Recipe Save: Shredded Beef

Origin:  Modified from internet
Total Preparation Time: 5-10 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 4-8 hours
Number of Servings: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 3-4 pound boneless roast beef (chuck or round roast)
  • 1 cup beef broth (I use bouillon)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Montreal Steak Seasoning

Preparation

  1. Place roast beef into slow cooker.
  2. Add beef broth.
  3. Pour Worcestershire sauce over the top of roast and sprinkle with Montreal Steak Seasoning.
  4. Cook roast in slow cooker for 4 hours on High setting or 6-8 hours on Low.
  5. Once roast beef has cooked, remove from slow cooker with tongs into a serving dish.
  6. Break apart lightly with two forks and then add back to the gravy in the slow cooker set on warm for another hour.
  7. Serve on buns, bread, flatbread or however you so desire.

Recipe Save: Clove and Spice Ham Glaze

Origin:  All Recipes
Total Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Number of Servings: Enough for 16 servings of ham

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Preparation

  1. Mix brown sugar, honey, brown mustard, cloves, and ginger together in a small sauce pan.
  2. Heat over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, 2-5 minutes.

Recipe Save: Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole

Origin:  Modified from gonnawantseconds.com
Total Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 35 minutes
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients for filling:

  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 t worcestershire sauce
  • 2.5 t fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 t dried poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1/2 t pepper
  • 1-2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1.5 cups frozen broccoli pieces
  • 1.5 cups cooked rice

Ingredients for topping:

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 sleeve of snack crackers (like Ritz)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 2 quart or 8X8 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix the first 8 filling ingredients until evenly combined. Add the chicken, broccoli and rice and fold until evenly coated and ingredients are mixed. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Sprinkle the top of the casserole evenly with grated cheese. In a small bowl, mix together crushed crackers and butter. Sprinkle evenly over cheese layer. Bake in preheated oven 30-35 minutes or until casserole is heated through and the topping is golden brown.

Recipe Save: Eggs Benedict Casserole

Origin:  Dinah McCreedie (aka my Mom)
Total Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 25minutes
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 Bag of frozen shredded hash browns (browned till crispy)
  • 8 half English muffins (lightly toasted)
  • At least 8 slices of deli ham
  • At least 8 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 8 scrambled eggs
  • 2 envelopes of Knorr hollandaise sauce (prepared per instructions on package)

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray 9 x 13 cake type pan with Pam.
  3. Layer hash browns, ½ English muffins, ham, swiss cheese in baking/casserole dish.
  4. Pour prepared hollandaise sauce over all and bake in oven till cooked through and sauce is bubbly, about 20-25 minutes.

Recipe Save: Baked Sriracha Chicken

Origin:  Modified internet recipe
Total Preparation Time: 10 minutes + 30 minutes to marinate
Actual Cooking Time: 10-20 minutes
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce
  • 2 teaspoon rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4-8 chicken thighs, deboned
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • White sesame seeds

Preparation

  1. Whisk the honey, soy sauce, sriracha sauce, vinegar and salt together together to make the marinade. Mix well.
  2. Add the garlic and Marinade to the chicken, stir to combine well, marinade for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat up a skillet (cast-iron preferred) on medium heat. Add the oil. Transfer the chicken to the skillet and cook on both sides, until they turn golden brown and cooked.
  4. Add the remaining Marinade to the skillet, as soon as it thickens, turn off the heat, top with some sesame seeds (if using) and serve the chicken immediately.

Note:
You may use chicken breast, chicken drumsticks or wings for this recipe. You may also bake or grill this recipe. If baking, bake it at 400F for 20 minutes are until the chicken is slightly charred.

Recipe Save: Salad Bar Night

Origin:  My kitchen/Internet

Ingredients

  • 2-4 hard boiled eggs, finely chopped
  • 1-2 cups of pulled chicken
  • 1 head lettuce or 1 bag of prepared salad
  • 1 bunch green onions
  • 1 roma tomato or cherry/grape tomatoes
  • sliced or ribboned carrots
  • black olives
  • green olives
  • sliced avocado
  • 1 cucumber
  • bacon bits
  • french fried onions
  • shredded swiss cheese
  • preferred dressing

 

Recipe – Tacos

Origin:  My kitchen

Total Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Number of Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 3 T taco seasoning (see my bulk seasoning recipe)
  • Taco shells
  • Large flour tortillas
  • 1 bag shredded Cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • sour cream

Preparations:

  1. Cook ground beef, onion and taco seasoning in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink.
  2.  

    Serve with taco shells or tortillas and desired toppings.

 

Recipe: Chili Nachos

Origin:  My kitchen

Total Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Number of Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • tortilla chips
  • leftover chili
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • pickled jalapeno slices
  • sour cream
  • guacamole
  • shredded lettuce

Preparations:

  1. Spread even layer of chips onto a plate.
  2. Spoon out chili on top of chips, amount varies on preference but you really want just enough to add flavor but not enough to make all of your chips soggy.
  3. Cover with cheese & jalapenos and microwave or bake until cheese is melted.
  4. Top with shredded lettuce, sour cream and guacamole.

Chefs notes:  One of the ways we use leftover chili.

Recipe: Tater Tot Casserole

Origin:  My kitchen & the Internet
Total Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 40-60 minutes
Number of Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cups frozen green beans, thawed
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cans cream of something soup (your preference)
  • 1 cups sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 lb frozen shredded potato nuggets
  • House seasoning (to taste)

Preparations:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 x 13 pan with cooking spray.
  2. Brown ground beef w/ onion. Season with house seasoning, while browning. Drain.
  3. Add green beans & corn and cook until vegetables are warm over medium heat.
  4. Spread ground beef and vegetable mixture in the prepared baking dish.
  5. Whisk together soup and sour cream. Spread over ground beef in an even layer.
  6. Sprinkle one cup of cheddar cheese over the soup layer.
  7. Top with tater tots.
  8. Bake 40 minutes. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
  9. Bake another 10 minutes until cheese is melted.

 

Recipe Save: Fajitas

Origin:  My kitchen
Total Preparation Time: ## minutes
Actual Cooking Time: ## minutes
Number of Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • Crockpot Liner
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 lime
  • 3 T taco seasoning (or 1 packet)
  • 2 T butter
  • 2 yellow or vidalia onions
  • 1 lemon
  • salt
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • shredded lettuce (I prefer iceberg or romaine)
  • guacamole
  • sour cream

Preparations:

  1. Put liner in crockpot.
  2. Add chicken.
  3. Pour 1 cup of chicken broth on top.
  4. Squeeze lime juice into chicken.
  5. Cover with taco seasoning and slow cook on low for 4-6 hours.
  6. When it is done the chicken will look burnt but this is just because of the seasoning.
  7. Before the chicken is finished cooking, slice onions.
  8. Melt butter in pan, add lemon juice, onions and salt to taste.  (Use less salt if your butter is salted)
  9. Shred chicken just prior to serving.
  10. Serve with tortillas, cheese, lettuce, guacamole and sour cream.
  11. Build them the way you like them.

 

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