Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thanksgiving Stuff

1 bag Pepperidge Farm herb seasoned stuffing mix
1 lb. breakfast sausage
1 onion
4-5 stalks of celery
enough chicken broth to moisten
1 stick of butter.  

Brown and drain the sausage.  Chop the celery and onion and sauté in the butter until translucent.  Mix the sausage, celery, onion, and stuffing mix in a large bowl and stir in the chicken broth one can at a time until it is moist, not soggy.  

Friday, January 22, 2010

Hot Baked Stuffed Clams

1 can minced clams
1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 TBSP diced onions
1 tsp parsley
1 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp salt
2 TBSP olive oil
Parmesan cheese to taste

Saute garlic, onion, parsley, oregano and bread crumbs in oil, mixing thoroughly. When onion and garlic start to brown remove from frying pan and mix with clams, juice and salt. Spoon into shells, sprinkle lightly with bread crumbs and cheese. Place on a baking sheet in 375 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until crusty on top.

6 cans makes about 60 small shells

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Chex Mix

2 sticks butter
6 1/2 to 7 tbl of worchester
4 1/2 tsp of season salt
2 cups of peanuts
rice, wheat, corn chex (18 cups)
stir until fully coated or your arm falls off
bake for 1 hr at 250 and mix every 15 min

Wednesday, January 10, 2007


1 lb ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 C (8 oz. Bottle) Ortega thick & smooth taco sauce
1 can (4 oz) Diced Green Chiles
2 pkg (1.25 oz ea) Taco Seasoning (one regular, one hot and spicy)
2 C (8oz) shredded mild cheddar cheese, divided
Nacho flavored Doritos
1 ½ C water

Garnish: chopped tomatoes, sliced green onions, sour cream, jalapenos

Preheat oven to 375. Grease 11 x 17 baking dish.

Cook beef and onion until beef is browned; drain. Stir in taco sauce, water, chiles and seasoning mix. Cook over low heat for 3 to 4 minutes, or until thickened.

Layer broken Doritos on bottom of prepared baking dish. Cover with half of meat mixture; sprinkle with 1 C of cheese. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly

Courtesy: Nicole

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Protein Penne Casserole

3 C Cooked Whole Grain Pasta
1 pound ground turkey (grounded with:
1 diced small onion, 2 minced cloves garlic.
1 can diced tomato w/herbs.
1 package thawed drained spinach.
1 C grated mozz.
1/2 C sliced olives.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine cooked pasta, cooked turkey, onion, garlic, tomato, spinach into casserole. Top with grated cheese & olives. Cover with foil and bake 15 minutes then bake an additional 15 minutes uncovered.

Courtesy: UL

Friday, January 5, 2007


1 bag miniature marshmallows
1 large can fruit cocktail, drained
1 15 oz can chunk pineapple, drained
1 can mandarin oranges, drained
1 small bag coconut
1 16 oz container sour cream
chopped walnuts, optional

Mix all ingredients together in large bowl and chill.

Courtesy: Mom

Thursday, January 4, 2007


½ lb Velveeta, sliced
1 C butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 C chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
2 lb. Confectioners sugar
½ C cocoa powder

Spray lightly the bottom of 9X2” square pan with nonsitck spray. In a saucepan over medium heat melt the cheese & butter, stirring constantly until smooth. Remove from heat & add vanilla & nuts. In a large bowl, sift together sugar & cocoa. Pour cheese mixture into the sugar & cocoa and stir until completely mixed. Mix will be very stiff. Using your hands, remove candy from bowl & press evenly & firmly into pan. Because of the amount of butter, pat the top of the candy with a paper towel. Refrigerate until firm.