To do tonight: Cook Pepperoni Burgers; Miss USA 2011 crowned

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Top news: California wins Miss USA 2011

Not to be confused with the Miss America pageant, the Miss USA 2011 pageant was held Sunday, and Miss California, Alyssa Campanella, took home the crown. The runner-up was Miss Tennessee, Erin Hatley. It was revealed in the final moments before the crowning that the two are also best friends.

Dinner idea: Pepperoni Burgers

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 pound pepperoni sausage, minced
  • 1/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preheat the grill for high heat. In a bowl, mix the beef, pepperoni, bread crumbs, garlic, salt and pepper. Form into burger patties. Oil the grill grate. Place burger patties on the grill, and cook 5 minutes on each side, or until well done.


On TV: ‘Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition’ on ABC at 10 p.m. EDT/ 9 p.m. CDT

Tonight's episode of "Extreme Makeover" features a 25-year-old former football player who weighs 651 pounds and needs to lose 150 pounds as soon as possible. He gets some help from former Dallas Cowboys Nate Newton and Michael Irvin.

-- GateHouse News Service