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29 July 2006 @ 09:58 am

* 1/2 cup mayonnaise
* 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
* 1 1/3 pounds ground beef sirloin
* 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
* 1/2 cup diced white onion
* 1 clove garlic, minced
* 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
* 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
* 4 slices pepperjack cheese
* 4 hamburger buns, split
* 4 leaves lettuce
* 4 slices tomato


1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning. Set aside.
2. In a large bowl, mix together the ground sirloin, jalapeno pepper, onion, garlic, 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning, and Worcestershire sauce using your hands. Divide into 4 balls, and flatten into patties.
3. Lightly oil the grilling surface, and place the patties on the grill. Cook for about 5 minutes per side, or until well done. During the last 2 minutes, lay a slice of cheese on top of each patty. Spread the seasoned mayonnaise onto the insides of the buns. Put burgers in the buns, and top with lettuce and tomato to serve.
05 December 2005 @ 11:03 am
# Ingredients: 12 Lasagna Noodles
# 2 Boxes Chopped Spinach
# 2 Cloves Crushed Garlic
# 1 Tb. Olive Oil
# 1 1/2 Cups Ricotta Cheese
# 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese
# Spaghetti Sauce
# Mozzarella Cheese

# Directions Cook frozen spinach in steamer until soft
# Cook lasagna noodles according to directions on packet (ours took 8-10 minutes)
# Mix Ricotta Cheese, Garlic, Olive Oil, Cooked Spinach, and Parmesan Cheese in a large bowl
# Spread spaghetti sauce on the bottom of a large glass dish (enough to prevent the noodles from sticking)
# Put four of the pasta noodles on the sauce so that they form one flat sheet
# Spread 1/3 of the spinach mixture over the noodles, making sure to evenly distribute it to the corners
# Then repeat the past three steps two more times, sprinkling mozzarella cheese between the sauce and the noodles: sauce, noodles, spinach mix, sauce, noodles, spinach mix, sauce
# Sprinkle shreded Mozzarella liberally on the top and a little bit of parmesan
# Bake at 350 degrees for one hour
# Let sit for 20 minutes before serving or refridgeration
# Enjoy!
Current Mood: hungryhungry
10 July 2005 @ 04:06 pm

* 2 cups whole wheat flour
* 1/3 cup brown sugar
* 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
* 2 teaspoons baking powder
* 1 teaspoon baking soda
* 1 1/2 cups mashed bananas
* 4 egg whites
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
* 1 cup fresh blueberries


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 12 cup muffin pan.
2. In a large bowl, mix the whole wheat flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and baking soda. In a separate bowl, mix the bananas, egg whites, and vanilla extract.
3. Mix the banana mixture into the flour mixture until smooth. Fold in the blueberries. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin pan.
4. Bake 16 minutes in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.