Author Archives: Get Off Your Butt and BAKE

Get Off Your Butt and BAKE Impressive Recipes made Simple Step by step pictures and baking tutorials.

The other day, while sitting in the Doctors office, I was reading a magazine. I came across this recipe, & wrote in down quickly. The next day, I pulled out the recipe, and made these potatoes for dinner. They were so easy to throw together, since you use bottled Alfredo Sauce & grated cheese, and […]

VIEW FULL POST »

This is one of my favorites. My husband enjoys it as well, because he love rice. The leftovers are also fabulous. Toss in crumbled bacon, and sprinkle with more Parmesan on the top. This would also be great with Pasta instead of Rice. YUM! You will need: Rice: 2 qt. water 1 T. chicken base […]

VIEW FULL POST »

YOU WILL NEED:  1-1/2 cups multigrain penne pasta, uncooked  1 pkg. (9 oz.) fresh spinach leaves 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces  1 tsp. dried basil leaves 1 jar (14-1/2 oz.) spaghetti sauce  1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained 2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) Philadelphia Neufchatel Cheese, cubed  1 […]

VIEW FULL POST »

We used to make these rich, fattening bars in college. (Remember these Cindy!) Now that I’m older & fatter, I don’t make them as often. The kids have all married now, and my good husband doesn’t care much sweets or Chocolate, so that leaves ME…..eating the whole pan. They are scrumptious. Rocky Road bars For […]

VIEW FULL POST »

 Ingredients Crust  1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour  1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened 1/4 cup packed brown sugar Filling  3 eggs 3/4 cup corn syrup 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract  1-3/4 cups (11.5-ounce package) Semi-Sweet or milk chips 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans DIRECTIONS: PREHEAT […]

VIEW FULL POST »

This dish is fabulous! It comes from Recipe Tips. I had leftover Chicken Breasts, and needed something that I could prepare fast. Since we have tons of frozen broccoli in the freezer, this looked like the perfect dish. It’s really good. My husband isn’t a pasta guy, but he still enjoyed this one! The sauce […]

VIEW FULL POST »

Here’s a great idea from my Taste of Home Magazine. Make a chocolate cupcake into a spider by adding a half-marshmallow “body” under the frosting, licorice legs and mini M&M eyes. Add chocolate sprinkles for a “hairy” effect.   YOU WILL NEED: *1 package (18-1/4 ounces) chocolate cake mix 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup baking […]

VIEW FULL POST »

Pillsbury came up with some clever ideas for Halloween. I thought I’d share a few with you, just in case you have to take appetizers to a Halloween Party! These are all so simple, but something most everyone would enjoy eating. INGREDIENTS:  1 (11-oz.) can Pillsbury Refrigerated Breadsticks  6 small slices pepperoni  12 (2/3-oz.) slices […]

VIEW FULL POST »

Here is another cute idea to take to a spooky Halloween party!  INGREDIENTS: 1can (8 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls  or  1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury Crescent Recipe Creations refrigerated flaky dough sheet  2 1/2 slices American cheese, quartered  10 large hot dogs Cooking spray  Mustard or ketchup, if desired  DIRECTIONS: 1. Heat oven […]

VIEW FULL POST »

Another fun, easy Halloween idea from Pillsbury. INGREDIENTS:  1 can (7 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated breadsticks (6 breadsticks) 1egg white, beaten 1tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese  1/2teaspoon dried basil leaves  1can (8 oz) pizza sauce, heated DIRECTIONS: 1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough; separate at perforations into 6 breadsticks. Roll […]

VIEW FULL POST »

In case you missed it, here it a creepy, cute idea from Pillsbury. Bugs in a blanket, kids & adults would love these. If you make these for a party, make sure that you insert the legs, just before serving, that way, you won’t have limp bug legs! INGREDIENTS: 1 can (11 oz) Pillsbury refrigerated […]

VIEW FULL POST »

Here is a fabulous way to prepare chicken breasts. You’ve probably had something similar in a restaurant, but now you can try it at home! So simple. YOU WILL NEED:  4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Your favorite BBQ sauce  Balsamic vinagrette dressing or Italian dressing  ½ cup chopped green onion (opt)  3-4 roma tomatoes chopped […]

VIEW FULL POST »