Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Pizza Muffins

We love pizza and here is a different form...Pizza Muffins!

You will need:
1 tube of Pillsbury biscuits(I have also used Rhodes rolls dough and it was so good too)
Pizza sauce(any brand you like)
Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
And any pizza toppings you like

First, grease your muffin tin. Use your hands to roll out the biscuits. (Usually a tube of biscuits has 8 and your muffin tin has 12 spots, so I just divided the biscuits in half for a couple of them, or you could just use 2 tubes of biscuits instead.)
Place the rolled out biscuit in tin and put one spoonful of pizza sauce then your cheese and toppings.
And its as easy as that!
Follow your cooking instructions on the biscuit container. Mine took about 11 minutes!  Really quick and easy oh and GOOD!
Submitted by Lacie

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Chocolate marshmallow cookies

1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
4 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup baking cocoa
1 cup milk

31/2  c. Powder sugar
1/4 c. Baking cocoa
1/4 tsp salt
6 Tbsp milk
2 Tbsp butter melted

Oven 350
Beat shortening , sugar, vanilla, and eggs.
In seperate bowl, mix dry ingredients. (Flour, salt, baking soda, and cocoa. Mix together well and add to the wet mixture. 
Slowly add milk.
Roll into balls by flouring hands and then rolling about 1 tsp of dough into a ball. 
Place on a sprayed cookie sheet
Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and place marshmallow on top each cookie. Return to oven for one minute.
For frosting combine all ingredients and beat til smooth and creamy. Spoon over warm cookie. 
Also the frosting we make for the Texas sheet cake would be good on these.
These were my favorite cookies that my mom made for me when I was little.
Posted by suanne

Monday, July 8, 2013

Marinade for Fourth of July salmon

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. distiller white vinegar
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 tsp lime zest
1 1/2 tsp honey
2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp seafood seasoning such as old bay
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 tsp hot pepper sauce
Whisk all together and pour on salmon and marinate for 6 hours.

1 8oz light sour cream
1/2 cup adobe sauce.. Chipotle
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
2 tsp lime zest
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp seafood seasoning such as old bay
Salt and pepper to taste

Cilantro chopped
Lime wedges

Steak salad

Beef sirloin steak
1/3 c. Olive oil
3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 garlic clove minced
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
Romaine lettuce
Green olives
Sliced almonds
Any topping u like
Cook steaks. We grilled them. Lightly oil pan or grill. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and let cool enough to handle. Slice steak. Right before serving we put the sliced meat in pan and grilled it up more. 
In bowl whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce. Mix in the cheese. Cover and refrigerate dressing. Posted by suanne

Marinade for salmon

1/3 cup apple juice
1/3 cup maple syrup
3 Tbsp. reduced sodium soy sauce
2 Tbsp. finely chopped onion
2 tsp minced garlic
4 salmon fillets
Whisk first five ingredients together until blended. In a large Baggie add fillets and pour marinade on them. Seal bag and refrigerate for one to three hours.
Drain salmon and then put olive oil on pan . Cook salmon for 10 to 20 min. Or until fish flakes easily with fork. You could also cook on grill. 
Posted by suanne. Recipe from taste of home

Marinade for chicken

3 cups orange soda
1/3 c. Soy sauce
1 T. Montreal steak seasoning
1 T. Minced garlic
1/3 c. Canola oil
1 tsp. sugar
6 chicken breasts
Sweet baby rays BBQ sauce.
Place chicken in the marinade . Cover and refrigerate for 6 hours. 
I always put my chicken in plastic bag and then I pound it with a tenderizer mallet. This really makes it tender and is worth the hassle. I then grill it in pan half way then put in dish in oven to cook til done. 300 degrees. The slower u cook chicken the more tender it is.  Add BBQ sauce when done.
Posted by suanne. Recipe is from Jamie cooks it up