Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Blueberry Pie

1(8oz.)container of sour cream
2 eggs
1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp.vanilla
1 tsp.cinnamon
1 cup blueberries
1 pie shell

Mix 2 eggs and sugar.Add sour cream,vanilla and cinnamon.Fold in blueberries.Pour into pie shell and bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes.Chill and serve.Keep refridgerated...

I added the top crust to my pie and hubby sure liked it...

Shepherd's Pie

8 Yellow Potatoes
3 to 4 Tbsp.Butter
1/4 cup milk
Salt and Pepper
1 Pound lean ground beef
10 oz.Frozen Corn-thawed
10 oz.Frozen Peas-thawed
1 and 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Bol potatoes until tender adn mash...Add butter,milk and salt and pepper to taste.Meanwhile,brown ground beef in a skillet until fully cooked.Drain fat.Place half the mashed potatoes in the bottom of a casserole dish.Place thawed peas on top of potatoes followed by the cooked beef.Place thawed corn on top of ground beef followed by the remaining potatoes.Sprinkle with cheese and bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Crock Pot Chili

Crock Pot Chili
1 lb. hamburger, browned & drained
1 lb. sausage, browned & drained
1 lg. onion1 c. green pepper, sliced
1 c. sliced celery
2 (15 oz.) cans pinto beans
1 lb. 12 oz. can tomatoes, cut up
6 oz. tomato paste
2 cloves garlic2 tsp. chili powder
2 tsp. salt
Crock pot 8-10 hours on low.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Blueberry Square Cake

This was a simple and easy recipe to do...I served this with bit of whipped cream...Excellent...
2-1/2 sticks margarine
1-1/2 c. sugar
4 eggs, separated
2 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1 can blueberry pie filling
Beat egg whites until stiff and set aside. Cream margarine and add sugar, egg yolks, flour and vanilla to margarine. Beat well. Fold in egg whites by hand (batter will be thick). Spoon into 11 x 8 inch Pyrex pan. Drop pie filling by tablespoons on top of batter. Bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees.

Cornflake Oven Fried Chicken

I made this last night for supper...It was really good...nice and tender...I used boneless chicken...and served the chicken with baked potato wedges...
1 c. crushed corn flakes
1/4 garlic powder
1/2 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. paprika
1-1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
1 chicken, cut in pieces and skinned
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix cereal and spices. Roll damp chicken in mix and place on nonstick baking sheet. Bake uncovered for 1 hour. Serves 6.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Spaghetti And Meatballs...

1 lb. ground beef
2 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce
1 tsp. spaghetti seasoning
1 tsp. garlic salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 tsp. salt
Form hamburger meat
into small meatballs. Brown over medium heat
. Drain grease. Add tomato sauce and seasonings - simmer approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. Serve with tossed salad and garlic bread.
I added canned tomato's...and Mushrooms to the sauce...

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Peach Cobbler Crumb Cake...

1 (16 oz.) can of peaches in light syrup
1 box yellow cake mix
1 cube of butter
Pour peaches and syrup in 9 x 13 cake pan. Sprinkle cake mix over peaches. Top with butter slices. Bake at 350 degrees until golden brown. Serve with Cool Whip
or alone.

Onion Roasted Potatoes

2 lbs. potatoes - cut into large chunks
1 envelope Lipton Onion Soup Mix
1/3 cup vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 350. In large plastic bag or bowl, add all ingredients. CLose bag and shake or toss in bowl until potatoes are evenly coated. Put in shallow pan and bake, stirring occasionally, 40 minutes or until golden brown. Serves 8

Oven Fried Drumsticks

1/2 c. margarine, melted
1 c. saltine crackers, crushed
2 lbs. or more chicken legs
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Wash and pat dry chicken. Roll to coat each chicken leg in melted margarine. Put cracker crumbs in lunch size paper bag. Drop 3 or 4 chicken legs in paper bag and shake to coat. Spray a baking pan with cooking spray (like Pam) and arrange chicken in a single layer. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes.


Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Barbecue Chicken...

Barbecue Chicken
1 chicken in parts
1/4 c. water
1/4 c. vinegar
2 tbsp. ketchup (reduced calorie)
1 tbsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
3 tbsp. minced onions
1 tbsp. paprika
1 tsp. Worcestershire
1/4 t. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. diet sweetener or sugar
Arrange chicken parts in roasting pan. Mix all sauce ingredients together and pour over chicken. Cover chicken loosely with tin foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 1-1/2 hours.

Amish Apple Cake...

