889, is also an early recipe; “Have you tried a Union Club sandwich yet? Two toasted pieces of Graham bread, with a layer of turkey or chicken and ham between them, served warm. Several other early references also credit the chef of the Union Club with creating the sandwich.

Other sources, however, find the origin of the club sandwich to be up for debate. Another theory is that the club sandwich was invented in an exclusive Saratoga Springs, New York, gambling club in the late 19th century.

The sandwich is known to have appeared on U.S. restaurant menus as far back as 1899. The earliest reference to the sandwich in published fiction is from Conversations of a Chorus Girl, a 1903 book by Ray Cardell. Historically, club sandwiches featured slices of chicken, but with time, turkey has become increasingly common.

As with a BLT, toasted white bread is standard, along with iceberg lettuce, bacon, and tomatoes. The sandwich is traditionally dressed with mayonnaise. Variations, however, on the traditional club sandwich abound. Some vary the protein, for example, a “breakfast club” that includes eggs or a “roast beef club.” Others include ham (instead of, or in addition to bacon) and/or cheese slices. Vegetarian club sandwiches often include hummus, avocado or spinach, as well as substitute the real bacon with a vegetarian alternative. Mustard and sometimes honey mustard are common condiments. Upscale variations include, for example, the oyster club, the salmon club, and Dungeness crab melt.

The sandwich is commonly served with an accompaniment of either coleslaw, or potato salad, and often garnished with a pickle. The coleslaw or potato salad is often reduced to a “garnish” portion, when the primary accompaniment is an order of french fries or potato chips. Due to high fat and carb content from the bread, bacon and dressing, club sandwiches have sometimes been criticized as unhealthy. In 2000, Burger King came under fire for its chicken club, which contained 700 calories, 44 grams of fat (nine of them saturated), and 1,300 milligrams of sodium, as well as the trans fat from the fryer shortening.

Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

July 25, 2021 at 7:00 PM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Old El Paso Products, Ortega, Sargento's Cheese, tacos | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans

 

For Breakfast I Scrambled a couple of Eggs and toasted 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Live Carb Smart Wheat Bread that I topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. I also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 94 degrees, very humid and partly sunny out. Not a good day to be out. Well today was Slug Day. I stopped by Cousin’s house as her Kids had a Pop Corn and Lemonade Stand set up in their front yard. So I stopped by and gave all the Kid’s some money. Then it was back home, taking it easy. My lower back is sore and bruised. I fell last night while on my walker and fell backwards. I’m ok except for my back a bit. One of the hazards of a leg amputee1 For Dinner tonight I prepared Turkey Tacos and Refried Beans.

 

We love our Turkey Tacos, great Comfort food for us! When making Turkey Tacos I always use Jennie -O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast! Love all the Jennie -O Turkey Products, always fresh and low calorie and low carb. But Jennie -O Products are difficult to find in this area. Meijer is the only place that now carries it, and they have an okay selection of it. So I started by frying the Ground Turkey till it was no longer pink in Extra Light Olive Oil and seasoning it with Sea Salt, Ground Roasted Cumin, and Cilantro Flakes. As the Turkey was finishing cooking I added, 1 can OF Bush’s Chili Beans – Black Beans, 1 package of Old El Paso Low Sodium Taco Seasoning and 2/3 cup Water, continued to cook and stir for an additional 6 minutes. Jennie -O, Bush’s Beans, and Old El Paso together make one fine Taco!

 

For the rest of my toppings I used; Sargento Reduced Fat 4 Cheese Mexican, Sliced Black Olives, Sliced Green Olives, Ortega Smoky Chipotle Taco Sauce, Sliced Jalapenos, and Shredded Lettuce. For my Taco Shells I used the Old El Paso Stand N’ Stuff Taco Shells (Whole Grain Corn). Add the Jennie – O Turkey and you got you some mouth watering and delicious Tacos! Love these Taco Nights. I also heated up a can of Old El Paso Fat Free Refried Beans for a side for Mom. The Tacos hit the spot! For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Jennie – O Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

20-oz (1.25 lbs) or 40-oz package (2.5 lbs)

Cooking Instructions:
STOVE TOP METHOD:
* Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
* Preheat skillet over medium-high heat.
* Add ground turkey to hot skillet.
* Stir to crumble, approximately 14 to 16 minutes.
* Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 112 g Total Carbohydrates 0 g
Calories 120 Dietary Fiber 0 g
Calories From Fat 15 Sugars 0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g Protein 26 g
Saturated Fat .5 g Vitamin A 0%
Trans Fat .0 g Vitamin C 0%
Cholesterol 55 mg Iron 4%
Sodium 70 mg Calcium 0%
– See more at: http://www.jennieo.c

 

Old El Paso Stand n’Stuff Taco Shell

Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy corn shells! Each shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol. Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce and get crunching!

STAND N STUFF® TACO SHELLS
Stand’n Stuff® Taco Shells are deliciously crunchy, corn shells with a flat bottom so they stand up! What’s more, each Taco shell is made with sunflower oil, so they are low in salt and cholesterol! Just fill with seasoned beef mince, fresh salad, cheese and Taco sauce for a Mexican fiesta everyone will enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 shells (27 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 54
Total Fat 6.0g 9%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 115 mg 5%
Carbohydrates 16.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 2.0g
http://www.oldelpaso.com.au/products/shells/stand-n-stuff-taco-shells-140g/23.aspx

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