Monday, May 31, 2010

BLT Salad is a great dinner and light and refreshing!! You can add ingredients you like!

BLT Salad Yield 4 Servings Ingredients
* 10 slices bacon, chopped

* 1 head iceberg lettuce, washed and roughly chopped

* A few handfuls of mixed baby greens or baby spinach, washed
* 1 pint cherry tomatoes, washed

* Half a baguette, cut into one-inch cubes

The Dressing

* 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

* 2 tablespoons honey
* 4 tablespoons oil
* 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

* Salt and pepper

Directions BLT Salad
1. Fry the bacon until is brown and crispy, pour off all the fat. Drain on paper towels.

2. Put lettuce, greens and tomatoes into a large salad bowl.

3. Add bacon bits and baguette.

The Dressing

1. Place dressing ingredients into a small bowl and whisk until emulsified.

2. Pour over salad and toss well.
Also some blue cheese might go well with this recipe!

Friday, May 14, 2010

A Recipe for kids, adults! Everyone! ! Tater Tot Casserole w/ground beef!

Tater Tot Casserole with Mixed Vegetables Recipe

2 pounds lean ground beef

1 medium onion, diced

16 ounces frozen mixed vegetables, cooked according to package directions

10 3/4 ounces golden mushroom soup

10 3/4 ounces cream of celery soup

1 pound frozen tater tots, 1 bag divided

Serving Size: 2 cups

Servings: 8

Container: 9" x 13" baking dish

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 1.5 hours

* Preheat oven to 350ºF.

* Brown ground beef in a heavy skillet; season to taste.

* Drain excess grease.

* Remove browned hamburger from skillet.

* Add onion to skillet and sauté until soft and lightly browned.

* In a large bowl combine ground beef, onions, soups, vegetables, and half of the bag of tater tots.

* Place the mixture in a prepared baking dish and cover with the other half bag of tater tots.

* Bake 1-1/2 hours.

Time Saving Tip: Using frozen vegetables that are packaged in microwavable bags will reduce the cooking time.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Pork Loin Chops..EZ BREEZY to make! Put in the crockpot and go!

6 or 8 pork chops
1 can chicken broth,
14 oz.
1 envelope of onion soup mix
Servings: 6
5-quart slow cooker

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 6 or more hours

  • * Lightly brown both sides of the pork chops in a nonstick skillet using a small amount of oil. Brown the chops for approximately 3 minutes on each side.
  • * Place the pork chops into a 5-quart slow cooker.
  • * Mix the chicken broth and soup mix until well blended and then pour over the pork chops. * Place the cover on the slow cooker and turn the heat on low. Cook for 6 to 8 hours.
  • * When done, remove the pork chops and serve with potatoes or rice.
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