"Mom's Cooking": Sloppy Joe Turnovers, Skillet Corn & Banana Nut Bread

Mom: Antoinette
Daughter: Rockie

Sloppy Joe Turnovers


• 1/3 diced green pepper
• 1/3 diced white onion
• 2 celery stalks, trimmed
• 1 lb chopped beef
• 1 15 oz can Manwich
• 1 tbsp flour
• 1 can pre-made biscuit dough
• Munster cheese, to taste (or your favorite kind)

1. Finely chop pepper, onion, and celery.

2. Add a dollop of oil to a large skillet. Add meat and stir in vegetables, cook until meat is brown.

3. Place cooked meat and vegetables into a new pan. Add Manwich and simmer for 3-5 min.

4. Dust wax paper with flour, and roll out dough thin and round. Add 2 spoonfuls of meat mixture to middle of dough. Fold dough over and press sides of pocket with fork.

5. Place turnovers on a baking pan, and bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

6. Garnish with cheese, and top with leftover Manwhich.

Skillet Corn


• Bell pepper, white onion and celery chopped, to taste
• 1 can whole kernel corn
• 1 can creamed corn
• Salt, to taste
• Pepper, to taste

1. Dice pepper, onion, celery. Cook in skillet for 2 minutes.*

2. Combine creamed corn and whole kernel. Heat and serve.

*Option to use drippings from Sloppy Joe to flavor.

Banana Bread


• 3 ripe bananas
• 1 egg
• 1 stick butter
• 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
• 1 tsp vanilla
• 1 tsp baking soda
• 1 tsp salt
• 1/2 cup white sugar
• 1/2 cup light brown sugar
• 1/2 cup of chopped nuts

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease pan with vegetable oil, dust pan with flour.

2. Mix butter, bananas and egg together. Add vanilla,and blend with a hand mixer.

3. Sift flour, salt and baking soda together into a separate bowl.

4. Blend flour mixture into wet ingredients a little at a time.

5. Sift in white sugar, beat on low.

6. Stir in brown sugar and nuts. Pour batter in pan.

7. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

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