Tuesday, October 11, 2011

FALL.... time for chili......YUM

Here is a fast and easy chili I love to make
1 lb extra lean hamburger
2 15-oz cans of black beans undrained
1 cup medium or hot chunky salsa
2 8-oz cans of tomato sauce
1 T chili seasoning mix
Brown hamburger and drain. Drain and mash one can of beans. Then add the rest of the ingredients. Simmer 10 min and enjoy. I love this with corn bread!

Friday, April 16, 2010

Easter time

Kids favorite Blueberry Muffins
from the Taste of Home magazine

2 1/2 cups pancake mix
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
2/3 cup water
1/4 cup canola oil
1 1/2 c fresh or frozen blueberries

In a large bowl, combine pancake mix and sugar. In another bowl, whisk the egg, water and oil. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistedned. Fold in blueberries.

Fill paper-lined muffin cups 2/3's full. Bake at 400 degrees for 14-16 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 min before removing from pan to a wire rack.

Makes 12 muffins

We used frozen strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. They were yummy!!


Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup 6 servings

6 T chopped onion 1/2 t dried marjoram
4T margarine 1/4 t ground black pepper
3 cups peeled and cubed butternut squash 1/8t ground cayenne pepper
3 cups water 1 8 oz cream cheese
4 cubes chicken bouillon

In a large saucepan, saute onions in margarine until tender. Add squash, water, bouillion, marjoram, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Bring to boil; cook 20 min, or until squash is tender.

Puree squash and cream cheese in blender in batches until smooth. Return to sauce pan and heat through. Do Not Boil. Enjoy!!

The original recipie called for 6 cups of squash. It was almost like baby food. I like this way much better.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

19 years

Wow where did time go? Enjoyed dinner out at Asiago's. Hoping for a nice vacation next year!!

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Flower Power

The girls and I made flower hair clips to wear to school.

Tomato Tortellini Soup

Here is my Twist on the recipie.

2 cans Pregresso Tomato Basil Soup
2 soup cans of milk
1/2 package of frozen tortellini
1/2 cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 C shredded Parmesan cheese

Place soup and milk in pan and bring to a simmer. Add tortellini and cook as packaged about 3-5 min for frozen. Add tomatoes and cheese. Heat through and serve with a sprinkle of shredded parmesan cheese. Enjoy.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

morning wake up

Guess who woke me. Crazy cat. Guess he know's where to get some love and attention when the kids are at school.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Branana Bread

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