Archive for October, 2008

Fast Enchilada Sauce

Posted on October 20, 2008. Filed under: Hispanic, Sauces |

Fast Enchilada Sauce

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons chili powder (we adjusted to 1 teaspoon)
3 garlic cloves,minced
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons sugar
2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
1/2 cup water

Heat the oil in a 12″ skillet over medium heat until shimmering. add the onion and salt and cook until softened, about five minutes. Stir in the chili powder, garlic, cumin, and sugar. Cook until fragrant, about fifteen seconds. Stir in the tomato sauce and water. Bring to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened, about five minutes. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

Source:  Momadvice blog

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Ginger’s Crusty Italian Rolls

Posted on October 18, 2008. Filed under: Bread |

1 cup water

2 T olive oil

1 T sugar

1 tsp salt

3 cups KA all purpose flour

2 tsp yeast

Processed on the quick dough cycle of my Zo, which is a total of 45 min.  Removed to an oiled sheet of wax paper and formed into 9 elongated rolls.  Let rise for 45 mins. and then sprayed with water and slashed the tops with a razor blade.

Baked in a preheated 375º oven with a small Corningware bowl of water in the bottom for 23 mins.

Source:  Bread Machine Group

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Tex-Mex Combo

Posted on October 18, 2008. Filed under: Beef, Casseroles, Main Dish |

Tex-mex Combo

2 lbs ground meat (beef, turkey, chicken) browned and drained
1/2 bigger Jar picante or chunky salsa (I dump probably a cup and a half or so)
1 can tomato sauce
1 can corn, drained (we like the mexicorn)
1 can black beans (or pinto of you prefer) drained – optional
2 cups Cheddar or colby-jack cheese
2 boxes Jiffy corn muffin mix
eggs and milk to prepare corn muffin mix
1 small can chilies
1 can creamed corn

Mix meat, beans, salsa, tomato sauce and kernel corn all together and spread out in baking pan–9×13.
Cover with a layer of cheese.
Mix up 2 boxes of jiffy corn muffin mix according to directions, adding 1 can cream style corn and 1 sm. can diced green chilies, drained- optional. Let it sit the few minutes before pouring/spreading over cheese.
Bake in 400 degree oven until the cornbread batter is done, about 20 or 25 minutes usually.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving or it is really drippy.

Source:  Dovie at Family Corner

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Dinosaur BBQ Macaroni & Cheese Shepherd’s Pie

Posted on October 13, 2008. Filed under: Beef, Casseroles, Main Dish |

3 Tbsp Kosher Salt
1 Lb Pasta Shells
2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
2 Cups Chopped Onion
1 Cup Chopped Green Pepper
5 Cloves Chopped Garlic
1 1/4 Ground Beef
1 Tbsp Black Pepper
3/4 Cup Mutha Sauce
1/4 Cup Butter
1/4 Cup Flour
2 1/2 Cups Half and Half or Milk
3 Cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 Cup Grated Parmesan
2 Tsp Dijon Mustard
Tabasco Sauce

Pre-heat oven to #75 degrees. Cook pasta til al-dente. In a skillet saute half of the onions and half of the peppers til soft. Toss in garlic and cook for a minute. Add ground beef, cook until it looses its pink, season with 1 1/2 tsp of both salt and pepper. Mix in Mutha Sauce and set aside.
In a sauce pan, melt butter, fry up the remaining onion and pepper til soft. Add in flour and whisk til throughly blended. Add in the milk slowly, whisking as it is added. When the mixture bubbles and thickens slightly remove from heat. Stir in 2 cups Cheddar, the parmesan, mustard, and remaining salt and pepper. Add Tabasco if desired. Stir until cheese is melted and then fold into the drained pasta.
Grease a 9×13 pan, spread the beef mixture on the bottom. Spread the mac and cheese on top. Top with remaining cheese. Bake for 30-45 mins.
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