• Chicken,  Cooking,  Food,  Lunch,  Recipe,  What's in Your Cupboard?

    TURKEY ROLLS

    TURKEY ROLLS Prep Time: 15 minutes                    Set time: 2-4 hours Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese (1 package) ¼ cup chutney 1 pinch of pepper for taste 6 large burrito size flour tortillas 1 medium head of red leaf lettuce (12 pieces) 1 pound thin sliced turkey breast, smoked or your choice 1 large English cumber peeled & thinly sliced 4 medium plum tomatoes, firm & thinly sliced Directions: Spread: Mix cream cheese and chutney in a food processor until smooth add pepper to taste. Using the spread mixture make a thin layer on top of each tortilla, making sure to cover to the edges.  Equally layer remaining ingredients onto tortillas…

  • Chicken,  Cooking,  Food,  Herbs,  Recipe,  spice rack

    Chicken Pot Pie w/ Biscuits

    Chicken Pot Pie w/ Biscuits Prep Time: 15 minutes    Cook Time: 45 minuets Ingredients 6 Large chicken breasts, skin on 3 Tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 5 Cups chicken stock, preferably homemade 2 Chicken bouillon cubes 12 Tablespoons (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter 1 Medium yellow onions finely chopped (1 cup) ¾ Cup flour ¼ Cup heavy cream 4 Cups frozen Peas & Carrots (2 10 oz package) ½ Cup minced fresh parsley 1 Can Refrigerated Biscuits (8 biscuits) room temperature Directions Preheat the oven to 375° Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet, season with salt & pepper and drizzle with olive oil. …

  • Chicken,  Soup,  What's in Your Cupboard?

    CHICKEN SPINACH TORTELLINI SOUP

    CHICKEN SPINACH TORTELLINI SOUP Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 45 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cloves of garlic sliced 2 Tablespoon Olive oil 1 Bag spinach rinsed 4 Cups of Chicken broth (32 oz) 1 Bag of tricolor frozen cheese tortellini Parmesan cheese for serving Directions: In large pot over medium, heat olive oil & garlic until lightly golden.  Add spinach and cover stirring occasionally for 4-10 minutes or until spinach is reduced by half. Add chicken broth, cover and bring to a boil. Add tortellini and bring to boil.  After soup has come to a boil reduce to low and cover for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.…

  • Chicken,  Herbs,  Recipe,  Supper,  What's in Your Cupboard?

    CHICKEN CAPRESE

    CHICKEN CAPRESE Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 4 Medium Chicken breasts boneless 2 Medium Tomatoes, cubed 2 Cups Fresh Mozzarella balls cubed 1 Tablespoon Olive oil 2 Teaspoon Red Wine or Balsamic vinegar 1 Clove finely chopped or 1 tablespoon Garlic powder 1 Tablespoon Fresh basil Directions: Pre heat oven to 350° lightly spray a baking dish. Toss tomatoes with garlic and basil and set aside. Lightly flatten each chicken breast to ¼” thick.  Evenly place tomatoes and cubed mozzarella on each chicken breast.  Roll up and secure with toothpick.  Should you have a surplus of Tomato and Mozzarella just top chicken. Place chicken breasts into…

  • Food,  Herbs,  Recipe,  Uncategorized,  What's in Your Cupboard?

    PARTY CHEESEBALL

    PARTY CHEESEBALL Prep Time: 10 Minutes – Cook time: 24 Hours Ingredients: 8 Ounce pkg cream cheese softened 1/2 Cup Milk 2 Cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese (8oz) 2 Cups Monterey Jack Cheese (8oz) 1/4 Cup Crumbled Blue Cheese (1oz) 3/4 Cup Pecans 10 Slices fully cooked bacon 1 Cup of finely chopped green onions (white parts only) 2 Ounces of pimento 1 Tablespoon Poppy seeds Directions: Prep: Let Cream Cheese soften at room temperature. Finely chop the following: Pecans Green onion (white parts only) Pimento Bacon crumble Combine the Pecans and Bacon and then divide mixture in half and set aside. Mix & Set: Mix the cream cheese and milk…

  • Cooking,  Food,  Recipe,  What's in Your Cupboard?

