Thursday, May 28, 2009
A Dinner for Kids
Saturday, May 23, 2009
Spinach Artichoke Bites
2 T butter
½ onion, chopped
1 clove garlic
1 can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 small pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1 8 oz cream cheese
½- ¾ pint sour cream
2 shakes WHITE Worcestershire Sauce
½ tsp white pepper
2 c parmesan cheese, shredded
Sauté onions in butter, add garlic when onions are almost clear. Once clear add artichoke hearts to sauté pan. Mix in spinach. Continue heating until warmed through out. Add cream cheese, stir in until melted. Add sour cream until desired consistency. Season with Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Stir in 1 c parmesan cheese.
While it is cooking on the stove, put wonton wraps in mini muffin tins. You'll have to be careful, because it is very easy to put a fingernail through the very thin wraps. Then fill the shells with a little less than a tablespoon of the dip. Sprinkle remaining parmesan cheese on each cup.
Bake at 350 for 8 minutes. Watch them so that they don't burn.
Friday, May 22, 2009
Amy's Cocoa Buttercream Frosting...
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Oreo Truffles from Kraft Foods
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
1 onion, chopped
1-2 cloves of garlic, minced
8 oz of sliced mushrooms (optional)
½ c of red wine
1- 2 T of brown sugar
1 tsp dried oregano (2 tsp fresh)
1 tsp Italian seasoning
2 tsp dried parsley (4 tsp fresh)
2 bay leaves
1 can of tomato sauce
1 can of chopped tomatoes
1 can of tomato paste (optional)
1 bottle of any flavor Spaghetti Sauce
1 can of olives (optional)
Sauté ground beef. Drain off access fat. In a separate pan, cook the onions, garlic and Italian seasoning until the onions are transparent. Add mushrooms. Sauté until juice from mushrooms is gone. Add mushrooms and onions to meat. Add wine, brown sugar and rest of seasonings. Continue to sauté for 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce, canned tomatoes, tomato paste and spaghetti sauce. Simmer for at least a half an hour. Add olives 15 minutes before serving. Cook until they are heated through. Serve over any noodles.
You can add additional vegetables such as zucchini, squash, egg plant etc. Add them to the pan just after the mushrooms.
You can also make it with vegetables only.