Monday, August 31, 2009

Bread Sticks

Bread Sticks

1 1/2c warm water
2 tsp yeast
Mix let rise for a few minutes.

1 tsp salt
2 T olive oil
4 c flour

Mix divide into 16 parts roll into sticks, let rise for 10 minutes.
bake 450 for 10-15 minutes

Broccoli-Cheese Soup

Broccoli-Cheese Soup

1 1/2 lbs fresh broccoli or 2 10oz packages frozen chopped broccoli
3 T butter
1/4 c chopped onions
1 T flour
2 C chicken broth
2 C half and half
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 C grated cheddar cheese

wash and chop broccoli, steam, until tender
Melt butter in heavy sauce pan, add onions cook until clear. Stir in flour to make roux. Slowly add broth and cream. Stir and cook until thicken over med heat. Add salt, nutmeg and broccoli. Just before serving stir in cheese.
Makes 6 servings

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

2 cans cream of chicken soup
2 cans diced chilies (next time I will only use one because Of the kids)
16 Oz sour cream
1-2 handfuls shredded cheese
4-6 boiled, diced chicken breasts

mix all ingredients together and roll in corn tortillas and place in 9x13 pan
Save a small amount of mixture and mix with a little milk to spread on top, then sprinkle with cheese.
Bake 350*until cheese is melted and hot in the middle.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Tomato Basil Hummus

tomato basil hummus

1 can garbanzo beans, drain half the liquid
3 T tahini (ground sesame seed, found in the international food section of most grocery stores)
2 T lemon juice
1/2 t garlic powder
1/2 t salt
1/2 can stewed tomato
1/2 can tomato paste
5 big fresh basil leaves

pour all ingredients into a blender and puree.
pour into bowl and drizzle w/ olive oil

serve w/ pita chips or blue corn chips or any way you like

Monday, August 24, 2009

Easy Mediterranean Hummus

Easy Mediterranean Hummus

1 (15.5 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained
1/3 cup pitted Spanish Manzanilla olives
1 teaspoon minced garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil
1 teaspoon cilantro leaves
salt and pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Cover and puree until smooth. Add additional olive oil if necessary. May be served immediately or stored in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Friday, August 21, 2009


Jen Fuhriman

1/2 cup margarine...I use Fleischmann's..
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cup mashed ripe bananas
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 cup baking cocoa

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg and vanilla;beat until thoroughly combined. Blend in the bananas. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well;Divide batter in half. Add cocoa to half, spread into a greased 9X13 baking pan. Spoon remaining batter on top and swirl with a knife. Bake @ 350 for 25 minutes or until the bars test done....

Wednesday, August 19, 2009



16 Manicotti shells cooked
1 jar sauce of choice
2 eggs
2 c shredded Mozzarella cheese
2 c ricotta cheese
1 c Parmesan cheese
1/3 c snipped parsley(I use dried)
1/4 tsp nutmeg

Combine Eggs, cheeses, parsley and nutmeg, stuff in cooked shells( it works best if they are not quite cooked. place in 9x 13 pan cover with sauce, bake 350 20 min.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Scone from Grandma B.


1 qt buttermilk
3 T baking powder
2 T oil
1 1/2 t salt
8 c. flour
3 eggs beaten
2 T. sugar
2 T. yeast
1/2 t. soda

Warm buttermilk slowly, dissolve yeast in a little warm water. Mix together wet ingredients. Sift dry ingredients. Mix together in lg bowl. Let rise til double-punch down. Store in refrig. 2wks - 1 month. Stretch out dough and fry in hot oil. Brown on both sides.

Honey Butter
2 cups powdered sugar
2 cups butter
2 cups honey

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Parmesan Chicken with Pasta

Parmesan Chicken with Pasta

4 Frozen boneless chicken breasts
2 egg Whites
1 garlic clove
1 C seasoned croutons
1/4 C Parmesan
1 tsp dried oregano
1/8 tsp black pepper
2 T flour
4 oz angle hair
1 jar spaghetti sauce
1/4 C mozzarella

Preheat oven to 425*
Beat egg whites until frothy, add garlic pressed
in another bowl smash croutons,add Parmesan,oregano,and pepper
thin a third bowl place flour

cover meat with flour, then egg then croutons. cake 20-25 min.

cook pasta, heat sauce, assemble.

