Thursday, January 28, 2010

Beefy Skillet Ravioli

1 lb lean ground beef
1 can (26oz) Hunt's Spaghetti sauce. We prefer the 'Garlic & Herb'
1 can (14.5oz) diced tomatoes. We use Rotel.
1 package refrigerated cheese-filled ravioli
2 tablespoons shredded parmesan
1 tablespoon parsley.

Brown ground beef in large skillet. Drain. Stir in spagheti sauce and tomatoes. Bring to a boil.
Add ravioli. Reduce heat; cover and simmer on medium heat 15 - 20 minutes.
Top with parmesan & parsley.

{Pictures to come after I cook this for dinner!}

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Cheesy Hamburger Loaf

Cheesy Hamburger Loaf:

1 French Loaf
2 lbs hamburger meat
1 small onion
1 small bellpepper (we leave this out!)
1 8oz can of mushrooms
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of celery soup
1 teaspoon worsteshire sauce (we leave this out)
shredded cheese
Preheat oven to 350.
Brown hamburger meat, onion, mushroom, & bellpepper.
Drain meat.
Mix meat, soups, and worseshire.
Cut the bread..we cut out the center, you could cut in half. (Just do what works best for you)

After we cut out the center, we put cheese on the bottom, add the meat, put more cheese, put the top you cut off back on top, and top with MORE cheese! (We love cheese!)

Bake for about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Biscuit-Topped Hamburger Stew

1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (12 oz) jar home-style beef gravy
1.5 cups diced, peeled potatoes
1 cup carrot strips
 1 cup green beans
1/3 teaspoon pepper
1 (6 oz) can Hungry Jack Buttermilk Flaky Biscuits

Preheat oven to 375F.
Brown ground beef and onion. Drain.
Add all remaining ingredients, except biscuits; mix well.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med-low; cover and cook 15-20 minutes or until veggies are tender.
Pour ingredients into baking dish.
Seperate dough into 5 biscuits; cut each in half. Arrange, cut side down, around outside edge of hot mixture.
Bake for 20 minutes, or until the casserole is bubbly and biscuits are deep golden brown.

Mayonnaise Biscuits

1 cup self-rising flour or Bisquick
1/2 cup buttermilk
3 tablespoons mayonnaise

Preheat oven to 425F.
Combine flour, milk, and mayonnaise in bowl. Mix with fork until ingredients are blended.
Grease 6 muffin cups with shortening/Pam. Spoon dough into cups.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

We also cover the tops with garlic butter after baking.

Recipe from Life After Pizza - A cookbook for the Fast Food Crowd.

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

**TRY THIS!!! Josh & I both hate, hate, hate bread pudding.. but we LOVE this!

1 loaf white bread
2 cups milk
1 cup sugar
1 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup white chocolate morsels(MELTED)
1 cup powered sugar
8 tablespoons water

Preheat oven to 375F
Break up white bread and fill a 9x13 baking dish
In a seperate bowl mix milk, sugar, butter, and vanilla
Pour mixture over bread crumbs (Bread should be drenched)
Bake until bread turns golden brown

In seperate bowl mix melted white chocolate, powdered sugar, and water.
Pour white chocolate mix over the baked bread.

The easiest sugar cookies, EVER!

1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
1 large egg yolk (save white in seperate,small bowl)
1 cup flour

Combine butter, sugar, vanilla, egg yolk & flour in bowl.
Shape mixture into balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Beat egg white.. dip fork into egg white & lightly press cookie.
Sprinkly with additional sugar.
Bake 8-10 minutes at 350F.

Paula Deen's Wild Rice & Shrimp Casserole

1 (10 3/4 oz) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2 onion, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
2 tablespoon butter
1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and divined
1 (8 oz) package wild rice
2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 325F.
Cook the rice according to package directions minus 1/4 cup water. Let cool.
Bring 2 cups water and 1/2 tablespoon salt to a boil in a medium saucepan and cook the shrimp for 1 minute. Drain immediately and set aside.
Heat the butter in saucepan and saute the pepper and onion until soft, about 5 minutes.
In a large bowl, combine the rice, soup, 1 1/2 cups of cheese, shrimp and vegetables. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. Spray a 9 inch square aluminum cake pan or an 11 by 7 inch glass casserole dish with vegetable spray. Place the mixture in the pan and top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake for 30 minutes, until bubbly.

Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen