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Yuca – Cuban Style

Yuca – Cuban Style
Posted in : Cuban, Yuca on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 4 Ingredients: ½ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1 Tablespoon butter 1 – 2 pounds yuca, peeled and quartered Cuban-style Sauce 1/2 yellow onion, diced ¼ cup olive oil 2 Tablespoons minced garlic ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice Preparation: In a large saucepan, bring 3 quarts of water to boil. Add the salt, 1 Tablespoon olive
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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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Billie Jean’s Lasagna

Billie Jean’s Lasagna
Posted in : Italian, Pastas, Spinach on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 12 Ingredients:12 lasagna noodles, uncooked1 ½ cups shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided2 cups ricotta cheese½ cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed but not cooked1 large egg, lightly beaten¼ cup chopped fresh parsley1 pound ground beef (80/20 recommended)½ pound ground sausage (mild or sweet Italian recommended)1 Tablespoon minced garlic1 teaspoon
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Cabbage Steaks

Cabbage Steaks
Posted in : Cabbage on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 4-6 Ingredients:1 ½ cups balsamic vinegar½ cup brown sugar1 medium head of cabbage3-4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 Tablespoons minced garlic Preparation:Preheat oven to 375° In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the balsamic vinegar and brown sugar to a low boil, stirring often. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20- 30 minutes,
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Old Fashioned Corned Beef and Vegetables

Old Fashioned Corned Beef and Vegetables
Posted in : Beef, Cabbage, Carrot, Irish, Onion, Potato on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients:1 corned beef brisket, 2 – 3 pounds, with seasoning packet2 small sweet onions4 medium white potatoes½ pound baby carrots1 medium head of cabbage4-6 Tablespoons butter Preparation:Remove corned beef from the packaging and rinse under cold running water. Score the fat in two or three places. Place in a large stock pot and
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Tipsy Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta

Tipsy Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta
Posted in : Cooking with Wine/Alcohol, Pastas, Seafood, Spinach on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 can (14 ½ ounces) diced tomatoes, fire roasted style 2 teaspoons salt 2 Tablespoons butter 4 Tablespoons minced garlic 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ pound angel hair pasta 1 cup dry white wine (I used a nice Sauvignon Blanc) 1 ½ cups half and half 3-4 cups fresh spinach, washed
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Billie Jean’s Shepherd’s Pie

Billie Jean’s Shepherd’s Pie
Comments : 1 Posted in : Beef, Corn, Green Beans, Potato on by : Billie Jean
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Serves: 6 -8 Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons cooking oil, divided 1 ½ pounds ground beef 2 teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 1 medium sweet onion, chopped 1  can (14.5 ounces) yellow corn 1 can (14.5 ounces) kitchen-sliced green beans 1 large tub (2 pounds) Bob Evan’s “Family Size” mashed potatoes 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
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Noreen’s Loaded Potato Soup

Noreen’s Loaded Potato Soup
Posted in : Potato, Soups and Stews on by : Noreen
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Serves: 4 Ingredients: 3-4 medium size russet potatoes 1 Tablespoon “Better than Bouillon,” chicken flavor ½ pound bacon 4 cups whole milk, divided 2 Tablespoons butter 1 small, Vidalia or Mayan onion, finely chopped 4 Tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 4-5 dashes hot sauce (we like Frank’s) 1 cup sour cream 1 cup shredded sharp
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