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03-06-2003, 02:24 PM
Chicken Parmesan

Chicken breast ( how many you need)
1 Can Spaghetti Sauce
1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese

Bake chicken in 9x13 covered at 400 for 20-30 minutes.
Add spaghetti sauce over top. Bake for 10 minutes.
Add cheese - bake until melted.
(Garlic Bread can cook at the same time)

03-06-2003, 02:24 PM
Barbecued Beef (crock pot)

3 to 4 pounds round steak
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 of a small onion, chopped
1 tablespoon barbecue sauce
2 stalks celery
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 of a green pepper, sliced
2 teaspoons salt
1 cup water
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup catsup

Cut steaks in small pieces. Mix all remaining ingredients.
Pour over steaks and cook on low heat in crock cooker for
12 to 14 hours.

03-06-2003, 02:24 PM
Salisbury Steak

1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 beaten egg
1 pound ground beef
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
1 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms

Mix together 1/4 cup soup, beef, bread crumbs, eggs and onion.
Shape into 6 patties. Heat in skillet over high heat, 1 tablespoon oil.
Cook patties until browned. Drain off fat. Stir in remaining soup &
mushrooms. Return patties to skillet. Cover and simmer 20 minutes
turning patties occasionally.

03-06-2003, 02:25 PM
Oven Easy Pork Chops

1/4 cup butter
salt, pepper
1 cup cracker crumbs
1 beaten egg
3 tablespoons parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons milk
6 pork chops

Heat oven to 350. Melt butter in 9 x 13 pan. Combine cracker,
cheese, seasonings. Combine egg and milk. Coat chops with crumbs,
egg, then crumbs again. Bake 45 minutes. Carefully turn and bake 45
minutes more.

03-06-2003, 02:25 PM
Bleu Casserole

4 chicken breasts
4 slices ham
2 cups stuffing
4 slices Swiss cheese
1/2 cup butter
1 can cream of chicken soup

Melt butter and mix with stuffing. Layer ham, chicken, cheese and top
with soup blended with ¼ cup water. Cover with buttered stuffing.
Bake at 325 for 1 1/2 hours.

03-06-2003, 02:25 PM
Veal Parmigiana

6 frozen veal patties
2 tablespoon flour
salt, pepper
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
10 oz spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup water
1 envelope instant beef broth
8 oz noodles
8 oz cheddar cheese
2 tablespoon parmesan cheese

Dip veal in mixture of flour, seasonings. Cut into bite size pieces.
Brown in hot oil. Stir in spaghetti sauce, water, broth. Cover,
simmer 15 minutes. Cook noodles. Place in baking dish. Pour
veal over noodles. Top with sliced cheese and parmesan.
Broil 3-5 minutes. (This also works with chicken instead of veal.)

03-06-2003, 02:26 PM
Pasta Salad

2/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon parsley
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons minced onion
1/8 teaspoon basil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon thyme
dash onion powder

4 quarts water
1 or 2 tomatoes
1 pound rotini
1 green onion
1 or 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup minced cucumber
lettuce (optional for garnish)

Mix the dressing using an electric mixer until thick and creamy. Put in
sealed container and store in the refrigerator until ready to use. Bring
water to boil and add pasta. Cook 12 to 14 minutes until tender and
drain. Drizzle oil over cooling pasta to keep it from sticking. Gently
toss pasta and cool in refrigerator for about 30 minutes. While pasta
is chilling, prepare vegetables. Once pasta is chilled, add vegetables
and return to refrigerator until well chilled. Serve dressing on the side.

03-06-2003, 02:26 PM
Oven Fried Chicken

1/2 cup yellow corn meal
1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup milk
2-3 1/2 lbs chicken (cut into chunks)
1/3 cup melted butter

Combine dry ingredients. Dip chicken in milk.
Coat with dry mixture. Drizzle butter over chicken in
shallow baking dish. Bake at 375 for 50-55 minutes

03-15-2003, 04:30 PM
Barbecued Meatballs

2 pounds ground beef
1 envelope onion soup mix
1 cup bread crumbs
3 eggs

Mix meatballs.
Form into one inch balls and place in baking dish.

1 bottle chili sauce
1 bottle water
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup drained sauerkraut
1 cup whole cranberry sauce
Mix sauce ingredients and simmer until well blended.
Pour over meatballs and bake at 350 for 2 hours.

03-15-2003, 05:14 PM
Irish Griddle Cakes (Serves 4)
*quick version of soda bread*

2 cups Flour
3/4 teaspoon Baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Buttermilk

Sift the flour, soda and salt THREE times. Slowly beat in the buttermilk
until firm dough forms. Knead for 30 seconds. Shape into four two-inch
circles, 1/2-inch thick. Place on a lightly greased griddle over medium
heat. Cook for 7 to 8 minutes on each side (or until lightly browned).
Serve warm with butter.

03-15-2003, 05:14 PM
Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread (Makes 1 loaf)
(Great with soups, stews, and corned beef)

1 1/2 cups Flour
1 1/2 cups Whole-wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1 Egg
1 cup Buttermilk

Pre-heat the oven to 375. Sift the flour, whole-wheat flour, baking
powder, salt and baking soda three times (to avoid bitter pockets of
soda). In a separate bowl, blend the lightly beaten egg and buttermilk.
Mix into the dry mixture. Place on a floured cutting board and knead
for 2 minutes. Form into a ball, place on a baking sheet and slightly
flatten the ball. Cut 12 inch-deep cuts on the top surface. Bake for
30-40 minutes or until medium brown. Cool before slicing.

03-15-2003, 06:10 PM
David...what are ya doin' to me?! :suicide:

03-15-2003, 10:22 PM
Provinding you with a scrumptious meal to make for yo... or I mean, MMA! :lol:

I figured people can do the substitutes of the bad ingredients thus concluding, a healthy meal! :D ;)

03-18-2003, 06:14 AM
Beef Stroganoff

1 1/2 pound round steak, cut in julienne strips
flour, salt, pepper
1 cup sour cream
2 tablespoon shortening
1 can tomato soup
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 minced garlic clove
6-8 drops Tabasco
6 ounce can mushrooms
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash pepper

Preheat skillet. Dredge meat in seasoned flour. Melt shortening
and brown meat. Add onions, garlic, mushrooms. Sauté lightly.
Reduce heat. Combine sour cream, soup, sauces, seasonings. Pour
over meat. Cover, cook 1 1/2 hours or until tender.
Serve over noodles.

03-18-2003, 06:15 AM

1 box uncooked lasagna
1 pound ground beef or sausage
1 chopped onion
5 cups spaghetti sauce
1 1/2 cups water
1 pound mozzarella cheese
1/2 pound Swiss cheese
1/2 pound cottage cheese

Brown meat and onion together. Add sauce and water.
Layer in 9 x 13 pan in three layers in the following order:
Sauce, noodles, cheese. Cover and bake one hour at 350.
Remove foil for the last 15 minutes of baking.

03-18-2003, 06:17 AM
Chicken Casserole

3-4 cooked chicken breasts
1/2 onion, chopped
1 box fresh mushrooms
1 cup cooked macaroni
1 can cream celery soup
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup grated cheddar or more
buttered bread crumbs

Dice chicken and place in greased casserole. Layer onion sliced,
sautéed mushrooms, macaroni, soup mixed with milk, cheddar and
thin layer of bread crumbs. Bake at 350 for one hour.

03-18-2003, 06:17 AM
Greek Macaroni

2 sticks butter
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 pint whipping cream
1 pound mostacilli noodles
1 quart milk
parmesan cheese

Butter 9 x 13 pan. Sprinkle cheese in bottom. Cook noodles
10 minutes and drain. Combine liquids and salt. Set aside 1 cup.
Add margarine and liquid to noodles. Cook til mixture coats spoon.
(20 minutes or longer) Stir, pour into dish, add remaining 1 cup liquid.
Cover top with cheese. Bake at 350 until golden brown. Cool at least
five minutes.

03-18-2003, 06:19 AM

2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 package onion soup mix
1/2 cup catsup
1 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
3/4 cup warm water
2 pounds ground beef

Mix all ingredients except ground beef.. Mix in ground beef last.
Put into 9x5x2 loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

03-18-2003, 06:25 AM
Originally posted by david

2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 package onion soup mix
1/2 cup catsup
1 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
3/4 cup warm water
2 pounds ground beef

Mix all ingredients except ground beef.. Mix in ground beef last.
Put into 9x5x2 loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Revised :D


2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/2-1 tsp chili powder
1 1/2 cup dry oats
3/4 cup warm water
2 pounds ground beef

Mix all ingredients except ground beef.. Mix in ground beef last.
Put into 9x5x2 loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes.


