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♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Get the Kraft Mac N Cheese.



While your noodles are boiling to get tender add 2 tspn of sugar & 3 drops of hot sauce.



After your noodles get tender add what it calls for, butter, milk & that cheese sauce but, add half a cup of shredded cheese.



It tastes a little bit different but, ever since my aunt made it that way thanksgiving i've been head over heals for it. You cant really taste the sugar it just brings out the 'cheese flavor' wayy better.

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

CAP'N CRUNCH CHICKEN


2-1/2 cups Captain Crunch Cereal
1 cup Cornflakes
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 pounds chicken breast, cut in 1-oz. tenders
Vegetable oil for frying



HONEY-MUSTARD SAUCE
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tbsp. honey
1 tbsp. prepared mustard



1. Coarsely grind or crush the two cereals and set aside. Beat the egg with milk and set aside.




2. Stir together the flour, onion and garlic powders and black pepper; set aside




3. Dip the chicken: pieces in the seasoned flour and coat well; shake off the excess flour. Dip in the egg wash, coating well, then dip in the cereal mixture, coating well.




4. Heat oil in a large heavy skillet to 325. Drop coated chicken tenders carefully in the hot oil and cook until golden brown and fully cooked, 3 to 5 minutes depending on size. Drain and serve immediately with sauce.



5. For sauce, combine all ingredients and mix well. Yield: 4 to 6 servings. Serve with warm rice.

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Chicken and Rice Cassrole =



11/2 cups of rice
1 can cream of chicken
1 can of milk
4 - 5 chicken breast
1 packet onion soup mix
ADD=
milk and cream chicken together in blender...add half the packet of onion soup mix in blender with cream of soup/mik...spray a cassrole dish with pam or cooking spray..ADD rice than pour some of the cream of soup mix on top the rice than add check (arrange) on rice than add rest of cream of soup mix on top make sure it covers rice and chicken than put rest of onion soup mix on top..



BAKE= on 350 covers for 60 min...

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Garlic parmesean wings



1 lb. chicken wings
1/4 lb. (1 stick) butter
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
2 tbsp. parsley
1 c. fine, dry bread crumbs
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper



Cut off tips from chicken wings and discard; split remaining portion of wing at joint to form two pieces. Melt butter, mixing in garlic powder. Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and seasonings. Dip chicken wing portions in seasoned butter, then roll in crumbs. Bake on a greased baking sheet (use one with edges) in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 50 minutes.

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Super-Stuffed Monte-Cristo Sandwiches



8 slices center cut or apple wood smoked bacon
4 large eggs, beaten
Warm 1/4 cup half-and-half
1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg or ground -- eyeball it
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper -- eyeball it
2 tablespoons butter
8 thick cut sliced whole-grain soft bread, white, or challah
1/2 cup brown mustard
1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
1/2 pound sliced havarti cheese
1 pound sliced ham
1 pound sliced turkey breast
1 1/2 cups medium to dark amber maple syrup



Heat a griddle pan or large skillet over medium high heat. Cook bacon and remove to paper towels to drain, 5 minutes. Drain off fat. Reheat griddle over medium heat. Make sandwiches in 2 batches.
Beat eggs with half-and-half, nutmeg and pepper. Add 1 tablespoon butter to the griddle or pan and melt. Turn 4 slices bread in batter, then add to griddle or pan. Turn bread after it browns, 2 to 3 minutes. Top 2 bread slices with mustard, the other 2 with cranberry sauce. Add 2 slices of cheese and bacon on the cranberry covered bread. Add ham, then turkey to the mustard covered bread. Use a spatula to assemble 2 sandwiches and turn and press gently to set sandwiches in place. Repeat to make 2 more sandwiches. Cut sandwiches from corner to corner. Heat syrup in microwave safe container for 30 seconds. Drizzle syrup over sandwiches at the table.



I'll look for a few morerecipes for ya!

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Open-Faced Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Sandwich



8 medium tomatoes
3 (16-ounce) balls fresh mozzarella
4 loaves ciabatta, sliced in 1/2 lengthwise
1 cup prepared pesto
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
32 basil leaves



Core the tomatoes and slice each tomato and each ball of mozzarella into 1/4-inch thick slices.
Place the sliced ciabatta loaves on a work surface, and spread each half evenly with 1/8 cup pesto. Place 4 slices of tomato and 3 slices mozzarella side by side on the top of each half loaf and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place 4 basil leaves on top of each sandwich. Slice each half loaf crosswise into 4 serving portions, making sure that each piece has a slice of tomato, mozzarella and a basil leaf.

