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Meal Plan: July 12 - 18, 2015


Spare Ribs Recipe

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Delicious spare ribs basted with a sweet and tasty barbecue sauce. These ribs can be baked and finished on the grill for extra flavor. These ribs are perfect for a summer get-together of family and friends.
Spare Ribs Recipe
PREP: 25 minutes
COOK: 2.25 hours
Ingredients
  • 6 pounds spare ribs (full rack)
  • 1 cup Kraft Original BBQ Sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
Directions
  • Preheat the oven to 300° F. Mix together remaining ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 20 minutes on low; set aside.
  • Season ribs with salt and pepper; place on a rack in the bottom of the roasting pan; add about 1/4 inch of water to the pan.
  • Cover tightly with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until tender.
  • Remove from the oven and place on a medium heated grill meaty side down. Baste with barbecue sauce and grill on medium for a five minutes.
  • Turn over and baste with barbecue sauce; grill for 3 or 4 minutes and then baste again. Grill another 3 or 4 minutes and then remove from the grill.
  • Serve with extra barbecue sauce.
Alternative Cooking Method: Bake ribs for 20 minutes at 450° F. uncovered. Baste ribs with sauce and return to oven. Bake at 300° for 1 1/2 hours, basting every 20 minutes with sauce.

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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Rich and creamy, these scalloped potatoes make a great side to beef, pork, and chicken. These potatoes would be perfect for holiday dinners and other special occasions.
Creamy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 45 minutes
COOK: 1.5 hours
Container: 2 quart baking dish
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Ingredients
  • 2 pounds potatoes (6 medium)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups half & half
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
Directions
  • Grease the bottom and sides of a 2 quart baking dish.
  • Peel and slice potatoes thinly. Cover with water to prevent them from discoloring while preparing the other ingredients.
  • Heat 4 tbsp. butter in saucepan over low heat until melted. Blend in flour, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat until smooth and bubbling.
  • Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute, continue to stir. Remove from heat after boiling.
  • Drain the potatoes and blot off excess moisture with paper towels. Arrange potatoes in greased baking dish in 3 layers, topping each of the first 2 layers with half of the onion and 1/3 of white sauce.
  • Top the last layer of potatoes with the remaining sauce. Dot with 1 tbsp. butter.
  • Cover and cook for 30 minutes in an oven preheated to 350° F. Uncover and cook 1 hour longer.
  • Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
Note: This recipe doubles nicely and fits into a 9 x 13 baking dish. You may have to add 15 minutes to cooking time to ensure that the potatoes are fully cooked.

Summer Vegetable Salad Recipe

Use your favorite fresh vegetables to make this easy salad.
Summer Vegetable Salad Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 0 minutes
READY IN: 15 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup French salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, seeded, diced
  • 2 green onion, sliced
Directions
In a medium bowl, mix the salad dressing, sour cream, mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar.

In a large bowl, add in all of the vegetables. Top with dressing, mixing to coat.

Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours for the flavors to blend.


Grasshopper Poke Cake Recipe

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Girl Scout Thin Mints work perfectly for this recipe but I believe the Keebler ones will also work great. Mint and chocolate topped off with a fudgy layer along with a whipped topping that melts in your mouth. It'll be hard to resist a second piece!
Grasshopper Poke Cake Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 40 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
Container: 9x13 baking dish
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Ingredients
  • 1 box chocolate cake mix (plus ingredients on package)
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14.5 oz can)
  • 1 jar hot fudge sauce (12.8 oz jar)
  • 1 package mint cookies (10 oz pkg)
  • 1 carton whipped topping, thawed (16 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 6 drops green food coloring
  • 1 cup mint chocolate chips
Directions
  1. Prepare and bake the cake mix in a 9x13 baking dish. Allow to cool completely.
  2. Use the bottom of a wooden spoon to poke holes evenly across the entire cake (about 20 holes). Pour the can of sweetened condensed milk over the cake, trying to fill the holes.
  3. Heat the hot fudge sauce in a small bowl in the microwave. 30-40 seconds should do the trick, you jut want it to soften a little.
  4. Crumble half of the fudge mint cookies into the hot fudge sauce and mix. Spread the cookie/fudge sauce over the cake.
  5. In a large bowl, whisk together the mint extract, food coloring and the whipped topping. Spread the whipped topping over the fudge layer.
  6. Crumble the remaining cookie crumbs over top of the whopped topping. Sprinkle the mint chips over the top.
  7. Refrigerate and chill for at least 4 hours, overnight is best.

Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe

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A simple pulled pork recipe that enhances the flavor of the pork without masking its true taste. Just 3 added ingredients but results in moist and delicious pork.
Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 6 or more hours
READY IN: 6 or more hours
Container: 6 quart slow cooker
Ingredients
  • 7 pounds Boston butt roast
  • 1 cup chicken broth - canned or made from chicken bouillon
  • 1 package Lipton Onion Soup Mix
  • 1/2 onion - sliced and separated into rings
Directions
  • Place the pork roast in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Pour the chicken broth over the roast.
  • Sprinkle the Lipton Onion Soup Mix over the top of the roast.
  • Place the onion slices on top of the meat and cover the slow cooker.
  • Allow it to cook for 7 to 8 hours on low or cook for 1st hour on high and then turn down to low and cook for 5 to 6 more hours.
  • Remove from slow cooker and trim excess fat. Drain juice from the slow cooker but do not discard.
  • Pull the pork into shredded pieces and place back into the slow cooker. After all the pork has been placed back in the slow cooker, pour some of the juice back in over the pork to help keep it moist. Add just enough to moisten the meat. Do not have more than 1/4 inch of juice sitting on the bottom.
  • Cover and reheat; serve on buns with favorite toppings.
Note: Once you have the pork shredded and juices added, it can be refrigerated or frozen and then reheated for use at a later date.

Chicken Empanadas Recipe

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Great way to use leftover chicken. You can serve these as a meal or as an appetizer. Use your imagination with the filling. You could assemble the empanadas and freeze before baking to have them ready to go for a quick meal later.
Chicken Empanadas Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 3 cups chicken - cooked, chopped
  • 2 cups Colby and Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 4 ounces cream cheese , softened
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper , diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 package refrigerated pie crusts
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease it.
  • In a large bowl, combine the chicken through the black pepper.
  • Unroll 1 piecrust onto a lightly floured surface. Roll into a 15-inch circle. Cut out circles, using a 3-inch cookie cutter. Re-roll dough as needed. Repeat procedure with remaining piecrusts, making 12 to 15 circles total.
  • Lay 1 circle on a clean, flat surface. Lightly brush the edges of crust with water. Place 1 heaping teaspoon of chicken mixture in the center of the crust. Fold the dough over the filling, pressing the edges with a fork to seal. Repeat with the remaining circles.
  • Place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden brown.

Cheesy Macaroni Casserole Recipe

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Crispy topping over cheesy macaroni makes you want to come back for seconds. This tasty macaroni and cheese dish is sure to become a family favorite.
Cheesy Macaroni Casserole Recipe
Container: 9 x 13 baking dish
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound macaroni
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounces sour cream
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine - melted
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups corn flake crumbs - finely crushed
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine - melted
Directions
  • Cook the macaroni until el dente (still having a slight bit to it); drain, rinse with cold water, and set aside.
  • Combine the cream of chicken soup, salt, sour cream, butter, and cheese together; stir until well mixed.
  • Pour drained macaroni into the baking dish and spoon the soup and cheese mixture over the macaroni.
  • Spread the mixture evenly and then press it down into the macaroni the best you can without stirring. Smooth out the top when done.
  • Mix the corn flake crumbs with the melted butter and then spread out evenly over the macaroni mixture.
  • Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F.
Note: This macaroni casserole can be all made up a day ahead of time and refrigerated or it can be frozen for longer storage.

