Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Tonight's Rosemary Chicken

Ingredients:  


1/2 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons rosemary
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
4 boneless chicken breasts
6 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup dry white wine or chicken broth


Directions:


Mix bread crumbs with rosemary, lemon peel and black pepper. Roll chicken in crumbs to coat. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium- high heat. Add chicken; cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Add wine, reduce heat to low, cover and cook until chicken meat turns white and loses pink color, about 8 minutes.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Tonight's Thai Chicken

Ingredients:

4oz can Panang Curry Paste
1 can coconut milk
4 chicken breasts
1/4 cup basil - chopped
Jasmine Rice
salt
pepper
olive oil

Directions:

Cook 2 cups dry rice.  Cube chicken and stir-fry with olive oil, basil, salt and pepper until throughly cooked.  Add curry mixture to chicken and heat for 5 minutes.  Serve over rice.http://www.roundeyesupply.com/Basil-Leaves-s/976.htm

Tonight's Banana Pudding

Ingredients:

Banana Pudding
4 ripe bananas
Cool Whip
Vanilla Wafers

Directions:

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.  Slice banana in 1/4 inch slices. Layer vanilla wafers, pudding and banana slices in baking dish.  Bake for 20 minutes.  Serve with cool whip.

Tonight's Baked Tomatoes

Ingredients:

4 large ripe tomatoes
1/8 cup graded mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 clove garlic - minced
1 sprig parsley - chopped
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt and pepper - dash


Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Coat cookie sheet with oil or spray.  Slice tomatoes to 1/4 inch thick and spread close together on cookie sheet.  Lightly coat tomatoes with olive oil, sprinkle with cheese, bread crumbs, garlic, salt and pepper and oregano.

Bake for 22 minutes or until cheese is toasted.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Tonight's Egg Noodle Soup

Ingredients:

6 cups water
1 cup egg noodles
3 tbs chicken base
4 eggs

Directions:

Cook noodles and chicken base with water and add 4 eggs (lightly beat) and let cook until noodles are done

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Tonight's Cool Jello Cake

Ingredients:

1 pk white cake mix
two pks jello gelatin  - your favorite flavor
large container of cool whip
1 straw

Directions:

Follow directions on cake mix
let cake completely cool, polk the straw into cake to make holes in cake, every half inch or so all the way to bottom of cake, make jello as directed on box, let cool a little make sure it is still liquid and pour into holes you made into the cake.   Use the Cool Whip as the icing and put into refrigerator.   Ready in one hour.  Keep cool.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Tonight's Roasted Almonds

Ingredients:

3 cups large raw Almond pieces
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cinnamon
1 tablespoon vanilla
dash of salt
one egg white
one teaspoon water

Directions:

preheat oven to 250.  Lightly beat egg white, add water, beat again until frothy.  Add Almonds and coat well.  Combine all other ingredients and mix well.  Line baking pan with aluminum foil.  Take nuts out of mixture and put in to the baking pan.  Bake 45 minutes, shaking pan occasionally, until browned.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Fried Tilapia

Ingredients:

4 Tilapia fillets (amount can vary)
2 eggs
2 cups milk
2 cups flour
2 cups bread crumbs
2 cups of lemon juice
salt
peanut oil

Directions:

Cut Tilapia Fillets down the middle long ways, then cut into cubes.  Mix milk and eggs in large bowl.  Mix flour and bread crumbs in large bowl.   Add a few cubes of tialapia into milk mixture then into the flour/bread crumbs and coat really well.

In iron skillet get pour peanut oil and inch or two high and heat.  Add the tilapia with bread crumb mixture and fry to golden brown each side.

Drain fish on paper towel, sprinkle with salt and lemon juice.   Lemon juice can be added in side dish to dip fish into as well.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Tonight's Dessert Pizza

Ingredients:

One Pizza Crust
Desert Kit

Directions:

Follow directions for pizza crust , either pre baked or bake yourself.  Top with your choice of filling, cherry or apple top with icing and bake at 350 until  golden brown crust.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Tonight's Malibu Blast

Ingredients:  

1 cup ice
2 shots of Malibu Rum

Directions:

Blend all ingredients in blender and ENJOY!!

