Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Snicker Doodle Sandwiches

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
2-3/4 cup flour
Coarse decorating sugar (color of your choice) in a small bowl

6 oz cream cheese
1 cup marshmallow cream (fluff)

Preheat oven to 400
In a mixing bowl, beat the butter, shortening, sugars, eggs, cream of tartar, cinnamon, baking soda and vanilla until creamy
Add flour. Mix well.
Using a tbsp, shape dough into 48 equal size balls.
Dip the top of each ball into the coarse colored sugar.
Place the sugar-side up on a ungreased baking sheet.
Bake for 8 minutes.
Cool on a wire rack.

Beat the filling ingredients until light and flufffy.
Spread 1 tbs of filling onto the bottom of cookie; press another cookie on top

Servings: 24

204 calories
3 grams protein
10 grams fat
3.3 mg chol
92 mg sod

This recipe came out of the Sept 2009 issue of Woman's Day, page 128

Monday, May 23, 2016

Cowboy Soup

I got this recipe from my friend Amy. It has become a family favorite.
  • 1 lb of boneless beef sirloin steak (1" thick) or 1 lb ground beef, cooked
  • 1 tsp dried basil leaves
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbs oil
  • Two 14.5 oz cans of beef broth
  • 1 16 oz can chunky-style salsa
  • 1 lb of assorted vegetables of your choice
  • 15 oz can of white beans
  • 1 cup torn fresh spinach
  • 5 cups chopped cabbage
  1. Put in a pot and simmer until done.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

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Friday, May 20, 2016



Who doesn't love lasagna, a classic all time favorite. Pair if up with some crusty garlic bread and a tossed salad slathered in ranch dressing!
  • 1-1/2 lb ground beef, cooked and drained of grease
  • 28 oz of whole tomatoes (canned, fresh, frozen) I add a qt of tomatoes I canned
  • 12 oz tomato paste
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp basil leaves
  • 2 cups of ricotta cheese
  • 12 oz shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Box of lasagna noodles (I use 12 noodles)
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Cook lasagna Noodles according to pkg instructions. Drain and lay out flat on wax paper until ready to use.
  3. Combine the beef, tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic salt and basil. Mix well.
  4. Set aside ½ cup each of mozzarella and Parmesan cheese (this is for the top)
  5. Combine the Ricotta cheese, remaining Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Mix well
  6. Spread a thin layer of the sauce on the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan.
  7. Top with 4 lasagna noodles, ⅓ of the cheese mixture, ⅓ of the meat/sauce
  8. Repeat until all the ingredients are gone.
  9. Sprinkle the top with the reserved cheeses.
  10. Bake for 45 minutes.
  11. Allow to cool for about 5 minutes before serving.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1-1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbs white vinegar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • cheesecloth
  1. In a heavy pan, over med-high heat, add the milk and cream. Heat until almost boiling. Stir occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in vinegar and salt. Allow to stand for 20 minutes.
  3. Line a colonder with cheesecloth. Place in a large bowl. Pour in the milk mixture and drain for 1 hour.
  4. LIft the cheesecloth up and gently squeeze, removing the whey. Put the ricotta into a covered bowl.
  5. Store the cheese in the refrigerator. Will last for about 1 week.