Fresh Baked Corn Recipe

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Do you get tired of preparing your sweet corn the same way? Get the same great taste but in a vegetable casserole. You can make it in advance to serve later. Or a great way to use up some leftover sweet corn.
Fresh Baked Corn Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 40 minutes
READY IN: 55 minutes
Ingredients
  • 8 pieces corn on the cob
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3 eggs, beaten
Directions
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Cut and scrape corn from cob. Discard cobs.

Place all ingredients in an 8x8 casserole dish and stir to combine.

Bake for 35-40 minutes.


Asian Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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This quick meal has everything you need all wrapped into a tasty little package. Try it with chicken or shrimp instead of sausage if you prefer.
Asian Lettuce Wraps Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 3 1/3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound pork sausage
  • 5 green onions , thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot chile paste
  • 12 lettuce leaves
  • 4 radishes, julienned
Directions
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the water, rice and butter. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes, until water is absorbed. Set aside.
  • Heat a large saute pan or wok to medium-high heat. Cook the pork, green onions, and garlic for 5 to 7 minutes, or until lightly brown and no longer pink. Add the soy sauce, sesame oil and chile paste, stirring frequently until heated through. Remove from heat.
  • To serve, spoon a small amount of rice into each lettuce leaf, top with the sausage mixture, and sprinkle with radishes, if desired. Wrap the lettuce leaf to enclose the filling.

Pot Stickers Recipe

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A Chinese dumpling that is perfect next to your own take-out. With a crunchy side but a soft dumpling texture on the rest, these appetizers are sure to be a hit. Fold them any way you like them.
Pot Stickers Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 45 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2 cups nappa cabbage, shredded
  • 1/4 cup onions, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon cooking wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 package Siu Mai or Wonton wrappers
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
Directions
Brown the ground pork until no longer pink; drain.

Add cabbage and onions. Cook until cabbage is softened, approximately 10 minutes; remove from heat.

In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, oil, wine, sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir into meat mixture.

Place 2 teaspoons filling in center of wrapper, wet edge with egg white and seal. Hold to edge and press down to flatten bottom.

Heat a 12" skillet with oil and fry pot stickers on medium high heat until brown on all sides.

Add stock, cover and cook until liquid is absorbed.

Serve with soy sauce, if desired.


Baked Crab Rangoon Recipe

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Here's to a healthier version of the Chinese takeout version! Serve it with sweet and sour sauce and you'll delight in every bite.
Baked Crab Rangoon Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 can white crab meat, drained (6 oz can)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 12 wonton wrappers
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray.

In a medium bowl, mix crab meat, cream cheese, onions, mayonnaise and soy sauce.

Gently place 1 wonton wrapper in each prepared muffin cup, allowing edges of wrappers to extend above the sides of the cups. Fill evenly with crab meat mixture.

Bake for 18-20 minutes or until edges are golden brown and filling is heated through. Serve warm.

Garnish with chopped green onions, if desired.


Sauced Barbecue Burgers Recipe

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The great flavor of these burgers comes from the delicious homemade barbecue sauce that is added to the burgers. After trying these burgers, plain old burgers just won't do anymore.
Sauced Barbecue Burgers Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
Serving Description: 1 burger
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Ingredients
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • BURGERS:
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking oatmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 6 hamburger buns, toasted
Directions
  • Combine all the sauce ingredients in a saucepan. Cook until the sauce begins to boil.
  • Once it begins to boil, remove it from the heat. Set aside 1 cup to serve along with the burgers.
  • In a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup of barbecue sauce with the egg, oats, onion salt, garlic salt, pepper and salt. Add the ground beef and mix all together until evenly mixed. Shape ground beef into 6 patties.
  • Grill over medium heat for 6 or 7 minutes. Turn and cook for 2 minutes and baste with remaining barbecue sauce. Cook for another 5 minutes, basting one more time. Grill burgers to desired doneness.
  • Serve with the reserved barbecue sauce and everyone's favorite burger toppings.

