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
Instructions
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


Filling...
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
Instructions
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)
Instructions
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

Instructions
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.
http://www.anniesrecipes.com/Recipe/1090/Swiss-Steak-And-Mushrooms.htm

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

Instructions
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

Instructions:
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

Instructions:
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
Instructions
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...
http://www.aliciasrecipes.com/Recipe/20689/Corn-Dogs.htm

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

Instructions
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...
http://www.anniesrecipes.com/Recipe/81/Beef-Stew.htm

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...
http://www.anniesrecipes.com/Recipe/952/Rolled-Oat-Clusters-(no-Bake-Cookies).htm

Hot Dog Relish...


Bread & Butter Pickles


Meatball Sandwiches...


Cabbage Rolls...


Red Raspberry Cookie Bars...


Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies...


Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Macaroni Salad


Now this was a bit of a mistake making this recipe for Macaroni Salad...I don't think this will be a recipe I make again...

Banana Pineapple Dessert


I made this yesterday...what a wonderful dessert for a hot summer day...
http://www.aliciasrecipes.com/Recipe/1680/Banana-Pineapple-Dessert.htm

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Lemon Cake Mix Cookies...


Microwave Mocha Fudge Mix...


Dreamsicle Cookie Mix...


Stuffed Manicotti...


Easy Sloppy Joes...


Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies...


Apple Pie Cake


Apple Pie Farmer's Style...


Monday, June 15, 2009

Christmas Stocking Card...


Ghost Halloween Card...


Pumpkin Iris Folding Card...


Bat Halloween Card...


Another Halloween card done with Iris Folding...

Witches Hat & Broom...


Halloween card with Iris Folding...

Birthday Card...


I made this card for my granddaughter using ribbon for the Iris Folding Pattern...

Snowman Iris Folding Card...



I love this card that I made for Christmas...

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Chicken And Broccoli Bake...


Macaroni Salad #2...


Shaker-Pineapple Cake...


Baked Chicken Parmesan


Baked Macaroni & Cheese...


Cheese Bread...


Baked Oatmeal Cookies...