January 2018

Monthly Archives

  • Creamy Broccoli Salad

    INGREDIENTS 1 lb fresh broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces 1 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 red onion, diced 1/2 cup dried cranberries 3/4 cup sunflower seed kernels 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons white vinegar

  • Sausage, Peppers, Onions, and Potato Bake

    “This is an Italian comfort food classic! The smell of this cooking in my kitchen transports me back to playing on the street in front of my Papa and Gigi’s house in Brooklyn. I make 2 trays of this for every family get-together, and it’s gone in a flash!” Ingredients 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 […]

  • Applebee’s Wonton Tacos

    Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray 8 wonton wrappers 4 ounces cooked, shredded skinless chicken breast (1 cup) 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce 3/4 cup packaged coleslaw mix 2 tablespoons low-fat sesame ginger dressing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • Slow Cooker Sausages with Peppers and Onions

    Ingredients Serves 5 to 10 3 medium bell peppers, assorted colors, sliced 1/2-inch thick 1 medium yellow onion, thinly sliced 1 cup beer 2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard Freshly ground black pepper 2 pounds uncooked Italian or bratwurst sausages 10 hot dog buns or small sandwich rolls (optional)

  • Incredible Baked Meatballs

    Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef o 2 eggs, beaten with 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup grated Parmesan 1 cup panko or bread crumbs 1 small onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon salt freshly ground pepper to taste 1/4 cup minced fresh basil

  • Crock Pot Coca Cola Roast

    1 beef roast of choice (use the size roast and the amount of vegetables you need to feed your family. I used a 2.5 pound Chuck Roast) 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup 1 package dry onion soup mix 1 (12 oz) can Coke Red potatoes, halved Carrots, cut in chunks

  • Hamburger Soup

    Ingredients (8 oz) extra lean ground beef (8 oz) uncooked ground turkey breast 1 cup finely chopped onions 2 carrots, coarse shredded 2 celery ribs, sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 6 cups reduced sodium beef broth 2 (14-1/2 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained 1 tsp dried sage, crushed 1 tsp dried thyme, crushed 1/2 tsp […]

  • Dinner in a Bag

    Ingredients: 1 large onion, sliced 1 pound ground beef 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon chili powder 1⁄4-1⁄2 teaspoon pepper 1⁄4 teaspoon sugar 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni

  • Chicken Fried Steak

    Ingredients : 4 (1/2 pound) beef cube steaks 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 egg 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco(TM)) 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups vegetable shortening for deep frying 1/4 cup all-purpose flour […]

  • Mexican Tortilla Casserole

    Ingredients: 1lb. ground beef 1/2 cup diced onion… 1 pack taco seasoning mix 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 can refried beans (they spread easier if you warm them in microwave) 1 cup prepared rice (I used Minute Rice) 1 can Mexican blend corn (DRAINED)will only use about 1/2 can 4-5 large flour tortillas 8 […]

  • Pillsbury’s Crescent Roll Taco Bake

    Ingredients: 2 crescent roll tubes 1 LB ground beef (or ground turkey) 1 packet of taco seasoning 1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese Shredded lettuce 1 or 2 diced tomatoes depending on size 1/2 small can sliced olives if desired Sour cream optional sliced avacado optional

  • OLD FASHIONED CHOCOLATE BUTTERMILK CAKE

    What You’ll Need : 1/2 cup butter 1 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 (1-oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 2 cups sifted cake flour 1 tsp. salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. baking soda 1 Tbsp. vinegar Chocolate Frosting 1/2 cup butter, softened 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 3 (1-oz) squares unsweetened […]

  • SLOW COOKER GUMBO

    PREP TIME 5 mins COOK TIME 4 hours TOTAL TIME 4 hours 5 mins Serves: 8 servings INGREDIENTS 2-3 lbs chicken thighs (boneless, skinless) 1 lb shrimp ½ lb sausage, cut into rounds 1 bell pepper, diced 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, sliced 4 garlic cloves 2 bay leaves 1 cup frozen okra 6 ounces […]