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Tonight's Cold Hot Chocolate Shake

Ingredients: 


4 cups vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup hot chocolate mix

Directions: 


Mix in blender and serve with a smile

Friday, November 26, 2010

Tonight's Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients: 


4 Med. Sweet Potatoes
3 tablespoons Pure Vanilla
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup brown sugar
pecan pieces

Directions: 

Peel and boil sweet potatoes until soft
mash sweet potatoes and add all ingredients
put into dish to bake and top with thin layer of brown sugar and pecans

bake 350 until top is brown

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Tonight's Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients: 

Directions: 

drain green beans mix with soup, milk and a few fried onions in oven safe dish top with remaining fried onions

bake at 350 until top is golden brown

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Tonight's Peppermint Flakes

Ingredients: 

1 bar baking white chocolate - 

Directions: 

melt white chocolate as directed on white chocolate baking bar add crushed peppermints stir and pour onto a flat non stick surface such as tin foil or cookie sheet very thin

let set - break into pieces

Monday, November 22, 2010

Tonight's Mexican Pizza

Ingredients: 

2 cups refried beans
flour tortillas
Mexican cheese blend shredded
sour cream
tomatoes diced
avocados
choice of meat (beef or chicken)
lettuce

Directions: 

fill large skillet with oil and deep fry flour tortillas for as many pizzas you want, fry to golden brown and drain
heat refried beans and spread on each tortilla
top with cheese, lettuce, sour cream, tomatoes, avocado chunks, meat  

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Tonight's Fried Rice

Ingredients: 

1 bag frozen mixed vegetables with peas, carrots, corn (sometimes green beans)
4 eggs
1/2 cup teryaki sauce
3 tbs butter

Directions: 

in large skillet or griddle put butter and frozen vegetables - saute  
put to side vegetables and fry the eggs popping the yolk to fry
add rice and mix all ingredients

continue to saute until done



Saturday, November 20, 2010

Tonight's Best Lasagna

Ingredients:


1 pound hamburger meat
1 45-64 oz jar spaghetti sauce
9 lasagna noodles (more or less depending on dish)
32 oz cottage cheese
two eggs
4 cups mozzarella cheese
5 slices swiss cheese

Directions:


Brown meat and mix with spaghetti sauce

In bowl mix cottage cheese and eggs, salt, pepper

In large extra deep disposable aluminum foil pan **put a layer of sauce mix then a layer of lasagna noodles then a layer of cottage cheese mix then layer with  swiss cheese pieces sprinkle a small amount of mozzarella cheese** repeat three times or as much as your pan can hold ending with a layer of sauce mix followed by lots of mozzarella cheese on top

May have left over spaghetti sauce, freeze and use another day for spaghetti

pre heat oven to 350 and bake  until cheese is brown

Serve with salad and garlic bread

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Tonight's Best Salsa

Ingredients:

6 vine ripe tomatoes
1/2 red (purple) onion (med. sized)
one bundle of fresh cilantro (usually comes in a bundle)
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions:

Depending on how big your blender may be you might need to blend in several stages which is fine, it all goes into the same pot.

Take cilantro and pinch off all leaves, use the leaves and throw away the stems
Blend all ingredients
Chill

(homemade) RESTAURANT STYLE CHIPS

1 package of CORN TORTILLAS

Cut tortillas into 1/8 triangles - like a pizza
fry in a deep fryer until golden brown lightly salt

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Chocolate Cream Pie


Chocolate cream pie is delicious and simple to make.

chocolate pudding
1 1/2 cup Cool Whip
1 baked pie shell

Blend chocolate pudding with Cool Whip. Spoon into a baked and cooled pie shell. Add cool whip and chocolate flakes on top. Chill for an hour.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Egg Noodle Soup

Egg Noodles
Chicken Boullion
Eggs

Heat up a pot of water until it is boiling. Add egg noodles and chicken flavor to the water and simmer until noodles are almost soft. Add mixed eggs to the soup and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Kids love this stuff and it warms you up in the winter.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Tonight's Chili

  • Tonights Chili - prep time 11 minutes / cook time 22 minutes

  • Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 can (15 oz) Red Kidney Beans
  • 1 can (15 oz) Pinto Beans (or 16 oz dry package - let soak night before)
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 can (32 oz) Tomato Sauce
  • 1/2 cup water


    •    shredded Cheddar cheese and crushed corn chips, on side 


  •      Directions

  • Brown ground beef and drain oil 
  • add all ingredients and let simmer