Amish Apple Cake
1/2 c. chopped pecans
2-1/2 c. finely chopped apples, such as Granny Smith
1/2 c. butter, softened
1 c. sugar
1 egg
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. all purpose flour

1/2 c. butter
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. evaporated milk
In a large bowl, cream the butter. Add the sugar and beat until fluffy. Add the egg and beat until well blended. Mix in the soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add the flour and stir just until blended. Stir in the apples and nuts. Pour into an oiled 9" round cake pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 minutes until the top springs back when touched lightly with your finger.
Serve with Hot Caramel Sauce.
In a saucepan, melt the butter, brown sugar and salt. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla and milk. Serve warm sauce over cake. Serves 8.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Carrot Cake...

2 c. raw, shredded carrots
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. vegetable oil
1/4 c. orange juice
1 1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
3 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. chopped nuts
2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
Mix together carrots, sugar, orange juice, eggs, and vanilla until well blended. Combine remaining ingredients and stir into carrot mixture. Pour into a 12 cup fluted microwavable pan. Microwave 10 to 12 minutes on high power, turning once or twice. Let cake stand
10 minutes before removing from pan. When cake cools, remove from pan and top with Cream Frosting. Microwave a 3 oz. package cream cheese for 2 minutes on high. Add 2 cups powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon orange juice.
Mix well. 18 servings.

Lasagna Roll Ups

8 oz. uncooked lasagna
16 oz. Ricotta cheese
2 eggs
10 oz. frozen chopped spinach (thaw & squeeze dry)
2 c. (8 oz.) shredded Mozzarella cheese
1 tsp. basil1 tsp. marjoram
1 jar (26-32 oz.) spaghetti sauce
1 1/2 tsp. Parmesan cheese

Cook lasagna according to package and drain. In medium bowl, blend Ricotta, eggs, spinach, Mozzarella cheese, basil and marjoram. Spread evenly on lasagna strips. Cut strips in half crosswise. Roll strips jelly-roll style. Cut each roll in half, leaving ruffled edge at top and bottom. In 10x15 inch baking dish spread 3/4ths of sauce. Arrange roll ups (curly edges up) on sauce. Top with remaining sauce and Parmesan cheese. Bake, covered with foil, in 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes until hot. (Can be frozen for later baking.)

Monday, July 6, 2009

Cat Litter Cake...

I know this sounds and looks rather disgusting but it was really good...lol

1 box spice or German chocolate cake mix
1 box of white cake mix
1 package white sandwich cookies
1 large package vanilla instant pudding mix
A few drops green food coloring
12 small Tootsie Rolls or equivalent serving
1 NEW cat-litter box
1 NEW cat-litter box liner
1 NEW pooper scooper

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Magic Lemon Meringue Pie...

1 (8-inch) baked pastry shell, cooled
2 eggs, separated
1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c. Realemon reconstituted lemon juice
1 tsp. grated lemon rind
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar1/4 c. sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In medium bowl, beat egg yolks; stir in sweetened condensed milk, Realemon and rind. Turn into pie shell. In small bowl, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy; gradually add sugar, beating until stiff but not dry. Spread meringue on top of pie sealing carefully to edge of shell. Bake 15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown. Cool. Chill before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Cheesy Beef Stroganoff...

1 pound. Ground beef
3 cups (6 oz) medium egg noodles, uncooked
3/4 lb. (12 oz) Velveeta or store brand
1 can (10 _ oz) cream of mushroom soup
1/4 tsp. pepper

Brown meat in large skillet; drain. Stir in 2-c. water; bring to boil. Stir in noodles. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 8 minutes or until noodles are tender. Add prepared cheese product, soup and pepper; stir until prepared cheese product is melted.


Saturday, June 27, 2009

Chicken Nuggets

2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
3 tbsp butter,melted
1/2 cup Italian style bread crumbs
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 450 F.
Cut chicken into 1" pieces.
Place chicken, melted butter and Worcestershire sauce in a zipper freezer bag and allow to marinate for 30 minutes. Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese, coat the chicken pieces with this mixture. Arrange chicken pieces on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink in the middle.

Coconut Cream Pie 2

4 tablespoons granulated sugar
5 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 baked 9-inch pie shell

2 egg whites
4 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 cup shredded coconut
Filling: Combine sugar, flour and salt and add milk and egg yolks, mixing thoroughly. Cook until thickened. Add the 1 cup coconut and vanilla extract. Cool slightly, then turn into pie shell.Meringue: Beat egg whites until foamy throughout. Add sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating after each addition until sugar is blended. Then continue beating until mixture will stand in peaks. Pile lightly on filling; sprinkle with the 1/2 cup coconut. Bake at 325 degrees F for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Macaroni And Cheese Bake...

1 pkg. macaroni, cooked
1/2 stick butter, melted
1 sm. bag potato chips
6 oz. grated Swiss cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c. creamShredded ham or roast (optional)
Preheat oven
to 350 degrees. In bowl, stir macaroni, cheese, salt, pepper, butter, and cream. Pour in buttered baking dish. Crush potato chips and sprinkle on top. (Or use bread crumbs). Bake until golden brown on top, about 20 minutes...

