Chicken Soup

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small yellow onion, diced 3 chicken breasts, cubed 1 cup celery, sliced 1 cup carrots, sliced 1 cup corn 1 cup peas 1 cup green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces 4 cups chicken broth 1 bay leaf 1 tsp. Rosemary 1 tsp. Thyme …

Home Made Pasta / Egg Noodles

Ingredients: 1 egg, beaten 1/2 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. milk 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder  Directions: Combine egg, salt, milk. Add flour and baking powder and mix well. Separate into two balls. Roll out dough and cut into thin strips (noodles). Drop one by one into hot soup about 10 minutes …

Sex in a Pan

Ingredients: 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup white sugar 2 – 8 oz. pkgs cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 cups frozen whipped topping (such as Cool Whip®), thawed 3 cups milk 1 – 5.9 oz. pkg instant chocolate pudding mix 1 – 5 oz. pkg instant vanilla …

Buttermilk Pancakes

Ingredients: 3/4 cup milk 2 Tbsp. white vinegar 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp. white sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 egg 2 Tbsp. butter, melted cooking spray Directions: Combine milk with vinegar in a medium bowl and set aside for 5 minutes to “sour”. Combine flour, sugar, …

Herbed Dumplings

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. dried thyme 1 tsp. dried parsley 1 tsp. dried oregano 3 Tbsp. butter 3/4 cup milk Directions: In a bowl, mix the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, thyme, parsley, and oregano. Cut in butter until …

Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

Ingredients: 2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese 3/4 c. sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. vanilla 1 can cherry pie filling 24 vanilla wafers Directions: Line cupcake muffin tins with cupcake papers. Place a vanilla wafer in the bottom of each. The vanilla wafer is the crust for each cheesecake. In a …

Manicotti

Ingredients: 12 oz. ricotta cheese 8 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded 3/4 cup fresh Parmesan cheese, grated 2 eggs 1 tsp. parsley salt and pepper to taste 1 – 16 ounce jar spaghetti sauce 9 manicotti noodles, cooked according to package directions Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine ricotta, mozzarella, …

Lasagna

Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 lb. mild Italian sausage 1 lb. lean ground beef 1/2 cup onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 – 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes 2 – 6 oz. cans tomato paste 2 – 6.5 oz. cans tomato sauce 1/2 cup water 2 Tbsp. white sugar 1 1/2 tsp. basil 1/2 tsp. …

Meatballs & Gravy

Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 large egg 1/4 cup dry Italian bread crumbs 1 pkg. onion soup mix 1 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 cup beef broth 1/2 cup half-and-half cream 2 Tbsp. soy sauce Salt and pepper to taste Minced fresh parsley Directions: In a medium bowl, combine …

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 lb lean ground beef 1 large egg 1/4 cup dry Italian bread crumbs 1 Tbsp. onion flakes 1 cup packed brown sugar 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups water ¼ cup vinegar 3 Tbsp. soy sauce Directions: In a medium bowl, combine the ground beef, egg, bread crumbs and onion …