Ingredients: 2 lb. - Beef tenderloin tips, Stew Meat, Chuck Roast or Chuck Eye, cubed 1 - 10.5 oz can cream of mushroom soup 1 – packet brown gravy mix 1 - packet lipton dry onion soup mix 1 – 4 oz can mushrooms 1 - cup water or ginger ale soda Directions: Add cubed meat to a 9 x 13 inch pan. In a large bowl mix the remaining ingredients together and pour over the meat. Add mushrooms and stir to coat. Cover with foil and bake at 300 degrees for 3 Hours. Do not remove foil until done. Serve over rice, mashed potatoes or egg noodles.
My pet peeve is stinky mildewy towels. So Gross. I found this on Pinterest and decided it was worth a try. I was really skeptical but guess what, it worked. YAY!!!! Best of all it is so easy.
Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, and then run again
in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels
from all of that residue and mildew smell and will actually leave them
feeling fluffy and smelling fresh.
***Do not add laundry detergent to either wash. Just once with vinegar and once with baking soda.
*** This trick also works well with wet bathing suits that were left to dry.
1 pkg. refrigerated cheese tortellini
1 can olives
10-12 cherry tomatoes
1 can artichoke hearts
1 cup Caesar salad dressing
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Cook cheese tortellini according to package directions, then cool. Mix
mayo and Caesar dressing in a small bowl and set aside. When ready to
assemble, halve the olives, halve the cherry tomatoes, chop the
artichoke hearts, then toss it all in with the cooked tortellini. Stir
in mayo mixture until everything is coated. Finally, stir in shredded
Parmesan. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
*Warm a medium/large skillet over medium heat. Butter each
piece of bread on one side. When skillet is hot place a piece of bread
butter side down on the skillet then add one slice of cheese and small
shake of Italian seasoning (add a small shake of parmesan
cheese here too if desired). Top with a desired amount of pepperonis (I
used about 8 -10 whole regular pepperonis per sandwich) If any other
toppings are desired, add now. Add another slice of mozzarella and top
with slice bread butter side up.
Repeat with second sandwich. When bottom slice is golden
brown then flip over carefully. Once both sides are brown remove from
pan cut and serve with pizza sauce if desired.
Directions: Mix both boxes according to directions, and combine the batter. You can use a large mixing bowl and combine both boxes of mix together and add the other ingredients all at once. If you have only boxes of Jiffy Mix, use
a brownie sized baking pan, 8x8", if you are using a box of regular
cake mix, use a 9x13" pan. Spray pan with cooking spray. Bake at 350
degrees until done, approx. 30 minutes. Test for doneness: insert a toothpick, it should come out clean.
Combine corn, peppers,onion, cheese, and mayo in a bowl.
Place in refrigerator until ready to serve.
Just before serving mix in the fritos. I save about a handful to sprinkle on the top. I also added a little tried parsley for the picture.Enjoy and eat it all because it’s not good as leftover. The fritos get too soggy
Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until
thoroughly mixed. Let chill in the refrigerator for half an hour.
Once chilled, roll into balls of whatever size you would like.
(Mine were about 1″ in diameter.) Store in an airtight container
and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.
1- 16 oz. bag of pasta, cooked & drained- (I prefer bowtie, cork screw or penne)
2 roma tomatoes, chopped
1/2 red onion, sliced
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded & chopped
1/2 cup sliced carrots
1 cup prepared homemade ranch
1/2 cup italian dressing
2 TBSP dill weed
a small bowl, mix together dressings with dill. set aside while you
chop veggies. place all other ingredients into a large bowl & toss
until combined. add dressing & mix well. refrigerate until ready
to use. Serve chilled.
1.large box of instant vanilla pudding mix
1 large container vanilla
16 oz. container of cool whip
1 bag of frozen raspberries
or any frozen fruit you like.
Mix the yogurt and
pudding mix until blended then add the cool whip. Stir it all together
and then add your fruit. (add it frozen) Once you stir the fruit in
don't stir after the berries have thawed otherwise your salad will turn
pink. You can top it with fresh fruit for garnish. We like to serve it with Nilla Wafers to add a little crunch.
Preheat oven to 350. Mix together Corn Flakes (crushed), Parmesan and Ranch
packet. Cut the chicken in strips (pound until flat), dip the chicken in the melted butter
then in the corn flake mixture and place onto the cooking sheet. Pour the
remaining butter on top and bake for 45-50 minutes uncovered.
The best part of summer is hamburgers on the grill. I have finally mastered the art of the perfect grilled burger and it is quite simple.
80/20 Ground Beef (Don't buy leaner meat because the fat gives it flavor)
Blue Cheese Crumbles
Dry Onion Soup Mix
Simple mix in the dry onion soup mix into the beef. (I just use my hands to mix it together.) Once it is evenly mixed into the meat throw in your your Blue Cheese Crumbles. Combine them until evenly mixed into the meat. Next make your patties and place them on a preheated grill on Medium heat. Cook about 10 minutes on each side until the hamburger is cook to your taste. No more un-flavorable burgers at the Christensen's. Great toppings would include grilled onions or mushrooms.
2 T ShirleyJ Pizza and Pasta Seasoning Mix
8 strips of bacon
3 oz feta cheese
12 oz bag of baby spinach
1/3 C red onion diced
1/3 C dried cranberries
1 Fuji apple, sliced
1 t brown sugar
1/4 C balsamic vinegar
1 T water
Cook the bacon, save the drippings. Crumble bacon in a bowl with spinach, cranberries and apple. Into a small saucepan combine the bacon drippings, onions, vinegar, water sugar and seasoning. Cook on low 4-5 minutes. Toss warm dressing in the salad. Garnish with Feta.
I started this blog a few years ago because I was tired of trying to organize all my recipes. I never knew what cookbook the recipe I was looking for was in and I would spend hours thumbing through books and papers trying to find the one I was looking for. I don't cook anything fancy, just simple homemade food that our family enjoys. If me or my family won't eat it then you won't find the recipe on my blog. I am not blogging for fame so the recipes may be posted randomly. I only post recipes that I have tried and we will be making again. I hope you enjoy our collection of our family's favorites recipes. ~Krista C.