Monday, April 23, 2012

Tuesday Night Dinner

Baked Parmesan Chicken, Twice Baked Potatoes, Tomato and Cucumber Salad.
All of the below recipes will taste much better if you prepare them while wearing your favorite

Baked Parmesan Chicken
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
Parmesan Cheese
Salt and Pepper
Salt and pepper both sides of chicken breasts, place in a glass baking dish (9x13).
Generously spread top of each breast with mayo, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Bake at 350 fo 30 minutes or until chicken is done. That is it! This is so good!

Twice Baked Potatoes
4 baking potatoes, baked until done
1 cup or more grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream 
1/2 stick butter
salt and pepper
Cut baked potatoes in half and scoop out potato. Place insides of potato in a bowl, add 1 cup sour cream, 1/2 stick butter, salt and pepper. Mix and mash well. Place potato mixture back into potato shell. top with grated cheese, bake at 350 until warm and cheese is melted (15-20 minutes)
I double the recipe and freeze half of the potatoes. They freeze well.

Cucumber and Tomato Salad
Sliced cucumbers
sliced tomatoes
salt, pepper
apple cider vinegar
generously salt and pepper tomatoes and cucumbers (I use sea salt)
Drizzle with apple cider vinegar

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Tuesday Night Dinner: Baked Salmon, Buttered Rice, GreenSalad

Baked Salmon

2 salmon filets
rub with Olive oil
salt and pepper
bake @350 for 15 to 20 min depending on how thick filets are
serve over buttered rice

*good with pepper Jelly

Green Salad
mixed greens
shredded carrots
cherry tomatoes
sunflower seeds
grated Swiss cheese
sliced cucumbers
dried cranberries

homemade French Dressing
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup water
1 tbs paprika
1 tbs yellow mustard
1 tsp salt
1 cup vegetable oil

mix together in a small blender and serve over salad

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Dinner is served!

Tuesday April 3
Rainy Day Dinner

Chicken and Rice Casserole
2 cooked chicken breasts, cubed and/or shredded
rice (1 cup uncooked, prepare as directed)
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup cooking sherry
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup chicken stock (can use more or less until sauce reaches desired consistency)
Jalapeno pepper jelly

Mix soup, sherry, and stock in a sauce pan until it comes to a boil, turn down heat and add sour cream, stir until it is mixed in with the sauce. Add chicken, rice, salt and pepper. Serve hot with a dollop of Jalapeno Jelly .

Green Beans
I like to drop fresh green beans into boiling water for just about 1-2 minutes, then rinse them in a colander with ice cold water. Add salt and pepper and serve. No butter needed!

Corn Bread
2 boxes Jiffy corn bread mix
2/3 cup Buttermilk
2 eggs
1/2 cup canned creamed corn

3 tbs butter

heat oven to 350, while oven is heating, place butter in a 9x13 cake pan and place it in the oven to allow the butter to melt. Mix all remaining ingredients, remove pan from oven, place batter in pan on top of melted butter. Bake @ 350 for 15-20 min. So good, kids LOVE it!