    French Toast Strata

    French Toast Strata Prep Time: 5 hours Cook time: 45 minuets Ingredients: 4 Cups day old bread cut into ¾” cubes 1/3 Cup Golden Raisins 3 Ounces Cream cheese cut into ¼”  cubes 3 Large Eggs 1 ½ Cups Milk ½ Cup Maple Syrup 1 Teaspoon Vanilla 2 Tablespoon Sugar 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon Directions: Prep-4 hours or overnight; Spray 11 x 7″ baking dish with nonstick spray.  Place bread crumbs in even layer in dish; sprinkle raisins and cream cheese evenly over bread. Beat eggs in medium bowl with electric mixer or by hand until blended.  Incorporate milk, ½ cup syrup and vanilla into eggs.  Pour egg mixture into to…

  • Beef,  Cooking,  Food,  Supper

    BEEF STROGANOFF

    BEEF STROGANOFF Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 1 hour 20 minuets Ingredients: 2 Pound Beef (steak, chuck roast or leftover beef steak *should have some fat on it*) 1 Pinch Salt & Pepper to season & taste 4 Ounce Butter 4 Medium Green onions white parts only Optional 4 Tablespoon All-purpose flour 10 ½ Ounce Condensed beef broth 1 Teaspoon Mustard 8 Ounce Egg noodles (1 package) 6 Ounce Can sliced mushrooms drained 1/3 Cup Sour Cream 1/3 Cup White Wine-dry Directions: Remove any fat from meat and cut into ½ inch pieces and season with salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter and…

  • Lunch,  Vegetable

    FRESH BRUSCHETTA WITH TOMATO AND BASIL

    FRESH BRUSCHETTA WITH TOMATO AND BASIL Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook time: 5 minuets Ingredients: 4-5 Medium firm ripe tomatoes, chopped into ½ inch pieces ¼ Cup fresh basil, stems removed roughly chopped 1 Large baguette, (French, Italian bread) ½ Cup Olive oil 1 Medium garlic clove, halved and then minced Optional 2 Tablespoon Balsamic vinegar Optional 2 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese Optional Directions: Pre-heat the oven on broiler setting. Cut the baguette into ½ – ¾ inch slices.  Arrange slices in a single layer on a baking sheet.  Lightly oil and rub with garlic clove halved on bread.  Broil for 1 to 2 minutes, until slightly brown.  Flip and…

  • Cooking,  Food,  Supper,  Vegetable

    BIRTHDAY EGGPLANT LASAGNA

    BIRTHDAY EGGPLANT LASAGNA Prep Time: 25 Minutes              Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients: 1 Medium Firm Eggplant 15 Ounce Ricotta cheese, reserve some for serving 10 Ounce shredded mozzarella cheese 20 Ounce Tomato sauce 1 jar or fresh or homemade                   2 Cup Bread crumbs, Seasoned 3 Large Eggs 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese 1 Pinch of Basil 1 Pinch of Oregano Directions Pre-heat oven to 425° Slice eggplant as thinly as you can.  Dredge into egg wash then into breadcrumbs.  Place on plate.  Fry about 2-6 pieces at a time, or as many as you can without overcrowding the pan/fryer.  Fry eggplant chips till they are a medium to dark golden brown. …

  • Cooking,  Food,  Soup,  Vegetable

    ROASTED TOMATO BASIL SOUP

    ROASTED TOMATO BASIL SOUP Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook time: 1 Hour Ingredients: 8 Large Roma tomatoes, halved and seeded 2 Large Red Peppers, quartered and seeded Optional 1 Medium Onion, quartered 5 Medium Garlic Cloves 1 Large Bunch of fresh basil 4 Tablespoons Olive oil, divided 1 Tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar 1 Pinch Ground salt & pepper 6 Ounce can of tomatoes paste 5 Cup Vegetable sock 4 Ounces Carrots Optional 1/4 Cup Heavy cream Directions: Preheat the oven to 400° On a sheet pan, gently toss together the tomatoes, peppers, onion, garlic, basil, 2 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste. Arrange the tomatoes and red…