Monthly Archives: September 2008

This recipe is similar to 7 layer bars or Magic cookie bars, with a twist. You mix Hershey’s cocoa with the graham cracker crumbs & the melted butter. You also use toffee bits & mini kisses on the top. Now, what can be better than that!!   Ingredients:  1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine […]

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We all love the traditional 7 layer dip, but this is a little different. It’s baked in the oven, so the cheese is hot & melted! YOU WILL NEED:  1 can (16 oz.) Refried Beans 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained 1 package (1.25 oz.) Taco Seasoning Mix – Regular 1/2 cup sour cream […]

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This is by far my favorite soup! I got this recipe from a newspaper clipping…years ago, and never replaced it with another recipe yet! It is thick & creamy. Yesterday I posted my husband’s favorite Chicken Noodle soup, with home-made noodles. Before we know it, we will be faced with Cold days & chilly nights. […]

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I love pepperoni! I know that it isn’t very good for you, but sometimes you just throw caution to the wind, and repent & pay later! This recipe is from Guy Fieri, from Big Bites. The sauteed pepperoni & sausage is what gives this dish a kick. It’s a nice change from traditional lasagna.   […]

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Cold nights are soon coming, and we will be thinking about warm soups. My family loves HOME-MADE chicken noodle soup with homemade noodles. This soup is thick & creamy! I add the pictures to help you in the noodle making process, in case you’ve never tried your hand at making noodles before. Follow the pictures […]

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We all love Macaroni & Cheese…..especially when it’s not from a box! Here is a great recipe from Tyler’s Ultimate. It’s loaded with cheese & crispy bacon. You could also add diced smoked ham to this to make it a main dish. * YOU WILL NEED: 1 pound elbow macaroni 4 cups milk 1/4 tsp. […]

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  RASPBERRY PIE 1 recipe Graham Cracker Crust 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 pint whipping cream 1 recipe Raspberry Filling Prepare Graham Cracker Crust and refrigerate until firm. In a large bowl beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. In a separate bowl whip the […]

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This salad is one of my favorites. It’s great to serve when you have company! I like to substitute dried cherries for the Craisins. YOU WILL NEED: 1 head red leaf lettuce 1 head green leaf lettuce 1 head iceberg lettuce 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 pound bacon, cooked […]

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Flank Steak with Lime Marinade  1/4 c. fresh lime juice 2 TBSP soy sauce 2 green onion, thinly sliced 2 TBSP fresh ginger, minced 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper 1 1/2 lb flank steak   In a zip loc bag, combine the lime juice, soy sauce, green onions, ginger, and red pepper. Add the steak […]

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  You will need: 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons corn syrup 1 loaf Texas toast bread (extra thick slices) 5 eggs 1 1/2 cups half & half cream 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 recipe syrup Butter Syrup Butter: 1 1/2 cups butter 3 cups maple syrup Melt together […]

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Ingredients  1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 1 cup butter 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa *I use slightly less for a Milk Chocolate Brownie 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 (10.5-oz.) bag miniature marshmallows Chocolate Frosting Ingredients  1/2 […]

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If you like the Steak Fajitas at Chili’s, this is the recipe for you. You will find that it is easy to make, & very similar.  *My husband & I don’t care for peppers, but we love the chicken & the beef done this way.  It is very good with grated cheese or ranch dressing, and […]

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CROCK POT SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN Ingredients: 2 tbsp Ketchup 1 cup water 1/2 cup white vinegar 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 cup brown sugar, packed 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts (boneless skinless,left whole or cubed) 2 tbsp. Cornstarch 2 tbsp water Directions: 1. Combine first 5 ingredients in the crock pot and mix well. 2. […]

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