Thursday, June 25, 2020

Sharon's Taco Dip


Sharon's TACO DIP

8 oz cream cheese, room temp
1 can refried beans with jalapenos
2 Tbsp taco seasoning
shredded cheese
diced green onions
tortilla chips


Spread cream cheese into an 8" x 8" baking dish. Spread refried beans on top to cover. Sprinkle taco seasoning over the beans.
Top with shredded cheese, let your heart tell you how much.
Can you ever have too much cheese?
No!! lol
Top with diced green onion.
Bake in oven at 350° for 20 to 25 mins .... until completely heated thru & bubbly.
Serve with chips

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Brown Sugar Spiced Salmon

Ingredients

1/2 cup dark brown sugar

1 tablespoon chile powder

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Four 8-ounce salmon fillets

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, chile powder, salt and pepper. Put the salmon on the baking sheet. Evenly distribute the sugar-spice mixture over the top of the fillets.
  3. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness and desired doneness.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

No Peek Chicken


1 box Uncle Ben’s Long Grain Wild Rice (original recipe)
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of celery soup
1 can water
(You can add another can of water for moister rice.)
Chicken breasts or tenders

How to make it :
In a greased 9 x 13 pan, mix the box of rice, cans of celery and mushroom soup and
one can of water. I always add the extra can of water because I like moist rice.
Arrange the raw chicken on top of the rice mixture….
Cover and seal with foil……
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours or until done and “Don’t Peek!”
Your house will smell amazing!


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Pineapple Pecan Cake

Ingredients:
1 cup chopped Pecans
2 c all purpose flour
1 1/2 c sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
pinch salt
1 – 20 oz can of crushed pineapple ( undrained ) in it’s own juice – not syrup
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
1/2 c butter or 1 stick
1 – 8 oz cream cheese, softened
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 c confectioners’ sugar
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
Mix all of the cake ingredients together in a bowl.
Pour into a greased 9X13 inch pan and bake at 350 for 35 – 40 minutes (until top is golden brown).
Frosting:
Beat butter, cream cheese and vanilla together until creamy.
Gradually mix in powdered sugar.
Frost cake with cream cheese frosting while still warm.
Sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired.

Monday, November 25, 2019

White Chocolate Reindeer Chow Mix

A delicious sweet and salty treat for the holidays. You can substitute white candy melts for the white chocolate and shortening.

INGREDIENTS:
 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
 3 cups Cheerios cereal
 3 cups peanuts
 3 cups pretzel pieces or sticks
 3 cups red & green M&Ms
 20 ounceswhite chocolate
 3½ tablespoons solid vegetable shortening

DIRECTIONS:
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or wax paper; set aside.
In a very large bowl, mix together the Rice Chex, Cheerios, peanuts, pretzels and M&Ms.
In a medium bowl, melt the white chocolate and shortening in the microwave on 50% power, stirring every 30 seconds, until completely melted.
Pour the melted chocolate over the dry ingredients and quickly toss together until everything is pretty evenly coated in the white chocolate. Spread the mixture out on the prepared pan and refrigerate until it's set, about 20 minutes. Break up any chunks and store in tins or airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Maple Syrup Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients

2 3/4 pounds of sweet potatoes
1/4 cup half and half
3 tbsps butter, melted
3 tbsps maple syrup
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground allspice
1 large egg, lightly beaten
cooking spray
1/2 cup of mini marshmallows
2 tbsps chopped pecans

Directions:
Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.  Pierce potatoes several times and place on a foil-lined baking sheet.  Bake for 1 hour or until tender.  Cool slightly.  Peel and then mash in a large bowl.  Reduce oven temp to 350 degrees.  Stir half-and-half and the next 8 ingredients (through egg) then add to mashed sweet potatoes.  Spoon mixture into a baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.  Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.  Then sprinkle the top with mini-marshmallows and chopped pecans and bake 12 more minutes until marshmallows are slightly melted.  Serve immediately.
***YOU MAY MAKE THIS DISH UP TO 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE AND MIX SWEET POTATOES WITH OTHER INGREDIENTS AND WAIT TO TOP WITH MARSHMALLOWS AND PECANS UNTIL COOKING TIME.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Edith's Pepper Jelly Psycho Dip

Ingredients:

1 cup Mayonaise
1 cup of pecan pieces, ground
1/4 cup of green onions, chopped
8 oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 jar of Tabasco pepper jelly OR Braswell Pepper Jelly

Directions:

Mix first 4 ingredients in bowl.  Spread in serving dish - quiche dish, pie plate, etc.  Spread a jar of pepper jelly on top of mixture.  Serve with Fritoes.