5Apr, 2017

Pasta with Asparagus and Sun-Dried tomatoes

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 1/3 cup pine nuts 8 oz bow tie pasta 14 medium spears of asparagus peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 tbsp olive oil 4 large cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup drained oil packed sun-dried tomatoes 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 2 oz (1/3 cup) garlic and fine herbs Boursin cheese 1 tbsp fresh chopped dill or 3/4 tsp of dill weed 3/4 tsp lemon pepper plus more as needed Put the pine nuts in a small skillet over med heat- shake constantly until browned- about 4 min set […]
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Snickers Blitz Dip

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 1 cup vanilla greek yogurt 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter 1/2 cup chopped snickers Apple slices for dipping Directions: Whisk together vanilla greek yogurt and peanut butter Stir in chopped snickers. Additional chopped snickers can be added for garnish Serve with apple slices
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Pork Chop Goodness

By: | Tags:

1 lb. pork chops 1 cup beef broth 2 tsp. mustard 2 T. parsley 1 tsp. paprika salt/pepper to taste 1 can (or fresh) sliced mushrooms (optional) 6 stalks green onion 1 cup sour cream rice (white, brown or cous cous) Brown chops in large skillet. Mix together broth, mustard, parsley, paprika, salt, pepper, mushrooms and green onions. Pour over chops. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours. Remove chops and set aside. Mix sour cream with the juice in pan. Add pork chops and simmer 10 minutes. Serve over rice […]
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Easy Monkey Bread

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 2 large cans of refrigerated flakey biscuits 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 cups of butter (1 and a half sticks) 1/2 chopped nuts (optional) Directions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Put your butter, sugar and cinnamon in a small sauce pan on low Grease your bundt pan with the butter wrappers or some extra butter Cut your biscuits into quarters or sixths and drop them loosely into your greased pan. If you are adding nuts to your recipe sprinkle them in-between the biscuits as you […]
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Fajitas

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 1 Large onion 2 Peppers (your favorite kind) Frontera Classic Fajita Skillet Sauce with chipotle + Lime 1 lb of Steak or Chicken Tortillas Salt and pepper to taste Any of your favorite toppings (Sour cream, Guacamole, Cheese, tomatoes) Directions Make your babysitter or husband cut your onions and peppers for you Brown peppers and onions Slice the steak or chicken into bite size pieces Cook the meat in a separate pan Add the meat to the vegetables and add the sauce, let simmer for a couple minutes Heat […]
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Beef Brisket

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 1 5 lb beef brisket 1 can mushrooms with stems and pieces (optional) 1 package of dried onion soup 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing 1 can beef ready made gravy 1 tsp garlic Directions: Lay trimmed brisket in the middle of aluminum foil. Top with dried soup, salad dressing and gravy, sprinkle with garlic. Completely wrap brisket in heavy duty foil. Close all corners and form tent at top. Bake at 300 degrees 1 hour per pound. When done, pour off juice in a bowl and refrigerate. Remove grease […]
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Chicken Picatta

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 3 boned chicken breasts (can also use cutlet pieces) 3 Tbsp butter or margarine 1 Tbsp flour 1 tsp tarragon (this is optional, gives good flavor) 3/4 tsp salt 1 Chicken Bouillon cube 3 thin lemon slices 1 tsp parsley (finely chopped) 1/2 cup hot water 1 small can mushrooms (or use fresh) A few capers on top (optional) Directions: Melt butter in large skillet over high heat, add chicken, sprinkle flour, add salt and tarragon. Cook 5 min stirring constantly. Add bouillon cube thats been dissolved in hot […]
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Grandpa’s Beef or Pork Roast

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 1 Chuck or Rump Roast 1 Stick of Butter 1 Large Onion 1 Bay leaf 1 Cup Red Wine Vinegar Garlic, salt, pepper to taste Directions: Melt butter in a large soup pot on top of stove. Sauté onion. Take roast and brown on each side to sear in juices and make brown crusted topping. Once roast is browned add water about 1/2 way over the roast then add the red wine vinegar. Cook on top of the stove on low heat for 2-3 hours until tender. Remove roast […]
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

Swiss Steak

By: | Tags:

Ingredients: 1 med onion 2 cans stewed tomatoes 2 carrots Round Steak or Cube Steak Directions: Sauté onion in skillet with oil, cut steak in pieces and pound to flatten. In a bowl put in flour, garlic, salt and pepper. Dredge meat into this mixture. Fry meat in oil until brown fry quick and high then turn heat down. Place onion and diced carrots over meat then dump stewed tomatoes over the top. Add salt and pepper to taste. This must simmer at least an hour to tenderize meat.
READ MORE

5Apr, 2017

ONE POT TACO SPAGHETTI

By: | Tags:

All your favorite flavors of tacos in spaghetti form – made in ONE PAN!  So cheesy, comforting and stinking easy with no clean-up! INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound ground beef* 1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning 1 (10-ounce can) Mild Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies 1 tablespoon tomato paste 8 ounces spaghetti 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 Roma tomato, diced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves DIRECTIONS: Heat olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium high heat. Add ground […]
READ MORE