03-18-2003, 06:31 AM
Alfredo Pasta

1/2 cup butter
12 ounce box fettuccine
2 cups heavy cream
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add cream, garlic
and pepper. Simmer 10 to 12 minutes until thick. At the same
time, boil pasta. When sauce has reached desired consistency,
stir in parmesan cheese. Serve pasta on plate with alfredo sauce
poured over the top.

03-18-2003, 06:33 AM
Hash Brown Casserole

1 - 26 ounce bag frozen country style hash browns
2 cups shredded Colby cheese
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/4 cup minced onion
dash garlic powder
1 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup beef stock or canned broth
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven to 425. Combine hash browns, cheese and onion
in large bowl. Combine milk, broth, half the melted butter, garlic
powder, salt and pepper in another bowl. Mix until well blended.
Pour mixture over has browns and mix well. Heat the remaining
butter in a large ovenproof skillet over high heat. Spoon in hash
brown mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally until hot and all the
cheese melts. Put skillet in oven and bake 45 to 60 minutes or until
dark brown.

03-18-2003, 06:34 AM
Overnight Chicken Casserole

1 chicken cooked and deboned
1 cup milk
1 stalk celery
1 3/4 cup uncooked macaroni
1 carrot
1/2 to 3/4 pound Velveeta, cut in cubes
1 peeled onion
1 1/2 cup chicken broth

Cook chicken with celery and carrot and onion.
Remove and discard the celery, carrot and onion after chicken
is done cooking. Keep the broth. Mix together remaining ingredients.
Let set in refrigerator over night.
Put in 9x13 pan, cover and bake 1 hour, 15 minutes at 350.

03-18-2003, 11:53 AM
Originally posted by w8lifter
Revised :D


2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1/2-1 tsp chili powder
1 1/2 cup dry oats
3/4 cup warm water
2 pounds ground beef

Mix all ingredients except ground beef.. Mix in ground beef last.
Put into 9x5x2 loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 1 hour and 15 minutes.


But this is CHEAT Day! :lol: ;)

03-30-2003, 11:45 AM
Chicken Club Sandwich

1 boneless, skinless chicken breast half
1 slice Swiss cheese
Vegetable oil
2 slices cooked bacon
onion slices
1 hamburger bun
sliced tomato
1/2 TBS thousand island dressing

Lightly brush chicken with vegetable oil and broil or grill over
medium heat about five minutes per side or until done. Salt chicken.
Brown bun top and bottom on grill or in skillet over medium heat.
Stack the sandwich, bottom bun, lettuce, chicken, cheese, bacon,
onion, tomato. Spread dressing on top bun and top sandwich!

03-30-2003, 11:45 AM
Dump Cake

1 can cherry pie filling
1 can chunked pineapple
1 package yellow cake mix
1 cup melted butter
1 cup coconut
1 cup chopped nuts

Spread cherry pie filling in the bottom of a 9x13 pan.
Arrange pineapple chunks on top of pie filling. Sprinkle
with dry cake mix. Cover with melted butter. Top with
coconut and nuts. Bake at 350 for one hour.
Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

03-30-2003, 11:58 AM
Knock! Knock!
Who's there!
Cash who?
I didn't realize you were some kind of nut!

03-30-2003, 12:00 PM
Lazy Day Salad

1 can drained fruit cocktail
2 cans (drained) mandarin oranges
1 can crushed pineapple (with juice)
1 box instant SUGAR FREE vanilla pudding
1 box instant SUGAR FREE lemon pudding
8 ounces FAT FREE cool whip

Mix all but cool whip. Fold in cool whip.
Refrigerate at least two hours

03-30-2003, 12:01 PM
Deep Fried Onion Rings

6 onions
1 egg (slightly beaten)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons oil (oil for deep frying)
1 cup flour
2 tablespoons flour

Cut onions in 1/4 inch slices, separate into rings.
Combine eggs, milk and 3 tablespoons oil. Blend
in flour and salt just until moistened. Put cooking oil
in pan and heat to 375. Using a fork, dip onion rings
one at a time into batter. Place each ring in hot oil.
Fry rings, a few at a time 2 to 3 minutes until golden brown.
Keep cooked rings in warm oven at 250.

