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SHEPHERD’S PIE with CHICKEN

Serves 4-6 Time: About 50 minutes 6 medium Russet potatoes 1/2 stick butter 1/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup Mayonnaise 2 teaspoons minced green onions (optional) 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup cheddar cheese or pepper jack cheese 3 boneless/skinless chicken breasts, cut into small pieces 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped 2 Tablespoons … Continue reading

ORANGE MUFFIN ROLLS

ORANGE MUFFIN ROLLS Makes 24 Rolls Time: 3 hours Plan Ahead: Freeze ahead of time, unthaw and bake. ¼ cup warm water, (105-115°) 1 Tablespoon active dry yeast 1 cup milk, scalded 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 6 Tablespoons butter, room temperature 2 eggs, beaten 3½-4 cups all-purpose flour Spread: 1 cup sugar 1 stick butter … Continue reading

Classic Cheese Ball

Time: 15 minutes Plan Ahead: Make cheese ball one day ahead. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate. Use left over ham cut with a mandolin to get ultra thin strips. 2 8 oz. packages cream cheese, softened 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 bunch green onions 10 slices ultra thin ham or chipped beef, cut into ¼ x ½ inch … Continue reading

Stuffed Meatballs

Stuffed Meatballs

Try this easy to make Stuffed Meatballs for dinner tonight! This recipe is perfect for keeping your budget low. Serve with pasta, and some steamed veggies. You can also be creative and place some meatballs in a hoagie bun, drizzle with sauce and melted cheese. Serve with my Acini Di Pepe Fruit Salad (p. 197) to make … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookies (p. 261)

Chocolate Chip Cookies (p. 261)

By popular demand, I’ve decided to share my Chocolate Cookie recipe! Enjoy! Make some for the kids when they come home from school today! Cookies are my one exception to my “desserts only on Mondays and birthdays” rule. If I was home in the afternoon, some days I would have warm cookies ready as an … Continue reading

Chicken Fajita Soup (p. 52)

Chicken Fajita Soup (p. 52)

Bring your kids in from the cold and warm their hearts with some homemade soup. It truly is a comfort for the soul! Chicken Fajita Soup (p. 52) Make about 10 cups WHAT YOU’LL NEED 1 pound Boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 Medium onion 1 teaspoon Butter 4 cups Chicken broth 2 cups Beef broth 1 (14.5 oz) can Diced tomatoes … Continue reading

A Year of Food…Join Me!!

A Year of Food…Join Me!!

  As the New Year has begun, I’ve been thinking a lot about what my focus should be and I’ve decided on A YEAR OF FOOD! This year you’ll see… More Food More Cooking More Photos I also want to reach out more to everyone to see what you’re cooking in the kitchen. If you have … Continue reading