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Random Recipe Monday – Stuffed Hamburgers February 25, 2008

Filed under: Cooking,Vintage Recipes — LotusMama @ 4:15 pm

One of my newest eBay acquistions (I think it was two dollars) is Carolyn Coggins’ Company Cookbook, published in 1954. It is an interesting book, more for Ms. Coggins’ commentary than the recipes, but there are many that look worthy of trying. Here is one that you might want to try:

Stuffed Hamburgers
Makes 8 servings

2 pounds hamburger
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 egg

Mix thoroughly and press half the meat mixture into greased custard cups. Spread stuffing and cover with the remaining meat mixutre. Dot with butter or margarine. Set custard cups into a pan of water and bake in moderate oven (350 F.) 45 minutes.

Make the stuffing by combining 2 cups prepared bread stuffing for poultry, 2 tablespoons chopped onion, 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine, 1/2 teaspooon thyme, 1 teaspoon salt, and 2 tablespoons hot bouillon. Combine ingredients in order given and blend.


2 Responses to “Random Recipe Monday – Stuffed Hamburgers”

  1. Nancy Chisum Says:

    Sounds pretty good. I am always amazed too when I look in older cookbooks and the difference in the way they cooked then and the way we do now. Some things are the same but some of the recipes are kind of unusual nowdays.

  2. Lorraine Says:


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