Cheesy Party Potatoes Recipe

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These cheesy potatoes are the potatoes everyone loves. With or without the onion, these are sure to disappear quickly when you serve them.
Cheesy Party Potatoes Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 1 hour
READY IN: 1 hour 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 pound butter or margarine
  • 1 pint half & half
  • 2/3 pound Velveeta cheese
  • 32 ounces shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped (optional)
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Butter sides and bottom of a 9 x 13 baking pan.
  • Melt butter. Add Half & Half and Velveeta cheese. Heat on medium low until cheese is melted.
  • Break up pieces of potatoes in baking pan and spread out evenly. Top with onions, salt & pepper.
  • Pour melted cheese mixture over potatoes. Sprinkle top with shredded Cheddar cheese.
  • Bake uncovered for 1 hour.

Easy Baked Beans Bacon Recipe

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Sweet baked beans with bacon for added flavor. Baked in the oven or cooked in the slow cooker, these baked beans are perfect for a pot luck or a backyard barbecue.
Easy Baked Beans amp Bacon Recipe
PREP: 20 minutes
COOK: 2.5 hours
Container: casserole dish or slow cooker
Ingredients
  • 2 - 28 ounce cans Bush beans or pork and beans
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Dry Mustard
  • 6 slices bacon, fried and broken inch pieces
Directions
  • Mix all the ingredients together and pour into a casserole or slow cooker.
  • Bake at 325 degrees F., covered, for 2-1/2 hours. Stir every hour. Or, pour into a slow cooker and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours.

Pulled Pork Egg Bake Recipe

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This recipe is an interesting way to use up some leftover shredded pork. It's loaded with flavor and a little different from your average breakfast casserole.
Pulled Pork Egg Bake Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 45 minutes
READY IN: 1 hour
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Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups pulled pork
  • 1 can diced chiles (small can)
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • FOR GARNISH:
  • 1 cup salsa (optional)
  • 1 avocado, pitted, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a square baking dish with cooking spray.

Combine eggs and milk.

Add remaining casserole ingredients.

Pour into a prepared baking dish.

Bake for 40-45 minutes.

Remove from oven, allow casserole to cool for a few minutes.

Cut into serving pieces, top with salsa, chopped avocados and sour cream.


Seasoned Avocado Recipe

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Such a simple recipe but often times forgotten about. This is delicious on its own or served next to your next Mexican fiesta as a garnish of sorts.
Seasoned Avocado Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 0 minutes
READY IN: 5 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 2 avocados, pitted, scooped, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • salt & pepper, to taste
Directions
Place sliced avocado on a platter.

Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.


Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies Recipe

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A dense corn muffin that has a little something extra with the green chilies. Cream style corn add a little more texture where the sour cream keeps everything moist and delicious.
Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 30 minutes
READY IN: 45 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 cup corn meal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 can green chilies, drained (small can)
  • 1 can cream style corn (small can)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
Directions
Mix all ingredients.

Pour into greased muffin cups and bake 30 minutes at 350°.


Mexican Chocolate Brownies Recipe

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A touch of cinnamon transforms a brownie mix into the perfect dessert for a Mexican dinner at home.
Mexican Chocolate Brownies Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 30 minutes
Serving Description: Makes 24 servings.
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Ingredients
  • BROWNIES:
  • 1 package (21 ounces) fudge brownie mix
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
  • FROSTING:
  • 1 container (16 ounces) ready-to-spread chocolate frosting
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
Directions
  • For the Brownies, prepare brownie mix as directed on package. Stir in chocolate chips, vanilla and cinnamon.
  • Bake and cool as directed on package.
  • Meanwhile, for the frosting, mix chocolate frosting and cinnamon. Spread over cooled brownie; cut into squares.

Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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A quick and simple homemade spaghetti sauce that is so delicious you'll never think that it's also good for you. The flavor of the garlic and fresh basil really make the difference.
Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
READY IN: 35 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons onion, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (28 ounce can)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
Directions
In a large skillet, brown beef; drain.

Meanwhile, in a large sauce pan over medium heat, melt butter. Add grated onion and cook 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add oregano and salt; cook until onions start to brown, approximately 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add tomatoes, sugar and basil; simmer for 10 minutes.

Add cooked beef and simmer 10 more minutes.

Serve over spaghetti or other pasta.


Simple Toss Salad Recipe

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Sometimes all you need to finish out your menu is a simple lettuce salad. You can add any of your favorite toppings you have on hand or just top it with your favorite dressing.
Simple Toss Salad Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
READY IN: 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • Lettuce, torn or cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • Salad dressing of choice
Directions
  • Tear or chop lettuce into bite size pieces. Place in a large serving bowl.
  • If desired, shred a carrot and toss with the lettuce to mix in.
  • Add any other of your favorite toppings that you may have on hand. Some common toppings are tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, radishes, broccoli, cauliflower, cheese, bacon bits, and croutons.
  • Serve lettuce salad and allow everyone to top it with their favorite dressing.

Cheesy French Bread Recipe

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Broiled cheese over buttery bread with garlic flavor throughout. This is the perfect side to any pasta dish.
Cheesy French Bread Recipe
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 10 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 loaf French bread, sliced horizontally (1 lb loaf)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
Directions
Preheat broiler.

Lay bread slices flat on a baking sheet. Spread butter and then mayonnaise over bread. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Sprinkle each slice with shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheeses. Sprinkle garlic salt evenly over slices of bread.

Place under broiler for 6-8 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is lightly browned.


Grilled Chicken Kabobs Recipe

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These skewers are worth the work of making each one. Have the kids create their own masterpiece to lighten the load. The vegetables add great flavor to the meat and you get your vegetables and protein together on one stick.
Grilled Chicken Kabobs Recipe
PREP: 30 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 45 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • 1 each green pepper, cut into chunks
  • 1 red pepper, cut into chunks
  • 2 onions, cut into chunks
  • 1 package mushrooms, cleaned
Directions
Mix seasonings. Cube chicken. Place chicken and seasonings in refrigerator for 20 minutes to 6 hours.

On skewers, alternate chicken and vegetables. Place on grill and cook until done.

Serve with rice.


Rice Pilaf with Pasta Recipe

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Tired of plain white rice? Try this homemade rice pilaf. Browning the pasta adds a nuttly flavor and the broth flavors it even more. This is a great side dish for any meal.
Rice Pilaf with Pasta Recipe
PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 25 minutes
READY IN: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup vermicelli, broken into small pieces
  • 2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • salt, to taste
Directions
Melt butter in pan or dutch oven.

Break vermicelli in small pieces and add to pan and cook until golden brown, stirring constantly.

Add rice and stir until rice is well coated with butter.

Boil broth and add boiling broth to rice mixture. Season to taste. Cook, covered, over low heat until liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes.

Stir lightly with fork. Let stand in warm place about 10 minutes before serving.


Sautéed Green Beans with Bacon Recipe

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Fresh picked green beans are made even better with the crispy flavor of bacon and sauteed onions. The perfect side dish with wonderful color.
Saut#233ed Green Beans with Bacon Recipe
PREP: 25 minutes
COOK: 15 minutes
READY IN: 40 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 6 slices bacon, diced
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
Directions
Buy fresh green beans, clean them and steam them until slightly tender, approximately 20 minutes in a steamer.

In a skillet, fry bacon and diced onion over low heat until bacon is somewhat crispy and onions are tender.

Add green beans to the bacon and onion and sauté on low heat for at least 15 minutes or until ready to serve.


Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad Recipe

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An Asian inspired cole slaw with a bit of crunch from the toasted noodles, almonds and sesame seeds. Perfect salad. Add some chicken to make it a meal.
Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad Recipe
PREP: 15 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
READY IN: 20 minutes
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Ingredients
  • 1 head Napa cabbage, shredded
  • 2 bunches green onions, chopped
  • 1 package slivered almonds
  • 2 packages Ramen noodles, oriental flavor, crushed
  • 1/2 jar sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • DRESSING
  • 2 seasoning packets from Ramen noodles
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
Directions
Mix together cabbage and onions; set aside.

Toast almonds, noodles and sesame seeds in butter, together in pan. Set aside.

For dressing, mix all ingredients together.

Mix together cabbage mix with toasted nut mix. Just before serving, add dressing and mix well.


Strawberry Layered Dessert Recipe

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The different layers of this dessert all add to its delicious flavor. A yummy crust, a layer of pudding and two layers of strawberries . . . what more could you ask for?
Strawberry Layered Dessert Recipe
PREP: 60 minutes
Container: 9 x 13 glass baking dish
Servings:
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Ingredients
  • 70 Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1 stick margarine, melted
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 2 packages instant vanilla pudding (3 oz. pkgs.)
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 package Cool Whip (12 oz.)
  • Fresh strawberries
  • STRAWBERRY GLAZE:
  • 1 box frozen strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
Directions
  • Melt margarine and mix with crushed Ritz crackers. Reserve 1/4 C. crumbs for the top. Press crumbs into 9x13 pan.
  • Mix ice cream, pudding mix and milk. Beat 3 minutes until smooth. Pour over crust; chill.
  • Mix glaze ingredients and cook until thickened; cool.
  • Spread cooled glaze over chilled pudding layer; chill.
  • Spread with Cool Whip. Top with whole or sliced fresh strawberries. Sprinkle buttered crumbs over the top.
  • Chill well before serving. Enjoy!

