Here is the Tater Tot Hotdish recipe Salzer made for Fallon, passed on to her from her mother, Patricia Goldade of Fergus Falls, Minn.
TATER TOT HOTDISH
Serves 6 to 8.
1.5 pounds ground beef
1 small yellow onion, minced
2 cans (10.5 oz. each) cream of mushroom or celery soup
1/2 cup milk
2 cups frozen corn
1 package (32 ounces) Tater Tots
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
To make: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put the diced onion in a skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef and sauté until cooked and onions translucent. Grease 9-by-13-inch Pyrex pan. Pour the cooked meat and onions into pan. Mix together the soup, corn and milk and spread evenly over the top. Sprinkle on the cheddar cheese. Place the Tater Tots on top of the mixture in straight lines. Bake for 30-40 minutes until Tater Tots are golden brown and crisp. Let cool and enjoy.