Cranberry Red Wine Sangria

1 bottle Malbec wine 4 cups cranberry juice 1 cup orange juice 1 cup fresh cranberries 1 orange, cut into thin slices 1 apple, cored and thinly sliced put everything in a pitcher, stir and refrigerate 4-6 hours, or, better yet, overnightContinue Reading

Sheet Pan Pancakes

4 cups Bisquick 2 cups milk 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla toppings of you choice half stick melted butter Preheat oven to 425, generously grease a large sheet pan. In a large bowl, mix Bisquick, milk, eggs and vanilla. Pour batter into baking sheet,spread evening. Add toppings of your choice, I used chocolate chips, sliced…Continue Reading

Sausage Crostini

1 large loaf french bread, thinly sliced 1 lb sweet Italian sausage olive oil 1 small red pepper, finely chopped 1 medium onion, finely chopped 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella salt to taste pepper to taste garlic powder to taste cayenne pepper to taste 1/3 cup fresh basil, chopped Preheat…Continue Reading

Steakhouse Swedish Meatballs

1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup 2 cups beef broth 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce 2 tablespoons Steak Sauce 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 1 (32 ounce) bag frozen home style meatballs 1 cup sour cream In the crock pot or…Continue Reading

Championship Winning Mashed Potatoes

5 large russet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1-2 inch cubes 6 tbsp butter, softened 3/4 cup whole milk (add more milk if potatoes are too thick) 3 heaping tbsp sour cream 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese 1 tsp salt 1 tsp seasoned pepper 1 tsp garlic powder 3 green onions 1 cup shredded cheddar boil…Continue Reading

Shrimp Parmesan

1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined and patted dry with paper towel 2 large Eggs, beaten 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp Garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 32 ounce your favorite Marinara Sauce 3/4 Cup Shredded Mozzarella shredded fresh basil Heat a non-stick, oven-safe skillet over medium heat Mix…Continue Reading

Creamy Italian Sausage Soup

4 cups chicken stock 8 oz cream cheese 1 lb Italian sausage (mild or hot) small onion chipped 1 tbsp chopped garlic 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes 1 zucchini (small) chopped 2 cups chopped spinach 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 bay leaf Parmesan cheese Cook sausage and onion in a…Continue Reading

Jalapeno Popper Mummies

8-9 jalapenos 8 ounce cream cheese, softened 1 cup pepper jack cheese, grated 6 slices cooked bacon, crumbled 1 container crescent rolls 1 package candy eyes (found these on baking aisle at Kroger) Cut jalapenos in half lengthwise, remove seeds. In a bowl mix together cream cheese, pepper jack and bacon. Spoon mixture into jalapenos.…Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Ham and Egg Breakfast Casserole

30 oz frozen hash browns 16 oz diced ham 1 yellow bell pepper diced 1 red bell pepper diced 5 green onions thinly sliced 1 tbsp dry Italian seasoning 12 eggs 1 cup milk 8 oz shredded cheese salt and pepper to taste chives to garnish In a large bowl, combine Italian seasoning, the eggs…Continue Reading

Caramel Apple Pecan Dump Cake

2 cans apple pie filling 1/2 cup caramel sauce 1 tsp cinnamon 1 box spice cake or butter cake mix 1 cup melted butter 1 cup pecans grease 9×13 baking dish. In mixing bowl, combine apple pie filling, caramel sauce and cinnamon. spread apple mixture evenly into baking dish. Pour dry cake mix over apple…Continue Reading