Thursday, August 2, 2012

Sweet and Sour Chicken

I made this last night. I got this recipe from my good friend Jamie. Sauce: 1 1/2 c. sugar 1 1/2 c. catsup 2 T. soy sauce 1 c. crushed pineapple(I used half a can tidbit pineapple and juice) 1/4 c. vinegar Combine all sauce ingredients and heat until sugar is dissolved. Cut up pieces of chicken and coat them in flour(I season the flour with pepper and garlic salt) Brown the chicken in olive oil. Place chicken and sauce in oven @ 350 for about 45 minutes. Serve over rice.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Apple Snicker Salad

  • 6 (2 1/4 ounce) Snickers candy bars, chill and chop
  • 6 apples, cored and chopped into bite sized pieces (Granny Smith and or or Red Delicious)
  • 1 (12 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 1 (5 ounce) box instant vanilla pudding prepared

  •  mix together and enjoy

    Thursday, June 14, 2012

    Smores Bars

    1 cup butter, softened
    1 cup sugar
    2 eggs
    2 tsp. vanilla
    1-1/2 cups crushed graham crackers
    2-(7 oz.) jars marshmallow cream
    1-1/2 cups flour
    1/2 tsp. salt
    2 tsp. baking powder
    Chocolate candy bars

    Cream butter, sugar and eggs until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla, salt and baking powder. Add flour and crushed graham crackers. Line the bottom of a 14" Dutch Oven with parchment paper. Spread 2/3 of the dough mixture and spread on parchment paper in oven. Place chocolate bars evenly over the dough. Cover with marshmallow cream. Spoon remaining dough mixture over chocolate bars. Bake at 350 degrees (21 coals on top; 11 on bottom) for 45-50 minutes.

    Thursday, May 31, 2012

    Cream Cheese Frosting (Steffany's Recipe)

    1 6 oz soft crem cheese
    1 soft cube real butter
    whip until light add  powered sugar about 3/4 of a 2# bag
    whip add  salt 3 shakes
    1tsp Almond
    1/2 tsp vanilla
    whip together
    add milk if too thick and squeese 1/2 a lemon

    Oriental Chicken Salad

    1 head of cabbage 1/2 purple 1/2 regular  shredded
    1 bunch green onions chopped
    1 bag silvered almonds
    1 bottled chicken
    2 chicken ramen noodles cruched up save spice packs for dressing

    1 cup oil
    4T. sugar
    6T. vinegar
    salt and pepper
    ramen spice packs

    Monday, March 26, 2012

    Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes

    1 lb. ground beef/sirloin1 onion, chopped1/4 c. steak sauce1 c. beef stock1 green pepper, chopped1 pkg. sliced mushroomsProvolone cheese, cut into slices or pre-slicedSalt & Pepper to taste Buns/Rolls

    Preheat broiler.In large skillet over medium-high heat brown the ground beef/sirloin, about 5-6 minutes. Add the onion, green pepper and mushrooms and cook another 3-4 minutes, until they start to get tender. Stir in the steak sauce and beef stock, season with salt and pepper, bring up to a bubble and cook about 2 minutes. Split open rolls, place one slice of cheese on one side and toast under broiler, keep your eye on them so they don't burn! Place a scoopful of the meat on the bottom half of the bun, drizzle with additional steak sauce and place cheesy bun on top! Delish!

    Wanna try these!

    Saturday, March 3, 2012

    Cheerio Treats

    • 1 c. sugar
    • 1 c. corn syrup
    • 1 c. creamy peanut butter
    • 1 t. vanilla
    • 5 c. Cheerios (I used Honey Nut Cheerios)

    In a large sauce pan, combine sugar and corn syrup. Bring to boil over medium heat.

    Allow mixture to boil for one minute and remove from heat.

    Add peanut butter and vanilla to mixture and mix until smooth.

    Add Cheerios and mix until all coated.

    Drop mixture by spoonful onto waxed paper and allow to cool.

    Makes approximately 2 dozen.