Quiche

quicheRecipe: Quiche

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs 2 c milk 1 c Bisquick Vegetables of your choice. Place cut up vegetables of your choice on the bottom of 2 well greased pie pan. Mix together the eggs, milk and Bisquick together and pour on top of vegetable. Cook at 400
  • for 35 minutes. Easy and good

Variations

Use any vegetables of your choice and be creative.

Diet type: Vegetarian

Number of servings (yield): 8

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: USA (Traditional)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)

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BBQ Shrimp

Shrimp wrapped with baconRecipe: BBQ Shrimp

Ingredients

  • INGREDIENTS 2 pounds LARGE shrimp, uncooked, pull the skin/tails off 1 finely chopped onion 1 cup olive oil 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp cayenne peper 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp oregano 1 tsp garlic powder 1/4 cup Maple Syrup Optionally a pound-o-bacon

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix everything togather (except bacon) and then add shrimp. Leave it in the fridge overnight (PREFERABLE) or at least for several hours. Flip occasionally to distribute shrimp marinade. Pull out from fridge an hour or so beforehand to let things warm/loosen up a bit. The next day, preheat your bbq grill while skeweriung the shrimp. Optionally place flat on a fine-screen mesh cookware – less work! Wrap in bacon and grill. Be careful about flames from the dripping marinade. Serve over rice, pasta, or as-is … but be sure to drip some marinade on ‘em!

Quick Notes

Even without bacon, this bbq shrimp rocks!

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Carrot Cake

Carrot-cakeRecipe: Carrot Cake

Ingredients

  • 2 CUPS FLOUR 2 CUPS SUGAR 1 TSP BAKING POWDER 1 TSP BAKING SODA 1 TSP SALT 1 TSP CINNAMON 3 CUPS SHREDDED CARROTS 1 CUP COOKING OIL 4 EGGS 1 CUP CHOPPED NUTS

Instructions

  1. GREASE AND FLOUR 13X9X2” PAN. COMBINE FIRST 6 INGREDIENTS. ADD NEXT 3 INGREDIENTS, BEAT UNTIL COMBINED.
  • Cooking time: 50-60 minutes
  • Temp: 350*
  • Serving: 12
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    Cream Cheese Frosting

    cream-cheese frostingRecipe: Cream Cheese Frosting

    Ingredients

    • 3 OZ CREAM CHEESE ¼ CUP BUTTER OR MARGARINE 1 TSP VANILLA 2 CUPS POWDERED SUGAR

    Instructions

    1. BEAT TOGETHER CREAM CHEESE, BUTTER AND VANILLA UNTIL LIGHT AND FLUFFY. GRADUALLY ADD POWDERED SUGAR, BEATING TIL SMOOTH. SPREAD OVER COOKED CAKE, SPRINKLE WITH CHOPPED NUTS IF DESIRED.

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    Chocolate chip espresso

    • chocolate chip cookiesRecipe: Chocolate chip espresso

      Ingredients

      • 1/2 c  (1 stick) butter softned
      • 1 c  light brown sugar
      • 3 T granulated sugar
      • 1 large egg
      • 2 t  vanilla extract
      • 1 3/4 c  all-purpose flour
      • 1/2 t baking powder
      • 1/2 t  baking soda
      • 1/2 t  salt
      • 1 1/2 t  instant espresso coffee powder
      • 1 1/2 c semisweet chocolate chips

      Instructions

      1. Preheat oven to 300
      2. Cream the butter with the sugars using an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy, approximately 30 seconds. Beat in the egg and the vanilla extract for another 30 seconds. In a mixing bowl, sift together the dry ingredients and beat into the butter mixture at low speed for about 15 seconds. Stir in the espresso coffee powder and chocolate chips. Using a 1-ounce scoop or a 2-tablespoon measure, drop cookie dough onto a greased cookie sheet about 3 inches apart. Gently press down on the dough with the back of a spoon to spread out into a 2-inch circle. Bake for about 20 minutes or until nicely browned around the edges. Bake a little longer for a crispier cookie. Top with coffee bean on each cookie.   Serve warm with a glass of milk

