Thursday, April 29, 2010
Chicken Croissant Sandwich Filling
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts (estimate about 2 people= 1 breast)
Parboil chicken in 2-3 inches of water 15-20min, flipping half way through. In the water, along with the chicken add:
1 sliced green onion
2tsp garlic salt
1/4 c lemon juice
Drain the water out. Allow chicken mixture to cool then shred chicken.
Then mix in:
2c grapes cut in half
Mayonaise to taste (start w/ 1/2c then add more if needed.)
1c. chopped celery
1c crushed pineapple, well drained
2-3 tsp lemon juice (or drained pineapple juice)
1-2 tsp garlic salt, to taste
Spread over croissants and voila! Great for showers, parties, a lite summer dinner, etc.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Bacon Cheddar Muffins
8oz maple smoked backon, chopped & cooked
3/4c shredded cheddar cheese (3oz)
2TB butter, melted
1/4tsp chili powder
Heat oven 400'F.
Grease muffin tin or use muffin liners.
In medium bowl, beat egg slightly.
Stir in remaining ingredients and bacon until just moistened.
Divide batter among cups.
Bake 16-19min or until golden brown.
Picture from google images
My sweet sis-in-law calls this BLACKBERRY DREAM but its really nothing special...just something I made up on a whim to put out with some fruit and crackers. So easy, so yummy.
8 oz softened Neuftchal cheese (you can use cream cheese too)
2-3 tsp lemon juice
1/2 cup powdered sugar (less or more depending on how you like it to taste)
1/2 cup fresh blackberries (less or more depending on how you like it to taste)
Blend it all together until smooth and "dreamy"
Serve with crackers, on toast, to dip fruit in, whatever.
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Unroll dough in 13x9 inch baking dish; press to cover bottom of dish, firmly pressing holes and seams together to seal.
Sprinkle ham over crust. Beat eggs, milk and pepper with whisk until blended; pour over ham. Top with cheeses
Bake 25 min or until center is set. I usually bake for 30-35 min. uncovered
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
1/4tsp garlic powder
4pz can mushrooms, drained
Place chicken breats in slow cooker.
In saucepan, combine remaining ingredients.
Heat until smooth and hot.
Pour over chicken.
Cover. Cook on low 8-10hrs.
(The sauce makes an excellent gravy over mashed potatoes.)
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
4 chicken breat halves
1 small onion, chopped
2 sweet potatoes cubed
2/3 c orange juice
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp. chicken bouillon granules
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
4 tsp curry powder
2TB cold water
sliced green onions
Place chicken in slow cooker.
Cover with onions and sweet potatoes.
Combine orange juice, garlic, chicken bouillon, salt, pepper, and curry powder. Pour over vegetables.
Cover. Cook on low 5-6 hours.
Remove chicken and begetables and keep warm.
Turn slow cooker to high. Dissolve cornstarch in cold water.
Stir into sauce in slow cooker.
Cover. Cook on high 15-20min.
Serve chicken and sauce over rice.
Sprinkle with your choice of toppings.
Flank Steak Marinade-- go ahead, splurge on a nice cut of meat and indulge because this is worth it!
1/2lb flank steak per person
1c brown sugar
1c olive oil
1c soy sauce
2 c pineapple juice
1 t ginger
1 clove garlic minced
Mix all the ingredients together. Marinade 24 hours. Cook 5 min on each side.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
image from google images
I have meddled around in Banana Bread recipes for so long and have never found one that is truly my taste buds' romantic interest. But I think I've figured it out. I've put it together from the best of about 6 different recipes I've tried and vwalah, the love affair has begun. Try it out and tell me if your taste buds have any of the same feelings for it.
1 1/2 sticks salted butter
8 oz Neuftchal Cheese
1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 whole egg + 1 egg white
3-4 ripened bananas
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 cups white flour
1 1/2 cups wheat flour
1 cup quick oats
1 cup pecans/walnuts
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Cream together first set of ingredients then slowly add the dry ingredients altogether
If wanted, add nuts and/or chocolate chips last
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Bake in 2 loaf pans for 50-60 minutes