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

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.