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    Neiman Marcus Chocolate chip cookies

    Neiman Marcus cookiesRecipe: Neiman Marcus Chocolate chip cookies

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1-3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder 1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Cream the butter with the sugars using an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy (approximately 30 seconds) Beat in the egg and the vanilla extract for another 30 seconds. In a mixing bowl, sift together the dry ingredients and beat into the butter mixture at low speed for about 15 seconds. Stir in the espresso coffee powder and chocolate chips. Using a 1 ounce scoop or a 2 tablespoon measure, drop cookie dough onto a greased cookie sheet about 3 inches apart. Gently press down on the dough with the back of a spoon to spread out into a 2 inch circle. Bake for about 20 minutes or until nicely browned around the edges. Bake a little longer for a crispier cookie. Makes 2 doz

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    Chocolate Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

    chocolate-peanut-butter-cakeRecipe: Chocolate Layer Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

    Ingredients

    • 1-3/4 c  flour
    • 2 c sugar
    • 1/2 c cocoa powder
    • 1-1/2 t baking soda
    • 1-1/2 t baking powder
    • 1/4 t salt
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 c  milk
    • 1/2 c  oil
    • 2 tsp. vanilla
    • 1 c boiling water

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and dust with cocoa two 9″ layer cake pans. Set aside. In large bowl, combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Stir with wire whisk until blended. Add eggs, milk, oil, and vanilla and beat well with wire whisk or mixer until combined, about 2 minutes. While beating, heat water in microwave oven to boiling. Stir boiling water into cake batter. Pour the thin batter into the two prepared pans. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-35 minutes or until cake pulls away from sides of pan, top springs back when lightly touched, and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes, then remove from pans and cool completely on wire racks. Fill and frost with double the recipe of Peanut Butter Frosting.

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    Peanut Butter frosting

    peanut butter frostingRecipe: Peanut Butter frosting

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup peanut butter 3 to 4 cups powdered sugar 2-5 Tbsp. milk 1/8 tsp. salt 2 tsp. vanilla

    Instructions

    1. In large bowl, combine butter, peanut butter, half of the powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, and 2 Tbsp. milk. Mix well, adding more milk and powdered sugar as needed to make a fluffy spreadable frosting. Frosts 8″ layer cake or sides and top of 9″ layer cake.

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    Super Salad

    super saladRecipe: Super Salad

    Ingredients

    • 1 pkg lemon Jell-O, ! c boiling water,  1 C cold water, 1 c crushed pineapple (drain and SAVE liquid),2 large bananas, 1 c mini marshmallows.
    •  Frosting: Take saved pineapple juice + water to make 1 cup add 1/2 c sugar, 2 T flour, 1 egg beaten, 1 T butter

    Instructions

    1. Dissolve jello and boiling water, then add 1 cup of cold water.  Place in refrigerator until it just starts to congeal. Add pineapple, banana and marshmallows, put in refrigerator. Frosting: Cook on med heat the frosting mixture until thick and COOL. Whip 1 pkg dream whip & pineapple mix together, spread this frosting over completely cooled jello, let stand over night.
    This recipe was a family favorite on mine when I was a little girl for the Holidays.  My step Mom, Jannie Donnermeyer made this and was one of my favorites as a little girl.

     

     

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    Black bean chili with Shrimp

    chili with shrimpRecipe: Chili with Shrimp

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced fine 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon pepper 1 (16-ounce) can chopped tomatoes 1 (16-ounce) can black beans, drained 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled & deveined

    Instructions

    1. 1. In a large pot, add cooking oil and saute peppers, onion, and garlic until tender. Stir often to prevent burning. 2. Add chili powder, pepper, tomatoes, black beans and shrimp and cook for 5 -8 minutes, or until

    Quick Notes

    Serve with a green salad and tortillas or fresh Italian bread. This is an easy to fix, hearty meal that makes a great addition to fall dinners or party menus. For parties serve in a big mexican bowl with a large spoon for guests to dish out their own into small paper or plastic bowls. Have plenty of plastic spoons. Serve with corn chips.

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