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Category Archives: Food & Drink

Cracker Toffee

PrintCracker Toffee Ingredients4 ounces regular saltine crackers {1 sleeve} 1 cup butter 1 cup dark brown sugar 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecansInstructionsPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spread parchment paper over a cookie sheet. Line cookie sheet with saltine crackers in single layer, leaving some space between each cracker. In a saucepan combine the ... Read More »

Chocolate Chocolate Cake

PrintChocolate Chocolate Cake Ingredients2 cups sugar 1 3/4 cups flour 3/4 cup cocoa 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 cup oil 2 tsp. vanilla 1 cup boiling water Chocolate Frosting: 12 Tbsp. butter, softened 5 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 cup cocoa 2/3 cup milk 2 tsp. ... Read More »

Creamy Sausage and Spinach Pasta Skillet

PrintCreamy Sausage and Spinach Pasta Skillet Ingredients6 oz. smoked sausage 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes w/chiles 2 cups chicken broth 8 oz. pasta 3 cups fresh spinach 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded monterrey jack 1 whole green onion InstructionsThinly slice the smoked sausage and add it to a large skillet with 1 ... Read More »

Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

PrintUltimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich Ingredients1 Tablespoon Butter 1 whole Medium Onion, Halved And Sliced 4 slices Bacon, Cut In Half 2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise Several Dashes Hot Sauce (I Used Louisiana) 2 slices Sandwich Bread 3 whole Hard Boiled Eggs, Peeled And Sliced Salt And Pepper, to taste 2 slices Cheese, Any Variety (I Used Swiss And Monterey Jack) More Butter, ... Read More »

Grilled Cheese Pull-Aparts

PrintGrilled Cheese Pull-Aparts Ingredients1 can refrigerated crusty French loaf 1 block (8 oz) Cheddar cheese, cut into 18 pieces 1/3 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons garlic herb bread crumbs 1 can Vegetable Classics tomato basil soupInstructionsHeat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square pan with cooking spray. Remove dough from can. Cut into 18 half-inch-thick slices. Gently stretch and flatten each ... Read More »

General Tso’s Chicken

PrintGeneral Tso’s Chicken Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, sliced into 1-inch cubes 1 1/2 cups cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 cups peanut or vegetable oil for frying, plus 1 tablespoon for stir-frying 8 dried whole red chilis, or substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried red chili flakes 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon white ... Read More »

Breakfast Sandwiches

PrintBreakfast Sandwiches IngredientsEnglish Muffins Large eggs Cheese Butter, or olive oil InstructionsStick these in a 350 degree oven for about 10-15 minutes. Sometimes for sandwiches like this, I like my eggs runny, but since I was freezing them and everything, I thought it’s probably a better idea to make sure they are cooked through. After about 10-15 minutes, you’ll have ... Read More »

Homemade Thin Mints

PrintHomemade Thin Mints Ingredients1 cup (8 oz, or 2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla ¾ teaspoon salt 1 ½ cups all purpose flour For the coating: 16 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate 1 ½ teaspoon peppermint extract or oilInstructionsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter until light and ... Read More »

Marshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe

PrintMarshmallow Hot Fudge Sauce Recipe Ingredients12 ounces semisweet chocolate 1 teaspoon cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee or espresso powder 1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons heavy cream 6 Tablespoons marshmallow cremeInstructionsChop the chocolate into small pieces. Add the pieces to a heatproof bowl and add cocoa and coffee powder. Heat the cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until ... Read More »

Chinese Broccoli Beef Noodle Stir Fry

PrintChinese Broccoli Beef Noodle Stir Fry Ingredients3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons oyster sauce 3 tablespoons Shaoxing wine, sake or dry white wine 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon tapioca starch or cornstarch 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil 1 pound beef sirloin, thinly sliced 1 pound fresh or 10 ounces dried noodles 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 large garlic cloves, crushed ... Read More »

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