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Tuxedo Brownie Cups

Tuxedo Brownie Cups

1 package fudge type brownie mix and things to make it
2 squares while chocolate for baking
2 T milk
8 oz cream cheese
1/4 c pd sugar
1 c thawed, cool whip
1 pt strawberries

orange zest,mint leaves, melted semi-sweet chocolate for baking

Mix brownie mix, bake in Mini muffin pan, 325* for 14 minutes or until edges are set. remove immediately and press with mini tart shaper. let cool for 15 min in pan.then move to cooling rack.

melt white coco, let cool slightly, mix cream cheese and pd sugar, slowly fold in white chocolate. Pipe cream cheese mixture in cups, garnish

taken form pampered chef

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Lemony Chicken Popover Puff

Lemony chicken popover puff

3 T butter divided
1 C milk
6 Eggs
1 C flour
1/2 tsp salt

Chicken mixture
2 med carrots peeled and sliced
1 C sugar snaps, snaped in half

1/2 c chopped onion
1 T butter
1 lemon
1 can cream of chicken soup
2 c diced cooked chicken
1 C diced bell pepper
1 1/2 tsp dill mix(PC)
1/2 c shredded cheese

preheat oven to 450
coat deep pie pan with 1 T melted butter, combine milk,eggs and remaining butter with whisk, add flour and salt mix until smooth plus one minute. pour in pan and bake for 20 minutes, reduce heat to 350 continue baking for 10-15 minutes or until puff is golden brown.

Steam carrots,peas and onion in microwave for 2-3 minutes,
mix 2 T lemon juice,soup,chicken,peppers and dill mix, microwave 4-5 minutes or until hot add cheese and half veggie mixer.

remove puff from oven to cooling rack. let stand for 3 minutes or until puff begins to fall. spoon in chicken mixture, arrange remaining veggies around the edge.

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes

6 medium baking potatoes rubbed with oil.

Bake at 400 for 1 hour.

Slice on half and remove middle

combine middles with 1/2 c grated cheese,1/2 c sour cream,1/2 c milk,1/4 tsp. salt,1/4 tsp pepper. mix until smooth or desired texture. Replace in skins bake 25-30 minutes

garnish as desired, options : sliced green onions,bacon bites,shredded cheese.

Chicken Enchilada Ring

chicken Enchilada Ring

2 C chopped cooked chicken
1/4 C chopped olives
1 c shredded Cheese
1 can chopped green chilies
1/2 c mayo
1 T taco seasoning
2 plum tomatoes
1 lime
2/3 c finely crushed corn tortilla chips
2 packages crescent rolls
1 C salsa
1 C sour cream

pre heat oven to 375

mix first 6 ingredients, chop 1 tomatoes and juice from 1/2 of lime.mix with chicken mixture along with all but 2 T chips.

Sprinkle remaining chips on lg round stone. place crescent rolls in a circle with tips off the stone. press to seal. scoop mixture on rolls and fold over. bake 20-25 minutes. garnish with remaining tomatoes and line. serve with sour cream and salsa.

Monday, August 3, 2009

Southwestern Rice and Veggie Cakes

2C brown rice cooked
4 egg beaten
1 c bread crumbs
3/4 c shredded cheese mex blend

combine well, form into patties, fry in frying pan, turning carefully

1/2 c sour cream
2 tsp lime juice
1/4 tsp chili powder
chopped cilantro

combine and garnish

Chicken Salad with Roasted Peppers

2 c chopped cooked chicken breast
1/4 c green bell pepper chopped
1/2 c chopped celery
1/2 c dried cranberries
1/2 c chopped bottled roasted red-bell peppers
1/4 c chopped red onions
1/4 c Chopped pecans or other nut
1/4 c mayo
2 tsp soy sauce
1/4 c crushed red pepper

Combine all ingredients in bowl, toss well chill until served worked great with pitas

Tin foil Dinner

Tin foil
ground meat
Any veggies wanted

place all ingredients in center of foil, fold to close tight. cook 375 30 min or until potatoes are done. can be cooked in coals if desired

BBQ pork sandwiches

4-6 lb Pork roast( butt or shoulder)
one onion chopped
2T lemon juice
1 bottle BBQ

Saute onions, Chunk pork to 1-2 inch chunks, place onions and pork in crock pot for 6-8 hours. Drain liquid, shred pork. mix lemon juice, shredded pork and BBQ in crock pot cook cook for 30 min. Serve on hamburger buns.