Courtesy of MIL, I now have access to Kitchen Keepsakes & more Kitchen Keepsakes, in a single spiral-bound edition, originally printed in 1983. I know, aren't you jealous?
How about Quick Stuffed Mushrooms? Jimmy Dean sausage stuffed into mushroom caps and baked.
Or Hot Nacho Dip?
1 lb ground beefYou know, that actually sounds really good.
1 lb chorizo sausage
1 onion, chopped
1 or 2 8-oz cans refried beans
12 oz pkg Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese, grated
1 8-oz jar taco sauce
1 medium avocado, chopped
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 2.5-oz can ripe olives, chopped
1/2 c sour cream
Brown meat, add onion and cook until onion is transparent. Drain off fat. Spread the refried beans in a 3 quart casserole. Top with meat mixture. Cover with cheese. Pour taco sauce over cheese. (At this point it can be covered and chilled.) Bake at 400 for 25-30 minutes. Garnish with chopped avocado, tomato, olives and sour cream. Serve hot with tortilla chips.
Or, in the Kids Food section, The Cookbook Kids' Snack:
breadUmm...that sounds absolutely horendous. But I'm sure a 5-year-old would love it.
slices of processed American cheese
Spread a slice of bread generously with Cool Whip. Top with 1 1/2 slices of cheese.