Thursday, December 1, 2022

Chocolate Croissants

This is perfect with coffee or anytime.

1 can refrigerated croissants
Non stick cooking spray
10 - 20 chocolate candy kisses

Preheat oven according to directions on can.

Spray non stick cooking spray on baking sheet.

Open can and spread croissants on baking sheet.

Place 1 - 2 candies in the middle of each croissant, roll dough up and into the shape of a crescent.

Place baking sheet in oven and bake for 10 - 12 min. or until croissants are done.

Keep an eye on them so they don’t burn.

Serves 4 - 5.

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Oven Onions Crisps

This is perfect to top a casserole for the holidays or anytime.

 1-3 - 1/2c. flour

1/8  - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper
Pinch granulated 
1 onion
Non stick cooking spray
egg beaten


Preheat oven to 450F'.

Spray non stick spray on baking sheet.

Peel, rinse, pat dry onion with a paper towel.

 Cut onion into rings, cut rings in half.

Crack egg into bowl, beat well. 

Put flour into bowl. Add herbs and spices.

Dredge onion in eggs and then lightly in flour.

Place onion on baking sheet and place in oven. 

Bake for 25 min. 

Halfway through cooking, flip onion. 

Cook until golden brown. Keep

Serves 4.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Busy Day Breakfast Sandwich

This is great for breakfast or anytime. 

You can use brown & serve sausage or ham.


4 english muffins

4 sausage patties or 4 pieces of ham

4 eggs

4 pieces of cheddar cheese

2 - 3 T. butter 

Non stick cooking spray


Preheat skillet to medium high heat.

Lower heat to medium and spray non stick cooking spray in pan. 

Add meat and cook for a few minutes until brown.

While meat is cooking, toast and butter English muffins.

When meat is done, drain meat on a paper towel lined plate.

Add butter to pan and crack eggs into pan. 

Cook eggs for a couple of minutes on both sides.

When eggs are cooked, use a spatula to place them on one slice of muffins side up. 

Place meat on eggs and place cheese over sausage.

Place other slice of muffin on cheese and put sandwiches on pan for a a couple of minutes to melt cheese.

Flip sandwich over and cook on other side for a few minutes more or until heated.

Serves 4.











Saturday, November 5, 2022

Pepper Cheese

This my version of a southern classic. 


This is perfect for  game day or anytime.


6 oz. light cream cheese

1/3 c. shredded cheese or Colby Jack cheese

1- 2 T. light mayo or salad dressing

1/4 c. diced red or orange bell pepper

1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper

Pinch red pepper flakes


Rinse, seed and dice bell pepper, set aside

Let cream cheese set out for a few minutes.

In a clean mixing bowl, combine ingredients. 

Mix well with a clean fork or clean wooden spoon.

Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator to chill until your ready to serve.

Serves 4.







 

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Stove Top Tortilla Chips

 This is a great recipe for game day for anytime  


8 - 10 corn tortillas
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper (adjust to taste)
1/8 - 1/3 c. oil (adjust amount needed)
Non stick cooking spray


In a measuring cup combine: oil, salt, pepper, stir to mix. 

Brush both sides of corn tortillas with oil mixture. 

Cut corn tortillas into 6 - 8 wedges with a clean kitchen scissors. 

Heat skillet over medium high heat, lower heat  to medium or medium low, spray skillet with non stick spray.

Add tortillas chips in batches and fry on 1 side for 1 - 2 min.

Flip chips over and fry on other side or 1 - 2 min more.

Keep an eye on chips so they don’t burn.

Transfer tortillas chips to a a paper towel lined plate to drain excess oil. 

Serve with your favorite salsa for dip.

Serves 6 - 8. 

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Hello Again Beef Tacos

This week a made a beef roast for dinner.

I used the left over roast for tacos.


Fillings

2 c. shredded beef 
1 lime,  juiced and zested
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper
1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 clove crushed, chopped garlic
1 T. Worcestershire sauce

Fixings

8 corn tortillas 
1/2c. each: shredded lettuce, shredded cheese, diced tomatoes, sour cream, salsa


 Peel, crush and chop garlic.

Zest lime and cut lime in half, set aside.

Place beef in a clean bowl and shred beef with clean fork or clean hands. 

Add salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper flakes, garlic and zest to bowl.

Squeeze lime over beef and mix with a clean fork to coat beef.

Place bowl in microwave and cook for 1 - 2 min or until heated.

Scoop beef into corn tortillas.  

Top with your favorite fixings and enjoy!

Serves 4.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Dipping Oil

This is perfect to dip bread in or drizzle over pasta.

1/3 c. oil

1/2 tsp. balsamic vinegar 

1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper, oregano, basil, dried basil, dried parsley,

Pinch red pepper flakes

1 clove crushed chopped fresh garlic


Crush, peel, chop garlic, set aside.

In a clean bowl, combine ingredients, mix well with a clean fork. 

To serve:

 Pour into 4 small clean bowls, serve with nice bread.

Serves 4.