Monday, December 8, 2008

Asian Chicken & Cashew Linguine

4 to 5 chicken breasts - boiled whole, then cubed
24 oz Linguine (1-1/2 pkgs)
6 to 8 eggs scrambled
1 cup cashews (chopped)
1 bag bean sprouts or 1 lb loose
1 bunch green onions (chopped)

1 c oil
1 c soy sauce
1/2 c red wine vinegar
1/2 c sugar
2 T ginger
2 T garlic powder

Heat and mix all ingredients together

Monday, November 24, 2008

Garlic Shrimp & Lemon Squares

Juice of 1 lemon
1ts grated lemon rind
4 tb Butter; softened

1 lb Vermicelli; cooked
1/2 lb Butter
8 oz mushrooms; sliced
4 ts garlic; chopped
1 lb medium shrimp
2 c fresh spinach leaves
8 ts pine nuts
salt & pepper
4 ts bread crumbs
Lemon slices and chopped parsley for garnish

Prepare lemon butter by whipping together the lemon juice and rind and softened butter. Chill. Cook the vermicelli until just tender. Set aside. Melt the 2 sticks of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and shrimp and saute briefly. Add spinach and pine nuts and stir, then add the prepared lemon butter, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer, cooking just until everything is heated through. Pour over the vermicelli. Sprinkle with bread crumbs, then garnish with lemon wheels and chopped parsley and serve immediately. Makes 6 servings.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Chicken Cordon Bleu & Rice Pilaf

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken breast pounded to 1/4" thick
1 slice ham
1 slice swiss cheese

Roll up and attached with toothpick

Mix 1 cup milk and 2 eggs into bowl and dip chicken to moisten
Then roll in Shake-n-Bake (parmesan flavored) mixed with breadcrumbs

Bake 400 (20-30 min)

Monday, November 3, 2008

Mellow Jello

1 lg pkg orange jello - mix following directions on box
1 lg pkg COOK & SERVE lemon pudding - mix following directions on box

mix this together and set 3 hrs in refrigerator or overnight

1 sm pkg INSTANT lemon pudding - mix with only 1 cup milk
1 8oz Cool Whip

mix together and spread over the top of set jello - add mandarin oranges

Sweet & Sour Meatballs & Mellow Jello

Sweet & Sour Meatballs
2/3 c canned milk or 1/2 c milk
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
2/3 c soda crackers
1/2 c onions
1 tsp season salt (lawry's)

Make small meatballs and fry in electric fry pan until brown or use frozen meatballs from Sam's club

Sweet & Sour Sauce
1 tsp beef boullion
1 c water
3/4 c green peppers
3/4 c brown sugar
1/4 c vinegar
2 TBS soy sauce
1 can pineapple - use juice
2 TBS corn starch disolved in 2 TBS cold water

Bring water and boullion to a boil, then add peppers, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce and pineapple plus juice. Cook on high for several minutes to soften the peppers. Add corn starch and stir until thickened. Pour over meatballs - serve with rice.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Tilapia Fish & Rice (Cabbage Salad)

Not everyone loves fish - hope you liked it My family eats it up everytime. Let me know if you dumped out more than you ate... :)


Precook rice and add to the bottom of greased casserole dish. Thaw fish and dip in butter. Sprinkle with Citrus Grill seasoning and lemon juice. Add a few dabs of butter on top. Bake about 20 min at 425 degrees

Friday, October 10, 2008

Fresh Orange Cookies

Mix until light and fluffy:
1/2 c shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs

1 TBS grated orange rind (fine)
1/2 c fresh orange juice
1/2 c chopped walnuts (optional)

Mix and then add dry ingredients:
2 1/2 c flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda

Bake 375 for 10-12 minutes (until light brown). Frost while still warm

1 c powder sugar
2 TBS orange juice
1/4 tsp salt
2 TBS butter
1 TBS grated orange rind