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26 July, 2019

Homemade Taco Seasonings Mix

Posted in : Sauces, Soups and Stews, Special/Unique on by : Noreen
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Yields: Enough seasoning for 2 batches of tacos Ingredients:2 Tablespoons chili powder1 Tablespoon ground cumin2 teaspoons beef bouillon granules1 teaspoon onion powder1 teaspoon garlic salt1 teaspoon smoked paprika1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper1/2 teaspoon dried oregano Preparation:In a small bowl, add all ingredients and mix well. Store in a Ziploc bag or small plastic bowl with
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24 July, 2019

Grilled Tuna Steaks

Grilled Tuna Steaks
Posted in : Seafood on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients:Juice from 1 fresh lemon (about 2 Tablespoons)1 Tablespoon vegetable oil2 teaspoons minced garlic½ teaspoon dried thyme4 tuna steaks (about 6 ounces each)Fresh lemon slices or wedges for garnish, if desired Preparation:About 30-35 minutes before serving, prepare the marinade by mixing together the lemon juice, vegetable oil, minced garlic and thyme. Place the
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7 June, 2019

Crock Pot Red Beans

Crock Pot Red Beans
Comments : 1 Posted in : Beans, Beef, Cajun, Crock Pot, Pork, Soups and Stews on by : Noreen
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Serves: 8 Ingredients:1 pound smoked sausage, your favorite flavor1 pound bag of Camilla dry red beans, prepared using the “fast soak” method on the label2 ½ cups water2 Tablespoons Better than Bouillon Chicken Flavor1 cup, roughly equal parts, chopped Trinity2 small Bay leaves2 teaspoons Tony Chacherie’s Cajun seasoning – or to taste Rice, prepared as
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1 June, 2019

Patrick’s Shish Kebab

Patrick’s Shish Kebab
Posted in : Beef, Corn, Mushroom, Squash, Zucchini on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients:1 ½ pounds top sirloin steak1 bottle of your favorite Italian salad dressingAssorted fresh vegetables of your choice:24 +/- cherry tomatoes12 whole button mushrooms2 yellow crookneck squash, cut into 12 cubes2 medium size zucchini, cut into 12 cubes2 medium sized sweet Vidalia or red onions, peeled and cut into quarters2 bell peppers, each
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19 May, 2019

Sausage Quiche

Sausage Quiche
Posted in : Breakfast on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients: ½ pound breakfast sausage, regular flavor (NOT maple or sage!) 1 unbaked 9″ regular pie crust – not deep dish 2 Tablespoons butter ½ small white onion, chopped ¼ green pepper, chopped 4 good shakes garlic salt ½ teaspoon salt 2 eggs ½ cup milk 4 ounces of your favorite cheese (we
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25 April, 2019

Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings

Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings
Posted in : Apple, Desserts on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 can refrigerated crescent roll dough 2 Tablespoons cinnamon sugar 1 large apple – Granny Smith preferred, but any apple is good 1 stick butter, at room temperature ¾ cup brown sugar ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ cup Mountain Dew (or Sprite soda) Preparation: Preheat oven to 350° Unroll the crescent roll dough
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24 April, 2019

Three Cheese Pasta Casserole

Three Cheese Pasta Casserole
Posted in : Ground Beef, Italian, Pastas on by : Noreen
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Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon salt ½ – 1 pound dry ziti or penne pasta (See note below) 1 pound ground beef (80/20 preferred) 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 Tablespoon minced garlic 2 Tablespoons Tuscan or Italian spice mix 1 jar (25 ounces) your favorite spaghetti sauce (Guy Fiori’s Pasta Sauce – Pepperoni Marinara flavor
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22 April, 2019

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole
Posted in : Pecans, Side Dish, Yam on by : Noreen
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Serves: Ingredients:2 large sweet potatoes or yams3 Tablespoons butter3 Tablespoons Maple syrup½ teaspoon saltAbout 12 pecan halvesAbout 1 cup miniature marshmallows Preparation:Wash the sweet potatoes and prick the skins with a fork in several places. Microwave on high for 6-7 minutes, or until tender.  Remove from microwave and allow to cool 3-4 minutes. Cut each
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19 March, 2019

French Toast (Pain Perdue)

French Toast (Pain Perdue)
Posted in : Breads and Pastries, Breakfast on by : Noreen
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Serves: 6 Ingredients:2 Tablespoons bacon grease or vegetable oil4 eggs1 cup whole milk2 teaspoons Vanilla extract1 loaf French or Italian bread, cut into 12 slices, each about ½ inch thick2 teaspoons cinnamon sugar spice mix 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar6 pats real butter (3 Tablespoons) Preparation:In a large, flat bottom bowl, stir the eggs to break
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