Chicken Casserole (California, 1996, adapted)

Chicken Casserole is a low-effort sweet and sticky baked chicken dish with a sauce thrown together from canned goods and salad dressing.  It bears a strong resemblance to a Russian Chicken recipe that seems to show up in a lot of my community cookbooks, all variants on a recipe created by Kraft foods, probably in the early 1990s.  

Sloppy Chinese Burgers (California, 1990s, adapted)

Sloppy Chinese Burgers are tasty weeknight sandwiches that pair Chinese flavors with American burger condiments.  This odd little recipe 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……