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Blue Cheese Stuffed Burger

May 28, 2015 3:11 pm

Blue Cheese Stuffed Burger

Ingredients:
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 pound of ground beef
3 tablespoons dry breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons water
1 egg white, lightly beaten
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
4 (1-ounce) English muffins, toasted
4 lettuce leaves
4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato

Instructions:
Coat a small nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add onion; saute 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; let cool. Combine onion, beef, breadcrumbs, water, and egg white in a large bowl; stir well. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping into 1/2-inch-thick patties. Spoon 1 tablespoon cheese into the center of 4 patties; top with remaining patties. Press edges together to seal.

Prepare grill. Place patties on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until done.

Spread 1 tablespoon sour cream over top half of each muffin, and set aside. Line bottom halves of muffins with lettuce leaves; top each with a tomato slice, a patty, and top half of muffin.

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Let’s All Do Our Part to Converse Water, Fallon Residents! Here Are Some Ways to Reduce Water Usage During Drought Conditions

May 14, 2015 2:45 pm

As you're likely already aware, we're experiencing a drought here in Nevada. Due to this, we're requesting that residents of Fallon be mindful of their water usage and converse this precious resource whenever possible. Taking steps to conserve water is actually quite simple! You could, for example, turn the water off while you brush your teeth, or you could shut off the shower while you soap up. Educate your kids about the importance of water conservation, and ask them to do their part — even if that means skipping outdoor games that involve the hose!

Here at Fallon, we're doing our part to save water by limiting the days and length of time we water the lawns. For now, we're limiting the watering to only treat the front yards, the dog park, and the perimeter of the Neighborhood Park.

For more information about current drought conditions and ways to conserve water, visit the links below.

U.S. Drought Monitor [Official Site]
25 ways to conserve water in the home and yard [Eartheasy.com]
How to Conserve Water and Use It Effectively [EPA]
Save Water 49 Ways: Indoors [American Water & Energy Savers]

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