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Swiss Steak and Mushrooms...

1 round steak, 1 inch thick, about 11/2 lbs.
1/4 c. flour
Salt, pepper to taste
1 lg. rib celery, sliced
1/4 lb. mushrooms, sliced
1 lg. onion, sliced
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 (8 oz.) can stewed tomatoes
1/4 tsp. each; dried crushed basil,oregano, thyme

Trim excess fat from around steak. With edge of heavy saucer or meat mallet, pound flour into both sides of steak. Heat oil in large skillet; add steak and brown well on both sides over medium high heat
. Place steak in a baking dish (about 12 by 8 by 2 inches). Lightly cook onion, celery, mushrooms, and garlic in the drippings in the skillet. Stir in tomatoes, basil, oregano and thyme. Pour over steak. Cover tightly with foil. Bake in a 300 degree oven (no need to preheat) until steak is tender, 1-1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.

We did this in a skillet and omitted the tomato's...

Rocky Road Bars...

1 (16 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips
2 tbsp. butter or margarine
2 c. Bisquick or Jiffy Mix
1 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1 c. mini marshmallows
1/4 c. chopped nuts

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 inch pan. Melt 1/2 cup chips and margarine together. Mix baking mix, sugar, vanilla and eggs. Stir into chocolate mixture. Spread into pan and bake for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with marshmallows, nuts and chips. Bake 10 - 15 minutes or until marshmallows are light brown. Cool completely. Cut into 2 inch squares. Makes 30 bars.

Easy Chicken Taco's

4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 package taco seasoning packet
1 cup of water

Mix ingredients together in crockpot. Cook for 6-8 hours on low
Shred chicken with until evenly shredded.
Put mixture in hard or soft tortillas, and put shredded cheese, hot sauce, black beans, tomatoes, sour cream.

Cheddar Mashed Potato's

8 servings instant mashed potatoes-prepared
10 oz. Mild Cheddar Cheese-shredded
8 oz. Bacon-diced, fully cooked 1/4 cup Parsley-fresh, chopped 1/4 tsp. White Pepper

Prepare instant mashed potatoes, fully cooked and drain bacon, shred cheddar cheese. Mix ingredients thoroughly. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes, covered.

Banana Brownies...

1 cup butter
6 very ripe bananas
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 eggs
3 cups flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350. Cream butter. Add bananas, sugars, vanilla, and eggs and mix well.
Add flour, soda, and salt and mix well. Mix in 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Spread into greased 13x9 inch baking pan. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of chocolate chips on top. Bake at 350 for 5 minutes. Use a knife to swirl the melted chips on top. Return to oven and bake
another 25-30 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.

Corn Dogs

1 cup Bisquick
2 tbsp. yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. paprika
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 egg
1/3 cup milk...

Mix well...Dip hot dogs on a stick into batter...Fry 3 minutes in hot oil...Covers about 1 pound of hot dogs...

Monday, June 22, 2009

Beef Stew

Beef Stew

1 onion, chopped
2 c. celery, chopped
1 1/2 lbs. stew meat
2 c. chopped carrots
2 c. cubed potatoes (I recommend red potatoes)
1 reg. size can tomato soup
1 reg. size can cream of mushroom soup
salt and pepper to taste

Put all in crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

I made this Beef Stew today and the taste was fantastic...I will make this again...

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Strawberry Freezer Jam...

Strawberry Freezer Jam from Alicia's Site... http://www.aliciasrecipes.com/Recipe/8454/Strawberry-Freezer-Jam-Recipe.htm

2 Cups Finely Crushed Strawberries
4 Cups Sugar
1 pkg.Powdered Pectin
3/4 water

4 Cups Sugar

2 Cups Crushed Strawberries

2 Cups Crushed Strawberries added to sugar...stir and let stand for 10 minutes...

Combine Pectin & Water...bring to a boil and boil 1 minute stirring constantly...

Add Pectin to sugar & strawberries...stir 3 minutes...

I made 12 1/2 pints jars of jam...I doubled the recipe...

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Rolled Oat Clusters...No Bake Cookies

Milk...Butter & Sugar...

Peanut Butter & Vanilla Added...

Rolled Oats added to milk,butter,sugar,peanut butter and vanilla...

The finished product...Rolled Oat Cluster Cookies...

I just made these and they turned out really well...now the house smells of Peanut Butter...I will be making these again...

This is a Five-Star Recipe...

Hot Dog Relish...

Bread & Butter Pickles

Meatball Sandwiches...

Cabbage Rolls...

Red Raspberry Cookie Bars...