Black Bean Brownies

March 22, 2017

This is, by far, the best black bean brownie recipe I’ve made.   Very fudgey.  I like the texture.  Not sickly sweet either.  If no one told you there were black beans in them,  you wouldn’t know.  The recipe is from Chocolate Covered Katie.  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups black beans (1 15-oz can, drained and rinsed […]

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes For 50

March 19, 2017

GARLIC MASHED POTATOES (Serves 50) 2.4 pounds instant mashed potatoes 1 pound butter, melted 1 quart sour cream Salt and Pepper to taste 1 cup garlic, minced 1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Spray 4″ deep steam pan with non-stick spray. 3. Prepare potatoes according to directions on box. Add other ingredients. Put into […]

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Baked Rice For 50

March 19, 2017

BAKED RICE FOR 50 3.5 pounds Rice (I use Uncle Ben’s Converted) 2 Tbsp. Salt 4.5 quarts boiling water 1. 350 degree oven 2. Place all ingredients in 2″ deep steam pan. Cover with foil although another steam pan turned upside down and used like a lid works also. 3. Bake 1 hour.

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Garlic Green Beans

March 19, 2017

Ingredients       Green Beans, frozen 1 pound 6 pounds 9 pounds Garlic, minced  1 Tbsp 6 Tbsp 9 Tbsp Number of steam pans 9X13 1 2 Serves how many 8-10 40 55-60   Lightly grease steam pan with Pam. Put green beans in steam pan and add minced garlic. Mix together so green […]

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Crockpot Cranberry Relish

March 19, 2017

Ingredients 1X 3X Fresh cranberries 1 pkg (12 oz) 3 pkg (36 oz) Frozen orange juice concentrate 1/4 cup 3/4 cup Honey* 1/2 cup 1 1/2 cups Molasses* 1/2 cup 1 1/2 cups Raspberry or cider vinegar 2-3 Tablespoons 6-9 Tablespoons Dried apricots, slivered 1/2 cup 1 1/2 cups Golden raisins 1/2 cup 1 1/2 […]

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Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic – Slow Cooker Version

October 23, 2016

2 pounds chicken thighs, skinless, boneless 1 teaspoon herbes de Provence 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil cooking spray 40 cloves of garlic, peeled 1/2 rib of celery, sliced 1/2 cup sliced onions and/or shallots 1/4 […]

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Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

July 13, 2016

4 lbs. slender sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch-thick slices 1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 4 Tbsp. butter, melted 3 Tbsp. light brown sugar 2 tsp. Kosher salt 2 Tbsp cold water 2 tsp. cornstarch   Place sweet potatoes in a 5-to-6-quart slow cooker.  Stir together orange juice concentrate and next 3 […]

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