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Memorial Day is a comin! May 23, 2010

Filed under: Dessert - Just apply to thighs,Entree Recipes — celebrationgoddess @ 1:39 pm



  • 1 lb lean ground sirloin
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper stemmed, seeded and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 large Vidalia onion
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese


Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Using your hands, lightly shape the ground sirloin into four 1/2-inch thick patties. Try to leave some air in the burger and avoid packing them too densely.

Season with salt and pepper.

Lightly drizzle the red pepper quarters with olive oil.

Cook the burgers on both sides over the hot grill for about 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium burgers.

At the same time, grill the peppers for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

Lightly toast the buns on the grill.

Serve the burgers on toasted buns with grilled red peppers, slices of sweet white onion and crumbled blue cheese.



  • 1/2 cup cold whole mil
  • 3 1/2 ounces cheesecake flavor instant pudding
  • 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 frozen pound cake, thawed
  • 2 cups strawberries sliced
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup banana sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted


In medium bowl, combine milk and pudding, mix and whisk for 1-2 minutes until smooth.

Fold in the thawed whipped topping.

Cut the thawed pound cake into 1/2-inch cubes.

In a large glass bowl, layer 1/2 of of the cake cubes, 1/2 of the fruit, and 1/2 of the pudding mixture.

Repeat layers.

Chill at least 2 hours before serving.

Sprinkle with toasted almonds.

Prepare now to make your friends oooo and ahhhh – Have a great Sunday!

Laugh, learn and liven up your taste buds!



2 Responses to “Memorial Day is a comin!”

  1. holessence Says:

    Beth – I just GAINED FIVE POUNDS reading your delicious blog!


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