Apple Pie Bars

INGREDIENTSFOR THE CRUSTCooking spray 1 c. (2 sticks) butter, softened1/2 c. granulated sugar1/4 c. packed brown sugar2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour1/2 tsp. kosher salt FOR THE FILLING 6 apples, peeled, cored, and slicedJuice of 1/2 lemon1/2 c. packed brown sugar1 tsp. ground cinnamon1 tsp. pure vanilla extract1/2 tsp. kosher salt FOR THE TOPPING 1 1/2…Continue Reading

Cheesy Chicken and Riced Broccoli Skillet

5 tablespoons butter * divided1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts * cut into bite size pieces1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1 clove garlic * minced4 cups broccoli * riced1/2 cup heavy whipping cream1 teaspoon mustard powder8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese * grated Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium high.Season the chicken…Continue Reading

Cheesy Chorizo Stuffed Poblano Peppers

1 tbsp olive oil1 pound ground Chorizo Sausage2 ears corn, cut from cob1 medium onion, diced2 cloves garlic, minced1 cup cooked rice2 roma tomatoes, diced1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped1 tsp salt1 tsp seasoned pepper4 large poblano peppers, halved and seeded2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese In large skillet, heat olive oil then cook sausage until…Continue Reading

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells

2 tbsp butter, divided2-14 ounce packages shaved beef (found in Kroger meat section)1 bell pepper diced1 onion diced1 tsp seasoned pepper1 tsp sale2 cloves garlic minced1 tbsp worcestershire sauce4 ounces provolone, shredded or chopped4 ounces American cheese, shredded or chopped12 ounce package extra large pasta shells, cooked, drained, cooled1 jar alfredo sauce In large skillet,…Continue Reading

Ham & Spaghetti Casserole

Ham & Spaghetti Casserole

8-ounces thin spaghetti, broken into pieces, cooked al dente and drained2 cups fully cooked ham, diced1 can cream of chicken soup, undiluted1 cup sour creamhalf small onion, finely chopped1 tsp garlic salt1/2 tsp seasoned pepper1/2 tsp ground mustard1 tsp worcestershire sauce Topping1 cup bread crumbs1 tbsp melted butter1 cup shredded cheddar cheese In mixing bowl,…Continue Reading

Smoky Mountain BBQ Chicken

4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/2 inch thick 1 tsp garlic salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1 cup bbq sauce (or more) 4 thin slices of ham or 8 pieces of cooked and crumbled bacon 4 slices Colby jack cheese 2 green onions thinly sliced 1 tomato chopped season chicken with…Continue Reading

Shoepeg Corn Salad

Shoepeg Corn Salad

3 (11-ounce) cans shoe peg corn, drained 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1 tbsp fresh jalapeno pepper, finely diced (more if you like) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped salt and pepper to taste In…Continue Reading

Jalapeno Popper Hot Dogs

Jalapeno Popper Hot Dogs

Jalapeno Popper Hot Dogs 12 extra large Jalapeno Peppers several slices of cheddar cheese 6 THIN hot dogs 6 buns Slice tops and bottoms off jalapenos. ¬†Using a paring knife, dig out seeds and ribs to form a hollow tube with the pepper. Slice hot dogs in half, lengthwise. Cut cheese into strips the width…Continue Reading

Berry Pistachio Cream Pie

Berry Pistachio Cream Pie

1 small package instant pistachio pudding, made to package directions (you’ll need milk) 1-12 ounce package whipped topping, divided 3/4 cup pistachios, chopped 1 graham cracker crust 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced 1 cup fresh blueberries Sweetened shredded coconut, toasted additional chopped pistachios Mix half the whipped cream into the prepared pudding. Fold in the…Continue Reading

Creamy Chicken Pasta Primavera

Creamy Chicken Pasta Primavera

8 to 10 ounces dry penne pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes or long thin strips Salt and pepper 1 tbsp butter 1 zucchini, sliced into thin half-moons 1/2 red onion, sliced 1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered crown of broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces 1…Continue Reading