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Steak Sandwiches with Honey Garlic Mayo and Seared Red Onions



Cooking spray
1 red onion, sliced into 1/4-inch thick rounds
Cooked flank steak slices, about 12 ounces
4 to 6 slices Swiss cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon garlic flakes
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 long rolls




Heat a stove-top griddle with cooking spray and set over medium-high heat to preheat. Place red onion slices on hot pan and sear 2 minutes per side, flipping with a spatula, until golden brown and slightly softened.
Arrange steak slices alongside onion. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, until hot. Place cheese on top of steak and cook 1 minute, until cheese melts.
In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, honey and garlic flakes. Season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Spread mayonnaise mixture on rolls and top with seared onion slices and cheese-smothered steak.

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Great Grilled Vegetable Sandwich



1 Japanese eggplant sliced on an angle in half-inch thick slices
1 small zucchini sliced on an angle in half-inch thick slices
1 red pepper cut in quarter's lengthwise
1 small red onion cut into 4 slices
2 portobello mushroom caps
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper
8 slices crusty peasant style bread cut 1/2-inch thick
4 pieces red leaf lettuce
Herbed Mayonnaise, recipe follows



Using a pastry brush, brush olive oil on the vegetable slices and the portobello mushrooms. Season them with salt and pepper. Place vegetables on a hot grill and cook until they are tender. Once vegetables are done brush sliced bread with olive oil and grill on both sides. To assemble, slice portobellos into 1/4-inch slices, spread both sides of the grilled bread with herbed mayonnaise and then top with 1 slice each of grilled vegetables and a quarter of the mushrooms, and finish off with lettuce and top with remaining piece of bread.



Herbed Mayonnaise:
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 lemon, juiced
A few drop hot sauce
1 garlic clove, crushed and skin removed
2 tablespoons thyme leaves
2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 tablespoons chopped chives



Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse.
Yield: 4 servings Preparation time: 3 minutes

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Instant icecream sandwiches



2 store-bought cookies
1 bag M&M'S

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Caramel popcorn



1 bag M&M'S

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

M&M brownie triffles



3 (regular size) Snickers

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

M&M rolls



4 egg yolks
1/3 cup (80 mL) sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 egg whites
1/3 cup (80 mL) sugar
2 cups (480 mL) flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
powdered confectioner's sugar



Grease and flour 15" x 10" x 1" (38 cm x 26 cm x 2.54 cm) baking sheet and line with parchment/spray oil paper. Preheat oven to 375F

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake




2-1/4 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup sour cream
1 egg
1 tsp. almond extract
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 cup raspberry preserves
1/2 cup sliced almonds
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1. Heat oven to 350

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Chocolate Marshmallow Cookies
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1 cup butter
1-1/4 cups sugar
3 large egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2-1/4 cups flour
1/3 cup cocoa
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
22 large marshmallows, cut in half




FROSTING
1 box (16 ounces) powdered sugar
2 tsp. instant coffee powder
3 tbsp. cocoa powder
1/3 cup butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla extract
4 to 5 tbsp. cream or milk
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1. Preheat oven to 350

♥Heather Due January 8 (girl); 3 kids; 2 angel babies; Dayton, Ohio 89294 posts
29th Jul '10

Apple Fried Pies



2 tablespoons butter
4 McIntosh apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 (8-piece) container refrigerated flaky biscuit dough



For the filling: Add the butter to a large saute pan and melt. Add the apples, sugar, cinnamon, and lemon juice and cook over medium heat until the apples are soft, about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool.
When the filling is cool, roll the biscuits out on a lightly floured surface so that each biscuit forms a 7 to 8-inch circle. Place 2 to 3 tablespoons of the filling on 1/2 of each circle. Brush the edges of the circle with water. Fold the circle over the filling to make a half-moon shapes. Seal by pressing the edges with the tines of a fork. Heat a deep fryer or a deep pot halfway filled with oil to 350 degrees F. Carefully add the pies to the oil, 1 at a time, and fry until golden brown, turning the pies as necessary for even browning, about 5 to 8 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with powdered sugar immediately.