Friday, January 30, 2009

7 layer cookie Bars

Melt one cube of butter in 9x13 pan and add 1 pkg. of crushed graham crackers.

On top layer:
1 cp. nestle real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cp. butterscotch chips
1/2 cp. crushed pecans or walnuts
Pour over the top one can of sweetened condensed milk
optional: sprinkle on 1/2 cp. shredded coconut

Bake @ 350 for 30 minutes. After coming out of the oven 5 minutes, run knife around edge of cookies, it will make them come out easier.

Simply delicious!!!!

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Hamburger Cabbage Casserole

1 lb Hamburger
1 onion

In 9x13 dish:
add 2 1/2 cps. fresh chopped cabbage
3 cps. cooked rice

1/2 cube melted butter
1/2 cp. brown sugar
1/4 cp. Soy Sauce ( I usually add that or more)

Mix all together in 9x13 dish and Bake @ 350 uncovered for 30 minutes.

Chili for Taco Salads

1 lb ground hamburger cooked
2 cans chili beans
2 cans kidney beans (drain and rinse beans)
1 can garbanzo beans (drain and rinse beans)
2 cans diced tomatoes
1/2 cp. Brown sugar (sweeter the better, I think.)
1 packet chili seasoning
2 tsp. lemon juice

Throw it all in a crock pot until warm. Serve on top of lettuce with either Ranch or sour cream, and tortilla chips.

* I got this when I had Carson from one of my visiting teachers and I make it all the time. We love it.

Marshmallow Popcorn

4 qrts. of air popped popcorn

1 cube butter
1/2 cp. corn syrup
1 1/3 cp. Sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract

4 cps. marshmallows

Mix butter, sugar, corn syrup in sauce pan until melted. Bring to a light boil and take off of the heat. Add marshmallows and vanilla in pan. Mix, then in Large bowl add to the popped popcorn and mix.

*You can also add Peanut M&M's, regular M&M's, or reeses pieces.

This is simply delicious!!! It came around at Christmas time and I had to get the recipe. It is the best treat.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Parmesan Blue Cheese Toast *Lauren Perry*

These are always a huge hit!

- 1 cup Mayo
- 3 large garlic cloves (minced)
-1/2 tsp pepper
-1/8 tsp of cayenne pepper
-1 1/2 cup of crumbled blue cheese (1 package or container)
-olive oil
-4 green onions chopped
-Italian Baguette bread/ sliced on an angle into about 25-30 little pieces

oven set to 400'
put olive oil on cookie sheet and set baguette pieces
bake for 5 minutes

add and stir all of the above ingredients in a bowl while baguettes are toasting
spoon out about 1 TBS onto each baguette
top with Parmesan and bake for 10 minutes

Shrimp, Tomato and Bell Pepper Pasta *Lauren Perry*

2 TBS Olive Oil
3 large tomatoes (chopped)
1 green bell pepper (chopped)
4 cloves of garlic minced
1 lb of uncooked and peeled large shrimp
2 TBS of oregano
3 dashes of hot pepper sauce
1 cup of feta cheese

-cook angel hair pasta

heat oil
add tomatoes, bell, & garlic and cook about 5 minutes
add shrimp until pink
oregano, hot sauce, salt and pepper
mix in feta cheese and let it melt
toss angel hair in (its not very saucy, but it is super yummy)
stir in cheese