Pork Carnitas (recipe adapted from Cooks Illustrated) 4 pound boneless pork butt, fat trimmed and cut into 2 inch cubes 1 1/2 tsp salt, 3/4 tsp pepper, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 onion, peeled and halved, 2 bay leaves, 1 tsp dried oregano, 2 Tb fresh lime juice, 2 C water, 1 medium orange, use juice & spent halves. Need large dutch oven, broiler and foil & about 4hrs.
Mini Pineapple Upsidedown Cakes Cake Ingredients: 2 eggs, 2/3 C white sugar,4 T pineapple juice, 2/3 C all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt Topping: 1/2 stick butter, 2/3 C brown sugar, 1-can pineapple rings, 6-maraschino cherries Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray tins.
Line baking pan with foil. Cut lemon into slices, put on bottom of pan, drizzle with 1 stick of melted butter. Sprinkle one pack of dried Italian seasoning on raw shrimp and toss. Put the shrimp on the lemon and butter, then put them in the oven and bake at 350 for 10-15 min
Cheese sauce - if you love "cheese" sauce, but love actual cheese, then you have to try this recipe. The trick is using evaporated milk; you get the same consistency, but without all of the weird chemicals in "pasteurized cheese product."
1 pkg Stove Top, prepared as directed on box 4 chicken breasts, thawed and cut up into cubes 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup 1/2 cup milk 1&1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese Stir milk and soup together until smooth, and then add 1 cup of the cheese. Stir in chicken pieces, and pour into a 9x13 pan. Spread remaining cheese on top, then cover with prepared stuffing. Bake about 35 minutes at 375 degrees or until chicken is completely cooked.
Ingredients for Crockpot Cashew Chicken 1 boneless skinless chicken breast per family member 1/4 c flour 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 T extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 T rice wine vinegar 2 T ketchup 1 T brown sugar 1 clove minced garlic 1/4 cup ginger dressing 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1/3 cup cashews
Loaded baked potato salad 8 medium Russet Potatoes 1 cup sour cream 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 package of bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese Salt and Pepper to taste
fried rice-- 3 cups cooked white rice 3 tbs sesame oil 1 cup frozen peas and carrots (thawed) 1 small onion, chopped 2 tsp minced garlic 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/4 cup soy sauce On medium high heat, heat the oil in a large skillet or wok. Add the peas/carrots mix, onion and garlic. Stir fry until tender. Lower the heat to medium low and push the mixture off to one side, then pour your eggs on the other side of skillet and stir fry until scrambled. Now add the rice and soy…
Old fashioned pancakes- just 1-1/4 cup flour, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tsp + 1 tbsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 egg, 1-1/4 cup milk, and 1 tbsp butter! Best pancakes ever » Might have to give this recipe a go!
4-6 raw chicken breasts, new potatoes, green beans (fresh or canned-really any green veggie would work. Broccoli is good, too). Arrange in 9×13 dish. Sprinkle with a packet of Italian dressing mix and then top with a melted stick of butter. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Enjoy!