Wednesday, September 30, 2009
1 lb. extra lean ground beef
1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen corn, thawed
1 pkg. (1-1/4 oz.) Taco Seasoning Mix
torn romaine lettuce
1 can black beans
Mexican Style Shredded Cheese (I forgot to use this!)
Thousand Island Dressing
Brown meat in large skillet with seasoning mix; drain, if necessary. Stir in corn and black beans. (or prepare separately and serve buffet style.) Place chips on bottom of plate. Add lettuce, meat, beans, corn, salsa, and Thousand Island Dressing. Top with cheese.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Peanut Butter Rice Krispy Treats
1 stick of margarine
1 bag of marshmallows
1/2 cup of peanut butter
Rice Krispy cereal
Melt butter in large pan on stove top. Add marshmallows and peanut butter. Stir constantly until melted. Take off heat and stir in cereal until reach desired consistency. Spread into 9x13 pan. Let cool and cut into shapes. Decorate with gel icing...or let your husband do it! :)
Saturday, September 19, 2009
5-7 apples, sliced and peeled
1 cup of water
Apple Pie Spice
1 cup (or more) of sugar
Slice and peel 5 to 7 apples. (I used mainly granny smith but threw in a gala and a golden delicious!) Pour 1 cup of water into bottom of crock pot. Add apples. Pour in sugar and Apple Pie Spice. Stir and let cook for a few hours on low heat. Stir again. After apples have softened, mash with potato masher. Add more sugar and Apple Pie Spice if needed. Eat plain or serve over ice cream!
Toast bagels. Spread on cinnamon & brown sugar cream cheese. (or whatever kind you prefer) Spread on apple butter. Top with very thin sliced apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Super Stuffed Potatoes
4 small potatoes (2-¼ lb.)
1 lb. ground beef
¼ lb. (4 oz.) Velveeta, cut into ½-inch cubes
1 small tomato, chopped
2 green onions, sliced
½ cup Sour Cream
PRICK potatoes in several places with fork. Microwave on HIGH 14 min. or just until tender, turning after 7 min. MEANWHILE, brown meat in large skillet; drain. Add VELVEETA, tomatoes and onions; cook until VELVEETA is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. SPLIT potatoes; mash insides with fork. Top with meat mixture and sour cream.
Friday, September 4, 2009
4 small boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 lb.)
1/4 cup KRAFT Tuscan House Italian Dressing and Marinade, divided
1-1/4 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 cups broccoli florets
1 cup instant white rice, uncooked
1/4 cup Sliced Almonds, toasted, divided
COOK chicken in 2 Tbsp. dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 4 min. on each side or until evenly browned. STIR in broth, garlic powder and remaining dressing; bring to boil. Cover; simmer 5 min or until chicken is done (165ºF). Remove chicken; cover to keep warm.
ADD broccoli to skillet; cook, uncovered, 3 min. Stir in rice and 3 Tbsp. nuts. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 7 min. Serve chicken over rice; top with remaining nuts.
Tuesday, September 1, 2009
3 C self rising flour
3 T sugar (or more if you like your bread sweet)
1 bottle of beer (I used Michelob Ultra)
1/2 stick of butter
Mix all ingredients together. Pour in greased 8x8 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Melt 1/2 stick of butter and pour over the top. Bake for an additional 10 minutes. EAT and ENJOY! I promise, you will!
Coca Cola Chicken
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 cup ketchup
1 cup diet coke
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Place chicken in glass dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix ketchup, coke, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over chicken. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.