Monday, October 25, 2010

Chicken & Cheese Casserole

So easy! Yummy!
  • 2 C cubed chicken (cooked)
  • 1 can (11 oz) whole kernal corn w/ red & green peppers-drained
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup
  • 2 C shredded montery jack cheese
  • 2 1/4 C. bisquick
  • 2/3 C milk
~Heat oven to 375. Mix chicken, corn, soup, & cheese in baking dish.
~Mix bisquick & milk until soft dough forms. Turn dough onto surface dusted with bisquick. Knead & roll 1/2 inch thick. cut into biscuits. Place biscuits on top of chicken mixture.
~Bake 20-25 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Ranch Style Pinto Beans

Recipe from Cassen S.
  • 2 lbs bag dry pinto beans
  • 1 large onion
  • 5-10 garlic cloves
  • 1 can rotel tomatoes
  • salt
  • chili powder
~Soak beans in water overnight for several hours. Pour off water & place in a large dutch oven w/ fresh water. Bring beans to boil until foam appears on top. (approx 15-20 min). Pour off water & add fresh water.
~Add coarsley chopped onions, garlic cloves (finely chopped) & rotel to beans.
~After bringing to a boil again cook on low to med heat approx 3 hours. Check frequently to be sure there is enough water. If not add as needed.
~When beans are tender add lots of salt & small amount of chili powder. Don't add salt until beans are completley cooked & ready to eat.

*We add shredded cheese to this & it was great! We also had alot so we froze some of it.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Banana Nut Bread

  • 1 1/4 C self rising flour
  • 2/3 C sugar
  • 1 C mashed bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • nuts
~Mix all ingreadients together. Grease bread pan. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Kellogs Cocoa Krispies Footballs

  • 3 tbls butter
  • 1 pkg (10oz, about 40) regular marshmellows
  • 1/2 C peanut butter
  • 6 C cocoa crispies cereal
  • canned frosting or decorating gel
~In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmellows & stir until completley melted. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until melted.
~Add crispys cereal. Stir til well blended. Cool slightly.
~Using buttered hands shape mixture into 16, 3 in. footballs. Decorate with frosting. Best if served same day.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Smores Brownies

1 Box Brownie Mix
(need eggs, vegetable oil, and water for mix)
Graham Crackers

Mix Brownie mix according to instructions on box.  Pour half of mix on bottom of greased 13x9 pan.  Put one layer of graham crackers on top followed by layer of marshmellows.  Pour other half of brownie mix on top and bake according to box. (25-30 minutes).

SOO Yummy!!!  :)



  • 1 lb hamburger meat
  • 1 pkg chili seasoning (original)
  • 1 can chili beans
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cans tomatoe sauce
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • I add 1/2 can of water

  • Cook meat & drain grease. Mix all ingredients & warm.
  • Can cook in crockpot or over stove.

Deviled Eggs

  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 C mayo
  • 1 & 1/2 Tbls mustard
  • salt & pepper
  • paprika

  • Boil eggs 20 minutes. Run cold water over them until they are completley cooled.
  • remove shells
  • cut eggs in half lengthwise
  • remove yolks & add mayo, mustard, salt & pepper. Mix well.
  • spoon yolk mixtures into egg whites.
  • sprinkle with paprika

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Becky's Weekly Menu

BBQ lil smokies, shells & cheese, ranch style beans, & carrots

Sour cream chicken enchiladas with refried beans & spanish rice

Ranch style pinto beans (recipe to come!)  with cornbread

Spaghetti, garlic bread, & green beans

Thursday, October 14, 2010

My Monthly Menu

I'm trying out the monthly menu again.  We spent about the same amount of money but it was nice having lots of meals to choose from.  So I'm giving it another shot!

1.  Spaghetti
2.  Spaghetti
3.  Tacos
4.  Tacos
5.  Pizza
6.  Pizza
7.  Pancakes
8.  Black Bean Tacos
9.  Green Chile Chicken Potato Soup
10.  Meatball Muffins w/ BBQ Sauce
11.  Chicken and Dumplings
12.  Creamy Nachos
13.  Crockpot Steak
14.  Easy Chicken Enchiladas
15.  Easy Beef Enchiladas
16.  Manicotti
17.  Beef Tips and Gravy

The rest of the meals will be things like leftovers, eating at parents, out to eat, and quick meals like nuggets or hot dogs.


Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Chicken and Dumplins

Recipe from Landi B.
2 cups cooked chicken
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can cream of chicken soup
2 soup cans of water
2 chicken bouillon cubes
½ tsp. pepper
1 can (8pack) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits

Combine chicken, soups, water, bouillon cubes and pepper in the crock pot. Cut biscuits into chunks. Stir into mixture. Cover; Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Stirring often.


Meatloaf Muffins with BBQ Sauce

Recipe from Landi B.

1 ½ - 2 lbs. ground meat
1 med onion, cut into chunks
2 ribs celery, cut into chunks
1 green bell pepper
1 large egg, plus splash of milk, beaten
1 cup bread crumbs
2 TBS. grill seasoning
1 cup BBQ sauce
½ cup salsa
1 TBS. Worcestershire sauce

Put mean into big bowl. Put onion, celery, and bell pepper into food processor until finely chopped. Add to meat. Add egg, breadcrumbs, and grill seasoning to bowl. In medium bowl, mix together, BBQ sauce, salsa and Worcestershire sauce. Pour ½ the sauce into the meat bowl. Stir. Fill muffin tins with meatloaf mixture. Top each meatloaf with spoonful of remaining sauce. Bake 20 minutes at 450 degrees.


Easy Chicken Enchiladas

Recipe from Brittany G.

1 box frozen chicken taquitos
garlic powder - to taste
onion powder - to taste
1 can cream of chicken
1 can green chili enchilada sauce
1 can chopped green chilies
4-6 oz. sour cream

Directions:Grease 9x13 casserole and put taquitos in a single layer along bottom. Combine everything else and pour over the taquitos. Top with grated cheese. Cover with foil and bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
Uncover and bake another 15 minutes.


Easy Beef Enchiladas

Recipe from Tracy J.

Hamburger meat
1 large can enchilada sauce
cheddar cheese

Brown meat and drain. Add enchilada sauce and a little cheese. Spoon mixture with slotted spoon into tortillas. Roll up and put in casserole dish. Pour remainder on top and add more cheese. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes or until warm.


Creamy Tacos

Recipe From Sharon S.

2 lbs. meat
1 box of brick chili
2 cans of Ranch Style beans
1 lb. Velveeta
1 can of Rotel
1/2 pint of whipping cream

Brown meat. Cube velveeta. Add all ingredients except whipping cream to large pot or crock pot. Cook on low-med until the cheese and chili are melted. 20 min. before serving add whipping cream. Stir.

Serve like a dip OR pour on top of chips (this is what we do). You can "top" with whatever you like. Grated cheese, lettuce, salsa, sour cream, etc. This is very filling and is a meal in itself.


Sunday, October 10, 2010

Becky's Weekly Menu

Easy Crescent Taco Bake, refired beans, & PW's homeade salsa with chips.

Enchilada Casserole, refried beans, spanish rice & chips & salsa.

Crockpot Steak over rice, a vegetable, & homemade rolls.