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  • in reply to: ALL of October in one fell swoop! #425373

    All over, really. I like [URL=”http://crockpot365./”%5DCrockpot 365[/URL], [URL=”http://cheaphealthygood./”%5DCheap Healthy Good[/URL], and [URL=”http://kalynskitchen./”%5DKalyn’s Kitchen[/URL] blogs lately.

    in reply to: ALL of October in one fell swoop! #425363

    Hubs and I will be married 11 years. :o)

    Ritz Mock Apple Pie

    pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie
    36 RITZ Crackers, coarsely broken (about 1-3/4 cups crumbs)
    2 cups sugar
    2 tsp. cream of tartar
    Grated peel of 1 lemon
    2 Tbsp. lemon juice
    2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
    1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

    PREHEAT oven to 425°F. Roll out half of the pastry and place in 9-inch pie plate. Place cracker crumbs in crust; set aside.

    MIX sugar and cream of tartar in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in 1-3/4 cups water until well blended. Bring to boil on high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 15 minutes. Add lemon peel and juice; cool. Pour syrup over cracker crumbs. Dot with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll out remaining pastry; place over pie. Trim; seal and flute edges. Slit top crust to allow steam to escape.

    BAKE 30 to 35 minutes or until crust is crisp and golden. Cool completely.

    in reply to: ALL of October in one fell swoop! #425362

    Cream Cheese Chicken from Crockpot 365

    –1 can cream-of-something soup
    –1/2 cup chicken broth
    –frozen chicken pieces
    –packet of Italian salad dressing mix
    –2 cloves minced garlic
    –block of cream cheese (to add later)

    Put everything except for the cream cheese into the crockpot. Cook on low for 6 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through and begins to shred. Shred the chicken with two large forks, and mix in the block of cream cheese. Switch the crock to high and cook for another 30 minutes, or until the cream cheese is fully melted.
    Serve over pasta.

    in reply to: Butter Mints #424917

    By white frosting mix, you mean the powdered stuff? Thanks for the recipe!

    in reply to: Menu for July 5th – July 11th #423360

    Cinnamon Streusel Muffins

    Ingredients:

    for muffin batter:

    1 egg
    3/4 c. milk
    1/3 c. oil
    1 3/4 c.

    all purpose flour
    1/4 c. sugar
    2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp.

    salt
    1 tsp. cinnamon
    1/4 tsp. nutmeg (optional, but we love it)

    streusel topping and filling:

    1/2 c. finely chopped nuts
    1/2 c. brown sugar
    1 tsp.

    cinnamon
    2 tbsp. melted butter

    Grease 12 muffin cups. In a small bowl, beat the egg; add in milk and oil. In a separate, larger bowl, combine your flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

    All at once, add the egg mixture, and stir JUST until moistened. Spoon into muffin cups, filling each 1/3 full. Top with 1/3 of the streusel mix.

    Continue to fill muffin cups with the rest of the batter for a total of 2/3 full. Top with remaining streusel mix. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes.

    in reply to: Menu for July 5th – July 11th #423359

    Broccoli, Potato, and Bacon Quiche

    Ingredients:

    19 oz bag green giant roast potatoes with broccoli and cheese sauce
    pie crust (I am going to use a frozen one, myself)
    4 eggs
    2/3 cup whipping cream (I have this leftover from alfredo sauce, but you could easily use milk)
    7 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
    1 cup shredded parmesan cheese (I am going to actually replace this with feta, because I need to use it up, and I won’t use a full cup)
    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    1/2 tsp basil
    1/2 tsp pepper
    1/4 tsp salt

    Directions:

    Cook the bag of potatoes with broccoli and cheese as directed.

    Beat eggs and whipping cream in a large bowl until eggs are scrambled. Add potato mix and remaining ingredients.

    Pour into crust.

    Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until browned.

    in reply to: Menu for July 5th – July 11th #423354

    I will post the other recipes later. Have to go do stuff around the house now. 🙂 I hope you enjoy my recipes.

    in reply to: Menu for July 5th – July 11th #423353

    Tadpole in a Hole

    This is a recipe from a kids’ cooking cook book that my youngest daughter is cooking for our family this week.

    Ingredients:

    1 egg
    1 can corn (the 12-15 oz size)
    1 cup shredded cheddar
    a 71/2-8 oz corn muffin package
    5 1/2 oz small smoked sausage links

    Grease 8″ square baking dish.

    Beat egg. Add undrained corn and half of the cheese and mix well. Add dry muffin mix.

    Stir until wet.

    Spoon into baking dish.

    Arrange sausage links on top.

    Bake at 400 for bout 30 minutes.

    Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Let stand 5 minutes before serving to allow cheese to melt.

    in reply to: Menu for July 5th – July 11th #423352

    Onion-Topped Hot Dish

    Ingredients:

    1 lb ground beef
    16 oz California style frozen veggies
    1 can condensed cheddar cheese soup
    1 cup mozzarella cheese
    1/2 cup milk
    salt & pepper to taste
    32 oz package frozen hash browns, thawed
    1/4 cup butter
    1/2 tsp seasoned salt
    20 frzoen onion rings (large ones)
    1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)

    Directions:

    Brown ground beef, then drain. Return to pan.

    Stir in veggies, soup, mozzarella, milk, salt, and pepper.

    Pour into a greased 9×11″ pan. Equally distribute hash browns over the top. Drizzle with butter.

    Top with seasoned salt and then onion rings.

    Cover. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes until heated through. Uncover and sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

    Bake another 5 minutes.

    in reply to: Hotel Cooking #423340

    You can use your coffee pot to heat water hot enough to heat up anything in a can. Heat your water, plop a can carefully into the pot, and let it sit for a while. Be careful taking it out of the pot.

    Open carefully and eat.

    Use water heated in the above mentioned strategy to fill a cup o ramen.

    A bagged salad, a pouch of chicken breast (sold by the tuna in cans), some sliced almonds, and a dressing few dressing packets from Wendy’s etc.

    Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches

    in reply to: Homemade Shower Gel #423292

    Syndy, they sell all sorts of nifty containers at Hobby Lobby and Michael’s. Do you have access to those? Dollar Tree usually has appropriate containers as well.

    in reply to: The day before payday dinners #423272

    Ah, yes, cleanin’ out the cabinets day! I try to plan so that we don’t get too low on things, and it works pretty well, but we’ve been known to have some…interesting meals right before shopping day, too. Rice & Gravy is one of my faves.

    Thanks again! I got in for my third Friday in a row! One more till I have met my limit.

    in reply to: Free “I Quit” smoking Lapel Pin #421638

    Congratulations for committing to be smoke-free. You have completed your request for your free lapel pin and will be receiving it in the mail shortly.

    **On May 26th, it will be 2 years, 5 months for me. 🙂 Thank you for this freebie!

    in reply to: Groceries vs. Out-to-Eat #421637

    I shop then make a menu. That way I can see what’s on sale, what’s on clearance and stock up based on that.

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