Grocery List

Ingredient Recipe
6 pounds spare ribs (full rack) Spare Ribs
1 cup Kraft Original BBQ Sauce Spare Ribs
1/2 cup ketchup Spare Ribs
1/2 cup brown sugar Spare Ribs
1/3 cup sugar Spare Ribs
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Spare Ribs
2 teaspoons paprika Spare Ribs
2 teaspoons onion powder Spare Ribs
2 pounds potatoes (6 medium) Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
4 tablespoons butter Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
3 tablespoons flour Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
1 teaspoon Salt Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
1/4 teaspoon pepper Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
2 1/2 cups half & half Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped onion Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
1 tablespoon butter Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
1/4 cup French salad dressing Summer Vegetable Salad
1/2 cup sour cream Summer Vegetable Salad
1 cup mayonnaise Summer Vegetable Salad
1/4 cup sugar Summer Vegetable Salad
2 teaspoons vinegar Summer Vegetable Salad
2 cups broccoli florets Summer Vegetable Salad
2 cups cauliflower florets Summer Vegetable Salad
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved Summer Vegetable Salad
1 cucumber, seeded, diced Summer Vegetable Salad
2 green onion, sliced Summer Vegetable Salad
1 box chocolate cake mix (plus ingredients on package) Grasshopper Poke Cake
1 can sweetened condensed milk (14.5 oz can) Grasshopper Poke Cake
1 jar hot fudge sauce (12.8 oz jar) Grasshopper Poke Cake
1 package mint cookies (10 oz pkg) Grasshopper Poke Cake
1 carton whipped topping, thawed (16 oz) Grasshopper Poke Cake
1 teaspoon mint extract Grasshopper Poke Cake
6 drops green food coloring Grasshopper Poke Cake
1 cup mint chocolate chips Grasshopper Poke Cake
7 pounds Boston butt roast Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
1 cup chicken broth - canned or made from chicken bouillon Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
1 package Lipton Onion Soup Mix Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
1/2 onion - sliced and separated into rings Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
3 cups chicken - cooked, chopped Chicken Empanadas
2 cups Colby and Monterey Jack cheese, shredded Chicken Empanadas
4 ounces cream cheese , softened Chicken Empanadas
1/4 cup red bell pepper , diced Chicken Empanadas
1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced Chicken Empanadas
1 tablespoon ground cumin Chicken Empanadas
1 teaspoon salt Chicken Empanadas
1/2 teaspoon black pepper Chicken Empanadas
1 package refrigerated pie crusts Chicken Empanadas
1 pound macaroni Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
1 can cream of chicken soup Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
1 teaspoon salt Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
12 ounces sour cream Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
1/2 cup butter or margarine - melted Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
2 cups corn flake crumbs - finely crushed Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
1/4 cup butter or margarine - melted Cheesy Macaroni Casserole
8 pieces corn on the cob Fresh Baked Corn
1/2 cup sugar Fresh Baked Corn
1/2 cup heavy cream Fresh Baked Corn
1/3 cup butter Fresh Baked Corn
3 eggs, beaten Fresh Baked Corn
3 1/3 cups water Asian Lettuce Wraps
1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice Asian Lettuce Wraps
1 tablespoon butter Asian Lettuce Wraps
1 pound pork sausage Asian Lettuce Wraps
5 green onions , thinly sliced Asian Lettuce Wraps
1 clove garlic , minced Asian Lettuce Wraps
2 tablespoons soy sauce Asian Lettuce Wraps
1 teaspoon sesame oil Asian Lettuce Wraps
1/4 teaspoon hot chile paste Asian Lettuce Wraps
12 lettuce leaves Asian Lettuce Wraps
4 radishes, julienned Asian Lettuce Wraps
1 pound ground pork Pot Stickers
2 cups nappa cabbage, shredded Pot Stickers
1/4 cup onions, finely diced Pot Stickers
1 teaspoon soy sauce Pot Stickers
2 teaspoons sesame seed oil Pot Stickers
1 teaspoon cooking wine Pot Stickers
1/2 teaspoon sugar Pot Stickers
2 tablespoons cornstarch Pot Stickers
1 teaspoon salt Pot Stickers
1/2 package Siu Mai or Wonton wrappers Pot Stickers
1 egg white Pot Stickers
1/4 cup oil, for frying Pot Stickers
1/2 cup chicken stock Pot Stickers
1 can white crab meat, drained (6 oz can) Baked Crab Rangoon
4 ounces cream cheese, softened Baked Crab Rangoon
1/4 cup green onions, thinly sliced Baked Crab Rangoon
1/4 cup mayonnaise Baked Crab Rangoon
1 teaspoon soy sauce Baked Crab Rangoon
12 wonton wrappers Baked Crab Rangoon
1 cup ketchup Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/2 cup brown sugar Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/3 cup sugar Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/4 cup honey Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/4 cup molasses Sauced Barbecue Burgers
2 teaspoons prepared mustard Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/4 salt Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/8 teaspoon pepper Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1 egg Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/3 cup quick-cooking oatmeal Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/4 teaspoon onion salt Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/4 teaspoon pepper Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/8 teaspoon salt Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1 1/2 pounds ground beef Sauced Barbecue Burgers
6 hamburger buns, toasted Sauced Barbecue Burgers
1/2 pound butter or margarine Cheesy Party Potatoes
