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Saturday, March 30, 2013

Spring Pea Salad

I make this salad every year for my daughter who swears she hates peas but who asked for this salad all the time when she was a kid! 10 ounces frozen peas, rinsed in hot water and drained 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup diced carrots 1/4 cup diced green onions 1 cup fresh cauliflower, chopped 1/2 cup... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

My Favorite Potatoes

Ever get tired of baked potatoes? I sure do! I'm more of a rice person, but Irish hubby loves his potatoes. These are fun because you can switch up the seasonings. Slice potatoes thinly but not quite to the bottom. You want the potatoes to fall slightly open but still stay connected on the bottom.... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Taco Cupcakes

1 pound ground beef or turkey 1 packet taco seasoning 2/3 cup water 1can black beans, rinsed and drained 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 36 wonton wrappers (found in produce section) cooking spray garnishes: black olives, salsa, extra shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, shredded lettuce, tomatoes... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Cookie Dough

If you are like me, when I bake cookies I end up eating half the dough. I found this recipe in an old cookbook I was going to throw away. Glad I didn't! I made some tonight and it is delicious! Just store in fridge and when you get a hankering for cookie dough, there it is! Or roll in balls and... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Five Ingredient Cookies

1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 egg 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup chocolate chips Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips. Mix well. Add chocolate chips. Roll into balls with hands and place on cookie sheet covered with ungreased parchment paper. Dough will be... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Cheddar Baked Chicken

1/4 cup butter, melted 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 Tablespoon milk 1 egg 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 pouch Shake and Bake Extra Crispy 1 cup Rice Krispies 4 boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves Coat baking dish with melted butter. Mix flour,... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, August 17, 2012


Our family always gets together on New Year's Eve. The kids run wild, we play games, have snacks, and laugh a lot. This is one of our favorite snacks. 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil plus a bit more for brushing on taquitos 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 3/4 pound ground beef 1 cup... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Baked Tacos

Here's what's for dinner tonight: 2 pounds ground beef 4 teaspoons dried minced onion 3 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 8 ounces tomato sauce 16 ounces refried beans 2 cups shredded... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Salisbury Steak

This is a new recipe, but one I really liked. My husband said, (between mouthfuls), "you can fix this whenever you want!" I hope you like it too. 1 can condensed french onion soup 1-1/2 pounds ground beef 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 T. flour 1/4 cup ketchup... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Black Bean & Corn Salsa

This is one of my favorite recipes. I take it to school and always get asked for the recipe. Make it ahead of time because the longer it sits, the better it tastes. 1-2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 1-2 cans of corn, rinsed and drained 1-2 cans diced tomatoes 1 can Rotel tomatoes and green... Sign in to see full entry.

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