Cheeseburger Ring

1/4 cup (50 ml) onion, chopped
1lb (500 g) lean ground beef
1/4 cup (50 ml) ketchup
2 tsp (10 ml) mustard 
9 processed cheese slices, divided
2 pkg (235 g each) crescent rolls
16 hamburger slices pickles or dills drained and cut
2 cups (500 ml) romaine lettuce thinly sliced
2 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced

Additional Ketchup and Mustard ( Optional)

1.  Preheat oven to 375*f/190*C.  Chop onion using food chopper.  In a large frying pan cook ground beef and onions over med heat till fully cooked.  Add ketchup, mustard and 5 of the cheese slices, (coarsely sliced).  Stir until cheese is melted.  Remove skillet from heat.

2.  Unroll crescent dough; separate into 16 triangles.  Arrange triangles in a circle on a round baking stone with wide ends of triangles overlapping in the center and points toward the outside.  There should be a 5 inch/13cm opening in the center of the baking stone.  Scoop meat mixture evenly onto the widest end of each triangle.  Top each scoop with a pickle slice.  Bring the point of triangles up over filling and tuck under wide ends of dough at center of ring ( filling will not be completely covered ).  Bake 20-25 minutes or until deep golden brown.  Remove from oven.

3.  Slice each of the remaining cheese slices diagonally to form 4 triangles ( 16 triangles total).  Arrange triangles over top of ring.  Thinly slice lettuce; place in the center of the ring.  Slice tomatoes and arrange slices around inside of the ring surrounding lettuce.  Serve with additional ketchup and mustard, if desired.

Ham & Avocado Blossom

2 pkgs (235 g each) refrigerated crescent roll dough
2 avocados, peeled and pitted
1/2 cup (125 ml) mayonnaise
1 small clove garlic, pressed
1 tsp (5 ml) Southwestern seasoning mix
1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
2 plum tomatoes, sliced
4 oz (125 g) marbled cheese, grated 
8 oz fully cooked Ham
1 small cucumber, thinly sliced
2 green onions, thinly sliced

1. Preheat oven to 375*F/190*C.  Unroll packages of crescent rolls; separate 12 triangles reserving one rectangle of dough ( 4 crescent rolls separated).  Arrange triangles in a circle on a round baking pizza stone with wide ends 3 inches/7.5cm from the edge of the stone. Place reserved dough in center. Use a lightly flowered rolling pin to connect seams; pinching to seal.  Lift points of the triangles, twisting once and folding toward center of the dough press into crust.  Bake 16-18 mins or until golden brown.  Remove from stone and cool completely.

2.  Slice avocados in half using knife; remove and throw out pit.   Scoop out flesh from avocados; place in mixing bowl.   Add mayo, pressed garlic, seasoning mix's and salt.  Using your beater beat until smooth.  Distribute avocado mixture evenly over crust; spread using spreader.

3.  Slice tomatoes using knife.  Arrange slices around edge of filling; reserve 5 slices.  Grate cheese then sprinkle over tomato slices and filling.

4.  Fold each Ham slice in half and arrange inside of tomatoes; overlapping if necessary.  Score cucumber lengthwise using a fork.  Cut cucumber in half crosswise and core using a corer.  Slice cucumber  arrange slices in a smaller circle inside of the ham overlapping slightly.  Arrange reserved tomato slices in the center of the blossom.  Thinly slice green onion, place in center.

5.  Slice into wedges using a pizza cutter and Enjoy.