Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Chicken n' Rice

Recipe from Eric's mom

1 cup+ white rice (not instant rice)
1 can chicken broth
Boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 can cream of mushroom
1 can cream of chicken
1 can French onion soup

In a buttered 9x13 pan layer...
Rice and chicken broth
Chicken, cut to your preference
(I cut each into 3 or 4 pieces)
Mix all the soups together and pour over

Bake at 350
Covered for 1 hour then
Uncovered for 45 minutes

One Dish Meal

Recipe from Overisel Christian Reformed Church cookbook

Layer the following in 9x13 dish

1 lb Hamburg, browned
1 layer carrots, sliced thin
1 layer onion, chopped
1 layer potatoes, sliced thin
1layer corn
Mix 1 can cream of chicken and 1/2 cup milk
Pour over casserole

Cover, bake at 350 for 1 hour
Bake additional 30 minutes uncovered

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Cookie Cake

recipe found at Pincookie

3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg ( or 1/3 cup applesauce)
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup + 1 Tbsp flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 cup M&M's

preheat oven to 325 degrees
cream butter and sugar
add in egg (or applesauce) and vanilla and blend
add in flour and baking soda, mix until well blended
fold in M&M's
place in greased pie pan
bake 25-30 minutes

Parmesan Crisps

recipe from Food & Family

3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
substitute cayenne pepper or smoked paprika for the pepper

heat oven to 350
combine cheeses
spoon into 14 mounds, 2 inches apart on a baking sheet
using about 1 Tbsp. cheese mixture for each
flatten mounds slightly
Sprinkle with pepper

Bake 6 minutes or until golden brown, rotating baking sheet after 3 minutes

immediately transfer to wire racks, cool completely

store in airtight container at room temperature for up to two days.

I tried this recipe simply because I had extra shredded Parmesan cheese to use up. I would maybe serve it as a side with a pasta dish, appetizer, or on a salad, but everyone enjoyed them as a snack!

Chocolate Chip Dip

recipe from Taste of Home

8 oz package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar
2 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup mini chocolate chips
graham cracker sticks, honey scooby doo crackers, or animal crackers

In a small bowl beat cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.
Add sugars and vanilla, beat until smooth
Stir in chocolate chips
Chill in fridge
Serve with graham crackers