Archive for August, 2009

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

This is great for after a workout, soccer practice, or just after dinner. A smoothie that is refreshing and not too milky. Ingredients: 2 c Ice 1 c Frozen mixed berries 1/2 c Milk 1 c Orange juice 1 c Vanilla ice cream Combine all ingredients into the blender and blend then stir and repeat […]

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Mexican Chicken Casserole

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Spicy Rice, Bean and Cheese Skillet

Here is a great South Western Rice dish that goes well with all kinds of main dishes. You can substitute the minute rice for regular if you prefer but the rice cooking time will need to change. Ingredients: 1.5C Green Bell Peppers, chopped 3 Cloves Garlic 1Tbsp Olive oil 1 can (10oz) diced tomatoes and […]

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Dead Lizard Salsa

Ingredients: 5-8 Roma Tomato’s depending on size 1 Large White Onion 3-4 Cloves Garlic 1 Jalapeño 1 Serrano Chile 6oz chicken broth ½ Lime Cilantro Directions: In large skillet roast the tomatoes, garlic, peppers, and 2/3 of the onion. Save the rest of the onion for later. After everything is black and crusty it begins […]

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Pie Dough Recipe

2 Cup all-purpose flour 2 Tbs sugar 1 tsp salt 1/2 Cup (1 stick) cold butter, cut into small pieces 1/3 Cup cold Crisco (no trans-fat, if available) 5 to 7 Tbs ice water Food Processor Method: Place the flour, sugar and salt in a food processor and pulse on and off to mix.  Add […]

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Pumpkin Pie

This is a simple recipe that you almost can’t screw up. It is really that easy. 1 (15-0z) Can Libby’s Pumpkin 1 (14-Oz) Can Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk 2 eggs 1 t ground cinnamon ½ t ground ginger ½ t ground nutmeg ¼ t ground cloves ½ t salt Preheat oven to 425 degrees. […]

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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

Here is a desert that sounds a little weird but tastes great. It has a salty sweet combination that works great. Enjoy… • 2 cups coarsely crushed pretzels • ¾ cup margarine, melted • 1 cup, plus 3 tbsp granulated sugar, divided • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened • 1 (8 oz) container […]

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Spanish Rice

I have always wanted a good Spanish rice recipe that’s not straight out of a box. This has some chunks of veggies with great flavor. Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ready In: 40 Minutes Servings: 4 “Rice is sautéed with onion and green bell pepper, and then simmered with water, chopped tomatoes […]

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