Sunday, January 31, 2016

Chocolate Chip Reese's Cheesecake Bars


2 tubes cookie dough (16 oz each)
2 8 oz. blocks cream cheese
12 Reese's peanut butter cups
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 tbsp vanilla extract


Flatten 1 tube of cookie dough onto the bottom of a 9" x 9" square baking pan.
Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in separate bowl until smooth.
Lay 3 rows of 4 Reese's cups each on top of the cookie dough.
Pour and spread the cheesecake filling on top of the Reese's.
Lay another flattened layer of cookie dough on top.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 min.
After chilling, cut into bars and scarf down immediately.

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Friday, January 22, 2016



1 1/2 to 2 pounds lean ground beef
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 small cabbage, chopped
2 cans (14.5 ounces each) low sodium diced tomatoes
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon sea salt


In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
Add the ground beef and onion and cook, stirring, until ground beef is no longer pink and onion is tender.
Add the garlic and continue cooking for 1 minute.
Add the chopped cabbage, tomatoes, tomato sauce, pepper, and salt. 
Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, or until cabbage is tender.
Yield: Serves 6 to 8.

Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings


4 boneless skinless chicken breast
1 can chicken broth
2 cans cream of chicken
sliced carrots
sliced celery
1/2 can peas
1/2 onion
crumbled bacon
garlic powder
salt and pepper
1 can flaky biscuits


Place chicken breasts in bottom of crockpot
Pour chicken broth and both cream of chickens over it
Add in carrots, celery and onion. How much ever you prefer
Add in garlic powder, salt and pepper and parsley flakes over it, how much ever you prefer
Cook on high for 3 hours
Remove chicken and shred.
Add the chicken back in with some crumbled bacon and the peas, stir together.
Break up the flaky biscuits, uncooked, and put in the crockpot.
Break each roll in about 3 parts and just place them on top.
Remain cooking for another hour or so on high or until done. Enjoy!

Sunday, January 17, 2016



2 lbs lean ground beef
1 medium onion
1 medium green pepper
1 32 oz can tomato juice
2 cups elbow macaroni
1 16 oz can diced tomatoes
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese


Brown ground beef until done.
Meanwhile, dice onion and green pepper.
Add onions, green pepper, tomatoes, tomato juice, and macaroni.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Cook on medium low heat for 45 minutes.
Serve with a sprinkling of Parmesan

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Egg Roll stuffing.


1 bag coleslaw mix
1 lb pork sausage
2 cloves garlic minced (or garlic pwdr)
1 tsp ground ginger
Salt to taste
1/4 c onion diced

Brown the sausage in a large skillet and add the other ingredients right on top. 
Cover and cook on the stovetop about 5 min on med. remove lid, stir/toss and taste. 
Finish to your taste/texture preference.

Egg roll assembly.

Rice paper wrappers, 6 to 8" diameter
egg whites.

Brush one side of the wrap with egg white, and deposit filling.  Roll the contents up, and use wash to seal the roll.

Deep fry, or bake till brown.