Sloppy Chinese Burgers (California, 1990s, adapted)

Sloppy Chinese Burgers is a tasty weeknight sandwich that comes to me by way of Bless This Food, a community cookbook compiled by the Little White Chapel Christian Church in Burbank, California.  The recipe was submitted by one Carol L., who contributed dozens of other normally named recipes such as Dori’s Rigatoni and Noodle Chicken.  ……

Chin-Chin-Charlie (Wisconsin, 1988, adapted)

Chin-Chin-Charlie is a meat-and-canned-soup casserole dressed up with traditionally Asian ingredients. This particular recipe comes to me by way of  A Book of Favorite Recipes, a 1988 community cookbook from a Catholic parish in Krakow, Wisconsin, but these sorts of “Chinese” recipes show up frequently in older cookbooks. Like the Tuna Cashew Casserole, a traditional……