1 pint half & half Cheesy Party Potatoes
2/3 pound Velveeta cheese Cheesy Party Potatoes
32 ounces shredded hash browns, thawed Cheesy Party Potatoes
1/2 cup onion, chopped (optional) Cheesy Party Potatoes
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Cheesy Party Potatoes
2 - 28 ounce cans Bush beans or pork and beans Easy Baked Beans & Bacon
1/2 cup brown sugar Easy Baked Beans & Bacon
1/2 cup ketchup Easy Baked Beans & Bacon
1 teaspoon Dry Mustard Easy Baked Beans & Bacon
6 slices bacon, fried and broken inch pieces Easy Baked Beans & Bacon
4 eggs Pulled Pork Egg Bake
3/4 cup milk Pulled Pork Egg Bake
2 cups pulled pork Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1 can diced chiles (small can) Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese Pulled Pork Egg Bake
2 green onions, chopped Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1/2 teaspoon salt Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1/2 teaspoon black pepper Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1 cup salsa (optional) Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1 avocado, pitted, chopped Pulled Pork Egg Bake
1/2 cup sour cream Pulled Pork Egg Bake
2 avocados, pitted, scooped, sliced Seasoned Avocado
1 tablespoon olive oil Seasoned Avocado
1 teaspoon lemon juice Seasoned Avocado
1 cup corn meal Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
1 teaspoon salt Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
2 eggs Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
1 cup sour cream Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
1/2 cup oil Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
1 can green chilies, drained (small can) Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
1 can cream style corn (small can) Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
1/2 cup shredded cheese Corn Bread Muffins with Chilies
1 package (21 ounces) fudge brownie mix Mexican Chocolate Brownies
1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips Mexican Chocolate Brownies
1 tablespoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract Mexican Chocolate Brownies
1 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground Mexican Chocolate Brownies
1 container (16 ounces) ready-to-spread chocolate frosting Mexican Chocolate Brownies
1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground Mexican Chocolate Brownies
1 pound lean ground beef Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
2 tablespoons butter Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
2 tablespoons onion, grated Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
1/4 teaspoon oregano Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
1 can crushed tomatoes (28 ounce can) Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped Heart Smart Spaghetti Sauce
1 carrot, shredded Simple Toss Salad
1 loaf French bread, sliced horizontally (1 lb loaf) Cheesy French Bread
4 tablespoons butter Cheesy French Bread
1/2 cup mayonnaise Cheesy French Bread
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese Cheesy French Bread
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Cheesy French Bread
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese Cheesy French Bread
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt Cheesy French Bread
1/4 cup vegetable oil Grilled Chicken Kabobs
2 tablespoons cider vinegar Grilled Chicken Kabobs
2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning Grilled Chicken Kabobs
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes Grilled Chicken Kabobs
1/4 teaspoon black pepper Grilled Chicken Kabobs
1/4 teaspoon salt Grilled Chicken Kabobs
2 pounds chicken breast, boneless, skinless Grilled Chicken Kabobs
1 each green pepper, cut into chunks Grilled Chicken Kabobs
1 red pepper, cut into chunks Grilled Chicken Kabobs
2 onions, cut into chunks Grilled Chicken Kabobs
1 package mushrooms, cleaned Grilled Chicken Kabobs
1/2 cup butter or margarine Rice Pilaf with Pasta
1/2 cup vermicelli, broken into small pieces Rice Pilaf with Pasta
2 cups uncooked long-grain rice Rice Pilaf with Pasta
4 cups chicken broth Rice Pilaf with Pasta
1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed Sautéed Green Beans with Bacon
6 slices bacon, diced Sautéed Green Beans with Bacon
1/2 cup onion, diced Sautéed Green Beans with Bacon
1 head Napa cabbage, shredded Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
2 bunches green onions, chopped Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
1 package slivered almonds Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
2 packages Ramen noodles, oriental flavor, crushed Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
1/2 jar sesame seeds Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
3 tablespoons butter Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
2 seasoning packets from Ramen noodles Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
3/4 cup oil Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
1/2 cup sugar Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
1/4 cup vinegar Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
2 tablespoons soy sauce Crunchy Napa Cabbage Salad
70 Ritz crackers, crushed Strawberry Layered Dessert
1 stick margarine, melted Strawberry Layered Dessert
1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened Strawberry Layered Dessert
2 packages instant vanilla pudding (3 oz. pkgs.) Strawberry Layered Dessert
1 1/2 cups milk Strawberry Layered Dessert
1 package Cool Whip (12 oz.) Strawberry Layered Dessert
1 box frozen strawberries Strawberry Layered Dessert
2 tablespoons cornstarch Strawberry Layered Dessert
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