Make It A Meal!

More delicious meal ideas to tempt your taste buds!

Serve over rice with wontons and an egg roll. Don’t forget the fortune cookies!

Asian Style Ribs
  • 2½-3 lbs pork ribs
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • salt
  • Marinade/Sauce:
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp ginger, diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic, diced
  1. Fill large pot halfway full with water. Stir in vinegar and 2 tsp of salt, then add ribs. Bring to a boil and cook for 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In medium bowl, whisk together hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sugar, ketchup, lemon juice, honey, ginger and garlic.
  3. Place cooked ribs in large ziplock bag and pour in marinade. Marinate for 4-6 hours, turning occasionally to mix.
  4. Barbecue the ribs till slightly charred, reserving marinade.
  5. In medium saucepan, bring marinade to a boil, then reduce heat and let thicken.
  6. Drizzle over ribs. Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onion, if desired.


Add a side of your favorite steamed veggies.

Italian Ground Beef Braid
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey
  • 1 cup garlic-flavored tomato pasta sauce
  • 2 (8 oz.) cans Pillsbury Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Italian seasoning to taste
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2 cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray. Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high for 5 to 7 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in pasta sauce and Italian seasoning. Remove skillet from heat.
  2. Separate dough from both cans into 8 rectangles. Place rectangles on sprayed cookie sheets. Firmly press perforations to seal forming 8 (6x4-inch) rectangles.
  3. Spoon about ⅓ cup beef mixture in 1½-inch lengthwise strip down center of each dough rectangle. Top each with 2 tablespoons mozzarella cheese. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on each side of beef mixture. Alternately cross strips over filling.
  4. Bake at 375°F. for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown, switching cookie sheets halfway through baking time.


You can’t go wrong with a good bowl of soup and your favorite sandwich.

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