Lasagna Casserole

January 19, 2018

This recipe has quickly become a new favorite.  And it freezes very well!  Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided 1 pound medium pasta shells, cooked and drained 4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided 3 cups 4% cottage cheese 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/3 […]

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

January 19, 2018

Ingredients 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 cups cubed cooked chicken 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided 12 ounces egg […]

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Black Bean Salad

January 4, 2018

I got this recipe from Lisa Smith who found it in “Southern Living: 30 Years of Our Best Recipes” 3 ears fresh corn 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped 1 small purple onion, chopped 1 avocado, peeled, seeded and chopped 2 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped 2 (15-oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drained 3-4 Tbsp. […]

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Connie’s Bucket Bread

June 25, 2017

Buy and eat a one gallon bucket of ice cream : ) 3 Cups lukewarm water 1 1/2 Tablespoons yeast 1 1/2 Tablespoon salt Float the yeast and salt on top of the water and stir.  Then add: 6 1/2 cups bread flour Stir with a strong wooden spoon till smooth. Sit on counter for […]

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Make-Ahead Green Bean Casserole

June 25, 2017

This is an outstanding make-ahead and freeze recipe for a popular Thanksgiving side dish.   This recipe is from the COOK’S Illustrated 2013 Holiday Entertaining.  Serves 10-12. Topping 2 slices white sandwich bread, torn into pieces 2  tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon salt 2  cups canned fried onions Casserole 3  tablespoons unsalted butter 10  ounces […]

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Strawberry Icebox Pie

April 4, 2017

I thought the fresh strawberry pie was my favorite but this recipe beats it. Intense strawberry flavor! It’s my favorite pie. From Cook’s Country.   In step 1, it is imperative that the cooked strawberry mixture measures 2 cups; any more and the filling will be loose. If your fresh berries aren’t fully ripe, you […]

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Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Bake

March 25, 2017

  2 lbs. ground beef 1 large onion, chopped and divided 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce 1 8-oz package of Velveeta processed cheese 1 Tbsp ground mustard 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 12 bacon strip, cooked and crumbled 1 package (32 oz.) frozen Tater Tots Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  […]

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