03-30-2003, 12:12 PM

8 sliced white bread, cubed
1 cup shredded cheddar
3/4 cup diced celery
1/4 cup parsley flakes
1/4 cup melted margarine
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon thyme (optional)
1/4 teaspoon marjoram (optional)

Cheese sauce: 11 oz can cheddar cheese soup 1/3 cup milk

Combine meat mixture ingredients. Press in an even layer on foil.
Approximately 15 x 8 and ½ inch thick. Combine stuffing ingredients.
Cover meat with stuffing. Press down gently but firmly. Roll meat
jelly roll fashion removing foil as meat is rolled. Cover with foil
and chill.
To bake, remove foil and place roll, seam side down in a well greased
shallow pan. Bake at 350 about 1 hour 15 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes
before slicing. Combine soup and milk. Heat. Pour of top of meatloaf
and serve with slices.

03-30-2003, 12:12 PM
Pinwheel Meatloaf

Meat mixture:

1 1/2 lbs ground chuck
1/2 cup torn soft bread crumbs
1/2 cup catsup
1/2 cup chopped sirloin
1 egg
salt, pepper

03-30-2003, 12:14 PM
Country Casserole

1 pound egg noodles
1 pound ground chuck
1/4 cup butter
2 small chopped onions
2 beaten eggs
1 can cream of celery soup
1 can milk
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
bread crumbs
salt, pepper

Cook noodles in salted water. Sauté onions. Brown meat.
Add onions. Arrange layer of noodles in greased 9 x 13 pan.
Top with meat. Use half of the soup, milk mixture. Repeat
ending with noodles. Sprinkle with cheese. Pour egg on top.
Top with bread crumbs. Dot with butter.
Bake at 350 until brown

03-30-2003, 12:14 PM
Before I lay me down to sleep...
And fall into a slumber deep...
Hear this little prayer of mine...
Hope it gets to you in time...
Bless those on land and sea and air...
Who fight for freedom here and there...
Send special blessings from above...
Protect them with your shield of love...
Return them safely, we humbly pray...
To the Land of the Free...
And the Home of the Brave...

03-30-2003, 12:23 PM
Shrimp Foo Young

1 chopped onion
1/2 pound fresh bean sprouts
8 ounce shrimp
5 eggs
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 tablespoon water
1/2 teaspoon ginger

Cook shrimp. Drain. Beat eggs. Add sprouts, onion, shrimp,
salt, pepper. Heat oil. Cook "pancakes" in oil until browned.
Combine remaining ingredients and serve over "pancakes".

03-30-2003, 12:30 PM
Stuffed Cabbage (Crock Pot)

1 head of cabbage
2 pounds ground beef
1 cup instant rice
2 eggs
1/2 cup celery
1/2 cup diced onion
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Sauce mixture: 8 oz tomato sauce, ½ teaspoon oregano, 1 cup water
Cut out cabbage core. Put cabbage in boiling water to loosen leaves.
Cook only until soft. Mix ingredients together. Place a spoonful on each
cabbage leaf. Roll and secure with toothpick. Place in pot and pour
tomato sauce mixture over. Cover and cook in slow cooker (crock pot)
on low for 5 hours.

03-30-2003, 12:31 PM
Macaroni and Chicken Casserole

1 1/4 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
2 TBS chopped green pepper
2 tablespoons chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
4 ounces (1 cup) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs, tossed with a few teaspoons
melted butter - for topping chicken casserole

Cook and drain macaroni, following package directions; place
in a large mixing bowl. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium
low heat. Add chopped onion, mushrooms, and chopped green bell
pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until onion is
softened and mushrooms are browned. Add skillet mixture to macaroni
with chopped olives, shredded cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper,
chicken, and milk. Transfer chicken and macaroni mixture to a shallow
1 1/2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle buttered bread crumbs over the top of
macaroni and chicken casserole; bake at 350° for 25 to 35 minutes, or
until chicken casserole is bubbly and breadcrumbs are lightly browned.