Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Crazy Casserole

Have extra tortilla or nacho chips? I did and now I have a fun casserole to make so that I'm not wasting my "micro chips." :) It's pretty simple!

Very crunched up chips
1 can tomato soup
1 small can green chiles
sour cream
cheddar cheese
1 large chicken breast

1. On the stove, cook the chicken breast thoroughly.
2. In a large bread pan spread the crunched up chips on the bottom just deep enough to make a nice crust.
3. In a bowl, mix tomato soup, chiles and a few sprinkles of cheese together and stir them up.
4. When the chicken is cooked, spread it on the chips then layer the soup mixture on top of that. Then put a thin layer of sour cream on top of the rest and cover the dish for cooking.
5. Cook for about 15 minutes or until dish is warmed all the way through. Uncover and spread cheese on the rest. Cook until cheese is melted.
6. EAT :)

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Pizza Pouches

This recipe is a pretty universal one. It'd be an easy one for college kids, little kids and grown up kids. It's a great appetizer or bite of lunch! I like to make it for my nephews because with them it's a hit! I'll give you the ingredients and directions but you add as much to it as you'd like! 
biscuit dough (store bought or homemade)
pizza sauce (you can also use pasta sauce)
shredded cheese of your choice (I use cheddar)
ranch dressing

Alright! Now for the easy part!
  1. Lightly grease your favorite muffin tin.
  2. If you're  using store bought biscuit dough, peel them apart half way. If you are using homemade biscuit dough, pinch the bottom of two together. Now, push the pinched part down into the muffin hole!
  3. Add pizza sauce, pepperonis, shredded cheese and ranch dressing. As much as you want!
  4. Looks funny, tastes YUMMY!
    4. Pinch the tops together-make sure it is sealed well!

  5. Put in the oven for a good 25-45 minutes (depending on how many you're making). You'll know they're done when they are lightly browned and the house smells like pizza! (For looks you could add some fun herbs or cheese on top. I didn't in this batch because the little people at my house don't like "pepper" which is anything that has a similar resemblance to the stuff!)

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Bit o' Breakfast Bliss

This recipe really isn't anything too special. It's not won any awards but it has won the approval of the people under my roof. It's great for breakfast and is pretty snappy too!

1/2 potato for each person you'll be serving
1 C. of cheese for each potato used
2 slices of bacon for each person

1. Fry up bacon. All of it. Put it on a plate that is covered with a paper towel.
2. Slice potatoes into little squares.
3. Here's the real healthy part. Fry potatoes in bacon grease. (While you're frying them add some of your favorite seasonings)
4. Chopped fried bacon into nice little squares.
5. Mix the bacon squares in with the potatoes. Shred cheese into the mix.
6. When it is all melted together, serve! I'd suggest some toast on the side but that's up to you!

You could have already thought of this recipe for yourself. I know that I like new ideas so I thought I'd share this tasty one with you!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Antelope Steaks

Antelope steaks have a pretty bad rap. People think they’re gamey and there’s really no way to cook them. Well I’m married to a complete stud and that stud of  mine knows how to make your prairie goat taste mighty fine! His recipe goes like this:

Antelope steaks
Cooled (thus solid) bacon grease
“Cheez it” crackers

1. Get your fryin’ pan hot! (you can use a skillet if you’d rather)
2. Crunch up your cheez its in a bowl … make them really crumbly
3. Rub steak in bacon grease
4. Roll steak in cracker crumbs
5. Fry them right up!

This recipe is simple and very delicious. The next time a friend says they don’t like game meat serve them this and their minds will be turned right around!

Plump Pot Pies

This is a recipe I used to make mass amounts of. I'd bake them, freeze them, thaw them and put them in Justin's lunches. Get creative with your own rendition because when you smell the aroma of this dish I'm positive your creative juices, and your salivary glands, will be flowin'!

One recipe of pie dough (or a box of it from the store if you'd like)
1 lb. Meat of your choice (I like to use venison steak or burger for these)
1 can cream of ___ soup of your choice (I.E. cream of mushroom, chicken or celery. Cream of mushroom is Justin's favorite so that's what I use)
1 1/2 cups of your choice of beans, corn, or mixed veggies

1. Divide dough up into just smaller than baseball sized balls. (not as small as golf balls though ;) )
2. Cook meat on the stove.
3. Add can of cream of_____ soup to the meat. Get it all warmed up.
4. Add vegetable of your choice to burger mix.
5. Roll out dough. Place in greased muffin pan (excess dough will lay over edges) Pour several spoon fulls of burger mixture into dough. Fold dough up so that burger mixture is well contained.
6. Throw in the oven until dough is lightly browned. Cool and pop 'em out. These are easy for lunches or even for supper! Enjoy!

Care Free Crock Pot Ham

This is a simple ham recipe that I either got from my mom or just made up over time. I'm not sure but  I do know it is yummy and requires very little work...my kinda food, baby! It is real simple...

1 Ham (really whichever kind you usually use for big family gatherings)
3 Cups Brown sugar
1 Can pineapple tidbits, undrained

1. Cover the bottom of your crock pot with brown sugar.
2. Place ham on top of the brown sugar and add the pineapple tidbits with the juice. Sprinkle ham with more brown sugar.
3.Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours

That's all for now folks! (I told you it was care free!)

Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken

This dish is not at all my own. My great friend Brittany cooked them up for us one evening and I've made them at home since. There are several tweaks I've made at different times but this is the original recipe, I think you'll like it.

2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2-3 pieces of cooked bacon
4-5 green onions
1/4-1/2 of 8oz brick of cream cheese
salt and pepper to taste

1. Preheat oven to 450. Grease an 8×8 inch glass baking dish and set aside. 
2. Trim and pound out chicken breasts, until about 1/4-1/2 inch thick. 
3. In a bowl add cream cheese and soften in the microwave (about 20-30 seconds). 
4. Now chop your green onion and add to the cream cheese, shred your bacon and add as well. 
5. Add salt and pepper, stir until well combined. 
6. Spread mixture over half of each chicken breast. Fold the plain side of the chicken over onto the cream cheese and hold in place with toothpicks.
7. Place both chicken breasts in your baking dish. Sprinkle a little of your favorite seasoning on top (mrs. Dash, garlic salt, etc). Place in oven and cook for 20-30 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Serves 2.

These are delicious and nutritious! Hope you love them like I did, thanks Brittany!